General FAQs

What makes busybusy different?

busybusy is the perfect founder’s story. A business owner with a problem and no good solution in the market to solve that problem. Our CEO/Founder needed something other than a paper timecard to get better data from his employees. He knew he was losing money because his time tracking & job costing was an end-of-day, written guess. Ten years later, we are still building the best time tracking solution in the industry. Built by construction, for construction, busybusy is acknowledged throughout the construction industry as best in class for Time Keeping, Job Costing, Production Tracking, Daily Project Reports, Safety Sign-off, and so much more. busybusy is bringing efficiencies and data from the jobsite to the office as we’ve never seen from field workers before. If you have employees working out in the field (desk-less), have them download the busybusy app, and they’ll be able to tell you the busybusy difference.

How can busybusy help me focus on the more critical aspects of my business?

With the busybusy mobile time tracking app, you have over 30 reports at your fingertips, all with real-time data. Reports include project reports, job costing reports, equipment reports, OT reports, work accomplished reports, safety reports, budgets comparing estimated versus actual, and much more. You no longer have to wait until six months after a project is done to hope you have time to look at that spreadsheet the project manager created. Oh, and don't forget that our average company also reduces payroll time by 67%.

My guys aren't tech savvy; how can busybusy help?

Rest easy knowing that busybusy has been voted the #1 Time Tracking App for ease-of-use by employees. 🏆 Case studies have shown if you are moving from paper to busybusy, it will take about two weeks on average to get the kinks out. If you are moving from another app, your guys will love it immediately! Our designer used to work in construction, so he designed the app with his concrete buddies in mind. We are so confident that your employees will use it and like it, we’ve attached a 90-day 100% money-back guarantee to our product.

How can busybusy help me stay organized?

If your labor tracking is a mess, everything is a mess. Estimates are off, and payroll is out of whack, job costing is unreliable, it’s all bad. We have built an easy-to-use app for employees out in the field and a fantastic web dashboard for owners and admins to get the data they’ve always wanted. You can customize the busybusy dashboard to show you several things, including labor costs per project, reported injuries, daily project reports, photos & notes, payroll reports, work accomplished, time off requests, and more.

General FAQs

What makes busybusy different?

busybusy is the perfect founder’s story. A business owner with a problem and no good solution in the market to solve that problem. Our CEO/Founder needed something other than a paper timecard to get better data from his employees. He knew he was losing money because his time tracking & job costing was an end-of-day, written guess. Ten years later, we are still building the best time tracking solution in the industry. Built by construction, for construction, busybusy is acknowledged throughout the construction industry as best in class for Time Keeping, Job Costing, Production Tracking, Daily Project Reports, Safety Sign-off, and so much more. busybusy is bringing efficiencies and data from the jobsite to the office as we’ve never seen from field workers before. If you have employees working out in the field (desk-less), have them download the busybusy app, and they’ll be able to tell you the busybusy difference.

How can busybusy help me focus on the more critical aspects of my business?

Rest easy knowing that busybusy has been voted the #1 Time Tracking App for ease-of-use by employees. 🏆 Case studies have shown if you are moving from paper to busybusy, it will take about two weeks on average to get the kinks out. If you are moving from another app, your guys will love it immediately! Our designer used to work in construction, so he designed the app with his concrete buddies in mind. We are so confident that your employees will use it and like it, we’ve attached a 90-day 100% money-back guarantee to our product.

My guys aren't tech savvy; how can busybusy help?

Rest easy knowing that busybusy has been voted the #1 Time Tracking App for ease-of-use by employees. 🏆 Case studies have shown if you are moving from paper to busybusy, it will take about two weeks on average to get the kinks out. If you are moving from another app, your guys will love it immediately! Our designer used to work in construction, so he designed the app with his concrete buddies in mind. We are so confident that your employees will use it and like it, we’ve attached a 90-day 100% money-back guarantee to our product.

How can busybusy help me stay organized?

If your labor tracking is a mess, everything is a mess. Estimates are off, and payroll is out of whack, job costing is unreliable, it’s all bad. We have built an easy-to-use app for employees out in the field and a fantastic web dashboard for owners and admins to get the data they’ve always wanted. You can customize the busybusy dashboard to show you several things, including labor costs per project, reported injuries, daily project reports, photos & notes, payroll reports, work accomplished, time off requests, and more.

Location & GPS FAQs

How does the GPS tracking work?

Smartphones are built to send and receive GPS pings constantly. Apple and Google maps utilize those pings to identify user locations. busybusy uniquely created their GPS technology to piggyback on the pings that the smartphone is already receiving to collect accurate GPS locations for employees, but only when employees are clocking in/out, taking breaks, or when there’s a significant location change throughout the day, aka breadcrumbing. There is minimal battery drainage since busybusy never grabs a location that a smartphone isn’t already reporting. The location is very accurate because we only gather information from Apple and Google Maps directly.

When does busybusy's GPS track employee locations?

We know privacy is important to you and especially to your employees so busybusy ONLY tracks GPS locations when an employee is clocked in. . Your privacy is important to busybusy too. That’s why you and your employees can rest easy knowing that busybusy only collects and records GPS data during the hours they are clocked in. So, no. We can’t help you find which bar you left your phone at Saturday night. 😂. But seriously, even if your employee has an accident and their spouse calls you as the owner asking where they are, please don’t call us because we don’t know. If they are not clocked in we have ZERO idea and we can’t access their location.

How often does busybusy give GPS updates when employees are clocked in?

busybusy gives a GPS update when employees clock in, clock out, go on breaks, come back from breaks, and if/or when they have a significant location changes throughout the day. e.g. If they leave the jobsite to grab materials or to get coffee we drop a breadcrumb trail to show location changes of where they’ve been while they were on the clock.

Can GPS be turned off for certain employees?

Absolutely. We designed our GPS settings to be customizable for each employee. Owners/admins can decide if GPS is set to “required”, on but “not required”, or “off”. If you change your mind, GPS can easily be turned on or off company wide or per employee.

Does busybusy sell my location history?

No! We respect our clients (and ourselves!) too much to consider selling location history. Our company is made up of people, like you, who hate it when companies sell personal information. busybusy refuses to be ‘that guy’.

Location & GPS FAQs

How does the GPS tracking work?

Smartphones are built to send and receive GPS pings constantly. Apple and Google maps utilize those pings to identify user locations. busybusy uniquely created their GPS technology to piggyback on the pings that the smartphone is already receiving to collect accurate GPS locations for employees, but only when employees are clocking in/out, taking breaks, or when there’s a significant location change throughout the day, aka breadcrumbing. There is minimal battery drainage since busybusy never grabs a location that a smartphone isn’t already reporting. The location is very accurate because we only gather information from Apple and Google Maps directly.

When does busybusy's GPS track employee locations?

We know privacy is important to you and especially to your employees so busybusy ONLY tracks GPS locations when an employee is clocked in. . Your privacy is important to busybusy too. That’s why you and your employees can rest easy knowing that busybusy only collects and records GPS data during the hours they are clocked in. So, no. We can’t help you find which bar you left your phone at Saturday night. 😂. But seriously, even if your employee has an accident and their spouse calls you as the owner asking where they are, please don’t call us because we don’t know. If they are not clocked in we have ZERO idea and we can’t access their location.

How often does busybusy give GPS updates when employees are clocked in?

busybusy gives a GPS update when employees clock in, clock out, go on breaks, come back from breaks, and if/or when they have a significant location changes throughout the day. e.g. If they leave the jobsite to grab materials or to get coffee we drop a breadcrumb trail to show location changes of where they’ve been while they were on the clock.

Can GPS be turned off for certain employees?

Absolutely. We designed our GPS settings to be customizable for each employee. Owners/admins can decide if GPS is set to “required”, on but “not required”, or “off”. If you change your mind, GPS can easily be turned on or off company wide or per employee.

Does busybusy sell my GPS location history?

No! We respect our clients (and ourselves!) too much to consider selling location history. Our company is made up of people, like you, who hate it when companies sell personal information. busybusy refuses to be ‘that guy’.

Mobile App FAQs

How much battery power does the busybusy app use?

busybusy takes battery optimization seriously. After all, what good is a mobile time-tracking app if it drains a phone’s battery? busybusy has been calculated to run on 500kb-1.5MB of data a day which is the same amount of power it takes to make 30-90 second phone call (or less time than it takes to call and wish your aunt happy birthday.) In other words, your employee’s phone battery will barely know we exist.

Does the busybusy app use a lot of data?

A great app optimizes battery life and minimizes data usage. Just how minimal is the data usage for busybusy? Math nerds and tech geeks at busybusy have crunched the numbers, and the busybusy app has been calculated to use about 500 kb of data a day. This is roughly equivalent to a 30 second YouTube video. That being said, if employees are uploading photos from the jobsite, this can increase their data usage. One medium photo (default setting) takes approx. 250 kb of data to upload. This means an employee could upload four photos while using the app, and busybusy’s data usage would equal roughly 1.5 MB of data per day or less than a single bathroom break worth of youtube videos. 📲 🚽 🧻

Does busybusy offer a spanish version of the app?

Si, lo tenemos! busybusy will automatically open in Spanish if an employee’s phone is configured for Spanish. And, our outstanding customer service has dedicated Spanish personnel to answer any questions or help with training.

Does busybusy Integrate With Other Software?

One lesson we learned in kindergarten was to play nicely with others. That’s why busybusy integrates with other software systems you’re currently using like Quickbooks, Procore, Sage, Viewpoint, Foundation, ComputerEase, Explorer, ADP, Paychex, and many others. If you don’t see your software listed here, just ask us.

Mobile App FAQs

How much battery power does the busybusy app use?

busybusy takes battery optimization seriously. After all, what good is a mobile time-tracking app if it drains a phone’s battery? busybusy has been calculated to run on 500kb-1.5MB of data a day which is the same amount of power it takes to make 30-90 second phone call (or less time than it takes to call and wish your aunt happy birthday.) In other words, your employee’s phone battery will barely know we exist.

Does the busybusy app use a lot of data?

A great app optimizes battery life and minimizes data usage. Just how minimal is the data usage for busybusy? Math nerds and tech geeks at busybusy have crunched the numbers, and the busybusy app has been calculated to use about 500 kb of data a day. This is roughly equivalent to a 30 second YouTube video. That being said, if employees are uploading photos from the jobsite, this can increase their data usage. One medium photo (default setting) takes approx. 250 kb of data to upload. This means an employee could upload four photos while using the app, and busybusy’s data usage would equal roughly 1.5 MB of data per day or less than a single bathroom break worth of youtube videos. 📲 🚽 🧻

Does busybusy offer a spanish version of the app?

Si, lo tenemos! busybusy will automatically open in Spanish if an employee’s phone is configured for Spanish. And, our outstanding customer service has dedicated Spanish personnel to answer any questions or help with training.

Does busybusy Integrate With Other Software?

One lesson we learned in kindergarten was to play nicely with others. That’s why busybusy integrates with other software systems you’re currently using like Quickbooks, Procore, Sage, Viewpoint, Foundation, ComputerEase, Explorer, ADP, Paychex, and many others. If you don’t see your software listed here, just ask us.

Pricing FAQs

What is a Fair Billing Policy?

We’ve all paid for something we don’t use (*cough cough* gym membership), but busybusy is different. With busybusy, you’re only billed for what you use. Seasonal work, fluctuating employee turn-over, yep, we get it. busybusy automatically adjusts your bill depending on how many employees use busybusy each month. We want you to be happy, that’s why we also offer a 90-day money-back guarantee. We know life isn’t fair, but that doesn’t mean busybusy can’t be. Learn more about it here.

Is there a contract required for your service?

Simple answer here, NO. We don’t like being stuck using software that doesn’t help our business and you shouldn’t either.

Can I use the busybusy Pro Version for free?

Of course! Just start your busybusy 30-Day free trial here. After the 30-Day free trial, we’ll give you an additional 90-day money-back guarantee to further reassure you that you’ve made the best decision for your business.

How much does busybusy cost?

$10/user/month, billed annually with a 90-day money-back guarantee, and of course, you’re only billed for what you use. Check out our pricing page for more information.

Pricing FAQs

What is a Fair Billing Policy?

We’ve all paid for something we don’t use (*cough cough* gym membership), but busybusy is different. With busybusy, you’re only billed for what you use. Seasonal work, fluctuating employee turn-over, yep, we get it. busybusy automatically adjusts your bill depending on how many employees use busybusy each month. We want you to be happy, that’s why we also offer a 90-day money-back guarantee. We know life isn’t fair, but that doesn’t mean busybusy can’t be. Learn more about it here.

Is there a contract required for your service?

Simple answer here, NO. We don’t like being stuck using software that doesn’t help our business and you shouldn’t either.

Can I use the Pro Version of the busybusy app for free?

Of course! Just start your busybusy 30-Day free trial here. After the 30-Day free trial, we’ll give you an additional 90-day money-back guarantee to further reassure you that you’ve made the best decision for your business.

How much does the busybusy app cost?

$10/user/month, billed annually with a 90-day money-back guarantee, and of course, you’re only billed for what you use. Check out our pricing page.

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