The MindSalt Blog

Trends, best practices, and tips to help control costs and increase profitability.

A Look at Time Tracking Software in 5 Different Industries

By MindSalt | July 27, 2021 |
A Look at Time Tracking Software in 5 Different Industries

Time tracking software sounds useful in theory, but how does it help in a real-life work environment? Here’s a look at how time tracking is helpful in the day-to-day operations of five different industries. Time Tracking Software in the Legal Industry Whether a solo practice or large firm, billable hours are the lifeblood of the…

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Top 5 Expense Tracking Software Frequently Asked Questions

By MindSalt | July 13, 2021 |
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When you’re considering a switch to expense tracking software, you’re bound to have questions. And you should – it’s a big decision and financial commitment, so before making a choice, you should be confident the program will work for you. While many of your questions will be specific to your business, some questions are universal.…

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Record Expenses on the Go With MindSalt’s Expense Tracking Software

By MindSalt | June 22, 2021 |
Record Expenses on the Go With MindSalt's Expense Tracking Software

There’s no doubt that remote-accessible tools make life more convenient. But on-the-go business platforms like MindSalt’s expense tracking software aren’t solely about convenience. They can also improve the accuracy of company data, reduce the administrative burden for employees, and contribute to better overall business operations. Here are four ways that recording expenses on the go…

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Why Time and Expense Tracking Matters

By MindSalt | June 8, 2021 |
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You know that time and expense tracking are important business functions, but you probably don’t know how important. Many companies only use them for their most basic functions like payroll and expense reimbursement, but they can make a huge difference in your bottom line if used to their full potential. Curious how your company can…

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What’s the Purpose of Web-Based Timesheets?

By MindSalt | June 1, 2021 |
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There are many options when you’re considering a new timekeeping system. Should you buy an off-the-shelf program? Develop custom software? What about punch clocks, a paper-and-pencil form, or even the honor system for your small team of employees? And what about web-based timesheets? Here’s why many companies are abandoning traditional timekeeping systems in favor of…

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How Time Tracking Software Improves Work From Home Productivity

By MindSalt | May 3, 2021 |
How Time Tracking Software Improves Work From Home Productivity

Research on work-from-home productivity is wildly inconsistent. Early data indicated that remote employees had higher levels of satisfaction and performance didn’t suffer. When the COVID-19 pandemic hit and the home-based workforce increased to unprecedented levels, so did productivity. But shortly thereafter the honeymoon ended, output suffered, and quarantine fatigue set in as workers missed the…

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Why Web-Based Timesheets Are Necessary for Every Company

By MindSalt | April 27, 2021 |

Small, medium, and large businesses all have unique needs and challenges. Still, there’s one business tool that’s helpful no matter the size or industry. Here’s why web-based timesheets are necessary for businesses of any size. Web-Based Timesheets for Small Startups Web-based timesheets seem like a low priority when you’re dealing with all the other things…

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5 Tips and Tricks for Staying on Top of Expense Reporting

By MindSalt | April 19, 2021 |

It’s easy to set administrative tasks aside when you’re focused on the day-to-day details of running a business. While operations, sales, and customer support are essential, so is cash flow. If you don’t have a good handle on your financials, you may find yourself with a seemingly booming business but an empty bank account. Proper…

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5 Work From Home Time Tracking Tips

By MindSalt | March 16, 2021 |
5 Work From Home Time Tracking Tips

Forty percent of the nation’s workforce currently works from home. For every study proclaiming that work-from-home flexibility increases morale and productivity, another asserts the opposite. The key to making it work in your specific situation is effective time management. Here are five time tracking tips for the work-at-home employee to increase productivity, ensure billing accuracy,…

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How Expense Tracking Software Helps Reduce Business Costs

By MindSalt | March 8, 2021 |

When you’re trying to grow or run a business, every dollar matters. It’s critical to find ways to cut costs, increase efficiency, and run lean to increase your profit margin and boost the bottom line. But cutting costs without compromising on productivity can be tricky. And the idea of having to spend money to save…

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