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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 18721: Old format
topic id 19454: Marketing Executive From Thumbtack Chooses Promoted Lead, Then Radio Silence
topic id 18206: New Model?
topic id 7183: I'm trying to remove a credit card remove ,from payments,system wont let me

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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Business is Booming!

Thats right, business is BOOMING! If you find yourself not receiving leads or interest in your business, take a look at your profile, your photos- anything that you think could use more attraction. I ...
by Sav Level 6 05-01-2019
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The Pro Lounge... Beneficial To The Pro's ?

I think we are ragging on the Moderators too much. While I think they are as frustrated as we are with the lack of progress, it would be refreshing to hear them admit it. I think they honestly try to ...
by Digitalwhims Level 6 05-01-2019
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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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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 actiona...
by MMM_Memories Level 6 04-30-2019
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Why Badges when you have Credits?!!

I can’t for the life of me, understand the badges. Why??? It’s so annoying. Especially since when you finish a post about TT, its never exactly celebratory! If TT does it job well, the most it can exp...
by MMM_Memories Level 6 04-30-2019
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Welcome to our newest Community users! (4/23)

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 04-30-2019
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BLOCK PRO is a feature??

Hi Active Pros and Moderators,Is this a new feature?? How does this work? What are the criteria to Block a Pro who has paid for a Lead?? I was told several times by Moderators as a solution, that I am...
by MMM_Memories Level 6 04-30-2019
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Is this you?

I have recently been getting messages from a user outside of TT about complaining about my post about ghosting etc. Not a good idea to harrass others on thier business page, if it continues, I will po...
by SeekinsContract Level 6 04-29-2019
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Proudest Moment as a Business Owner?

As some of you already know, I was a business owner for many years before joining the Thumbtack team. My company, Tres Sucre Custom Confections, is a specialty cake and pastry company. I did this full...
by Community Manager DustiO Community Manager 04-24-2019
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First impressions and suggestions

I have been using websites and apps like Thumbtack for about 8 years now. I run a very successful IT business with 2 part-time employees and virtually no overhead. There is a lot of money to be made i...
by ErrorUnknown Level 5 04-23-2019
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