5 of the Best Time-Tracking Apps for Entrepreneurs in 2018 - Black Enterprise
Black Enterprise Magazine September/October 2018 Issue

Lots of us have multiple things going on during the day, making it difficult to keep up–whether you are an entrepreneur, a professional, a student, or just someone going about the day-to-day grind. Here are five of the best time-tracking apps that will help you maximize your time and productivity so you don’t drown in your schedule. 

Coach.me 

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If you need assistance and can’t do it alone, Coach.me is an app that provides you with a coach to go everywhere with you, helping you achieve any goal, form any habit, or build any expertise. This app includes a Habit Tracker, which helps you build new habits with support from their community. Additionally, Habit Coaching gives you access to over 700 coaches, and Leadership Coaching helps you to solve workplace problems and achieve career success. Sometimes time management takes a little coaching to do it right.

Calendly 

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This app changes the way you schedule by making it seamless and cutting out the back and forth. It allows the invitee to schedule individual slots and schedule slots with multiple team members. It works with  Google, Outlook, Office 365, or iCloud calendar so you’re never double-booked and allows you to add padding before or after your events, and cap the number of meetings you want to take per day. Additionally, the platform has incredible UI/UX design and it integrates with most calendars.

Rescue Time

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This platform allows you to set alerts to let you know when you spent a certain amount of time on an activity, block distracting websites by choosing an amount of time to focus, and log highlights about what you accomplished during the day. Additionally, you can see how much time you’ve spent on an email or in meeting for the day.

Remember the Milk

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This platform allows you to add your tasks with Smart Add. Enter your task’s properties in one line, including due date, priority, repeat, tags, so that the app can remind you, organize your list with colorful tags, break things down into subcategories, and share your lists and give tasks to other people to get things done faster.

Focus Booster 

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Based on the Pomodoro Technique, focus booster empowers you to maintain focus and manage distractions. Sessions are automatically recorded in timesheets so you no longer have the headache of trying to recall where your time went. The platform also allows you to use simple dashboard reporting to visualize progress and rhythm to help further improve your productivity. The goal here is to discover work/life balance.

What are you all using to stay productive? Leave your workflows in the comments section below.

 

 

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Sequoia Blodgett

Sequoia Blodgett is a Reporter for Black Enterprise. She is also the founder of Commas, a consulting firm that gives entrepreneurs access to top tech and creative resources to help them grow their business.


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