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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 2 weeks ago
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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 3 weeks ago
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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 4 weeks ago
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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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GreyBugPhoto

How you can successfully implement change within your organization.

How change can be successfully implemented within an organization. The steps established by John Kotter to help improve change efforts and avoid pitfalls that often lead to failure. In my organization...
by GreyBugPhoto Level 5 in Trending topics 06-27-2019
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GreyBugPhoto

Quick Look Market Analysis

Quick Look Market Analysis Quick LookSo what is a quick look marketing analysis? Although this technique is not exclusive to photographers, it is imperative in the skillfully planning of any startup s...
by GreyBugPhoto Level 5 06-25-2019
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GreyBugPhoto

Positioning Yourself for Success

More often we find that we just jump into a business without knowing what to do. We think of it as a good idea and say to ourselves that this is going to be a good business without doing some basic re...
by GreyBugPhoto Level 5 in Trending topics 06-24-2019
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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 06-17-2019
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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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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 04-24-2019
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