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Harvest time tracking app popular with small businesses

Harvest automates time tracking and invoicing, seamlessly marrying the two, making it highly popular with startups and small businesses, especially those that are already stretched thin on staff.

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Harvest: track time, log expenses, invoice clients

If you stand in a room filled with startups and young small businesses and ask them how they stay focused at work, and there will be people in the room that swear by Harvest, an app designed to track your time and invoice clients with minimal effort, streamlining any busy professional’s day.

Harvest focuses on providing simple to use web-based software for professional services and customers range from freelancers to creative services businesses, to team within Fortune 500 organizations and non-profits. Harvest is offered as a web-based software-as-a-service but it is accessible from a variety of platforms and devices including web browsers, desktop widgets, iPhone, Twitter, and SMS.


Harvest in small business offices

While not a free tool, Harvest does offer a 60 day trial so you can make sure it is a tool that benefits you and streamlines your workflow.

When you sign up, there is nothing to install, you just start using it from the web, or your mobile device. Start and stop timers throughout the day with one click, or document time on a weekly time sheet. Harvest even allows you to track time through Gmail, Twitter, Zendesk or other apps, so it is integrated into tools you already use.

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Business leaders can manage staff’s time and approve their timesheets from within Harvest, and even set reminders to automatically go out to the team. One of the most popular features is the reporting, which helps you to get an overview of how time is being used across projects, tasks, and employees, and you can turn on filters to only view billable, non-billable, employee, or contractor hours, then simply export them to Excel, Google Spreadsheets, or other tools.

After you’ve tracked your time seamlessly, pull that data into the invoicing system automatically, as Harvest retreives and organizes billables hours to improve accuracy and reduce man hours spent documenting and invoicing. This tool is well liked for its productivity potential in a busy professional world.

Social reactions to Harvest:

Social reactions to Harvest

Storified by Lani Rosales· Fri, Mar 15 2013 09:33:43

I’m not being paid to spruik – I just freaking LOVE @harvest for time tracking and invoicing. Making my life a breeze Lang
@harvest aren’t content being the most awesome time-tracking app on the market – they had to go and make this: Benson
On the Cutting Edge of Mobile – Mutual Mobile Customer Story – HarvestMutual Mobile is a mobile design, development, and consulting company based in Austin that helps companies take advantage of modern mobility. Founded in 2009 by five graduates from the University of Texas, Mutual Mobile expanded to 30 people in their first year, and now employs a 250-person global workforce.
OMG I am geekily excited about the awesome new @Harvest Integration added to @Bidsketch!! Smith
I’ve used @Harvest for 3 yrs. LOVE IT. Here’s a link for a 30-day free trial + $10 off first month Napoletano
@harvest Yes, it was fun. And for the uninitiated, harvest is the best time tracking tool I’ve ever used. Cha
Red Argyle – Blog – Some love for HarvestTuesday, January 8, 2013 at 01:45PM Way back in 2011, we had a question. If we had a blank slate and could build any company that we want, what would it be like? First we decided that we did not want any physical infrastructure.
We love @Harvest, an incredibly valuable tool to help streamline your process and tracking. Check out how we use it: ANTLER

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