Many people haven't yet heard of Thumbtack.com, but it is a great little service that helps people who are looking for services get matched up with companies providing those services.
Many of those match up happen on a localized basis as well. And they can happen really fast.
So entrepreneurs have two separate opportunities to leverage the power of thumbtack.com:
1) Use thumbtack to find service providers for your needs. If you need a photographer, writer, plumber, roofer, etc... you can find fellow entrepreneurs here. When you post what you need (for FREE) you are likely to get emails and or calls within the hour. The more specific you are about what you need the more likely the quotes and offers will match up to the real situation.
2) Use thumbtack to post your services in local markets. If you have services and products in a local market area there is an opportunity for your to post your offerings to help spread the word and gain new customers. Thumbtack allows you to pay for leads and those who execute quickly have a distinct advantage over those who lag behind.
Check out www.thumbtack.com today.
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Mark Eting is an renowned author in Online Entrepreneurship Market space.