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How do you track your billable hours?

almost 4 years ago from , Graphic Designer

Hi everyone, my first time on DN here!

I've been exploring different software to track billable hours, and I'm not sure which one is the best.

Right now I use a basic note file for every project and log hours as I go as accurately as possible. But I'd like to discover a more efficient way to log things like travel, meetings, accounting, calls etc.

What's your preferred method?

Cheers!

4 comments

  • Mark BultMark Bult, almost 4 years ago

    Using And.co which has a nifty timer, among other things. It's free and also lets you accept online payments through Stripe.

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  • Jan SemlerJan Semler, almost 4 years ago

    You can Use Tyme2 oder Timely. You can aldo checkout some obline billing and accounting services and combine them. For billing i use debitoor.

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  • Account deleted almost 4 years ago

    I know it's not really what you're asking for, but I never have and never will charge by the hour. It never really made sense to me. I'd suggest watching this:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B1b7QlQILRo

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    • , almost 4 years ago

      Thanks Todd!

      I've actually watched many videos by Chris Do. He's brilliant, and I generally agree with his theories on hours vs. value.

      For me, this is more of a personal tracking where I want to know what I'm spending more time on and how I can allocate / improve. For example, if I'm spending way too much time in meetings, or on a single project I'd like to be somewhat aware of that.

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