Toggl Review - why 4.6 stars?

Toggl Review
ITQlick Score: 90/100
ITQlick Rating: (4.6/5)
Pricing: 2.2/10 - low cost
Category: Time Tracking -> Toggl
Ranking:Ranked 4 out of 63 Time Tracking systems
Company: toggl LLC
Pricing: starts at $9 per user/month
Typical customers: Small, medium and large size businesses
Platforms: Desktop, Mobile, Cloud
Links: Toggl pricing, Toggl alternatives

Shlomi LaviShlomi Lavi / updated: Apr 22, 2022

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What is Toggl?

Toggl is an online social media marketing and optimization software solution for small and medium businesses. In addition to that, it also offers useful accounting and scheduling capabilities. The software was designed and launched by NexGen Technologies Inc. headquartered in Colorado, United States.


What is Toggl rating?

The rating of Toggl is 4.6 stars out of 5 and the total score is 90 out of 100. The ratings are based on our unbiased experts. Learn more in our rating methodology page

Who uses Toggl?

Customers of the software mainly include small and medium businesses with backgrounds in major industries. Deployment of the software has been seen in such industries as media and entertainment, software development, technology, retail and sale, financial services, manufacturing, and others. Some major customers of the software include Dealer CoPilot, Lucky Scooter Parts, and Daisy Pet Food etc.

Is Toggl the best Time Tracking system?

Toggl is ranked 4 out of 63 software in their category (Time Tracking systems).

What are their main features and functionalities?

The software helps clients in the creation and implementation of business plans and strategies. It is flexible enough to work with the existing business plans and applications. It helps business in the development of their brand with new and predefined identities. Sales and marketing strategies can be developed and implemented keeping in consideration specific business needs.

Toggl offers integration for all popular social media platforms and helps getting the products in popular online marketplaces such as Amazon, eBay, and others. Other services offered by the software include SEO implementation, video marketing, geo-targeting, and local search.

What are Toggl's pros? (3 Pros)

  • Toggl offers a free version with lots of services
  • The software is easy to use
  • Users can see where their time goes and also remain focused

What are Toggl's cons? (1 cons)

  • Users complain that they cannot pause sessions

Who are their main alternatives?

Toggl competes with other time tracking systems like Harvest, TimeCamp, and Timely. We will compare these time tracking systems in some specific aspects below.
  • Functionality: Toggl offers features like Pomodoro Timer, Idle Time Detection, Personal Time Tracking Reminders, Automated Time Tracking Triggers, Personal Desktop Activity Tracking, etc. Harvest offers features like Track Time from Browser, Desktop (available in Toggl), & Mobile, Integrated Workflow, Custom reminders, Time & Expense Tracking, etc. TimeCamp offers features like Automated Time Tracking App, Productivity Tracking, Time tracking Reports, Custom Billing Rates, Timesheet Approvals, Attendance Tracking, Easy Invoicing, Time tracking Integrations (available in Harvest), Time Rounding, Idle time Tracking (available in Timely), etc. Timely offers features like Track time (available in all alternatives), Automatic Time Capture, Employee Email Monitoring, Idle Time Monitoring, Mobile Access, Mobile Time Tracking, etc.
  • Customers/Industries: Toggl has customers like Amazon, Uber, GE, LinkedIn, Netguru, Wise, Salesforce, Fullstack Labs, etc. Harvest targets Architecture, Creative services, Engineering & Design, Management consulting, Web development & IT, etc. Harvest has customers like Cooper Perkins, Dovetail, Rana, Centric Digital, etc. TimeCamp has customers like Raindrop Marketing, Raindrop, M&C Saatchi, Havas Media, Grupa Tense, etc. Timely had customers like Grant Thornton, Hasan & Co, NablerCity of Boston, Compass, PTS Group, Stellaris, Healthfinch, etc.
  • Cost: Toggl starts at $9 per user per month free trial and version. Harvest starts at $12 per seat per month and $10.80 per seat per month, billed yearly. Harvest comes with a free trial and version. TimeCamp stats at $6.3 per user per month on annual billing, and $7 per user per month. Timely starts at $8 per user per month billed yearly, and $10 per user per month billed monthly. Timely comes with a free trial.
  • Cloud-based/On-premise: Toggle and all its alternatives are cloud-based.
  • Popularity: Toggl Track and Harvest are both privately held and trusted by 70,000+ teams/companies. TimeCamp is also privately held and trusted by 18,000 teams from all over the world. Timely is also privately held and trusted by over 5,000 customers worldwide.
  • Support: Toggl and Timely offers Email/Help Desk, FAQs/Forum, Knowledge Base, and Chat. Harvest offers all channels of Toggl plus Phone Support. TimeCamp Email/Help Desk, Knowledge Base, 24/7 (Live Rep), and Chat.

What is the cost of Toggl?

Toggl comes with a free plan and three license pricing options; Starter, Premium, and Enterprise.
  • Starter starts at $9 per user per month for the yearly payment and $10 per user per month for the monthly payment.
  • Premium starts at $18 per user per month for the yearly payment, $20 per user per month for the monthly payment.
The license cost information for Enterprise is unavailable. The Free plan comes with features such as Exportable reports, Automated time tracking triggers, Idle time detection, etc. Starter comes with everything in the Free plus Billable rates, Time rounding for reports, Favorite time entries, etc.

Premium comes with everything in Starter plus Team time tracking reminders, Lock time entries, Add time for team members, etc. Enterprise comes with everything in Premium plus Manage multiple workspaces, Priority support, Expert training & assistance, etc.

What is the REAL total cost of implementation? on top of the total cost of licenses which is easy to calculate you need to add the cost of training, customization, data migration, and other "hidden cost". ITQlick pricing score is 2.2 out of 10 (10 is most expensive). You can fine here the REAL total cost breakdown for Toggl. You can also find here pricing information from Toggl's website.

What should you ask toggl LLC during a demo session? (65 questions)

Schedule a demo with Toggl and access 65 must ask questions for the vendor while watching Toggl in action.

Where Toggl is used?

Companies looking for a flexible time tracking application that can be integrated into any workflow that offers a simple, user-friendly timer that syncs tracking across many devices in real-time can use Toggl Track. Clients of Toggle Time Tracking include Newlogic, Lighting Beetle, Platinum Companies, Harvey Esquire, Roguemark Studios, Paxson Fay, Twinkl, Revelation Agency, Perception Engineering, Mediacurrent, Moove It, and others.

List of categories

Billing & Invoicing
Payroll Accounting
Mobile CRM
HVAC GPS Tracking
Employee Onboarding
Application Performance Management
Call Tracking
Mobile Marketing
Project Management
Time Tracking

List of features

Basic Reports
Data Import/Export
Online Customer Support
Time and Expense Tracking
Time Tracking

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Shlomi holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Information System Engineering from Ben Gurion University in Israel. Shlomi brings 15 years of global IT and IS management experience as a consultant, and implementation expert for small, medium and large size (global) companies.