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Jamesenator

Scammers Using TT to Contact Pros

I was contacted by an individual (Alabama) who told me he found me on Thumbtack and wanted a website. I was a big project (over 40 pages), with a framework of eight main pages. He asked that I make th...
by Jamesenator Level 5 in Trending topics Wednesday
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IdahoBalloonGuy

Low Ballers!

Okay, I am wondering if this happens to anyone else here?My Rates are Clearly Posted on My Profile, and even are Shown in the Gig Inquiry.In spite of this, I still get people wanting to haggle over my...
by IdahoBalloonGuy Level 5 Wednesday
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hannahL

6 signs it’s time to raise your prices.

Knowing exactly how much to charge for your services is as much an art as a science. Staying competitive is impossible if you don’t raise your prices, but knowing when to do so is tricky. We caught up...
by Thumbtack Writer hannahL Thumbtack Writer in Small business blog a week ago
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Drew

Need Health Insurance? Now is the time!

Hi pros,  Open Enrollment is the time each year when you can sign up for health insurance if you don’t already have coverage. If you - or someone you know - needs health insurance, the time to act is ...
by Community Manager Drew Community Manager a week ago
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KellynB

Introducing Alia for House Cleaners

Today we are excited to announce a new pilot partnership between Thumbtack and Alia to provide portable benefits to house cleaners using Thumbtack in New York and California. Eligible house cleaners ...
by Thumbtack Employee KellynB Thumbtack Employee in Small business blog 3 weeks ago
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hannahL

How to get more reviews.

In a world where everything is searchable, more and more people are relying on online reviews to decide where to take their business. For many, an online review holds the same weight as a recommendati...
by Thumbtack Writer hannahL Thumbtack Writer 09-02-2019
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KellynB

Small Business Friendliness Survey - 2019 Results are in!

Today Thumbtack released the results of the  2019 Small Business Friendliness Survey, ranking the best or worst cities and states in the country based answers from pros like you. Over 5,000 Thumbtack...
by Thumbtack Employee KellynB Thumbtack Employee in Small business blog 08-06-2019
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PhilippaB

Women on Thumbtack: let's talk numbers.

“The best part about running my business is that I get to set my own tone for the company. I know I’m doing my best work and giving my clients my all.” — Laura Brooke, PHL OrganizerOnly 51% of America...
by Thumbtack Writer PhilippaB Thumbtack Writer 07-30-2019
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TaylorS

Tackle your ROI in three steps.

You want to make sure you’re investing your money in channels that will help grow your business. A working knowledge of the return on your investment (ROI) in lead generation platforms will help you ...
by Community Manager TaylorS Community Manager in Small business blog 07-25-2019
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CLGPatrick

Contracts Made Easy (Gmail Account Required)

I've seen and heard of a lot of pros get burned on payment because they didn't get a contract signed or a downpayment upfront.I'll be real with you... even I've been burned.  Getting someone to sign a...
by CLGPatrick Level 7 07-01-2019
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