Band Pencil Blog

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Account Backups

Account Backups

24 Jun 2020
Download a CSV of all your accessible data stored on Band Pencil. Backups are downloaded automatically and are not stored on our server. To download a backup navigate to your settings page.


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Client Management

Client Management

23 Jun 2020
Clients are now stored in a central place in your account making it much easier to assign a client to an event.


How Coronavirus Impacted Us

How Coronavirus Impacted Us

05 Jun 2020
As governments around the world issued lockdown orders almost all venues were forced to close, events cancelled and subsequently, live music stopped. No weddings, bar gigs, birthday parties, graduations, the list is endless.


Enquiry Form

Enquiry Form

16 Apr 2020
We've just launched our enquiry form that could be easily integrated into your own website via HTML code. Once a client submits the form you will receive and email and you'll be able to see the enquiry on Band Pencil!


Helping You During this Time

Helping You During this Time

30 Mar 2020
Our mission has always been to help musicians around the world organise and manage their gigs and teaching. As the global situation with COVID-19 continues to evolve, I wanted to take a moment to share what we are doing at Band Pencil to support our commu


Email Tracking Guide

Email Tracking Guide

26 Mar 2020
Email tracking gives you the power to see all of this information and act on it. Delivered, but not read? Time to send a follow up, or phone call. Email failed? Check the email is correct.


New Invoices

New Invoices

26 Mar 2020
We've made three major changes to the way invoices work on Band Pencil.


Mark as Cancelled & Cc'ing

Mark as Cancelled & Cc'ing

23 Mar 2020
You can now mark an event status as 'Cancelled'. When doing so it is important to do the following


Lesson Reminders

Lesson Reminders

11 Feb 2020
When you set a lesson reminder on Band Pencil the system automatically emails the student 24 hours before the lesson reminding them the date.


Changelog: Teachers' Tool

Changelog: Teachers' Tool

09 Feb 2020
We've been busy updating the teacher feature on Band Pencil and we just shipped four updates based on customer feedback.


Finance Tab Explained

Finance Tab Explained

23 Jan 2020
What does everything mean? Don't worry, I'll explain what everything means and tell you how it is useful.


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