Today on AppStorm I’m going to roundup seven of the best applications that allow you to track time and expenses. These applications, mostly aimed at freelancers and small businesses, make the arduous process of creating invoices and tracking expenses simple and effortless – injecting a little fun into an otherwise boring task.
The web-based time and expenses tracking applications I’ve highlighted below all offer a variety of additional features and price points (many are priced on a per-user basis). These differences distinguish the applications, making specific apps better for different types of businesses and individuals. In order to help you find the perfect application all seven applications below offer free trials, with some offering a completely free package, giving you the chance to try before you commit to a monthly subscription.
Read on to find out more!
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sizzlepig is a cloud-based tool that allows you to resize entire folders of images to unlimited sizes. No scripts, no guesswork. Scale, crop, name, compress, fine-tune, edit and preview, before your final images are ever created. No more excuses (sorry, but it’s not ok to cut off someone’s head in a photo because of a CMS). Need lots of different sizes for lots of devices? sizzlepig scales to handle unlimited sizes, perfect for projects that demand pixel perfect images for mobile, desktop, tablet and more! It’s simply amazing.
WORKetc lets you manage all of your business in the cloud effortlessly. It brings together a robust CRM, support tools, project management, billing and invoicing, and more together in one app where everything works together. You’ll be able to capture leads, follow up with them, give them personalized help when they contact support, and make sure they’re invoiced on time — even with different team members working on each of those tasks.
Evver is, hands-down, the simplest way to turn your photos into an artistic creation. Just select your photos from your computer or smartphone, then choose a song from their great collection of music from indie artists, then go grab a drink. In less than a minute, you’ll have a choreographed video of your selected pictures and music ready to enjoy and share. It’s that simple — and it’s 100% free.
Harvest is the time tracking app that’ll save you and your team time. You won’t waste any time trying it out, since it lets you start tracking time in one click, no matter where you’re working. It’s online, so there’s nothing you’ll have to install — but you can get their new Chrome extension to automatically track time you spend working online, or use their Mac, iPhone, or Android app to quickly track time from anywhere. You can even integrate it into the apps you already use like Google Apps, Basecamp, Asana, Xero, or your own in-house app through its catalogue of Harvest add-ons. At the end of your projects, Harvest makes it simple to pull everything together into an an invoice for your client, and lets you see detailed reporting on your work time across all of your projects.
BookerLooker is a new appointment management app that’s designed to make scheduling appointments easy for you and your clients. It’s got a beautiful calendar that makes keeping up with your schedule simple, with your client’s names and pictures prominently displayed near their appointments. Your clients will find it equally simple, with your online booking system that’s ready for them to use anytime — and that’s even integrated into Facebook, so they can schedule services directly from your Facebook page and pay online via PayPal. They’ll even get automatic text message and email reminders from BookerLooker so they won’t forget their appointments.
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Ever lost track of how much time you’ve spent on a project? Or do you waste hours each month making invoices for all of your clients? Sounds like you need to start using Harvest, the simple and lightning fast time tracking and invoicing tool.
You won’t waste any time trying it out, since it lets you start tracking time in one click, no matter where you’re working. It’s online, so there’s nothing you’ll have to install — but you can get their new Chrome extension to automatically track time you spend working online, or use their Mac, iPhone, or Android app to quickly track time from anywhere. You can even integrate it into the apps you already use like Google Apps, Basecamp, Asana, Xero, or your own in-house app through its catalogue of Harvest add-ons.
At the end of your projects, Harvest makes it simple to pull everything together into an an invoice for your client, and lets you see detailed reporting on your work time across all of your projects. Whether you’re a freelancer or work in a team of creative pros on client projects, Harvest is the perfect app to help you bill for every minute you spend on projects and focus on what you do best without worrying about tracking time and invoicing.
Start Tracking Your Time with Harvest Today!
Time is money, so make the most of yours with Harvest. Start your free Harvest 30 day trial, and see how much easier it makes your life. Then, you can keep using it for free forever with up to 2 clients, or upgrade to paid accounts to keep track of all your client work and track your whole team’s time starting at $12/month.
Our sponsor this week is Harvest, the leading web-based time tracking and invoicing application relied on by creative businesses in over 100 countries. If you’re needing a robust way to track your team’s time and make high-quality invoices online or from almost any smartphone, Harvest might be just the perfect thing for you.
Harvest is incredibly simple to use, with a clean interface and accurate time tracker that makes it easy to track what you and your team are working on. You can quickly understand where your team’s time is going with visual reports, or drill deeper to analyze your time spent on projects and find uninvoiced time. It’ll even help you communicate better with your clients, with professional estimates and invoices sent automatically when your projects are completed. It even works for more than just tracking time: you can keep up with receipts and expenses on projects, and invoice clients for everything together.
Then, Harvest works great wherever you work. It integrates seamlessly with other web apps you likely already use, including Google Apps, Basecamp Classic, Zendesk, QuickBooks, WordPress, and more. It also has native Mac, iOS, and Android apps so you can easily track time on any of your devices. You could even use its API and libraries to integrate Harvest directly into your own internal apps.
Go Get It!
Time is money, and keeping better track of the time your team spends on client work can quickly pay for itself and more. You can try out Harvest for free with a 30 day trial, and then start keeping better track of your time and make better invoices starting at just $12/month. If you’re working on your own for only a couple clients, you could even use Harvest’s Free Forever plan to track your time and more for free.
We here at Web.AppStorm always love a good time-tracking and invoicing app. Today we’re going to be taking a look at Harvest, one of the most popular options out there on the Net. We’ve featured it in a number of our roundups, including our 111 Web Apps to Rule Them All, and today we’re going to have a thorough look through it and its features.
Read on for our full review.