Thumbtack – an experiment in doing business

I’m trying a new way to serve writers with my proofreading and copy editing. It’s called Thumbtack, a venue for uniting service professionals with potential clients.

UPDATE: My Proofreading and Copyediting business is no longer serving clients.

I started a profile on, and within an hour I had a request for a proofreader in my email. I looked the information over and submitted a bid, which cost me less than $4. I consider it an educational investment, because I’m still not sure how Thumbtack’s point system works.

This should be a great way to meet new people and help them polish their writing.

by Kathy Sheldon Davis

By Kathy Sheldon Davis

Kathy Sheldon Davis, contributing author of the books "Jesus Talked to Me Today" and "Seeking His Presence," and a finalist for the Oregon Christian Writers Cascade award, lives with her husband, Jerry, in Junction City, Oregon. Kathy enjoys mentoring and editing for other writers, making strangers into friends, and celebrating holidays with her extended family. She has also written for Warner Press since 2016 and posts devotions on her blog at .

Leave a comment

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: