I find that I spend too much time customizing quotes for Thumbtack. My rates are variable depending on who is available and how far they have to drive. I can't just provide an instant match price for services because I use independent contractors for my business. I don't even know if I got the job for sure until after the meet and greet is completed and by then I have already put in a bunch of time (which is worth $$$ to me). I would much rather be charged on wether or not we actually get the job or not. "Leads" are not likely to become customers in the future if they don't like your pricing or your sitter now. If they are ok with it, they hire you, if not, they look elsewhere. I am unhappy about paying fog "leads".
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