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topic id 33199: IDEA- Integrity & Balance by Customers & Pros
topic id 32384: Private Chef/Catering Pricing
topic id 32826: Raising prices but do not state what the prices are!!!!!
topic id 26197: Paying twice for the same lead
topic id 25265: Pricing
topic id 24883: The purpose of promotion and set your budget in advance
topic id 22503: Leads
topic id 22064: Questionable leads
topic id 14288: Declined "Leads" charged
topic id 19454: Marketing Executive From Thumbtack Chooses Promoted Lead, Then Radio Silence

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 Community Manager Friday
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Need some inspiration?

Check out the incredible story of Preston and Leighton, owners of Rocky Mountain Photo Booth in Salt Lake City, Utah. They were trying to break into the events industry and didn't have much success un...
by Community Manager Community Manager 05-16-2019
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May is Mental Health Awareness Month

May is one of my absolute favorite months. It means that summer is almost here and with that comes a lot of camping, hiking, barbeques, and more quality time with family and friends! For me, it’s also...
by Moderator Moderator 05-15-2019
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Another tip . . .

Here is another thing that I do as a music teacher. I really encourage students to play a major role in their own learning. I get a lot of confusing responses from this. I will ask the student what so...
by pgrether Level 6 05-15-2019
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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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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 Community Manager 05-13-2019
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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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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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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 10 05-07-2019
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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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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 Community Manager 05-06-2019
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