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Exciting New Partnership Announcement for Thumbtack & Ramshackle Glam

We're excited to announce that Thumbtack has partnered with Jordan Reid of Jordan is joining as Thumbtack’s Lifestyle Expert. If you follow Jordan’s blog you know she's about to move from New York to San Francisco, embarking on a coast-to-coast journey with her family. Thumbtack will be an integral part of the process and through a video series readers will be able to see ...

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How To Hire a Wedding Photographer

You want every glorious detail captured on your wedding day, but you probably don’t want to assign the job to your cousin with the semi-fancy camera. What if he gets drunk? What if his thumb is in ...

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Thumbtack Professional News: Spring 2015

We’ve developed a communications plan that will provide more opportunities for you to give us feedback, provide more clarity about exactly what’s happening at Thumbtack, and give more useful ...

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A(nother) Real Quote That Got the Pro Hired

When Miranda Sutphen, a photographer in Georgia, first discovered Thumbtack, she thought, “I’m going to pay someone to give them a quote? That seems backwards.” But she tried it anyway - and landed a ...

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How To Hire a Makeup Artist For Your Wedding

Every bride wants to glow at her wedding. But most of us need a little cosmetic help. Even if you’re the eyeliner master, hiring a professional eases stress and allows you to relax. We interviewed ...

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10 Interior Design Mistakes To Avoid

If you've never built a room from carpet to ceiling rail, here's how to avoid the ten most common interior design mistakes waiting to trap the unwary. (Or you can stop reading now and just hire a ...

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How To Hire a Caterer For Your Wedding

Yes, you could ask your aunt Hilda to bake her famous lasagna for your wedding reception, but she may not be equipped to wrangle pasta for 200 people. Instead of begging a relative to spend three days ...

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How to Spend Your Tax Refund if You Plan to Sell Your Home This Spring

Doing your taxes isn’t fun, but getting a refund is! For the past five years, the average tax refund has hovered around $3,000, which is plenty of money to spend on a shiny new gadget or a trip to an ...

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An Update on Credit Purchases

At Thumbtack, we're always trying to improve the experience for professionals because we don't succeed if they don't succeed. But we don’t always get it right. Last week was one of those times. ...

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Product Update: Purchasing Thumbtack Credits

The below post references product changes that are no longer accurate as of 3/26/2015. An update can be found here. ...

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How to Write the Perfect Thumbtack Quote

Think of the last time someone helped you out in a way that felt like they understood precisely what you needed and were willing to do whatever it took to deliver. How did they act? What did they say? ...

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