Tag Archives: time tracking

How to Make Timesheets Less Painful

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No matter how you spin it, time tracking is not fun. If there were a survey, filling out a weekly timesheet would be easily make it in the top ten list of least enjoyable work responsibilities. However, weekly timesheets are also a must for any business that bills hourly or has to keep a record […]

Better Estimating Through Time Tracking

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Estimating a project before it’s begun is difficult, but, it’s also necessary for communicating expectations to the client and delivering a successful project in the end. Whether you are billing time and materials, flat fee, or monthly subscription, creating an accurate estimate beforehand will lay the groundwork for the project’s timeline, budget, and profitability. Fortunately, […]

The Pros and Cons of Tracking Time with Spreadsheets

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We’ve been tracking our time one way or another for the last 21 years. Since our company’s inception we’ve tried paper timesheets, spreadsheets, open source software, and web-based software. Of all the different methods we’ve tried, tracking time with spreadsheets was the most time consuming, but also the most versatile method, which may explain why […]

New Feature: Set the Character Limit for Time Entry Descriptions

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We’ve recently launched several new improvements to round out our time tracking and task management features. In this post we highlight the new character limit setting for time entry descriptions. Previously, the description field on time entries had a hard limit of 255 characters. Many of our customers have contacted us requesting to have this […]

3 Reasons Why Your Projects Are Going Over Budget

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Delivering a client project on time and under budget is not easy. It requires careful planning before the project even begins, and, a near-obsessive attention to detail as the project progresses. Managing a project can truly feel like a circus juggling act as you try to reconcile the needs of the client with their budget […]

3 Indispensable Tips For Starting Your First Agency

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You’ve decided to go out on your own and start an agency. All you need is a computer and a few clients, right? That’s a start (and it’s how we did it), but, there are a few other important things to consider. Here are three indispensable tips for getting your agency up and running smoothly […]

Using Modules to Standardize and Control your Projects

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Modules in Intervals are customizable buckets where tasks and time are housed within a project. This four minute video is an introduction to modules and walks you through managing the default modules and how these defaults are then used in projects. We have another blog post coming down the pipeline that will show more advanced […]

New Feature: Edit Multiple Time Entries at Once

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After recently launching a feature that enables users to add time for an entire week at once, we decided to keep going on that theme and add the ability to edit multiple time entries at once. This new feature is great for those times you need to update time in bulk, such as changing several […]