When I first started with Thumbtack when you paid for points to bid on a job it wasn't so bad. Now the fluctuation in pricing for the same jobs is outrageously expensive. I had 3 people contact me to ask me questions that had nothing to do with my business and I was charged for telling them that I am not in that business. I have booked a couple of jobs on Thumbtack but I find spending my money on marketing through my website to be more valuable for my business and my pocket. If you guys could go to a more standard flat rate that didn't fluctuate and wasn't based on a national average it would be more beneficial to advertise. I would like to see more control over my money. It just isn't worth it to me to give you complete access to my bank account and I not have any control on what I will be charged for someone reaching out to me. Maybe tier the payment to a flat payment of inquiries versus being hired.
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