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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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Overcoming obstacles.

The magic that I see every time I meet with or speak to our pros? A shared sense of purpose --- pros from every walk of life, every profession, who share the unique qualities that it takes to run their own business. Despite obstacles, ... Read more
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The most amazing part of my job

The most amazing part of my job is meeting people and when they become clients, learning more about them and what they dream abpot. Facination, interesting, and often hilarious outcomes are created through the spontainous and create ex... Read more
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Thank you Tumbtack for 400 Clients!

Thank you Thumbtack!  I just finished helping my 400th.   Looking forward to the next 400! Read more
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Appreciation for those who helped along the way

Hi pros, We know you wear many hats, but chances are you didn’t get to where you are without some support. As we begin to transition into the holiday season, who is someone you’re grateful for that deserves some recognition?  Is there ... 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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"You can't do everything."

  Top pro Mic Mell of Eleven Coaching talks about the importance of marketing when running your own business.   I got one important thing from my career coach, “If you’re not willing to spend a big chunk of your money on marketing, yo... Read more
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OCTOBER IS ADHD AWARENESS MONTH! (SHARE YOUR ADHD STORY HERE!)

    Hey Fellow Thumbtack Pros!I suspect I may not be alone here in the Thumbtack Community of Pros when sharing that I am a Top Pro/ successful business owner with ADHD. I am a Professional Organizer and ADHD Consultant (or Coach) and ... Read more
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What a year!!!

Hello All!It has been nearly 4 months since I have been on this discussion board! I mentioned in a previous post that I had planned on being busy for the summer and I meant it! I have talked a lot about planning for the slower periods ... Read more
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From Saigon to the American Dream

  This story will be a little different-- it's about how my father made his exceptional journey from wartorn Vietnam to raise me to become the man that I am.  In many ways, my relationship with my father (as I’m sure with many folks h... Read more
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THANK YOU THUMBTACK

Without thumbtack I would be having to do way more work over the past almost 2 years to get new clients! I am extremely grateful I took the risk to sign up for something I was VERY unsure about and fairly instantly got my first, second... Read more
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