Expense Receipts love paparazzi!

This week in exciting news... *drumroll please* We're launching a brand new feature in Expenses & Other Revenue! You can now add expenses to your school by taking a picture of the receipt. TutorBird will attempt to scan the receipt to capture the price, payee and date… less typing = more teaching! It’ll also learn as [...]

November 28th, 2017|Product Features|

Warning: Make-Up Credits are Nifty!

If you use make-up credits in your school, you'll appreciate our new warning message! We added a pop-up message to help prevent teachers from mistakenly deleting events that had make-up credits associated with them. Remember: A student is billed when a make-up credit is issued, so if you remove that event from the Calendar, both [...]

November 20th, 2017|Product Features|

New and Improved: The Download Library!

In the Download Library we've made some highly requested changes: Permissions can now be set using Student Groups (in addition to individual students). This will make it much easier to give new students access to specific files in larger studios (or studios with large Download Libraries). You can set permissions on multiple items at once using [...]

November 6th, 2017|Product Features|

Happy Halloween! We have some BOO-ring updates!

              Look at the cute little ghost. He thinks our updates are pretty Boo!-ring too. But don't worry, that just means we're cleaning things up in the back end to make TutorBird run more smoothly! This week's updates: On the Family Account Details page, the balance is now displayed [...]

October 30th, 2017|Product Features|

Thank you to our eagle-eyed users!

Soar like this majestic eagle with TutorBird! There are a lot of bug fixes this week, thanks to the sharp eyes of our users and their stellar communication skills! Thanks to everyone who wrote in with detailed descriptions of the issues they were experiencing. New features: When you're writing notes to your students, any URLs [...]

October 24th, 2017|Product Features|

We just made Auto-Pay even easier!

If you're a fan of letting TutorBird do the work for you... We are too! We made some changes to how adding a credit card or bank account affects the Family Account. If you’re using PayPal Pro or Stripe, when a payment method is added by yourself (the school administrator) or a parent, and Auto-Pay Invoice is [...]

October 16th, 2017|Product Features|

Small Fixes, Big Payoff

For all you avid mobile TutorBird users, you’ll be happy to hear that you can once again delete Recent Transactions! Go ahead and start deleting! Just kidding, you probably shouldn’t do that… Check out what else is new: The Study Log chart on the Student Portal homepage now displays minutes instead of fractional hours. Setting a student’s Start Date to [...]

October 2nd, 2017|Product Features|

Fire Up the Widget!

Press the big red button! No, not that button, the other button! This is 100% not how development works at all. Anyway! We made some changes to the registration widget this week, and now it can do more things: Update an existing student in the system with a new phone number and/or address Change an [...]

September 26th, 2017|Announcements, Product Features|

“Sticky” makes us think of desserts

Sticky buns, anybody? Unfortunately, that's not what it means today, but if you like TutorBird reading your mind and doing things the way you like them, you'll love this! On the Expenses & Other Revenue page, the "Cash/Accrual" option is now sticky, so TutorBird will remember what you prefer (this also carries over to the Expenses & Other Revenue report [...]

September 19th, 2017|News, Product Features|

Snips, snails and puppy dog tails

That's what little boys are made of! Well, no, not really. We've added a new option for schools that are using the Student Portal: You can now restrict calendar permissions for non-adult students so they won't be able to cancel lessons or join events (depending on your school settings). This is helpful for teachers who [...]

September 12th, 2017|Product Features|