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topic id 32384: Private Chef/Catering Pricing
topic id 26197: Paying twice for the same lead
topic id 25265: Pricing
topic id 24883: The purpose of promotion and set your budget in advance
topic id 22503: Leads
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?
StoriesUpSTL

Why can't Thumbtack screen the customers?

This is a serious question.  Why can't Thumbtack screen the customers?Why are posts like getting through?
by StoriesUpSTL Level 8 03-12-2019
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StoriesUpSTL

Thumbtack should charge Pros for job wins.

Thumbtack should charge Pros for job wins.Why?I think the current platform has ZERO incentive for Thumbtack to see the customer hire a Pro.  Pros are Promoted.  Pros that manually bid are contacted.  ...
by StoriesUpSTL Level 8 03-11-2019
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K-9

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.....
by K-9 Level 7 03-11-2019
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WaxwingStudio

Quality of leads

Over the past few months — since the latest changes in the way leads reach us pros — I haven't been getting very promising leads.I assumed that the good (i.e. interesting and potentially higher-paying...
by WaxwingStudio Level 4 03-07-2019
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TXArchitect

Getting Ratings from non-Thumbtack Clients

Is it possible to get Clients you have worked with that were not found through Thumbtack to provide ratings on your Business Profile?
by TXArchitect Level 5 03-04-2019
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StoriesUpSTL

Text messages don't match website conversations

I know it is a minor thing, but I think just another example of the lack of continuity between the website, app, email, and text notifications.  It bothers me that Thumbtack sends out a text message t...
by StoriesUpSTL Level 8 02-27-2019
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StoriesUpSTL

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 d...
by StoriesUpSTL Level 8 02-26-2019
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StoriesUpSTL

Project cancelled vs. customer hired another pro

Why does the iPhone app push a notification telling me that a customer cancelled their project when in fact they have hired another pro?
by StoriesUpSTL Level 8 02-25-2019
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alonzojcampbell

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 wh...
by alonzojcampbell Level 4 02-19-2019
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CompleteWeb

"Find local professionals" results are not actually local...

The tagline on Thumbtacks homepage says:"Find local professionals for pretty much anything."When you do a search for a web designer / developer in my area the results are people NOT in my area and my ...
by CompleteWeb Level 5 02-18-2019
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