Automatic Google Calendar time tracking and productivity insights
🔍 Overview 🔍
Tackle helps you automatically and effortlessly track time and gather productivity insights from your calendar, project management, and collaboration tools. It works seamlessly with your Google Calendar and helps you to track your activities right from the calendar interface. With Tackle, you can generate customized reports and gain insights from your calendar data without manual work. It’s a flexible solution that makes time-tracking easy and efficient, helping you stay on top of your goals and projects.
✅ You can generate custom reports tailored precisely to your team’s specific preferences.
✅ Tackle’s intuitive workflow builder helps you to automate your repetitive time-tracking processes.
✅ As a result, you can generate insights from existing data sources (like calendars, docs, and emails), measure your operational efficiency and time investments across your clients and projects, automatically track your team’s time from existing calendar data, export your data into excel or Google Sheets and keep your projects in track by setting goals.
🖱️ With just a few clicks, you can kickstart the process of measuring and streamlining your time-tracking. Additionally, you have the flexibility to configure various filters to generate tailored timesheets and reports.
📌 How to set up? 📌
1️⃣ Install the add-on, open your Google Calendar.
2️⃣ Sign up via Tackle’s Google Calendar sidebar and complete onboarding.
3️⃣ Click the menu from the sidebar, create new tags and properties.
4️⃣ Select an event, add tags to your Google Calendar.
5️⃣ Change the date range in Google Calendar to analyze data for a specific period.
6️⃣ Log in to our web app, and export calendar data from a “Table” view to Google Sheets or Excel.
7️⃣ You’re all set, it’s that simple!
❓ Why Tackle? ❓
Tackle stands out for its effortless and automatic time-tracking capabilities, boasting browser extensions, deep calendar integration, timesheet exporting, automated rule-based tagging, and versatile desktop/mobile plugins. It’s remarkably user-friendly, offers simplicity, and provides extensive reporting options. 300+ teams embraced Tackle as the solution to their time-tracking challenges!Get started with our hassle-free free forever plan, requiring only a few clicks to set up 🚀
🌟 Features and Benefits 🌟
🔘 Calendar integration:
Easily track time from your calendar using Tackle’s seamless integrations with Google and Outlook calendars. This means you can track time right from your calendar interface, simplifying your time-tracking process.
🔘 Custom tags or properties:
Create custom tags and properties to label your time entries. This will make it easy to categorize your events into different activities or time buckets such as Personal, Growth, Information Processing, Projects, Clients, Priorities, Billable/Non-billable, etc.
🔘 Intelligent tracking:
Tackle’s AI-powered search and automation is really fast and it gives you accurate recommendations to make tracking enjoyable.
🔘 Project and client tracking:
Analyze your team’s time allocation and ROI for different projects and clients.
🔘 Team time tracking:
Organize calendars by teams for insights into team performance. and find areas where they might need help.
🔘 Dynamic dashboards:
Quickly calculate time spent across different categories and easily distinguish between personal and work hours.
🔘 Export timesheet:
Tackle helps you automatically calculate your timesheets based on your categories and allows you to export your Google Calendar events to Excel or Google Sheets. You can customize your export with versatile filters for activities, calendars, time range, and event components such as title, attendees, event color, duration, etc.
🔘 Intuitive reports:
Create interactive dashboards with attractive and easy-to-read charts to quickly summarize your calendar information.
🔘 Custom workflows:
Automate tasks like tagging and syncing with Tackle’s workflow builder.
🔘 Goal tracking:
Arrange your schedule based on what is most important for your team and yourself. Keep track of your team and individual goals and compare them to the time you spend on different activities. Set specific goals, like spending 20 hours per week on Sales, and track the progress of both your team and yourself.
🔘 Sync with Google Sheets:
Set up Tackle to automatically sync your data to Google Drive, even when you’re away. This ensures your data is securely backed up and easily accessible in a readable format.
🔘 Automate time tracking:
Tackle automated tasks such as tagging time entries and data export using custom workflows, saving you tens of hours every week and eliminating the need for manual labor.
🔘 Workforce optimization:
Automatically track all team activities to gain insights into schedule adherence, capacity, and utilization, helping you make informed workforce decisions.
🔘 Meeting health and insights:
Elevate your team’s productivity with our meeting health analytics. Measure crucial meeting metrics, receive AI-driven insights, and eradicate unproductive meetings, leading to shorter, purposeful collaboration and increased deep work time.
🔘 CRM integrations:
Seamlessly integrate Tackle with your calendar and CRM systems to track team interactions with prospects and customers. Optimize your team’s activities based on deal size, state, expected close date, and more to drive revenue and customer conversion.
🔘 Browser extensions:
Track time directly from your browser interface.
🔘 Chart templates:
Create insightful charts with customizable templates.
🔘 Personalized reports:
Construct dynamic dashboards for insights into time distribution.
🔘Team member integration:
Allow team members to track their calendars with role based access/permissions.
🔘 Project and client tracking:
In any business, success relies on effective resource allocation and precise time tracking. Tackle provides clarity, ensuring you have the right people on the right projects, safeguarding your ROI. It gauges operational efficiency, tracks team time effortlessly, and keeps projects within budget through goal-setting.
💡 Additional Features 💡
🔘 Time Insights:
Gain valuable, actionable insights into your team’s time allocation across various projects and clients. Identify your team’s return on investment (ROI) for different tasks with ease.
🔘 Tackle API:
Utilize Tackle’s API to seamlessly send your data to the Tackle platform programmatically, ensuring efficient data integration.
🔘 Data sync:
Effortlessly synchronize all your Tackle data directly with your own data warehouse, providing you with centralized data management.
🔘 Enterprise-grade security:
Rest easy with Tackle’s SOC 2 Type 2 certification and robust privacy and enterprise-grade security programs. Your organization and team’s work are safeguarded and empowered with our comprehensive security measures.
🔘 Billing and Invoicing:
Save time and money by seamlessly integrating your timesheet with Deel. Choose your rate, pay period, payment method, and submit your timesheet effortlessly. It’s that straightforward.
💻 Integrations 💻
The Tackle extension is currently compatible with:
➤ Google Calendar
➤ Outlook Calendar
And we’re continuously adding more integrations! Discover the full list of supported sites at
👥 Who uses Tackle and why? 👥
Tackle is your time-saving partner, making life easier whether you’re at work or managing your personal life. Our users represent a diverse array of organizations, spanning various sizes, industries, and geographical locations. Let’s take a closer look at how it enhances productivity for all.
🔘 Agencies and Professional services:
Tackle ensures agencies and professional services maintain optimal resource and budget allocation for projects, enabling business success by providing clear operational insights and ROI tracking.
🔘 Coaching and consultancy:
Tackle streamlines coaching and consulting by tracking time and client interactions from your calendar data, helping you measure your investments across clients and projects.
🔘 Revenue ops and enablement:
Tackle enhances sales team efficiency - it increases revenue per employee by providing insights into activities with its seamless CRM, calendar, and email integrations.
🔘 Customer facing teams:
Use Tackle’s calendar and intercom integrations to track your team’s activities across different buckets like inbound calls, internal meetings, or break time.
🔘 Executives & EAs:
Tackle helps you automate calendar audits to align leadership actions with their goals, optimizing their time by eliminating misalignment.
🔘 Product and Engineering teams:
Track projects effectively with automated time tracking and flexibly extract timesheets with Tackle’s project management and code collaboration tools like Github, Gitlab, JIRA, Bitbucket, etc.
🔘 Non- profits:
Tackle aids nonprofits in maintaining transparency and grant compliance by tracking time and effort across different initiatives - facilitating accurate insights to demonstrate fund utilization as intended.
Automatically tag like administrative tasks) and categorize hours (ex: billable or non-billable), and simplify your timesheet preparation for accurate client billing right from your calendar and browser.
🔘 Construction businesses:
Simplify employee time tracking for contracting jobs. Tackle quickly calculates from your Google Calendar events, eliminating the need for complex solutions.
🔘 Tutoring companies:
Tackle simplifies tutoring management by tracking hours worked and earnings, helping calculate income based on already existing calendar events.
🔘 Management consultants:
Tackle streamlines time calculations for complex projects with its native calendar and browser plugins - saving time and offering quick insights for project profitability assessment.
Make informed hiring decisions by understanding how your team’s time is currently allocated. Use Tackle to align your team’s activities with your goals.
Tackle simplifies time monitoring for counselors, with a focus on exporting calendars to maintain compliance with counseling-to-administration time ratios.
Tackle is used to accurately bill clients, extract timesheets, manage workloads, analyze performance, ensure compliance, and optimize resource allocation in accounting tasks.
🔘 Employees: Tackle simplifies timesheets with workflow automation, categorizing and logging time using existing calendar and project data, allowing you to concentrate on your tasks and save time.
🔘 Enterprise: Companies use Tackle for automated and customizable time tracking, robust security, easy implementation, and flexibility in project/task assignments with custom tags/properties and user access control.
🔘 Freelancers: Freelancers can effortlessly track time for billable hours and compare planned vs. executed hours on specific projects across multiple calendars using Tackle.
🔘 Marketing : Tackle helps marketing agencies identify profitable projects and eliminate those that are not performing well, streamlining operations for better success.
🔘 PR : Tackle facilitates client billing, efficient resource management, project execution, and performance evaluation, ensuring effective campaign management and budget control for PR agencies.
🔘 Project managers: Tackle offers a variety of visual reports to keep projects on track and support your team, including real-time effort reporting to identify workload imbalances and track active projects more effectively.
🔘 Remote workers: Tackle enables distributed teams to manage time, budgets, project profitability, and KPIs seamlessly while working remotely, providing a comprehensive overview of projects and progress.
🔘 Software companies : Help your teams focus on critical work by optimizing their schedules, reducing unnecessary meetings, and enhancing overall productivity.
🔘 HR : Tackle makes time tracking a breeze, with accurate time entries, fair billing, optional manager approval, and attendance tracking for clock-in and clock-out times.
❓ Q&A ❓
🔘 Are you SOC2 certified?
Yes. Tackle is SOC2 Type II certified. Moreover, we are completely hosted on
Google Cloud Platform (GCP) which is compliant with these standards and has been for several years.
🔘 What data can Tackle access?
Tackle only takes the read only access to your Google Calendars, your email address and your public profile information. Moreover, the TimeTackle only stores the data for a very short period. After you log out from the system, the data is erased except your public information.
🔘 How do I revoke the Google API permission I gave to Tackle?
To reset your permission please go to your Google Permissions page. Find : [www.timetackle.com](https://www.timetackle.com/) there and click the “Remove” button next to it. This should revoke the permission you granted.
📊✨ Signup 📊✨
Before accessing the app, you’ll need a Tackle account. Get started with our hassle-free free forever plan, requiring only a few clicks to set up.
Sign up for your Tackle account right here: https://www.timetackle.com/signup/
🔗 Useful Links 🔗
If you still have any confusion, please check out the following links:
🔘 Tackle help center: https://www.notion.so/timetackle/Tackle-Basics-2b59e6b158ae4852be9d3f96d720de2e
🔘 Tackle chrome extension: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2invzCaxf9M
🔘 Tagging calendar events: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_5YjAKHCUw
🔘 Export calendar events: https://youtu.be/rbXqy5O9sTo
🔘 Tackle overview: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_fMGIMcNb44
🔘 Security and data policy: https://www.timetackle.com/features/enterprise-grade-security/
🔘 Tackle changelog: https://www.timetackle.com/category/monthly-update/
Finally, If you’re facing any issues in Tackle, you can always reach out to us at email@example.com
💖 We’d love to see you on board!
💌 All Yours,
Tackle Team. 💌