22 Jan

What’s the Forecast?

January 22nd, 2020|Tutoring Business Tips|

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 [...]

6 Jan

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

January 6th, 2020|Tutoring Business Tips|

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 [...]

23 Dec

A Flurry of Updates!

December 23rd, 2019|Product Features|

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 [...]

9 Dec

Define Your Competitive Advantage

December 9th, 2019|Tutoring Business Tips|

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 [...]

4 Dec

Stay Visible with Search Engine Optimization

December 4th, 2019|Tutoring Business Tips|

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 [...]

3 Dec

Ready for Delivery!

December 3rd, 2019|Uncategorized|

'Tis the season for some new feature updates! We've been keeping our ears open for your feedback around email deliverability and have been continuously monitoring everything we can to make sure your business emails are being successfully received by your families. This week's update focuses on our new Deliverability Report, which can be found in the [...]

25 Nov

Stay Connected: Getting Started with Social Media

November 25th, 2019|Tutoring Business Tips|

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 [...]

21 Nov

Introducing: Our New Student Portal!

November 21st, 2019|Announcements, Product Features|

It's a big day in the TutorBird office! Today we’re launching an opt-in beta version of our new Student Portal - complete with an updated and modern interface. The new Student Portal is functionally identical to the current Student Portal, but is rebuilt using significantly newer technology that opens the door to exciting possibilities in [...]

12 Nov

Get Paid Online and Save Your Time

November 12th, 2019|Tutoring Business Tips|

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 [...]

24 Oct

My School Books is changing its name to TutorBird!

October 24th, 2019|Announcements|

    Let your tutoring business take flight! We are so excited to announce that My School Books will be changing its name to TutorBird in the coming weeks! Over the past few months, we have been working tirelessly to create a new brand identity that would accurately represent who we are and what we [...]