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 information on how to make your business succeed. There are so many opportunities for us to work together -- here’s what we have planned so far for 2015, and some product changes we’d like your feedback ...

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An Important Deadline You (and your Small Business) Should Know About

A few weeks ago, a group of Thumbtack Professionals met with representatives of the Small Business Administration (SBA) to discuss issues that were important for small business success. We’ll be ...

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How to Deal With Negative Reviews (And Why They’re Not So Bad)

If you put yourself online and ask customers to leave reviews, there will come a day when you get a review you don’t love. It hurts and it’s hard, but we promise it’s not a business-killer. Studies ...

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Snag More Reviews With These 3 Templates

Customers are much more likely to hire you - 400% more likely to be exact - if you have a list of easily accessible reviews. People want social proof to back up your profile’s claims and it’s so much ...

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Wedding Planning, Made Simple

Congratulations to all of you newly-engaged couples! This is a special, joyful time in your life, and we want to make sure it is by helping you enjoy every second of your engagement. We love ...

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Turning a Hobby into a Career

Jeff Watkins always thought photography would just be a hobby. With a degree from culinary school, his path to success was seemingly always going to start and stop in the kitchen. Life doesn’t ...

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How a New Thumbtack Pro Built a Successful Business

Marketing manager Marian Schembari talks a new Thumbtack professional through the process of building a successful business.  After being in professional administration for the last thirty years, ...

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5 Photo Ideas for Your Thumbtack Profile

Photos welcome potential customers to your business, helping them get to know you and your work. We want to help you share your talents in every way possible, so Thumbtack allows you to add photos, ...

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15 Ways To Make Your Business Photos More Appealing

Uploading a series of great photos to your Thumbtack profile is your best opportunity to showcase your work and help clients decide if you’re the right fit for their project. Since we understand how ...

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9 Last-Minute Christmas Gift Ideas

If you're under the age of eleven, the week before Christmas means the oncoming onslaught of gifts and sugary treats. Now, the week before Christmas is more likely to herald panic over all the gifts ...

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