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topic id 24883: The purpose of promotion and set your budget in advance
topic id 25265: Pricing
topic id 26197: Paying twice for the same lead
topic id 22503: Leads
topic id 22064: Questionable leads
topic id 14288: Declined "Leads" charged
topic id 18721: Old format
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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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 4 weeks ago
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DustiO

Shout out to our newest online Community users! (5/17)

A big welcome to our newest online Community users! If you’re tagged here, you’ve joined the Community in the last couple of weeks and have already started participating in discussions --- Thank you! ...
by Community Manager DustiO Community Manager a month ago
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jcp

Monthly Totals - what are your numbers?

What were your totals for April? I want to know how other Top Pros are doing. I spent $216 with TT - 17 leads over three service categories I offer. 7 ghosted me - 1 posted twice and contact 14 pros b...
by jcp Level 9 a month ago
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ScottArcangel

Big Idea - THUMBTACK PREMIUM

PROPOSAL I'm willing to pay $5000** a year for a premium service, let's call it Premium Pros or something -  The $5000** is a pre-payment for leads (not an add-on fee)Ranking above non premium-subscri...
by ScottArcangel Level 7 a month ago
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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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DustiO

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 DustiO Community Manager 05-16-2019
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Meckell

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 Meckell Moderator 05-15-2019
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LZDNVG

Do pros still get "customer has hired another pro" notifications?

I haven't gotten them in a long time. Is anyone else still getting customer actions/notifications? This is really valuable to me so I don't keep bothering people who have already hired someone else, e...
by LZDNVG Level 7 05-15-2019
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pgrether

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 5 05-15-2019
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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 5 05-13-2019
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