What is Thumbtack?

I actually really love the idea of Thumbtack.  It is in business with a very simple idea: Connect people with the service providers they're looking for.

The hunt is almost harder than the work sometimes... so this sounds like a dream for freelancers.  I suppose it could be if you were just starting out, but it was not for me.  I monitored the system for about 6 months before bailing.  Spent $120 on credits and didn't get any work out of it.  I feel it is not the right tool for my industry.  Perhaps finding a plumber or a painter is a little more appropriate from within Thumbtack. Read more