Hi Jami, Thank you, I actually found it last year in May of 2017 so I know how frustrating it must be for people that just joined this summer. I used to recommend it now I tell people to stay away unless they change it back....I also have too many reviews to walk away and look daily but I rarely quote anymore which is a shame.
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Hi, I have used Thumbtack since I started my catering business in Spring of 2017. Through the next 6 months it served me very well, I got started, had great customers and I would recommend the site to other personal chefs and caterers. Yes, the investment was there but when only 5 "pros" could send a quote the chances were better. Then when it went from credits to dollars things changed, then from dollars to no price point for the costumer it even changed more. All of the jobs but one since May that I have done through this site were all booked in May and I have not had one solid lead since. I have been charge $45 for one reply for the customer to go from a high end catering price point to $10 a person then used my ideas and found someone else to do it cheaper. In those two weeks I was charge over $150 for people replying once then never replying again. I don't recommend this site to other people at this point and I hardly ever bid on here anymore. Having 9 other people bid on one job is ludicrous and it is not helping me for my business in anyway possible. I stay on here for the POSSIBLE lead that may come through and because I have a substantial amount of reviews on this site. In my opinion this helped me start my business but it is not helping me any longer and I didn't always think that but now I do.
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