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Discussion on: Do you use time-tracking for work or for your personal time?

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Andrew Brooks 👨‍💻

I am in the early stages of building a solution for this problem for tracking time TimeLync.

I hadn't thought of some of the items listed such as "wasted time".

To me tracking time needs to be as simple as possible with minimal steps involved or else it becomes more of a hastle than it's worth even though it's extremely valuable to see time spent on a project. This is especially true when billing by the hour.

I'm hoping to refine my product into a useful tool for this very reason.

Very informative write-up thanks for sharing!

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Anna Buianova Author

Good luck with your project! Simplicity is really important and lacking in many apps (not only time tracking ones but in general).
As for the "wasted time", I think the name is not perfect (though maybe ok in the work context). "Wasted" time is usually spent resting or miscellaneous tasks which is needed, so that time is not really wasted in my opinion.

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Andrew Brooks 👨‍💻

Great points. Definitely taking all of this into consideration. Maybe user defined time buckets would be nice to separate these time categories simply 🤔

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Yadafaber

Hi Andrew, I'm working on a time tracker too. I think our products could partner. Please email me if you would like to talk shop. hello@yadafaber.com

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Andrew Brooks 👨‍💻

Sounds great! I'm in the middle of a relocation but I'll reach out soon.

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Aleksey Razbakov

How is progress on TimeLync?