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Introduction instead of quote Template

I recently started using Thumbtack and was able to use a quote template for two house cleaning jobs. Most recently I can only send my introduction with a quote price. Has anyone else seen this? I was able to send two quotes but now it ... Read more
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Leads volumes

I work in the Chicago area where my guess would be that there is a pretty high volume of potential leads on TT every day. That said, I have noticed that the volume of leads varies wildly from week to week. In fact, and I hope it is jus... Read more
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Can Somebody Please Explain This ????

Can Somebody Explain this when (1) I DON'T have Six Leads - Idon't have one (2) I Can't Even Find ME in Search so how are they? (3) $14 is Less that I am being Charged for One Lead.....Nevermind Six... So Can Somebody Please Explain...... Read more
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My clients keep thinking I'm in their state?

Hi there! Chiu from DesignbyChiu here. I've noticed now, about 60% of my customers think I'm in their state, when my profile clearly says that I have a California zip code. A few of them have been reluctant because they feel the distan... Read more
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Thumbtack is here to make money. AKA: You can't have your cake and eat it too.

There sure are plenty of posts here angry about paying for leads that "go nowhere." Thumbtack is here to make a profit. They are not here out of the kindness of their hearts. You can't complain about how terrible Thumback is and in the... Read more
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Thumbtack is too lax on who can claim they are a Pro

I do video production (commercial, non-profit, NOT weddings).  I have profiles in 27 different markets.  I'm noticing that there are people/companies listed as Pros under Video Production that don't do video produciton at all (they jus... Read more
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Five ways you're in control of your rank

Your rank on Thumbtack is ultimately tied to one thing: the customer experience you provide. Within that, there are five things we look at. They’re not secrets (and you may have even heard them before), but they help you deliver excep... Read more
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Look yourself up on Thumbtack. Right now.

It takes 2 seconds and will change how you use Thumbtack.   Go to Thumbtack.com or the Thumbtack app — the customer one. Not the pro version you’re used to. Type in your service and your zip code. You are now seeing exactly what a cus... Read more
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Certifications

I am a tennis instructor and when updating my profile I can't enter my Professional certification information because there is no provision for Tennis Instructors Certification credentials. We shoul dbe able to enter if we are certifie... Read more
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Re: Let’s talk about promoting your business

Thumbtack is a great system. I liked the former system better. However, since this is  the system for leads, here are my thoughts:   1 I suggest that Thumbtack not make anymore radical changes for a while. I recently a problem with the... Read more
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