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Thank you to our eagle-eyed users!

Soar like this majestic eagle with TutorBird! There are a lot of bug fixes this week, thanks to the sharp eyes of our users and their stellar communication skills! Thanks to everyone who wrote in with detailed descriptions of the issues they were experiencing. New features: When you're writing notes to your students, any URLs [...]

October 24th, 2017|Product Features|

We just made Auto-Pay even easier!

If you're a fan of letting TutorBird do the work for you... We are too! We made some changes to how adding a credit card or bank account affects the Family Account. If you’re using PayPal Pro or Stripe, when a payment method is added by yourself (the school administrator) or a parent, and Auto-Pay Invoice is [...]

October 16th, 2017|Product Features|

Small Fixes, Big Payoff

For all you avid mobile TutorBird users, you’ll be happy to hear that you can once again delete Recent Transactions! Go ahead and start deleting! Just kidding, you probably shouldn’t do that… Check out what else is new: The Study Log chart on the Student Portal homepage now displays minutes instead of fractional hours. Setting a student’s Start Date to [...]

October 2nd, 2017|Product Features|

Fire Up the Widget!

Press the big red button! No, not that button, the other button! This is 100% not how development works at all. Anyway! We made some changes to the registration widget this week, and now it can do more things: Update an existing student in the system with a new phone number and/or address Change an [...]

September 26th, 2017|Announcements, Product Features|

“Sticky” makes us think of desserts

Sticky buns, anybody? Unfortunately, that's not what it means today, but if you like TutorBird reading your mind and doing things the way you like them, you'll love this! On the Expenses & Other Revenue page, the "Cash/Accrual" option is now sticky, so TutorBird will remember what you prefer (this also carries over to the Expenses & Other Revenue report [...]

September 19th, 2017|News, Product Features|

Snips, snails and puppy dog tails

That's what little boys are made of! Well, no, not really. We've added a new option for schools that are using the Student Portal: You can now restrict calendar permissions for non-adult students so they won't be able to cancel lessons or join events (depending on your school settings). This is helpful for teachers who [...]

September 12th, 2017|Product Features|

What Should I Put On My Website?

In this digital age “word of mouth” may not be enough to bring in new students. A well-crafted website can be the hardest working ‘salesman’ on your team! To make it effective, we need to be very particular about what we include and exclude from our website. Here are some non-negotiables that need to be [...]

September 8th, 2017|Tutoring Business Tips|

Graceful Update

Hi Everyone! This week we've improved a recently released feature, automatic late fees. You can now add a grace period before the automatic late fee is added! We've also improved the security of TutorBird hosted websites. Take a look below for more details. Thank you for your continued feedback! Check out the rest of this [...]

September 5th, 2017|News, Product Features|

A Work In Progress

Hi Everyone! In this week's update, we've focused our efforts on improving the recently released mobile layout based on your feedback. This will be an ongoing project in an effort to improve your mobile experience. We've made a handful of minor adjustments to the new mobile layout that was rolled out last week. Now some [...]

August 30th, 2017|News, Product Features|

Responsiveness is key!

Hey, Everyone! We've been working really hard to improve the mobile experience of TutorBird lately. This week we're excited to introduce a new mobile layout for all tables used on the site. We think this will really improve the user experience across mobile devices. While we are working hard to improve the mobile experience, we [...]

August 22nd, 2017|Announcements, Product Features|