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So far Erin Ross has created 19 blog entries.

What’s the Forecast?

The future is clear… at least, the future of your business should be. Planning ahead to where you want your business to go is crucial for its sustainability. Where do you see your business this time next year? How do you plan your prospects and projections?  Maybe you would like to add more students; hire [...]

January 22nd, 2020|Tutoring Business Tips|

Calls-to-Action: Click here to learn more now!

See what we did there? Reading the headline of this blog post, it’s clear what we want you to do – click the post and read it. Calls-to-action, or CTAs, are pieces of content that encourage the user to perform a certain task. It could persuade them to sign up for a newsletter or register [...]

January 6th, 2020|Tutoring Business Tips|

A Flurry of Updates!

While many people are winding down this time of year in preparation for the holiday season, the TutorBird elves (aka our awesome developers) have been working 'round the clock! You may not notice any major differences at first glance, but this flurry of behind-the-scenes updates will keep TutorBird running smoothly while you're celebrating the holidays [...]

December 23rd, 2019|Product Features|

Define Your Competitive Advantage

Your competitive advantage helps you differentiate yourself from the crowd, while highlighting your value. What unique value do you provide to your clients? What cool skill or service do you offer that makes your tutoring business stand out above the rest? It’s important to keep in mind that a competitive advantage must be difficult for [...]

December 9th, 2019|Tutoring Business Tips|

Stay Visible with Search Engine Optimization

Once upon a time we used the phone book and the classified ads to find local businesses. They’ve gone digital, and so should you. Add your business to the Yellow Pages online, your local Chamber of Commerce or Board of Trade listing. Also, check for other local business directories in your area. These registries make [...]

December 4th, 2019|Tutoring Business Tips|

Stay Connected: Getting Started with Social Media

It’s estimated that there are over 3 billion social media users all around the world. Obviously, it's become a very powerful tool, but social media for personal use is quite different from your business use. In order for it to work for your business, you need to have a plan. Determine your goals Take a [...]

November 25th, 2019|Tutoring Business Tips|

Get Paid Online and Save Your Time

Did you know that choosing to accept online payments means that you'll receive payments 2x faster? Many tutors still only accept cash and check, but fewer people carry cash or have a checkbook at all. If your clients usually carry credit cards instead, you should offer more convenient payment options. Families have far fewer reasons [...]

November 12th, 2019|Tutoring Business Tips|

Automate, Automate, Automate!

When you’re running a business, one of the most precious commodities of all is your time. Psychology Today defines time management as “the ability to plan and control how someone spends the hours in a day to effectively accomplish their goals.” Notice the words plan and control. How many times have you said “I don’t [...]

October 23rd, 2019|Tutoring Business Tips|

Laundry List of Changes!

This week, we’ve got loads of little improvements to help you during this busy fall season (and yes, that is a laundry pun). The bulk of this week’s improvements are aimed at enhancing the user experience and making life a little easier by saving you some clicks. We made several changes throughout the app that will remember [...]

October 16th, 2019|Product Features|

Simplify Your Billing

Do you have a collection of students that all pay different rates? Are some families invoiced at different intervals? Just the thought of this sounds stressful and time-consuming juggling act. It sounds like it might be time to simplify your billing practices. When you first start out, it may be simple to manage multiple rates. [...]

October 14th, 2019|Tutoring Business Tips|