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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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Need some inspiration?

Check out the incredible story of Preston and Leighton, owners of Rocky Mountain Photo Booth in Salt Lake City, Utah. They were trying to break into the events industry and didn't have much success until Thumbtack came along. "One of t... Read more
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Top Pro Tips with Nora

About a month ago we celebrated pros sharing knowledge with each other with Top Pro Tips, which you can still see here. Today we’re excited to share a new entry in the series, this time featuring Nora, owner of Konorebi Murals. We met ... Read more
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Hello!

Hi i just want to introduce myself. My name is Paul Grether. I have been involved with TT for almost 6 years and I am a music teacher. In August i went fulltime as a result of pursuing my passion of providing lessons in the manner in w... Read more
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Business is Booming!

Thats right, business is BOOMING! If you find yourself not receiving leads or interest in your business, take a look at your profile, your photos- anything that you think could use more attraction. I am receiving 5-10 inquiries a day f... Read more
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Those who can, teach.

Math professor and college dean — turned bartender. Meet Top Pro Roger Perry. "Before I became a bartender in Las Vegas, I was Associate Dean of Developmental Education and Academic Support at Berkeley College in New York City. I spen... Read more
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Four ways to win the job

Meeting new customers and getting hired: it’s why you’re here. And we want to help you. We’ve heard pros say time and time again that as long as they can get the customer to talk to them, they can usually close the deal. So here are so... 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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Women on Thumbtack - Do you feel supported?

In celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8th and Women’s History Month this month, let’s talk about what it’s like to be women entrepreneurs! I started my cake business over a decade ago, when my husband was suddenly diagno... Read more
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International Women's Day!

It's International Women's Day today - let's talk about all of the amazing women on this platform. Did you know that women are 5 times more likely to have their expertise questioned in all industries, and 10 times more likely to have t... Read more
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Chef + masseuse = magic.

How did you decide to work together? Ken: It was in the summer — this past July. I got this idea to offer a service where clients can get a massage and a healthy, gourmet meal — the full spa treatment — in their home. I just needed a ... Read more
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