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I haven't used them, but I found some clients through

It's a weird little system, though.

The prospective tutee sends out a request for quotes, Thumbtack determines several people in your area that are a fit for the request and sends you an email.

Then you have to buy "credits" and pay 2-3 of the credits every time you submit a quote. (it's about $2-3 for each quote).

The tutee chooses.

I know I've lost people there by having my rates a little high, but I've also found people there that are paying my $40/hr rate. It only takes 1 for 1 hour to pay back several quotes.

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