I am hesitant to keep using thumbtack because it has cost me much more than I’ve made. I am appreciative of the leads, but I feel like there should only be a way to charge me if the customer actually chooses to work with me rather than just a correspondence. To charge $20 for a conversation that goes no where is completely frustrating and way too expensive. It should also be relative to the fee you would be charging the customer. If I’m only asking for $65 and you take away $20, is this even worth it for me? Not likely. Make it a percentage of my fee instead.
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