Project Management & Planning Articles

How to Choose Time Tracking Software: A Handy Checklist

by Lauren Maffeo
Published on 30 September 2016

You tend to pay for things in either money or time - and small business owners often feel short on both. Time tracking software is an ideal way to ease the pain. It can automate time per project, export reports, manage freelance contributors, and more.

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But choosing the right tool can be a challenge. Someone who wants an app to track time spent on YouTube might not need the same solution as a consultant who tracks clients' billable hours. Before you shell out for new time tracking software, review this checklist to cross-check your needs:


You can also download this checklist as a PDF to help you choose new software on the go.

What to do next?

Read some reviews from folks who reviewed time tracking software when they were in your shoes.

You can also check out some of the most popular time tracking tools:

Do you use time tracking software? Let us know which one in the comments below!


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