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I am a caterer. If I would have booked half the amount of the leads that came through, i would have profited about $10,000. My initial gut feeling told me to be cautious so I contacted Thumbtack and they gave me 20 free credits. Each lead turned out to not follow...
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5.0
I liked
  • Customer service seemed very legit
I didn't like
  • Feeling that this is false
#558930
I made a profile, I paid $3.33 to send a bid and since I was the only bidder, I got the lesson. Lesson went smooth and the clients were great and we are meeting next week for lesson number two. Thumbtack is great for a stab in the dark hoping to get some business. ...
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Anonymous
Thumbtack-fake-review

If you were truly a business and listed on Thumbtack, like other businesses, you would have listed your company name to help promote yourself. Unless you are a complete *** or...

#558665
Thanks to all of you for writing these reviews on Thumbtack. It sure sounded like a scam. So thank God I didn't pay any money or complete any work. If we all think about it 2x, it should be clear that this money is going straight into the pocket of those who set up...
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1.0
#558618
I have been using Thumbtack for roughly 3-4 months, and have always found its lack of client details annoying (would get emails saying "so-and-so" wants an illustration, what kind? "no idea", budget? "no idea". So I already knew I'm working with a site that doesn't...
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Anonymous
Anonymous

Oh the good ol family imergency ***!! Gkot that too! WOW

sidejobr
sidejobr

This site removes comments. It is NOT a neutral website as you are let to believe.

2.0
I liked
  • Ease of use
I didn't like
  • No accountability
#558486
I'm a professional wedding photographer and subscribe to Thumbtack as source for gaining new customers. Thumbtack imposes a bid restriction of five bids for each request. The restriction severely limits the number of professionals the requester has to choose from. I...
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#558196
We hired a Thumbtack listed pet sitter - Cheryl Mull, based on a DOJ background check done by Thumbtack. A simple search (of course after I lost $700 worth of items) showed a list of 10 felony counts in 2010. How did they miss this? My bad I know, but Thumbtack is...
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#557189
Yes, have you got it yet. Thumbtack uses every trick in the book and have invented a few more of their own!Their newest is to text me about a potential client, ask me to purchase a lead who already has 3-4 quotes. They will do anything to get your bucks! Also, I find...
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Anonymous
Anonymous

Disclaimer first, my company ZYGOON is trying to address the very problem most of the people in this forum are experiencing with companies like Thumbtack that make money throu...

I didn't like
  • Shady
  • Non resonsive
  • Tricky
#556222

I have submitted numerous quotes, gotten 'contacted' one time, via the thumbtack text service. The 'buyer' asked for quotes via phone, yet never answered her phone and never returned a voice message. Went back and forth until just prior to the event, and suddenly...
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Anonymous
Anonymous

Maybe you are too expensive? Im looking for help fixing my home but im in oregon...where r u?

#556147
I've paid for many quotes, however, they are either not opened or I'm never hired. It seems like a scam. I never receive a call or email.
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BurnedPacNW

I would echo this review entirely. I have submitted numerous quotes, gotten 'contacted' one time, via the thumbtack text service. The 'buyer' asked for quotes via phone, yet n...

1.3
#556016

Thumbtack - Dog Breeder Review from Amarillo, Texas

I tried to give several quotes and everytime I would try to put up a quote it would tell me my time to give a quote was up. I had quite a few people asking for a quote. I have trained and worked with Pittbulls, Rottweilers, Boxers, Mastiffs but I do work with all dog breeds. I have birthed puppies, and coached dogs thru parvo. I have been callwd the neighborhood vet. It woyld not allow me to place my quote.
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