SPUG: What time tracking software do you use?
spug at magnadev.com
Mon May 6 15:48:38 PDT 2013
Here's a business question, which I hope is appropriate for this list since many of you are
freelancers or track your time at work.
Can you recommend good time tracking and invoicing software?
I have several clients and have been using a small program to track my time, called TimeTrax. It
only tracks time, and outputs reports, eg for a project/client over a date range. Then I manually
enter tags for subprojects, and manually create invoices. Time to streamline this! Time to upgrade!
What do you use?
Do you use QuickBooks? A chat with QB suggests I would use QuickBooks Premier 2013 Professional
Services Edition. The more basic versions don't have time tracking.
Am not sure I want QB open every moment I'm programming, just so I can track my time on it.
I'd like to not only select a client or project, but also a subproject or department. Of course a
description of the work. Then automatic creation of invoices. If QuickBooks also enters the amount
and client as a Receivable, great.
Do you have a vivid opinion about time tracking software?
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