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