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Inspiration - Tell us your story.

The most amazing part of my job? The stories I hear of other pros who have overcome great odds to find success. I started my cake business after my husband was diagnosed with a brain tumor, and I realized I might have to be the one to ... Read more
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In the spirit of Halloween, any jobs that still "haunt" you?

We are looking for pros who have stories of jobs that still "haunt" them - ie a DIY project gone wrong that you had to come in and rescue or repair? And do you have tips for projects that are best left to professionals vs projects that... Read more
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Pro Highlights - September 2020

In our work on the Pro Engagement team we have the opportunity to meet and learn about amazing pros across the country. We hear incredible stories of resilience, creativity, and community. We’d like to start sharing some of these stori... Read more
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Meet photographer, Teri Young.

 Teri Young is an Army veteran and a Top Pro photographer based in Austin, Texas, who has been hired over 75 times on Thumbtack. Here’s the story of how she made the transition from military life to opening her own photography busines... Read more
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Photographer with Some Actual Success - 6 Things to Help Make the Current System Work for You.

Hey Everyone!  Patrick Skinner of CLG Photography Here! DISCLAIMER: I have not been hired by Thumbtack to write this.  I'm writing this because I see many Pros in here stating they aren't getting a good ROI (Return on Investment) by us... Read more
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Community over competition.

Wedding photographer Karen Salinas got her start thanks to the mentorship of others. And now, she’s paying it forward. “My dad gave me my first camera on my 18th birthday. He was always supportive of my hobbies – even though a lot of ... Read more
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Pro Highlights - August 2020

In our work on the Pro Engagement team we have the opportunity to meet and learn about amazing pros across the country. We hear incredible stories of resilience, creativity, and community. We’d like to start sharing some of these stori... Read more
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Being a top pro is something I am very proud of.

Hope everyone in our thumbtack family are doing well in these rough times. Stay safe to everyone
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Helping fellow music educators in times of COVID19

Hi everyone,When New York City closed schools due to the COVID19 pandemic back in March, I took it as a sign and decided to leave the city and head to Singapore to spend time with my family.I shifted all my students online and told the... Read more
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400 Reviews, 581 hires and counting!

I just hit 400 reviews with a 5 star rating!  While business has slowed due to Covid Thumbtack is still coming through for me.  Read more
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Tips Using Thumbtack for SEO & Marketing.

To All My Thumbtack Peeps,I am a Mural Artist and Creative Director of VIVACHE DESIGNS headquartered in the best city in the world to be a Mural Painter; beautiful sunny Los Angeles. I began using Thumbtack in the early stages of its e... Read more
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