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Pricing 101: How to Price Your Services for Success

Here’s a major worry we’ve heard from Thumbtack professionals: “I’m worried that because I charge more than other pros, I’m getting undercut by my competition and losing work.” We hear you loud and clear, but we’d also like to remind you that there’s a difference between looking for the cheapest price and looking for the best value. Sure, you’re competing with other professionals from a dollar ...

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Danielle’s Thumbtack Wedding

Cue the stampede. Once brides find out that they can hire everyone they need for their wedding in just a few days, the population of bridezillas will drastically decrease. Because planning a wedding ...

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Staying In: A Bachelorette Party in Portland

Bachelorette parties so often devolve into a fiesta of funny straws and poor decisions involving margaritas and mayhem. So how do you plan a proper celebration without leaving any stray bachelorette ...

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3 Photo Booth Ideas to Inspire You

Tired of the mustaches and the top hats? We never tire of top hats, but we certainly understand the need for a few fresh photo booth props and ideas for the upcoming wedding and barbecue season. Here ...

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4 Photo Booth Trends You Don’t Want to Miss

Our love of all things photo booth is becoming very well documented. We love the history, the rampantly ridiculous expressions captured for eternity in pixels, and the fact that our photo booth pros ...

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Introducing Thumbtack for iPhone

You’re waiting for the train and you realize that you promised a friend you'd book the DJ for her big birthday bash. Quick! Before you forget, time to tackle this project. Good thing you don't need ...

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We’re building Thumbtack for you

In the past sixty seconds, 18 people began to accomplish their personal projects through Thumbtack. In Portland, Kasey wants the exterior of her home painted. Amanda from Los Angeles is looking for ...

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Photo Booths: The Original Selfie

Our crack team of economists tells us that photo booth rentals are a growing trend. Photo booths consistently make up 2-3% of our monthly requests, and have made up a larger share over time.  This ...

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Featured Pro: Heidi Kopf of Keep Your Smile On

A friend wanted a photo booth at her wedding. As a gracious and devoted pal, Heidi began doing the research and gathering equipment. Going through the process, she became more and more intrigued by ...

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Summer Vacation Guide for Kids

Just because it’s summer vacation doesn’t mean your adorable rug rats should stop enriching their little minds - and just because it’s summer vacation doesn’t mean they shouldn’t be out of your hair ...

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Thumbtack Success Story: James is Moving Places in Dallas

James Holmes is moving places in Dallas with his moving business, First Global Relocators. With 111 Thumbtack hires, he is one of the most successful pros on Thumbtack. We called him last week to hear ...

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