Thumbtack is a new way to gain SEO ranking?

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Thumbtack is a new way to gain SEO ranking?

In my pursuit of better web ranking I came across a new search engine results pattern. Searching under the keywords: “Graphic Designer Banner Stands” the google directory result was my Thumbtack profile page.  I started looking into what exactly Thumbtack is. Trying determine if Thumbtack is a new way to gain SEO ranking?

So what exactly is a Thumbtack?

Thumbtack is a new way to gain SEO ranking?

Thumbtack is a new way to gain SEO ranking?


This is the Crunchbase profile: “At Thumbtack we believe there’s a better way to hire local service professionals.
  1. Tell us what you need.
  2. We’ll identify verified service pros based on your specific needs. Available service pros will submit quotes for you to compare.
  3. You choose and hire the service pro that’s right for you.

We’re excited to be helping with life’s bigger moments, like planning a wedding or remodeling a home, and with more regular jobs, like cleaning your house or getting a massage. We also help with the funnier ones – hiring body painters for San Francisco’s revelrous Bay To Breakers or a Viking Opera Singer to embarrass your friend on his birthday.”

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My objective is always to improve my SEO ranking.  I have been giving a lot of thought to my online strategy. Being I am a very creative individual (a plethora of multi-talented personalities) – I have had a challenging time getting focused on what I want to be online.

Thumbtack is a new way to gain SEO ranking?

I created my Thumbtack Profile about a year ago. I never gave it any other consideration, until I recently saw it appearing as online search results. “Graphic Design Of Banner Stands” Page 1/Position 3. “BOOM!”

As I looked into it a bit more, I found that other folks in our community were also using it. For example, Tim Blake is a local designer and he is listed on Thumbtack. That gave it a lot more credibility. So I decided to take it more seriously. I do not expect to get any “jobs” from being listed there. Its obviously being ranked by google as a decent local directory source. So in conclusion I think Thumbtack is a new way to gain SEO ranking.

My Thumbtack personal profile page allows me to include my own website links. Back links add to ranking, especially from a site that has both local credibility and relative keyword rich content. Is Thumbtack is a new way to gain SEO ranking? I say yes.


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