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TimeSolv tracks time and billing for attorneys. Here is our first look at the software.
For many lawyers, timekeeping and billing are still central practice-management functions. And even though I am using the word *timekeeping* in this post, timekeeping and billing software for lawyers ought to support flat, contingent, and other alternatives to hourly billing.
There are plenty of ways to track your time, but there is only one important criteria for picking a tool: pick the one you actually use. Here are the options.
Next time you find yourself ranting about your timesheets, consider whether you can use your bills to make yourself happier.
Before you use "more time for billing" as an excuse to hire someone or buy something, consider whether you would actually be able to make good use of that time.
Freshbooks is excellent billing software with a few accounting features grafted on. It is not accounting software. It is woefully unsuitable for accounting.
Freshbooks is the gold standard for timekeeping and billing. It's easy to use, mobile-friendly, and comes with world-class customer service.
In order to understand difference between time and value, just read Breaking the Time Barrier. In about an hour, Mike McDerment will get you up to speed on the fundamental difference between churning billable hours and delivering value to your clients.
Clients hate surprises. This is especially true when it comes to your bill. The solution is to have an ongoing conversation with your clients about costs. For some reason, though, a lot of lawyers have a hard time talking to clients about money. This means invoices are often the only communication happening, which is more […]