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topic id 25265: Pricing
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topic id 26197: Paying twice for the same lead
topic id 22064: Questionable leads
topic id 14288: Declined "Leads" charged
topic id 19454: Marketing Executive From Thumbtack Chooses Promoted Lead, Then Radio Silence
topic id 18206: New Model?
topic id 100: Is quick reply worthy of charge?

Re: Stop letting so many Pros bid on a job!!

Thumbtack's canned response to this problem is: "Pros told us they wanted more opportunities to get their name out"  and "customers wanted more options when hiring a pro."

How coincidental that Thumbtack's answer to both these requests from pros and customers result in tenfold profits for them with the new Instant Match system but also pros across the board reporting far fewer hires and prohibitively higher costs. 

MTPV
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Re: Stop letting so many Pros bid on a job!!

Wow, I didn't realize that they had changed to letting so many bid. I used to be disappointed when i wasn't quick enough to be one of the first five to get my bid in, but if they are populating each request with 5-10 Instant Matches, I can see why I too have seen a dramatic decrease in acceoted bids. Oh well, I guess my run with Thumbtack has come to an end. This new change is the last straw.

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