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31 May

Mini May Updates

2021-05-31T14:29:06-04:00May 31st, 2021|Product Features|

Though our update may be short this month, the list of things being updated "under the hood" continues to grow! The TutorBird team is continuing to work on some exciting upcoming overall enhancements to the platform, and has been connecting our existing features to the upgraded code behind the scenes. While we continue to work [...]

31 May

Benefits of the Student Portal

2021-06-01T16:25:13-04:00May 31st, 2021|Tutoring Business Tips|

An online portal should be a student or parent's first stop for the answers to their questions. No need to repeat yourself any longer. An online portal is also a great way for your students to engage with your business outside of their scheduled lesson times. They can bring part of that experience home with [...]

4 May

Get Sent Straight to the Inbox

2021-05-04T11:41:37-04:00May 4th, 2021|Tutoring Business Tips|

Spam detection has grown more sophisticated over the years and there’s a chance your emails are getting sent to the junk folder. Something called Sender Engagement is now a factor in determining which emails make it into your recipients' inboxes and which make it into their junk folder. So, what is sender engagement? Email providers will [...]

28 Apr

Save & Continue… Releasing Updates!

2021-04-28T10:36:16-04:00April 28th, 2021|Product Features|

One of our most requested features for the new attendance experience was released earlier this month - the Save button! While this might seem like a small change, it's a big improvement to the workflow when taking attendance and writing lesson notes. Now, you can save your work as you go without closing the attendance page [...]

20 Apr

Auto Pay Will Save the Day

2021-04-20T11:35:28-04:00April 20th, 2021|Tutoring Business Tips|

We all seem to receive a never-ending supply of monthly bills! Almost all your bills save you from the hassle of paying manually by offering a convenient option to auto-draft. Did you know that you can easily offer Auto Pay to your student's families as well? Auto Pay is a feature that allows your families [...]

6 Apr

Understanding Those Pesky Payment Processing Fees

2021-04-07T09:54:36-04:00April 6th, 2021|Tutoring Business Tips|

One of the big decisions you have to make when running your business is how to collect payments. And if you’re going to accept online payments, you’ll need to choose the payment processor that works best for you. Regardless of which one you go with, you’ll be paying processing fees on your transactions. Here are [...]

23 Mar

More Updates Springing Forward

2021-03-23T12:12:59-04:00March 23rd, 2021|Product Features|

This month, our clocks sprung forward for Daylight Saving Time, and over at TutorBird, we're springing forth a new round of updates! Upgrades & enhancements: We updated the Revenue & Expense report options so it displays as “Payer” instead of “Payee” on a Revenue report. We updated the notification subject line for new student sign-ups [...]

16 Feb

Some Sweet February Updates

2021-02-16T13:55:26-05:00February 16th, 2021|Product Features|

What's sweeter than a box of chocolates on Valentine's Day? A whole bunch of updates from your favorite business management software two days after Valentine's Day - at least, we think so! Upgrades & enhancements: We updated the term “Lesson Note Attachments” to “Linked Online Resources” for better clarity. We clarified the options in the [...]

14 Jan

New Year, New Updates

2021-01-14T09:34:46-05:00January 14th, 2021|Product Features|

Happy New Year from the TutorBird team! We're starting off 2021 with some exciting new updates, including a brand new way to organize your files and some improvements to the beta attendance feature. Upgrades & enhancements: We’ve introduced Tutor Spaces – a new feature to Online Resources to better organize your files. This change only [...]

10 Dec

Snow Many Updates!

2020-12-15T11:37:53-05:00December 10th, 2020|Product Features|

While the weather outside is getting frightful, we've been working on some delightful updates for you! Check out our recent changes below: Upgrades & enhancements: We’ve fixed an issue with pages in the Student Portal using tables not loading correctly on specific devices due to screen width. We’ve added a message to indicate when a [...]