Why Time Tracking Matters in Project Management

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The two most important metrics by which a project manager will have her performance gauged is her ability to deliver a project on time and under budget. A project that meets these two goals is a reflection of not only a successful project manager, but also a productive team and a profitable agency. The reality […]

Three Time Tracking Tips for Agencies

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Time tracking is often misunderstood as the bane of the agency. That’s completely understandable considering that most of us creatives, who prefer organic work over the binary, would rather spend our time doing creative work, not tallying up hours and running reports. The truth is that time tracking is easier than we think, and the […]

Better billing through task management and time tracking

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Billing clients has to be the least enjoyable responsibility of any agency. When done right, however, billing can help maintain consistent cash flow, and free up creatives to focus more on their work. In our experience as a web design and development agency, we discovered the two biggest time sinks with billing were the time […]

3 Ways to Slice Your Time Tracking Data for Better Reporting

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Time tracking is one of the more useful tools agencies have in their toolbox for staying on top of project budgets and accurately billing clients. However, it can be useful for so much more. Agencies that track time can apply their data to improve workflows and profitability. Here are three ways you can slice your […]

Three lesser known benefits of time tracking

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Most agencies are aware of the benefits of time tracking (accurate billing and clearer insight into profitability are the top two that come to mind.) Even agencies that are reluctant to track time, or choose not to, are aware of these self-evident benefits. But, what other reasons are there to track time? It turns out, […]

3 Small Time Tracking Exercises with Big Benefits

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Adopting time tracking into your agency’s workflow can be a daunting task, especially if you aren’t sure you need to be tracking time in the first place. The team needs to be on board and the benefits need to be clearly communicated. So how do we dip our toes into time tracking without going under […]

3 reasons why task management and time tracking belong together

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When it comes to improving workflows, productivity, and billing, most people agree that task management and time tracking are the two most utilized features. Task management guides us through the details of getting the project completed. And time tracking captures the hours the project required. Some agencies, however, will only utilize one of the two […]

How time tracking can increase team communication and boost productivity

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When working with your team, has a task taken longer than expected? Everyone feels it, yet hesitates to say anything because no one wants anyone to feel bad that it’s taking so long? Upon trying to dig in, explanations are unclear and discussions around it start to feel more and more awkward and to be honest, […]

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