Tag Archives: time tracking

Track time spent on tasks for better estimating and reporting

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Time tracking is a discipline that can be difficult to incorporate into your day to day workflow. With practice, however, it becomes second nature and the efforts spent tracking time pays for itself in the form of more accurate billing. That’s just one benefit. There are others. Assuming you are breaking down your projects into […]

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, […]

Stuck using paper timesheets?
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I was chatting with a parent in the school parking lot after drop-off this morning and we got to talking about software and tech. He mentioned he works for the city, where he is currently assisting with the transition to online time tracking software — a long overdue transition considering they still use paper timesheets. […]

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 […]