When I first began with thumbtack it was much more cost effective for the pro. Perhaps this system needs to be brought back!! We purchased credit packages. So in reality you paid maximum 20.00 25.00 for a large quote not 75.00 This system worked better for pros as we had more control over who we choose to offer our services too. Paying 75.00 for a client who is shopping and sending the request to 4 other caterers makes thumbtack a lot of money. They message you and your 75.00 fee is taken from the weekly budget. Then after you were charged the client never responds and you are charged because the client contacted you. The cost for quotes should always be an option for us to choose if we want to bid for the quote or not. Also, if a client contacts just you, Hooray....you are charged and put in the work but client does not respond.
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