We receive a lot of request for jobs that we typically charge less then $100. These are inherantly jobs wtih very small profit margins to begin with. Examples woutd be: I need a new mailbox lock or key. I need a deadbold installed or rekeyed. I am looked out of my car or house. I lost my car key and I need a new one made. I lost my house key and I need a new one made. For jobs like this it makes no sense to pay a referral fee. As the percentage of the time that we get the job is also very low. Typically someone going to Thumbtack for a job this small is a penny pintcher, and wil just select the person with the lowest price.So, even if we got 1 out of 5 jobs that we responded to, the cost of 5 leads would cost us more than what we made on the 1 job. The cost for small jobs would have to be extremely low for it to make sense for us to respond to those.
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