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topic id 32826: Raising prices but do not state what the prices are!!!!!
topic id 33199: IDEA- Integrity & Balance by Customers & Pros
topic id 32384: Private Chef/Catering Pricing
topic id 26197: Paying twice for the same lead
topic id 25265: Make pro pricing and rates more upfront for customers
topic id 24883: Filtering out customers with certain budgets based on pro preferences
DustiO

Inspiration - Tell us your story.

The most amazing part of my job? The stories I hear of other pros who have overcome great odds to find success. I started my cake business after my husband was diagnosed with a brain tumor, and I real...
by Community Manager DustiO Community Manager 01-17-2020
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Drew

Pro Spotlight: Carrie Grace, Motivational Speaker

  I recently had a chance to chat with Carrie Grace, a motivational speaker whose client list ranges from Target to Jack Daniels. She has been featured in USA Today and Huffington Post, and has been a...
by Community Manager Drew Community Manager 08-08-2019
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HVACPRO

Rating customers

Just throwing this out there. If it’s been discussed already I apologize. Here is my proposal. Why can’t Pro’s rate customers. Uber and Lyft allow it as do many other lead generating sites. I see so m...
by HVACPRO Active Community Member 08-07-2019
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ChefOfAllSeason

Positive Feedback

We don’t see too many positive posts about Thumbtack’s policies of late.I would like to start up discussion that mentions some viable aspects of this platform.1) My profile: a work in progress. Lots o...
by ChefOfAllSeason Community Veteran 08-06-2019
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BlackbirdMusic

Pros in the Carolinas

For Pros located in BOTHNorth and South Carolina.———————————————————————>>> A place for Pros from the Carolinas to Support one another by...•GIVING ADVICE,•SHARING IDEAS•PROVIDING REFERRALS,•NETWORKIN...
by BlackbirdMusic Community Regular 08-05-2019
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Chefken

My Experience at TecNation

  Hi everyone! I’m the owner of Chef Ken’s Catering, or CKC, here in Seattle, WA. A personal chef by training, we offer cooking classes, intimate catering, and custom meal service. I’ve been a Thumbt...
by Chefken Community Regular 08-04-2019
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Meckell

Welcome to our newest Community users! (7/31)

Happy Hump Day everyone! If you find yourself tagged in this post, that means that you’ve joined the Community within the last couple of weeks and we want to tell you Welcome! Be sure to check out thi...
by Moderator Meckell Moderator 07-31-2019
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Philbomb

I believe that Thumbtacks "Ranking" system is unethical

I'm having a problem, and I don't seem to be able to get the Thumbtack administration to consider that their algorithm system is unethical.  I have been a Thumbtack Dog Training Professional with Thum...
by Philbomb Active Community Member 07-29-2019
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Meckell

Congratulations to our Contest Winners!

Thank you to all who participated in our recent contest. We appreciate the effort that went into each of your posts!   With that, here are our winners… @tharonhoffman Your post received the most kudos...
by Moderator Meckell Moderator 07-26-2019
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Meckell

Contest Alert - Win $100 in Thumbtack credit!

Hey Pros, we want to hear from you!   As you know, the Community is a great place for pros to connect with each other and share ideas. We want to hear those ideas and have a fun contest for you!   All...
by Moderator Meckell Moderator 07-25-2019
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Meckell

What's your favorite Summer activity?

Hey everyone! I hope you are all having a fantastic start to your summer, I know I am. I’ve been able to get a few camping trips in, had a few lake days, and have plans to go to some fun concerts (my ...
by Moderator Meckell Moderator 07-25-2019
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