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Tom's Guide to Time Tracking Tools

Timetracker for Firefox

Timetracker for Firefox will tell you how much time you spend using the browser over the course of the day. It also provides a running timer on the total time you’ve been using the browser since you installed the tracker.

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Beyond this basic information, this Firefox extension isn’t going to help you much. It doesn’t provide browsing information on a site-by-site basis or anything like that. This is just a basic browser stopwatch, plain and simple.

https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/1887

  • Paymo worth looking at as well
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  • Time tracker version 2.0 can be good at all. In the image posted start time is Friday, May 16, 2008; 9:08:18pm. Last activity is listed as Friday, May 16, 2008; 9:09:18pm

    Then for Total Duration it list as 0h 10mn when it is only a 1 minute.
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  • lirpa
    I have been using Freckle for two years now and I have nothing but love for the tool. It is user-friendly and the features are really convenient. It takes away the unnecessary and focuses on what is needed by all freelancers. You should check it out at http://letsfreckle.com
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  • Hi @lirpa... I'm using Freckle too. What can I say? You're definitely right on! They also added some new features to keep up with the current needs. I so love it especially the design. :D
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  • allie22
    How about using this:
    It looks quite interesting.
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  • yuuhi
    In my work I owe a lot to OnePageOnly time tracker, which is a web based, intuitive and simple app. I cannot imagine multitasking (quite often in my freelancer's experience) without this smart application. Check it out at http://onepageonly.net/
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  • In addition to this great article. Time tracking software nowadays is important especially because it saves a lot of the company's money. But before using or deciding on what the right software to use for your business, you also have to have a research first. Otherwise, you would just be spending more money than you think. Because most time tracking software has flaws, you would want to have the perfect tool to use for your business. Most web based software tools that companies use have one thing in common, they rely on the user to estimate how much time they worked on a task. This is not really accurate because the activities aren’t tracked in real time.
    I've bumped into a BLOG that could give you more info about software's flaws and whether what tool to get. :)
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  • summerific
    I have to agree! You should choose the software with fewer flaws or no flaws at all (if that's possible). It's very important that it tracks time accurately. You could read this: http://www.timedoctor.com/blog/2010/11/16/5-reasons-why-most-time-tracking-software-is-flawed
    It'll hopefully help you choose the right tool for your company. :)
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  • braden shaww
    Hi Sean,

    Excellent Guide to Time tracking tools. I had been using Replicon’s time tracking (http://bit.ly/8GuV8O) software which is an easy to use web based application. Very good interface and a lot of nicely configurable power under the hood.
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  • braden shaww
    Hi Sean,

    Excellent Guide to Time tracking tools. I had been using Replicon’s time tracking (http://bit.ly/8GuV8O) software which is an easy to use web based application. Very good interface and a lot of nicely configurable power under the hood.
    Reply