Thanks to Our Sponsor: Last5 Time Tracker

Our sponsor this week is Last5, an app that makes it incredibly easy to track the time you spend on work and more each day. It’s designed to be the “Minimum Effective Dose Of Time Tracking” you need, just enough to track your time without taking you away from the task at hand.

Last5 was designed by Jonathan Yankovich, a freelance web and user experience developer who found that the worst part of his job was accounting for how he spent his day. After working all day out of coworking spaces and other distraction-prone environments, he wanted a tool that would let him move fluidly between people, projects, and conversations without having to punch in or out.

With most time tracking apps, you either wait until the end of the day and try to reconstruct your day (or worse, week!) from memory, which is stressful and time-intensive, or you use timers which are prone to being forgotten. Last5 is designed to let you think as little as possible about tracking your time. You can setup your projects, then throughout the day, Last5 will ask you what you’re working on. Just hit the correct button, and go on with your work. That’s it!

You can then see a breakdown of how you’ve spent your time from the dashboard, and integrate it with Harvest for accounting if you want. Last5 is also planning to add Basecamp and Freshbooks integration in the future, and currently lets you export your data in Excel format from pro accounts. Best of all, you can use Last5 from your iPhone or Windows PC, in addition to your Mac, so it’ll work wherever you’re working.

Go Get It!

If you’ve been looking for a more efficient way to track your time, Last5 might be just what you’ve been needing. You can sign up for a free Last5 account to get started, and when you’re ready to get more serious with a project dashboard, and Excel export, you can go Pro for $8/month or $60/year.

Best of all, you can get 20% off a year membership if you sign up before the end of the year with the coupon code appstorm. What better way to finish out the year and start the next than with a discount on an app that can help you be more productive?

Think you’ve got a great app? Sign up for a Weekly Sponsorship slot just like this one.


  • John reindoer

    Seriously? I’m not judging you for ‘selling’ posts for app promotion, but the screenshot pretty much gives away what kind of amateuristic and bad application this really is.

    • romanonthego

      may it be just the case? =) to give a chance for ones who understand not fall into that sweet text in *paid* article?

  • Wayne Gillies

    Hmmmm – not sure about this one. Downloaded the app – they have my credit details – app launches, but ceases to function when you add task entries and then go to view. Never saw the “20% off a year membership if you sign up before the end of the year with the coupon code appstorm” offer – just their $8 per month deal. or did I miss it? Not at all sure about it’s functionality when I continuously get this error message:

    An error occurred in the application and your page could not be served. Please try again in a few moments.

    If you are the application owner, check your logs for details.

    Any ideas why? Did you fully test this app?

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