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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?
ChefPaulStaley

Finding Financing

I am a small business and have always been self-financed. I am considering taking out a small loan so that I have some funds to inject into my business for some much needed growth. Anyone have any adv...
by TackMaster ChefPaulStaley TackMaster 10-15-2018
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JasonB

Future of Work -- what do you think?

Our resident economist, Lucas Puente, just posted this blog article about the Future of Work, including his thoughts on globalization, automation and technology.  Take a look! https://www.thumbtack.co...
by Community Manager JasonB Community Manager 03-25-2019
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wayfairer

General Liability Insurance

Hi all,Ive been an independent contractor for many years, and a somewhat unwilling slave to the gig economy as supplemental income.  Recently I made the move to Thumbtack and sort of unexpectedly star...
by wayfairer Level 1 3 weeks ago
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Jamesenator

Scammers Using TT to Contact Pros

I was contacted by an individual (Alabama) who told me he found me on Thumbtack and wanted a website. I was a big project (over 40 pages), with a framework of eight main pages. He asked that I make th...
by Jamesenator Level 5 11-06-2019
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IdahoBalloonGuy

Low Ballers!

Okay, I am wondering if this happens to anyone else here?My Rates are Clearly Posted on My Profile, and even are Shown in the Gig Inquiry.In spite of this, I still get people wanting to haggle over my...
by IdahoBalloonGuy Level 5 11-06-2019
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CLGPatrick

Contracts Made Easy (Gmail Account Required)

I've seen and heard of a lot of pros get burned on payment because they didn't get a contract signed or a downpayment upfront.I'll be real with you... even I've been burned.  Getting someone to sign a...
by CLGPatrick Level 7 07-01-2019
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GreyBugPhoto

How you can successfully implement change within your organization.

How change can be successfully implemented within an organization. The steps established by John Kotter to help improve change efforts and avoid pitfalls that often lead to failure. In my organization...
by TackMaster GreyBugPhoto TackMaster 06-27-2019
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GreyBugPhoto

Quick Look Market Analysis

Quick Look Market Analysis Quick LookSo what is a quick look marketing analysis? Although this technique is not exclusive to photographers, it is imperative in the skillfully planning of any startup s...
by TackMaster GreyBugPhoto TackMaster 06-25-2019
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GreyBugPhoto

Positioning Yourself for Success

More often we find that we just jump into a business without knowing what to do. We think of it as a good idea and say to ourselves that this is going to be a good business without doing some basic re...
by TackMaster GreyBugPhoto TackMaster 06-24-2019
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needsmorecoffee

Prom season/minors posting requests

It's prom season again, and like every year, I see many requests coming through for photography and videography that are prom-related. The issue is that many of these 'customers' are minors, and there...
by needsmorecoffee Level 6 05-14-2019
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JasonB

Our 2018 Small Business Friendliness Survey is here!

Check out the results and see what grade your city and state received!   Congrats to the cities with the highest scores: Fort Worth, TX San Antonio, TX Columbus, OH Colorado Springs, CO Jacksonville,...
by Community Manager JasonB Community Manager 04-20-2019
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Future of Work -- what do you think?

Our resident economist, Lucas Puente, just posted this blog article about the Future of Work, including his thoughts on globalization, automation and technology.  Take a look! https://www.thumbtack.co...
by Community Manager JasonB Community Manager 03-25-2019
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