Time Tracking

How can I edit my time entry?

If you have recorded time with the timer or manually, you can edit the details and time at any time. 1. Go to the Time page and find the entry you want to make changes to. 2. Hover your mouse over the time entry. Click Edit. 3. Make your changes and click Update. Did you know you can also […]

How do I record time for a task using a timer?

To record time for a task using the Brighpod time tracking timer, you can add it from the global + option, in task details, or on a pod’s Time page. Where you can start tracking time From the global + option, 1. Click the + icon and select Time. 2. Choose Start Timer. From task details, 1. […]

Can I track time using Harvest?

If you already use Harvest for time tracking, you can track time on tasks in Brightpod and the time will appear in Harvest. You cannot use both Brightpod Time and Harvest at the same time. You must choose one or the other. Once Harvest is enabled, all Brightpod Time features are disabled for all pods. […]

How do I export tracked time?

To export the time you have tracked for a client, you must have Insights and Time. Insights and Time are included in Studio, Agency, and Agency Plus plans. If you are on a free or Professional Plan, learn more about upgrading your plan. To export time for a particular Pod Go to that Pod, then to the Time […]

Who can add, update and remove time?

Administrators can can view, edit, and remove all manual and tracked time entries. Team Members can view all time entries but edit only their own manual and tracked time entries. Freelancers can view, edit, and remove only their own manual and tracked time entries. Clients are able to track time manually, but are not able to […]

What can I do with Brightpod’s Time Tracking feature?

Time tracking is a key way to know how much time you are spending on a Pod/Project.  With Brightpod Time Tracking, you can: Record time manually by pod or for a specific task. Track time with a timer for a specific task. Budget time for each project. Choose between billable and non-billable time. Use Insights […]

Is there a way to add time to a task?

Brightpod has both manual and automatic timer time tracking options. You can record time manually for tasks and/or pods. When using the timer, the time must be associated to a task.  All team permission levels can track time manually, and only clients cannot use the automatic timer. There are 3 places you can add time: […]

Can I export my time to a spreadsheet?

You can export all of the time (recorded manually or by timer) in a pod from the pod’s Time page. Or, you can use Insights to narrow your export to a specific person and/or pod. Export all Time by Pod 1. Go to the pod you want to see your tracked time for. 2. Select the Time tab […]

Can I budget time for my projects?

If you are tracking time for your project and want to track against a project goal, you can do this by budgeting time for your pod. When creating your pod for the first time, there is a field Budgeted Time. Enter your budgeted amount here and click Create pod when ready. If you have already created a […]

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