January Tune-Up

Hello Everyone, Here’s what's new and improved in TutorBird this week: We've added a "Teacher Phone Number" and "School Phone Number" placeholder to the Event Reminder email template. This allows you to provide a contact phone number if the student should phone the school (or teacher directly for multi-teacher schools). You can now set a [...]

January 11th, 2016|Announcements, News, Product Features|

Introducing Auto-Pay (Beta)

Happy New Year everyone! Today we’re excited to introduce a new feature to your TutorBird account called “Auto-Pay”. If you’re using Stripe or PayPal Pro to accept online payments, Auto-Pay allows you to automatically charge credit cards as soon as you email invoices to your families. Best of all, Auto-Pay works with both manual and automatic [...]

January 4th, 2016|Announcements, News, Product Features|

Happy Holidays

Hi Everyone, From the whole team at TutorBird we would like to say Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays! Thank you all for such a great year. This will be the last scheduled system update for 2015. We have lots of new features planned for 2016, and we look forward to resuming our regular weekly update on [...]

December 16th, 2015|Announcements, News, Product Features|

Calendar & Agenda Enhancements

Hi Everyone, This week we’ve got a handful of new features and improvement to TutorBird that we think everyone will enjoy! Here’s what new and improved this week: On the home page “Agenda“, you can now change the date to peek ahead at tomorrow’s agenda (or backwards to see yesterday’s). The “Billable Hours” report now includes a [...]

December 7th, 2015|Announcements, News, Product Features|

Turkey Trimmings

Hi Everyone, Here's what new and improved this week: We added an option to jump directly to the "Family Account" from the Home page "Agenda". This makes it easier to check the family's account balance for teachers who don't wish to have that information displayed directly on the homepage. If you upload photos from an iPhone/iPad [...]

November 30th, 2015|Announcements, News, Product Features|

Calendar V2 (Beta)

Hello Everyone, This week we’re excited to announce the “Beta” version of the new Calendar is now available in TutorBird. To activate it, use the “Switch to Calendar v2” button at the bottom of the calendar page. Below are some of the features/benefits in v2 of the calendar: New “Timeline” view for multi-teacher schools; tames even [...]

November 23rd, 2015|Announcements, News, Product Features|

Custom Sign-Up Form Fields

Hi Everyone, This week we’re excited to announce that the Student Sign-Up Form (and Sign-Up Widget) can now be customized with your own form fields. The original fields are still included, but now you have the option to add additional fields to collect information about students when the sign-up for lessons at your school. This opens [...]

November 16th, 2015|Announcements, News, Product Features|

Credit Cards in More Countries

  Hello Everyone, This week we’re launching beta support for accepting credit cards with Stripe.com. If you’re already using TutorBird with PayPal Pro, then this doesn’t change much for you. However, if you aren’t already accepting online payments and want to get started, Stripe with TutorBird makes it quick and easy. Stripe uses simple pricing - just like TutorBird [...]

November 9th, 2015|Announcements, News, Product Features|

Fall Colors

Hello Everyone, Here’s what’s new and improved this week: You can now set the “Color Mode” used in the “Student Portal” Calendar. For teachers who prefer to color code by location, this can ensure that your students see the same colors in their calendars as you do. This is a school wide setting, and you [...]

November 2nd, 2015|Announcements, News, Product Features|

Tech Tune-Up

Hello Everyone, Here’s what’s new and improved this week: The “Thank You” message on the Sign-Up widget no longer cuts off the last line of text. The birthday reminder on the “Agenda” now only shows if the birthday is coming up in the next 7 days (instead of 14). On the “Family Summary” page the [...]

October 26th, 2015|Announcements, News, Product Features|