Time tracking tools are incredibly important for freelancers and small teams. Unfortunately, many of the time tracking applications currently on the market come with so many bells and whistles that users can get confused about how they really work. Ding is a dead simple time tracking application that works on every device.
Ding understands who its users are, and its features have been designed specifically for solo entrepreneurs and very small teams. Create your first project in Ding by entering the client name, project name, budget (hours), and the hourly rate. Ding gives you the option to log your time manually or by using the provided timer. Ding’s timer can be started, paused, and stopped whenever you’re done working for the time being. The time that’s accumulated will be added directly to the associated project. When your work on the project is complete, click on the project name to view a summary of the time you spent, along with the total money you earned. A color-coded bar demonstrates when you’ve gone over the budgeted hours for a particular job.
After you’ve invoiced the client, return to Ding and mark the project as “billed.” Ding provides you with a handy dashboard page that shows exactly how much money you’ve earned and how much time you’ve logged over the past day, week, month, year, or all time. Although Ding doesn’t offer an invoicing module, its founders recommend that users try invoiceto.me for that purpose.
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