10 Jun

Benefits of a Student Portal

June 10th, 2019|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 studio outside of their scheduled lesson times. They can bring part of that in-studio experience home [...]

27 May

Document Disconnect

May 27th, 2019|Tutoring Business Tips|

Does you use multiple programs to keep track of your day to day business? How many tabs do you have open in your browser? Do you find yourself losing countless hours scheduling everyone in your Google Calendar, while their billing information is stored in an Excel spreadsheet? Do you open your Word document with families’ [...]

7 May

Skip a Beat

May 7th, 2019|Product Features|

If you manually invoice your business in bulk, we have a cool new feature for you! Bulk invoicing now has an option to skip invoices that would display $0 owing. Previously, this was only available if you were using the auto-invoicing feature. Now you can easily avoid creating invoices when nothing is owed. And don't worry, [...]

2 Apr

Student Sign-Up Form 2.0!

April 2nd, 2019|Product Features|

As many of you know (because you were awesome beta-testers!), we recently introduced a new version of the Student Sign-Up or Registration form. The new widget features a number of usability improvements over the current form, including: More modern look and feel with colors that can be customized to match your site. Multiple students can [...]

12 Mar

Accessibility is Awesome!

March 12th, 2019|Product Features|

Making sure more people can use TutorBird! We’ve made a few minor changes to the Student Portal to improve accessibility for the visually impaired. Some of the “Zoom” buttons now correctly tell screen readers what content they are associated with. If you’re located in the Netherlands, the PDF Payment Receipt has been translated into Dutch. [...]

21 Feb

Important: Sort, Import, Port(al)

February 21st, 2019|Product Features|

Here at TutorBird, we love being organized. We're sure you do too! Our updates this week are all about optimizing your online organization! (See what I did there?) Online Resources: We’ve modified the Online Resources section in the Student Portal so that items are sorted by filename by default. This makes your resources easier to [...]

4 Feb

A Little Light Update

February 4th, 2019|Product Features|

Because we're brewing BIG THINGS here at TutorBird! I know it's not as exciting and glamorous as a new feature, but our development team is hard at work making big changes behind the scenes. We're trying to make sure that the scenery doesn't fall down! Everything will work much more smoothly and efficiently very soon, [...]

21 Jan

Super Late Secret Santa Update!

January 21st, 2019|Product Features|

We’ve made some improvements and fixes over the last few weeks. We just didn’t tell you because it was the holidays and we were sure everyone was busy! Some website-related fixes and improvements: We’ve added YouTube to the list of Social Links that you can publish in the footer of your TutorBird-hosted website. Fixed an [...]

17 Dec

We Made Many Merry Mini Modifications!

December 17th, 2018|Product Features|

We’ve made a few tweaks to the beta Sign-Up widget. The initial load should now be faster, and in the event that it is delayed for a few seconds, the loading progress dots will continue to display. We have also made the beta Sign-Up widget available en français. If you'd like to help out by [...]

4 Dec

Build a Safer, More Secure Website!

December 4th, 2018|Announcements|

If you’re using a custom domain name with TutorBird and you don’t yet have a SSL certificate, it’s time to update your domain configuration (it’s easy and free). We’ll be sending an email to anyone who needs to update their domain configuration. If you're already using TutorBird to host your website, you're A-OK and don't need to [...]