How To Create Hourly Budgets (And Make Sure You Stick To Them)

“How long will it take?”

Any client who will come seeking your business’ services will be concerned about time as well as costs. This is why time is a key factor when quoting a project.

Once you’ve given an estimate, the hard part is sticking to it. Exceeding the budgeted time can result in high costs and very upset clients: here’s how Timeneye helps you avoid just that.
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Say No To This: Building Business Boundaries

It’s natural, as a business owner, to be ambitious. There’s a difference between ambition, though, and stretching yourself too thin.

You may feel as though you have to provide for all of a client’s needs, regardless of whether or not they’re within your wheelhouse. However, this kind of attitude can lead you to over-commit to one of your clients, neglect others, and give up too much of your already limited time.
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Introducing: Recurring Hourly Budgets

Having a steady flow of revenue from clients is a challenge for most businesses.

A breath of oxygen can come from offering recurring services at a fixed price, to the same clients. But how can businesses be sure they can stick to the work planned, and not exceed it?

Today, we’re happy to announce that we’ve added to Timeneye a new PRO feature that will help do just that: recurring hourly budgets.
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16 Powerful Quotes To Boost Your Productivity And Motivation

Motivation is important. It’s what helps us reach our goals and keep focused. Motivation, unfortunately, also comes and goes.

June 20th is World Productivity Day, and a lot of people like to share their favorites tips and tricks on how to keep productive all they. But sometimes, despite our best efforts, productivity hacks don’t work right off the bat.

This is why a little motivation can give us just the boost we need to get things done!
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“I Appreciate Your Patience While We Work Through This”

In an ideal world, you’d be able to onboard all of your clients within one to two weeks of first contact. In reality, the onboarding process, or evening convincing a client that your business can be of benefit to them, takes time.

To secure your stream of revenue and maintain a clientele base, you have to make yourself present for clients without rushing them through the onboarding process.
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Using Client Feedback: Improving the Projects You Manage

Project management is as much about completing a task to the best of your ability as it is about improving on your business’s ability to meet the needs of its consumer base.

Your business can’t improve, though, if you don’t take stock of your previous clients’ opinions of your work.

Obtaining client feedback, though, can be a little difficult if you don’t maintain a relationship with your clients.
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How To Audit Your Team’s Time And Measure Productivity

Talking about “measuring employee productivity” usually brings up a bad feeling.
Employees don’t like having their work scrutinized, and managers (at least, some of them) don’t want to be chasing people around to ask them about their work.

Yet, if teams want to improve, or at least have an idea on how their work’s been going, a little monitoring and measuring of productivity is necessary.

When done correctly, it can help the manager find costs and time sinks, and also benefit the way the organization works as a whole.

Thankfully, Timeneye gives managers the tools to do just that.
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