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New Targeting policy hurts consumers as well.

When a consumer looks for a service on TT they assume they are seeing a fair representatin of pros in their area that are a pretty good fit.  They do not assume that the list is filtered by those who are paying to appear on that list w... Read more
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Setting travel to Zip code instead of radius

Can we get enough of us to advocate setting travel by Zip Code instead of radius. There must be others like myself that have to set a very small radius because clients matching my criteria 14 miles away have a driving distance of 80 mi... Read more
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What happened to all of the leads??

I’m not sure if the new targeting thing has anything to do with this but.... ever since that changed, the amount of leads I get is very very low.  This past week i only got 2.... Week before I had like 20.  What gives?  It’s not my pro... Read more
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'I work remotely' option not available for one of my services-and should be

Hi- I teach piano and violin lessons. I can turn on the 'I work remotely' option for piano lessons, but there is no way to do that for violin. I saw a post from another pro who teaches violin who is having the same problem. This doesn'... Read more
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I’m at a loss...

I’ve had 1 lead this week.  It went no where.  I’m so frustrated.  I used to get a lot of them, now I get none.  No clue as to how to move forward.... 
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Targeting does not work on a peninsula

I constantly get referrals to clients that are 14 miles away but it is a 60 mile drive to get here from there because of the water in between.If Thumbtack would allow targeting by sip code I could solve this problem.When I receive a re... Read more
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Insurance Category

I am an insurance agent targeting people who need health insurance primarily.  Under what category does insurance work best?  There is no "insurance" service that I can find. Thanks.   #medicare   #health insurance #insurance   *Title ... Read more
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If you choose not to engage with new targeting policy, will you ever show up for customers?

I am still trying to understand this new policy.  If we choose not to target, is there any reason to remain with Thumbtack?  Is there any way for a customer to find you if you do not have targeting turned on, once this policy is implem... Read more
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New Targeted Marketing

Thumbtack.....you would think that during this time when we as small business owners are struggling you would be empathetic to your core business customer, instead however you are becoming one of "them" when for years you have stood ou... Read more
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Targeting

I never turned on targeting. I live in CT. and get leads from NJ. and Pa. My travel preferences are 20mi. Plus it never sounded right to me. Now that it is mandatory", I was charged 3X for leads that I wasn't. One I answered within 30 ... Read more
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