From my perspective, it seems that the changes will increase profits a lot - for Thumbtack. For me, not so much. If I’m not one of the first to bid, I don’t bother. I’ll see a request that’s less than a half hour old and the client has already contacted 5 photographers. At best, that’s 4 photographers who will never see a dime from the project, but still get to pay Thumbtack for the privilege of not working.
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