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Getting Started with Time Tracking and Project Management

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Time tracking is a highly effective practice for recording, analyzing, and improving your team’s efforts. It’s an indispensable component in delivering projects on time and under budget. There are plenty of good reasons why project management should include time tracking, but we won’t go into them. We’re assuming you’ve already made the decision to track […]

How Can I Track My Time Daily?

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For many small businesses, time tracking is an indispensable tool for recording a team’s efforts. Understanding where time is going is a huge boon to productivity (whether you bill hourly or not). Adopting good time tracking practices also increases profitability. That said, establishing good time tracking practices requires diligence. It’s best to track time daily […]

How to Ruin Time Tracking for Everyone on Your Team

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Time tracking is a necessary tool for many small businesses — including professional service agencies, managed service providers, and others. Essentially, any business that bill clients for their time or simply want to know where their time is going. It’s not terribly difficult to create a gratifying culture of time tracking at your workplace. However, […]

Is Time Tracking a Waste of Time?

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I’ll be the first to admit that time tracking is boring. It’s mundane and monotonous. But, I do not think time tracking is a waste of time. In fact, it’s quite rewarding for any small business that decides to do it, even if they don’t bill hourly. Yes, it does require time to track your […]

Project Billing and Timesheet Best Practices

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Tracking your team’s time is an important practice for any small business selling professional services. This holds true no matter how you bill your clients. Whether billing projects at an hourly rate, a fixed fee, or a monthly retainer, knowing exactly where your time is going will make your company more productive and profitable. Weekly […]

3 Essential Time Tracking Reports for Managing Any Project

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Keeping a project on schedule and under budget requires intuition and insight. However, to know what’s going on and to make informed decisions on the go, we must first have the data and the tools to analyze it. Fortunately, time tracking tools provide the reports you need to keep projects healthy. Here are three essential […]

Turning Hours into Invoices using Time Tracking Tools

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There are a lot of great reasons why people love running a small business (flexibility and freedom are two that come to mind). However, there are also some less fun responsibilities that come with the job. And one of those is managing the painful process of getting paid. The billing process is a time sink, […]

3 Not So Obvious Benefits of Time Tracking

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When it comes to time tracking most of the benefits are universally understood. To put it simply, time tracking is one of the best tools for keeping a project on schedule and under budget while also getting paid on time. However, there are some other lesser known, but equally important, reasons to consider. Here are […]