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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 Tuesday
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Boonie

I have seen an increase in Spam on here.

I have seen an increase in spam from thumbtack recently. I have discovered that spammers are asking for quotes then they ghost you then you recieve a text message from an individual with the same requ...
by Boonie Level 4 Tuesday
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JasonB

Future of Work -- what do you think?

Our resident economist, Lucas Puente, just posted this blog article about the Future of Work, including his thoughts on globalization, automation and technology.  Take a look! https://www.thumbtack.co...
by Community Manager JasonB Community Manager in Trending topics Thursday
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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 6 Thursday
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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 in Small business blog 2 weeks ago
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TaylorS

Is it good for business to support charities?

  You can build brand awareness. People like to reward companies that care — but they have to know that you exist first. Charities rely on the media to get the word out about their mission (and their...
by Thumbtack Employee TaylorS Thumbtack Employee 3 weeks ago
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laelasuddoo

Thumbtack Top Pro Alumni

Thumbtack, in the past you were able to host Top Pro Network events on the east coast (DC). Will you be able to hold a session this year?Network events are helpful to Top Pros in order to discuss with...
by laelasuddoo Level 4 in Trending topics 3 weeks ago
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Willardallison1

Employees

Empowered numerous employees some of them turned out to be good and then some I'll have unfortunately had to let go it just seems like they start out good and then they start expecting more and more f...
by Willardallison1 Level 6 4 weeks ago
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Altonjoe88

Customer did not pay

Had a customer ask me to do a fridge assembly. He did not have all the parts. While I was there they asked me to hang curtains. We agreed on a price. I hung up all for brackets and 3 curtains. One cur...
by Altonjoe88 Level 1 in Trending topics 4 weeks ago
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PhilippaB

Should you give gifts to your clients?

Give gifts to special customers who don’t waste your time. If you have a regular customer who:Doesn’t pay you on time;Is difficult to work with;Won’t write a review or send referrals your way,Then don...
by Thumbtack Writer PhilippaB Thumbtack Writer 4 weeks ago
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