Best Odesk & Elance Alternatives and Competitors in the Market

Time has passed and you are looking to outsource some more work. You all of a sudden find out that your favorite platform for outsourcing work is no longer available. That is right, Odesk and Elance the outsourcing giants have been merged, bought out, and no longer in the market. They are now owned by Upwork and there has been some ripples in the market about the experience businesses have had on Upwork. So how can you find affordable talent…

Why Your Company Should Embrace the Four Day Work Week

There’s been a lot of buzz in the business community over the past several years about the exact number of hours that you should be spending at your desk. Everything from shorter days to more breaks has been tossed on the table. Nothing that I’ve found, however, comes close in terms of positive data or controversial viewpoints to the four day work week. Here’s the Perks It’s hard to argue that a four day work week comes with perks. It’s…

9 Productivity Boosting Benefits of Waking Up Early

Are you a morning person? For some people, rising with the sun comes naturally. For the rest of us…let’s just say alarm clock manufacturers have nothing to worry about! Waking up early isn’t always easy, especially if you’re the kind of person that starts coming alive at 9 o’clock at night. But study after study has shown that getting up with the roosters has amazing benefits for our productivity. For example: It’s quiet. Our days are filled with distractions. Phones.…

Does Your Startup Need A Time Tracking Software?

How much is your time worth? If you are a startup, chances are that your time is your most precious resource. Like any other entrepreneur, your days fly by quickly. You wake up, start work and the next thing you know it’s time to call it a day. You might also have challenges with tracking the time that is being spent by you and your team on each task throughout the day. As a startup, everything depends on how you…

The Argument For-and Against-Time Management Apps

Before we wandered into the digital age, the question of where you were going to put your to-do list didn’t exist. You wrote it down on a piece of paper, stuck it in your purse or pocket, and off you went. Your schedule went on the kitchen calendar. You MIGHT have a separate planner sitting on your desk. That was a different time, and this is a different age. Now we have so many tools at our fingertips, the question…

2016 – Q3 Product Upgrade Features & Q4 Minterapp Roadmap

We had an amazing Q3 this year and we are excited to let you know all that has been released and what we are planning on doing next! Here is a list of key features that we launched. Features Completed in Q3 2016 Team/Employee Utilization - Now you can understand how utilized your team is. Make strategic business decisions based on your metrics. Never have another blind spot! Check out our team utilization feature. Increased Server Speed - With more…

5 Steps to Creating a To-Do List You’ll Actually Do

 “I needed a vacation…My car needed an oil change. I'd failed to file my income tax. One of the stems had broken off of my reading glasses. There were ants in my apartment. I needed to get my teeth cleaned. My shoes were run down at the heels. I had insomnia. My auto insurance had expired. I cut myself every time I shaved. I hadn't laughed in 6 years. I tended to worry when there was nothing to worry about.…

Too Many Meetings Causes Reduction in Business Productivity

Stop! Too Many Meetings! Today’s business culture has too many meetings. No, it’s not an opinion. It’s a fact. Polls of today’s businesses have shown it’s not unusual for employee to spend 8 hours or more in meetings each week. To put that in perspective, that’s one full day of work spent in meetings. Some companies report as many as 14-16 hours a week in meetings. In the meantime, deadlines are missed, clients are frustrated, and none of the work…

Chrome Extension Launched For Time Tracking

We are excited to announce that we now have a chrome extension that you can use for your time tracking needs. You can go to the link below and install it on your chrome browser. This is a free application that will help your team time track! This is just the beginning of our application and we will continue to fine tune it. Currently it is integrated for Basecamp 3 Time Tracking. Please share your feedback on our feature and…

3 Time Management Tricks Project Managers Know That You Don’t

We spend all our days and half our nights trying to get through our to-do list. We’re like rats in a cage. We’re not going anywhere, but we keep running on that wheel until we’re exhausted anyway. What if I told you that it didn’t have to be that way? Hundreds of thousands of people add the words “Project Manager” to their job description. If you’re not, it’s time for you to start. Project management is a big, fancy term…