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Tutoring costs across the world

Getting Paid  Mark Biggins
A conversation with an American client this week produced an interesting difference between the US and UK markets. In London “supertutors” working for the most…

TutorCruncher Making Waves

Tutor Management Software  Mark Biggins
We were delighted to be featured this week by our friends over at about how TutorCruncher, originally designed to solve a problem for a single tutoring agency,…

Oxbridge Entry Questions - can you spot the fakes?

CRM  Mark Biggins & Tom Hamilton Stubber
Five of these questions were posed to 17 and 18 year olds in their interviews at Oxford or Cambridge - the other five were invented in the Tutorcruncher…

Cambridge to reintroduce entrance exams

CRM  Mark Biggins
The increase in both the quantity and importance of examinations has gone hand in hand with the rise of private tutoring. A pupil’s performance in a handful of…

January Newsletter

Tutor Management Software  Tom Hamilton Stubber
January has seen changes to help you use the system more efficiently, most notably the changes to labels for marketing. This is paving the way for a fabulous…

Keeping up with the web-design times

Tutoring Online  Mark Biggins
So your tutoring business has a website. You gave it quite a lot of attention when it was built, ensuring that it looked professional and enticing and had an…

New Year’s Marketing Resolutions - SEO or not?

Tutoring Online  Mark Biggins
As children head back to school and parents head back to work, it’s a chance for tutoring agencies to take stock and think about their marketing approach.…

December Newsletter

Tutor Management Software  Tom Hamilton Stubber
TutorCruncher has seem some great features released in the past month. Check them out to see which one is going to be the most useful for you! Tutor Profile…

Invoicing ahead of time

Getting Paid  Tom Hamilton Stubber
Invoicing clients ahead of time is sometimes a bit tricky, as you don't always know when tuition will occur, or even how many lessons the client will receive.…

Tutor Retention

CRM  Mark Biggins & Tom Hamilton Stubber
Most tutoring companies actually function as tutoring agencies - they connect self-employed tutors with clients looking to hire them and either provide a way…

Efficient Invoicing

Getting Paid  Tom Hamilton Stubber
Being able to manage your invoices efficiently is a cornerstone of running a successful business, but there are some challenges to overcome and pitfalls to…

Mass Market Tutoring

CRM  Mark Biggins
When was the last time you booked a cab over the phone? Or, for that matter, a hotel room, or a even a takeaway pizza? We have become more and more accustomed…

Medway Grammar Schools Appeal Workshop

Business Growth  Woody Webster
The Medway Grammar Schools Appeal Workshop will take place on Sunday 17th January 2016. 2pm until 5pm The Appeals Workshop will be a practical session on…

Unhappy teachers = happy tutors?

CRM  Mark
As a profession teaching has a reputation for long hours (holidays excepted) low pay and often stressful working conditions. In studies it is teaching, not…

London, a tutoring capital?

Business Growth  Mark
A recent poll produced by the social mobility charity The Sutton Trust reported that in London, almost half (44%) of children received some private tuition in…

TutorCruncher is in the news!

Tutor Management Software  Mark
Tutor to the rich and famous, Thomas Murr has written a thought-provoking article for estate and manor magazine about the long term prospects for both tutoring…

First 'new' grammar school in 50 years

Business Growth  Mark
On the 15th October it was announced that the first new grammar school is to be built in the UK for the past 50 years. It will add to the 233 existing schools…

11 Plus Kent Test Conference

Tutor Management Software
Here at Tutorcruncher we are excited to affiliated with the National Tutoring conference. They are organising the 11 plus Kent Test Conference on the 21st…

How to Encourage Students to Continue Using Your Tutoring Services?

CRM  TutorCruncher
They say that in business, it’s easier to hold on to existing customers than it is to find new ones. So what can you do as a tutoring company to hold on to…

What Qualities Do You Need to Run a Tutoring Company?

Business Growth  TutorCruncher
It takes a certain type of person to First of all, you’ll need to have good subject and industry knowledge and then you’ll need to be able to handle the…