The water cooler

Big ideas, business tips and random thoughts.
cancel
Showing results for 
Search instead for 
Did you mean: 

Pro lounge > The water cooler

Pros in the Carolinas

For Pros located in BOTHNorth and South Carolina.———————————————————————>>> A place for Pros from the Carolinas to Support one another by...•GIVING ADVICE,•SHARING IDEAS•PROVIDING REFERRALS,•NETWORKING (Most important)—————————————————... Read more
1 Kudos
2

Pro lounge > The water cooler

I believe that Thumbtacks "Ranking" system is unethical

I'm having a problem, and I don't seem to be able to get the Thumbtack administration to consider that their algorithm system is unethical.  I have been a Thumbtack Dog Training Professional with Thumbttack since 2015.  In July of 2015... Read more
5 Kudos
18

Pro lounge > The water cooler

Leads have dried up recently. As in, no leads at all.

I have been a consistent Thumbtack user for about two years now, and have had a fair amount of success. I have 50 reviews, and a rating of 4.9.With that said, it has been over two weeks since I have received any leads at all. We're tal... Read more
2 Kudos
2

Pro lounge > The water cooler

Beginning of the end of the Music Entertainment category...

Well... it's happened.Customers have been offered the option of under $300 for an event. Sure it's labeled with the caviat of "typically only for brief events or small groups" - however that hasn't stopped them from asking for a 3-5 pi... Read more
3 Kudos
10

Pro lounge > The water cooler

Introducing Top Pro Tips!

One of our favorite parts of the Pro Community is when pros are sharing their experiences and success tips with each other. Thumbtack only succeeds when you succeed, and we’re always on the lookout for stories and examples to highlight... Read more
5 Kudos
15

Pro lounge > The water cooler

Thumbtack, Show us you really value your Pros!

Thumbtack repeatedly claims that they value us Pro's, but their actions demonstrate otherwise.   Thumbtack, PROVE that you care by fixing the following quickly!Ghosting -- A recent post nailed the major cause, the "Check Availability" ... Read more
16 Kudos
23

Pro lounge > The water cooler

Why a Water Cooler, when you can build a Feedback Portal!??

A Lounge by definition is a place to' Sit and Relax' It does not invite conversation, rather where conversation just happens to be. Therefore communication in the 'Pro Lounge' is not formal or actionable. The Pros here seem to want mor... Read more
4 Kudos
26

Pro lounge > The water cooler

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-subscription service pros in all search re... Read more
0 Kudos
5

Pro lounge > The water cooler

Another tip . . . asking students about their goals

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 song they would like to learn to play... Read more
1 Kudos
1

Pro lounge > The water cooler

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 read over my profile so I don't want... Read more
3 Kudos
1

Community members 23516 total members