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Put Your Best Foot-er Forward

If you're a school that takes advantage of Auto-Invoicing, you can now include a custom footer at the bottom of auto-created invoices. This option is stored with the auto-invoice settings, so you can specify a different footer for each family if necessary. This is a great option for families or students that need a gentle [...]

January 30th, 2018|Product Features|

Play It Safe

Thank you to all those that have already volunteered to test out securing hosting over HTTPS! We now have a number of custom domains hosted by TutorBird and secured using HTTPS. We're still looking for some volunteers! If you currently host your website with TutorBird and use a custom domain, reach out to support@tutorbird.com for [...]

January 22nd, 2018|Product Features|

Looking for HTTPS Volunteers!

A few months ago we switched all the websites that use "tutorbird.com" subdomains to secure hosting over HTTPS. Those of you using custom domain names were unfortunately left behind... but not anymore! Today we're excited to announce that we're beta testing HTTPS for custom domains. If you'd like to help us test this new capability [...]

January 15th, 2018|Product Features|

New Year’s [Software] Resolutions!

Happy New Year everyone! We hope everyone had a lovely holiday and came back refreshed. We have a positive smorgasbord of updates for all of you, so let's get to it. A Plethora of Updates: In the website editor, you can now embed a video from your Media Library using a drop-down list (instead of [...]

January 8th, 2018|Product Features|

Jingle Bells & Whistles

In the lead up to the holiday season, we gift you...an update! This week's update has a little bit of this and little bit of that. Cool new things to get excited about: When you're adding new students to your school, TutorBird will now warn you if you're adding a duplicate parent (instead of joining the [...]

December 12th, 2017|Product Features|

Partial Payments get a 2 for 1 makeover!

'Tis the season of giving! We're giving you the hard work of our development team... 2 for 1 Bug Fix & New Feature: Last week a few of our users were not able to make partial payments through the Student Portal. That bug has since been fixed. And, if you "Allow Partial Payments" in the Student [...]

December 5th, 2017|Product Features|

Expense Receipts love paparazzi!

This week in exciting news... *drumroll please* We're launching a brand new feature in Expenses & Other Revenue! You can now add expenses to your school by taking a picture of the receipt. TutorBird will attempt to scan the receipt to capture the price, payee and date… less typing = more teaching! It’ll also learn as [...]

November 28th, 2017|Product Features|

Warning: Make-Up Credits are Nifty!

If you use make-up credits in your school, you'll appreciate our new warning message! We added a pop-up message to help prevent teachers from mistakenly deleting events that had make-up credits associated with them. Remember: A student is billed when a make-up credit is issued, so if you remove that event from the Calendar, both [...]

November 20th, 2017|Product Features|

New and Improved: The Download Library!

In the Download Library we've made some highly requested changes: Permissions can now be set using Student Groups (in addition to individual students). This will make it much easier to give new students access to specific files in larger studios (or studios with large Download Libraries). You can set permissions on multiple items at once using [...]

November 6th, 2017|Product Features|

Happy Halloween! We have some BOO-ring updates!

              Look at the cute little ghost. He thinks our updates are pretty Boo!-ring too. But don't worry, that just means we're cleaning things up in the back end to make TutorBird run more smoothly! This week's updates: On the Family Account Details page, the balance is now displayed [...]

October 30th, 2017|Product Features|