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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?
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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 03-25-2019
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PattyB6

something positive

I want to say something nice about Thumbtack. We can all use a bit of positivity, I think. I just called customer service to request a refund for a duplicate request where I was contacted by the custo...
by PattyB6 Level 6 07-24-2018
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AmbitGuy

Turning a one-time $2,000 gig into a $20,000 customer

I photographed a job in my local market that came from Thumbtack. After seeing their high level of satisfaction, I mentioned that I would love to talk with them about future work, even if it meant out...
by AmbitGuy Level 5 07-20-2018
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JasonB

Celebration for pros in Los Angeles!

You're all invited to a celebration for our L.A. pros On Monday, July 30th, from 5pm to 7:30pm Come mix, meet and mingle with other pros, and with Thumbtack founder + CEO, Marco Zappacosta! Refreshmen...
by Community Manager JasonB Community Manager 07-19-2018
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Serge

Whos local to Los Angeles?

Hey guys.Interested to know who's from LA and what do you do?
by Serge Level 6 06-21-2018
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DustiO

What is your most memorable customer review?

By far the best review I ever received was this one: "We absolutely love the cake Dusti made for our little girl’s birthday! The quality was second to none! Dusti was extremely professional and very a...
by Community Manager DustiO Community Manager 06-20-2018
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DustiO

Meet-ups

Hey fellow Thumbtack pros! If you were to have the opportunity to meet up with other Thumbtack pros in your local community, would you be in to that?  I know being a small business owner can feel pret...
by Community Manager DustiO Community Manager 06-20-2018
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dreasdrinks

What should a bartender provide?

Hi, For the other private bartenders out there. When you bartend a party, what do you provide as a service other than your supplies. Do you supply any mixers, garnish? I already supply the cups, napki...
by dreasdrinks Level 4 06-19-2018
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JasonB

Happy Friday!

What's the best thing that happened to you this week?
by Community Manager JasonB Community Manager 06-09-2018
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DustiO

Busy Season

For many industries, Spring and Summer are the busiest seasons - as a wedding cake professional, I feel this. I gear myself up for many 15-20 hour days, long weeks with no days off, months of madness ...
by Community Manager DustiO Community Manager 06-09-2018
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RuffHDT

C-Span and Me

Greetings fellow Pros! Because of Thumbtack, I've been afforded many opportunities. This next is quite possibly the biggest. I'm testifying in front of Congress of why we all are doing what we're doin...
by RuffHDT Level 6 06-07-2018
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