Thumbtack is a company that helps introduce people in need of professional services to qualified professionals within their area. The company states it makes the connection within 24 hours. Services hired through a Thumbtack connection include painters, cleaners, instructors, photographers and trainers.
Thumbtack receives requests from customers looking for a service and then sends up to five quotes from qualified professionals. Each quote additionally includes customer reviews, a personalized message, business profile and contact information. Professionals pay a small fee to send the quote to Thumbtack. Additionally, customers have the option of using Thumbtack online or via an iPhone app. Thumbtack's corporate office is based in San Francisco, California.