TutorCruncher Blog

April's Newsletter!

March has been a very busy month for TutorCruncher, and we've seen some big features released. TutorCruncher's making waves! Last month we were delighted to be…
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Mandrill Changes

Mandrill Changes

 Mark, Tom and Samuel
All of those using TutorCruncher will also be using Mandrill. It's our transactional email client, and is used every time you send and email, such as sending…

Gaming Oxbridge Admissions

 Mark Biggins
So you are a parent looking to get your child into one of the UK’s best universities? You have done all the leg work - you have sent them to a great private…
Oxbridge Admissions

Tutoring costs across the world

 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…
Tutoring

TutorCruncher Making Waves

 Mark Biggins
We were delighted to be featured this week by our friends over at businessadvice.co.uk about how TutorCruncher, originally designed to solve a problem for a…
Business Management TutorCruncher

Oxbridge Entry Questions - can you spot the fakes?

 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…
Oxbridge Admissions

Cambridge-To-Reintroduce-Entrance-Exams

#--- author: Mark Biggins tags: [] title: Cambridge to reintroduce entrance exams --- The increase in both the quantity and importance of examinations has gone…

January Newsletter

 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…
Newsletter TutorCruncher

Keeping up with the web-design times

 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…
Managing a tutoring agency Marketing

New Year’s Marketing Resolutions - SEO or not?

 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.…
Managing a tutoring agency Marketing

December Newsletter

 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…
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Invoicing ahead of time

 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.…
Features

Tutor Retention

 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…
Features Managing a tutoring agency

Efficient Invoicing

 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…
Features Managing a tutoring agency

Mass Market Tutoring

 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…
Marketing User Experience

Medway Grammar Schools Appeal Workshop

 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…
National Tutoring Conference

Unhappy teachers = happy tutors?

 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…
Teaching

London, a tutoring capital?

 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…
Tutoring

TutorCruncher is in the news!

 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…
Small Business TutorCruncher Tutoring

First 'new' grammar school in 50 years

 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 Grammar Schools