I agree with the other comments. I used to get some good clients through Thumbtack. However, in the last year, or so your prices have Increased and there seem to be more tire kickers using the site, and I’ve stopped replying to inquiries. For you to hide the amount I will be paying for each lead feels smarmy, too. In your earlier days you were transparent about pricing, which I appreciated. I received a specific question about the cost of a job, and it was going to cost me $14 to answer. I’m a professional organizer, and I can’t tell someone what the job will cost without seeing the home or business first. I can only provide my hourly rate. I did not want to pay to answer the question, especially when it was unlikely that I would get hired. Now, I look unprofessional to that person, which disturbs me.
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