Streamlining Expense Reimbursement Using Chrometa

Expense reimbursement is crucial for efficient management of resources, especially when your employees are constantly traveling for business purposes. Depending on your reimbursement policy and procedures, these compensations can significantly affect your profits and the overall growth of the business.

For businesses that are seeking both efficiency and convenience when it comes to reimbursement of expenses, Chrometa is one of the best solutions available today. With its accurate online time tracking software system, the application allows you to cut back on your business expenses without compromising on your needs. Let’s take a look at how Chrometa can help you streamline your business operations.

Efficient Expense Reporting

Using Excel or other non specialized programs can make the reimbursement process unnecessarily long and tedious. Since the reimbursement process typically requires employees to scan and attach relevant receipts and documents for approval from their manager or the finance department, it may take much time and effort to compensate them.

In order to save time and make the process more efficient and reliable, you can add Chrometa to your system.   The Chrometa app

allows you to record the precise time, so it can help you generate more accurate expense reports in a more efficient and quicker manner.

Paperless Expense Management

With Chrometa, employees no longer need to carry receipts during traveling. All they need to do is to install the Chrometa mobile app on their phones to create a time entry for each meeting and activity while moving around. The application can manage their timesheet precisely to generate the relevant reimbursement statements, whenever required.

Policy Compliance

Chrometa allows companies to treat the entire workforce fairly and equally. With an efficient reimbursement system in place, you can ensure uniformity and consistency throughout the system to avoid compensation issues and other related problems.

Reduced Cost and Improved Profits

With greater accountability, the Chrometa app can help you avoid system abuse. This means that you can eliminate irrelevant costs and expenses, which can radically improve your overall profits. Also, by reducing extra expenditures, the app can enable you to make your system more efficient and effective for long term growth and success.

Chrometa app is available for both iOS and Android phones to facilitate billable time entries as well as to calculate their expenses precisely wherever they go.

Check out the pricing plan of Chrometa to get the app for an efficient and productive system today!

Top 5 Advantages of Time Tracking for Businesses

Maintaining an accurate timesheet is one of the most crucial tasks when undertaking a project. Not only does it help managers keep track of the consumption of resources, but also allows them to identify the effectiveness of a project for long term growth and success of the company.

However, regardless of the size and type of the business, every organization must ensure proper time tracking to know how its employees are spending their time in order to manage its operations more effectively.

If you are a project manager, here are a few good reasons why you should consider time tracking and how it can affect your business in various ways.

1.    Better Task Management

Time tracking can help you monitor each task on several different projects effectively. This is especially helpful when you have a limited number of employees who are working on multiple projects. Tracking employees’ time can help you prioritize your projects effectively, which may consequently allow your team members to handle their duties more efficiently.

2.    Better Workflow

With time tracking, employees can determine where they are spending their time and how well they are utilizing it. If they are running behind on their projects, they can reevaluate how they can manage their tasks to make the most of the available time and add greater value to the project. Also, this may help managers rearrange the projects and tasks to meet their goals effectively.

3.    Efficient Payroll Management

Many time tracking programs integrate with the payroll software which helps companies streamline their compensation system. Integration can make sure that employees receive fair compensation for the time and effort they are putting in at work.

4.    Cost Management

Businesses are constantly looking for ways to reduce their additional costs to limit their budgetary needs and improve their bottom line. By helping managers understand the workflow of the company, time tracking programs allow managers to correct cost inefficiencies and inaccuracies and make the project profitable and more successful.

5.    Accurate Billing

Time tracking can help companies create quick and accurate bills to be sent over to the clients. The system is particularly helpful when you are billing your clients on time rather than per project basis. With precise pricing of services, not only can you help your customers prevent unnecessary costs, but also ensure a long term working relationship with them.

Looking for an efficient time tracking program? Check out Chrometa’s free online demo and place your order today!

Updated List of Integration Partners

What Practice Management and Accounting Systems Does Chrometa Integrate With?

We’re always adding new integration partners. Our next big launch will be with LexisNexis – specifically with new “one-click” integrations for PCLaw, Juris, and Time Matters.

Today you can export your Chrometa timesheets to these systems with a single-click (or two, for the desktop products) …

• Actionstep (coming soon)
Basecamp Classic and Basecamp Next
Clio
FreshBooks
• Juris (coming soon)
PCLaw (one-click integration coming soon)
QuickBooks Online
Rocket Matter
Tabs3
• Time Matters (coming soon)
Timeslips
Xero

Need a hand? We provide live support 7 days a week, 365 days a year (yes, even Thanksgiving and Christmas Day) via phone, email, and live chat. We also offer complimentary 1:1 training sessions for all Chrometa users.

Live Chat Support is Now Available 7 Days a Week

Early last year, we were fortunate enough to bring on one of our best hires ever. Adam Jacobs took over the new role of support manager, and began staffing our live chat support (available within Chrometa itself and via our website) for 40 hours a week.

Well it’s been such a success for everyone that we recently made our live chat available 7 days a week. I know that many of our users love having instant help available on Saturdays and Sundays. And we also bumped up our “peak day” hours, so that chat is available for 20 hours a day Monday through Thursday.

We now have two smart engineers staffing our chat (Jennifer Goodman is our other excellent support person). They’re online if you need them every day now – literally 365 days a year. So don’t be a stranger if you need help!

PS – We also now offer complimentary 1:1 training sessions, too. Contact Adam or Jenn to get setup if you’re interested. This offer is available to everyone – current and new (and even former) users.

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Automatically Track Computer, iPhone / Android, and E-Mail Time

Track Time — Without Wasting Time

The problem with most time-tracking systems — including sheets of paper, spreadsheets, and conventional software — is they require you to constantly input or record your time throughout the day. That’s a pain in the neck, especially when you are busy supporting multiple clients amidst a non-stop barrage of interruptions. Chrometa 4.5 automatically captures and categorizes ALL time spent on the computer — with no interaction or data entry required.

See how this works in this 4-minute Chrometa 4.5 demo now:

CHROMETA 4.5’S NEW FEATURES

For a FREE online demo of the all-new Chrometa 4.5, the world’s most advanced time-tracking software for attorneys and other professionals, click here now.

What makes the new Chrometa 4.5 different? You’ll see it in your free demo, but here’s a quick rundown …

The problem with most time-tracking systems — including sheets of paper, spreadsheets, and conventional software — is they require you to constantly input or record your time throughout the day.

That’s a pain in the neck, especially when you are busy supporting multiple clients amidst a non-stop barrage of interruptions.

Chrometa 4.5 automatically captures and categorizes ALL time spent on the computer — with no interaction or data entry required.

See all the features discussed below during your free Chrometa 4.5 demo.

Record Billable Time on Your Smart Phone …

Our new mobile app for iPhone and Android turn your phone calls into billable time entries automatically. You can then click these entries to a timesheet, invoice, or billing system.

“As I travel for my work a lot, I find myself using my smart phone more and more while on the go,” says solo practitioner Patricia Lee. “Now that I have the Chrometa Android app, I see that I was losing thousands of dollars of billable time by not categorizing these calls.”

Get Paid to Send E-Mails …

Our new time capture plug-ins for Microsoft Outlook and Gmail create time entries for you. They show you the amount of time you spent on each e-mail, along with the e-mail address of whom you sent the e-mail to or who it was from.

Result: you capture billable time spend on e-mail correspondence. No need to hit a timer — all this is done automatically for you.

Simplify Time Entries …

Previous versions of Chrometa recorded time in increments of one second. In Version 4.5, we’ve changed Chrometa to record time in increments of one minute. This way, we can reduce your time entries to a manageable number, avoiding confusion and complexity.

Integrate With Your Existing Billing Software …

No need to manually enter your time sheet into the billing software packages you use. Chrometa 4.5 automatically transfers your time sheet into Clio, QuickBooks, and other practice management and accounting software, saving you time and effort.

Not Just Fast. Blazing Fast …

Our programmers revamped the Chrometa web site to make it 10 times faster. That saves you time, especially when viewing and categorizing a week or month’s time at once.

Bill for All Your Time …

We’ve added a new report that makes it easy to identify unbilled time. It shows you which days you have uncategorized time for. You click on the report to go directly to that day.

Get the Money Your Clients Owe You …

Attorneys and other professionals fail to bill from 10 to 25 percent of their legitimate billable hours due to bad recording habits, being too busy, disorganization, and poor team management.

This means that a firm with $1 million in gross billings could be losing as much as a quarter of a million dollars a year for work they performed but never billed the client for. Yikes!

Chrometa 4.5 can help you stop the bleeding and make sure you get paid for all the time you put in on every client you have.

GET YOUR FREE CHROMETA 4.5 ONLINE DEMO TODAY …

Click here now for a free online demo showing you how Chrometa 4.5 can help you save time, increase the accuracy of your time tracking, and help you get paid for every billable minute you work.

Or, if you have questions or want to talk to a Time Tracking Specialist about installing Chrometa 4.5 on your computer and smart phone, call us at 1-888-340-6425. Or simply click here to download it now and get started with Chrometa literally in minutes.

The more you wait, the more billable time you lose. So why wait? See Chrometa 4.5 in action now.

How to Get Your iPhone or Android Calls to Your Timesheet

iPhone Users: Our Phone Call Tracking Is Back

As you probably know, Apple is quite restrictive. The company doesn’t allow software developers like us to have access to things like your call log.

So, we figured out a way to bypass Apple and pull your phone calls directly from Verizon, AT&T, and Sprint into our free Chrometa iPhone app. From there, the app:

1. Creates time entries from your phone calls.

2. Posts these entries into an invoice and/or into your practice management system.

If you’re a current Chrometa user, here’s how you can setup iPhone call tracking today:

If you’re not yet a Chrometa user, you can get started with a 30-day free trial here.

Android Users: Our Android App Now Tracks Text Messages, Too

Chrometa for Android has always included phone call tracking — including a sync with Google Contacts, so that your time entries contain the name of the person you spoke with… and how long you were on the call for.

By popular request, we’ve now added text message capture, too. This means Chrometa will automatically create time entries from the text messages you send to (and receive from) your clients.

Here’s a 2-minute video demo of Chrometa for Android:

You can get it from the Google Play Store here.

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New: iPhone Call Tracking for AT&T & Sprint is Here!

at&tBy popular request, we’ve added AT&T call tracking for iPhone users! This means we’ll automatically create time entries from your phone calls so that you can bill for them.

As with all iPhones, Apple doesn’t let us access the call logs (without you having to “jailbreak” your phone). So, we’re bypassing Apple and giving you a way to import your AT&T calls into Chrometa.

AT&T iPhone users: Here’s how you can import your AT&T phone calls into Chrometa.

Sprint iPhone users: We’ve got you covered too. Here’s how you can import your Sprint phone calls into Chrometa.

Verizon iPhone users: You probably know this already, but here’s how you can get your Verizon phone calls into Chrometa.

And Our Android App Does Phone Calls and Text Message Tracking

Android users, you probably know this already, but just in case – ALL carriers are supported by our Android app, which you can download via the Google Play Store right here.

Join Our Affiliate Program, Earn $100 Per Referral

We value ‘word of mouth’ so much that we’ve put together a generous affiliate (referral) program. Which means, every time you refer a customer our way, we’ll pay $100 as a thank you.

You can sign up for our Chrometa affiliate program by Clicking Here.

Our marketing strategy is a bit ‘unique’ in that we prefer to put money in our customers’ pockets. It’s a win-win, and I much prefer it to writing fat checks to Google and Facebook every month for their expensive advertising!

When you sign up for our referral program, you can literally start earning extra income in just a few minutes. We’ll help you spread the word via social media. You friends and colleagues will thank you – and so will I.

Again, to sign up, Click Here:

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Complimentary 1:1 Training Sessions Now Available

We realize there’s always been a bit of a learning curve with Chrometa… so we’re now offering complimentary 1:1 training with one of our experts. To schedule your individual session, send an email to us at training@chrometa.com – and we’ll get you setup with a phone / web tutorial meeting.

We’ve got some excellent training people who can help answer your questions and walk you through product features that will help you streamline your timekeeping.

This offer is open to all users – current, past, and future. If you previously tried Chrometa and want to give it another shot, just let us know (via live chat or phone or email) and we’ll gladly set you up with another 30-day free trial. Or you can just download our 30-day free trial right here.

And again, to schedule your complimentary 1:1 training, just email us at training@chrometa.com.

QuickBooks Online + Chrometa is Live!

quickbooks online time trackingOur QuickBooks Online integration is live! To add Chrometa and our automatic timekeeping features to your QuickBooks Online account, simply add our Chrometa app from Apps.com here.

Here are the steps to follow…

1 – Get the Chrometa App Now

Click here to add Chrometa to Your QuickBooks Online account.

2 – Download Chrometa’s Time Trackers for PC, Mac, iPhone, Android

Our automatic time trackers for PC and Mac capture your computer-based time as you work. When you work on something, Chrometa’s time tracker records what you’re working on – which application, along with other info that helps you identify the task after the fact. For example, if you’re working on a file, Chrometa will also capture the file name. For emails, we’ll get the time spent on the email – along with the To/From and Subject Line info. And our Android app will get phone calls and texts.

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3 – Let Chrometa capture your time “passively”… and create your timesheets for you

Every email you write, every minute you work gets recorded and “automatically” put on your timesheet. So that you can export it to QuickBooks Online.

4 – Use keyword-based “rules” to have your time bucketed to the right client automatically

By setting up keyword-based rules, you can “teach” Chrometa how to create most of your Timesheet for you each day.

5 – Export Your Timesheet Back to QuickBooks Online

With a single-click, you’ll be able to send your entire timesheet – properly categorized to clients, and annotated – back to QuickBooks Online. Your time entries will look like they were created originally in QBO.