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topic id 25265: Pricing
topic id 24883: The purpose of promotion and set your budget in advance
topic id 22503: Leads
topic id 26197: Paying twice for the same lead
topic id 22064: Questionable leads
topic id 14288: Declined "Leads" charged
topic id 19454: Marketing Executive From Thumbtack Chooses Promoted Lead, Then Radio Silence
topic id 18206: New Model?
topic id 100: Is quick reply worthy of charge?
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 3 hours ago
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pgrether

When Starting New Students

One of the things that I do is I will meet with the new student personally. If there is a need for the parent, then they must be present! I do not send over some one else for this meeting. They have r...
by pgrether Level 6 05-13-2019
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DustiO

Mother's Day!

I love my job. I say it all the time.  I believe in what we do here - at Thumbtack, and as a Community Team. Meeting our pros, bringing them together, hearing their stories, taking part in their journ...
by Community Manager DustiO Community Manager 05-13-2019
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GeorgeH

Is Thumbtack now soliciting with Robo-calls?

I just recently heard that some people are getting unsolicited calls from TT pro's trying to sell their services... is this correct?  Is this the new May product roll out?t? 
by GeorgeH Level 8 05-10-2019
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HansenJC

What Happens Next? - My suggestion for HELP

The "HELP" files need help. As I was reading to learn one feature and how it works, I know that I had read here at the Water Cooler a discussion about how the Job Posters find quotes sent to them by P...
by HansenJC Level 10 05-09-2019
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Lar

Phone Number Links

Question regarding the customer interface.I had occasion recently to hire a Garage Door Repair guy on Thumbtack. A couple of other Pros reached out to me via the Jobs tab and sent me quotes also.When ...
by Lar Level 9 05-07-2019
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HansenJC

When seeking help via Live Chat, where is the record of my conversation?

I recently had a live chat session and cannot find a record of what was said.I also received no commitment when I might hear back on a resolution to the issue?I have used Live Chat on other sites and ...
by HansenJC Level 10 05-06-2019
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DustiO

Hey hey, a big welcome to our newest Community members! (4/30)

A big welcome to our newest online Community users! If you’re tagged here, you’ve joined the Community in the last week and have already started participating in discussions --- Thank you! Engagement ...
by Community Manager DustiO Community Manager 05-06-2019
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datanetworktech

sub out jobs

Hi Thumbtack, There are cases that I get a great lead that I may want to farm out to another resource due to time constraints and travel complications. Does thumbtack have any facility in the works to...
by datanetworktech Level 5 05-03-2019
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pgrether

Hello!

Hi i just want to introduce myself. My name is Paul Grether. I have been involved with TT for almost 6 years and I am a music teacher. In August i went fulltime as a result of pursuing my passion of p...
by pgrether Level 6 05-02-2019
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Kameron

Chicago pros - give us your feedback!

Hey pros at our Chicago meetup, we want to know what's on your mind! At Thumbtack, we like to keep track of what's going well using a #loveit and what we could improve using...
by Moderator Kameron Moderator 05-02-2019
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