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topic id 32826: Raising prices but do not state what the prices are!!!!!
topic id 32384: Private Chef/Catering Pricing
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
topic id 18206: New Model?
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 10-16-2019
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HansenJC

How may we as a Pro test the functionality of TT when used as a Job Poster?

There is very little knowledge of what the Job Poster experiences that the Pros can use to our benefit.How can we as Pros assume the role of a Job Poster to test the TT functionality without costing o...
by HansenJC Level 10 05-21-2019
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HansenJC

Where in the TT Community is the ideal place for suggestions?

I spend time at the Water Cooler and there are a wide range of topics discussed. We are now being asked to resubmit our suggestions.Is the Water Cooler the right place for Suggestions?"For New Pros" a...
by HansenJC Level 10 05-17-2019
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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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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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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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ReeseTee

Withholding messages and photos:

Hello: On some of the leads where I have the option to accept and pay, or decline. It seems that Thumbtack is withholding messages and pictures until after I pay. I am very uncomfortable with this.
by ReeseTee Level 7 05-01-2019
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ReeseTee

Pro Advocate?

Back in 2012: My first Platform for obtaining Handyman work was Taskrabbit. We separated in 2013 after about 79 jobs, and I am not shedding any tears. One of the best things coming from that: When I s...
by ReeseTee Level 7 04-15-2019
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MR

Why do you stay with Thumbtack?

After reading the overwhelmingly high percentage of posts on these boards that are begging for change in the system, identifying major issues and expressing degrading thumbtack client satisfaction, I ...
by MR Level 11 04-04-2019
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catmaven

Got Hired Finally

Just wanted to let you folks know that after a complete TT hiring stall in 2019 thus far, I was hired for something not entirely meeting my job parameters. I brought the client over to what services I...
by catmaven Level 6 02-25-2019
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CappellaPhoto

Thank you TT, it was great while it lasted

Thank you TT for all these years of business, it was great and a game changer for me, but now its all over.Since you decide to become a  Listing of professionals (like yellow pages or yext) our dedica...
by CappellaPhoto Level 6 02-22-2019
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