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ROI / Data Trends

Hey Pros. I'm usually not a forum guy, but Thumbtack is such an integral part of my business's marketing plan, I wanted to share some data I collected, and see what others' experiences are. I ran the numbers on what I spent on Thumbtac... Read more
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Leads that choose to hire then never respond.

After getting a lead,  the client accepted my bid and said he would contact me.  He never followed through and Thumbtack took the money for that lead,  while nothing materialized into a job for me.   Has this happened to any of you?   Read more
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BACK IN BUSSINES

@ Ruth's House Cleaning, we were using thumtack, i was great, we gor hired more that 100 times, we collect around 100 reviews as well, but in last weeks i am triying to get leads again, but some reason I dont receive any even if i set ... Read more
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Sending quotes and rarely hear back / Examples of Winning Estimates?

I'm a photographer who often quotes jobs for headshots. I'm trying to better understand what a winning estimate looks like. Those of you who have been using Thumbtack for awhile, I would appreciate if you would share examples of estima... Read more
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Is the term 'competition' the most accurate description for other pros?

Hello all, When I look at who my competition is I feel bad that it says "competition". We all are here to find lead, gig, work, seek a job and competition is far from a good way to describe my fellow Thumbtackians. May it read "Clients... Read more
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The lack of leads continues; anyone else having this issue too and how have you resolved it?

I haven't been able to get any help or insight on the utter lack of leads in the last 7+ months through the traditional pathways of calling customer service or through texting them.    I know that TT completely revamped its business mo... Read more
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Private Chef/Catering Pricing

Hey fellow chefs! I wanted to share with you some thoughts I'm having on pricing. I realize different cities/towns have a differenty supply and demand circumstances, but in major cities like Los Angeles, NYC, Chicago, Miami (I'm in San... Read more
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I feel like I might be in the middle of getting scammed

I'm designing some logos and other branding for a client. After I finished the logo, I asked him if he would like to use paypal or another digital method of payment. He said he'd like to do a wire tranfer, so I talked with my bank and ... Read more
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First Thumbtack Hire

Hello I am new to Thumbtack and sent out 8 quotes over the last few days and have not gotten even one response. I am a little discouraged. I love to paint and I am ready to go. I sent out quotes to various states and areas as well as l... Read more
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Help TIP* Adding city in your business name

I have found that adding the City where my gym/business is located has greatly reduced the amount of "window shoppers" who eat up our budget with the drop down questions like "when are you available" even if your calender is populated.... Read more
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