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PhilippaB

4 secrets for happy customers.

 Great customer service does more than build long-term customer relationships — it creates brand advocates, who will pour their time and energy into helping your business on social media and beyond. P...
by Thumbtack Writer PhilippaB Thumbtack Writer in Small business blog Monday
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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 2 weeks ago
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needsmorecoffee

Prom season/minors posting requests

It's prom season again, and like every year, I see many requests coming through for photography and videography that are prom-related. The issue is that many of these 'customers' are minors, and there...
by needsmorecoffee Level 6 in Trending topics 05-14-2019
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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 05-08-2019
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RachelD

Happy National Small Business Week. What are you in it for?

When you own your business, the work never stops. Still, we hope you find a moment to celebrate National Small Business Week beginning next Sunday — to reflect on how far you’ve come and to dream abou...
by Thumbtack Writer RachelD Thumbtack Writer in Small business blog 04-24-2019
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JasonB

Our 2018 Small Business Friendliness Survey is here!

Check out the results and see what grade your city and state received!   Congrats to the cities with the highest scores: Fort Worth, TX San Antonio, TX Columbus, OH Colorado Springs, CO Jacksonville,...
by Community Manager JasonB Community Manager 04-20-2019
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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 in Small business blog 03-27-2019
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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 03-25-2019
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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 02-19-2019
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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 02-07-2019
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