Just found an obvious tire kicker in the Jobs tab.
States quite clearly that they are "wondering what the cost of an engagement session and wedding wound (sic) be."
Their stated range is fro $500-$2000.
The quote costs $42.72. That's 8.5% of the low end of the range.
I know that TT says that if they don't respond or just say no, then there's no charge, but if they say ANYTHING else that's half my groceries for a week down the tube.
We, as Pros, need a way to ask for more information BEFORE being charged for a quote.
TT is trying to commoditize lots of things that are truly custom.
@PhoenixPhotog the Opportunities (previously Jobs tab) is a place for you to look and see if any projects specifically stand out to you for quoting on. If not, then you can always pass on them. I do hear what you're saying in that this job could have fit you, but you were unsure due to the amount of information the customer chose to give. What specific information would you have liked to be included in this project before quoting?
@Kameron I use the Opportunities tab frequently and have had some success at converting a number of leads. However, I also run into similar situations as described here. In answer to your question from my perspective: