Who Uses This Software?

Our focus is on businesses from 1 to 1,000 employees. We offer a simple and reliable time clock for employees with some great features including GPS, Integrations, Google SSO, job codes, and more!


Average Ratings

208 Reviews
  • 5 / 5
    Overall
  • 5 / 5
    Ease of Use
  • 5 / 5
    Customer Service

Product Details

  • Starting Price
    $29.00/month
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  • Pricing Details
    Pricing based on how many active employees per month. Admins are free.
  • Free Trial
  • Deployment
    Cloud, SaaS, Web
    Mobile - Android Native
    Mobile - iOS Native
  • Training
    Documentation
    Webinars
    Live Online
  • Support
    Online
    Business Hours

Vendor Details

  • Buddy Punch
  • buddypunch.com
  • Founded 2013
  • United States

About Buddy Punch

Punching in and out is intuitive for your employees and easy for you to view and export time. Employees can punch in online or use our smartphone apps. You can view who's punched in, view their GPS position or even limit where they can punch in/out. We integrate with QuickBooks, ADP, Paychex, & SurePayroll while also offering Excel exports. Advanced features such as PTO Accrual Tracking, Punch Rounding, Job Codes, Job Costing, QR Codes, Automatic Breaks, & SSO are all included.


Buddy Punch Features

  • Attendance Tracking
  • Automatic Start / Stop
  • Biometric
  • Employee Scheduling
  • Flextime Tracking
  • Hourly Employee Tracking
  • Project Time Tracking
  • Salaried Employee Tracking
  • Sick Leave Tracking
  • Vacation / Leave Tracking
  • Workstation Tracking

Buddy Punch Reviews Recently Reviewed!

Accurate system

Nov 06, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: What I like most about the software is that it tells you the hours exact when you clock in and out, and lists all the times you worked that pay period.

Cons: What i like least about the software is that it times me out of the system when i am not on it for five minutes.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on November 13, 2017

Thank you Emily for the review! I'm glad you're finding our summary and reporting options helpful. We do have an auto-logout on our web application if there isn't any activity for more than 5 minutes. If you are active you will stay logged in. Thanks again!

I use Buddy Punch almost daily. Very simple and easy to use.

Nov 06, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: The simplicity. I can see my accumulated hours a well as the day's hours. Sign in is easy. Punching in and out is easy.

Cons: I'm a very basic user, never had to handle any customer service reps or had any issues, so I can't say that there are any big cons that stick out in my mind.

Overall: Efficiency. Can view my hours that I've worked and how much I can anticipate getting paid.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on November 13, 2017

Thank you for the review, I'm glad that you're finding us simple and easy to use! I see that you haven't had to reach out to use for any customer service, but if anything does come up please let us know, we are happy to help.

Simple, Easy, Accurate

Nov 06, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: It's easy for everyone to use. The app is also comes in handy becasue I have a lot of employees who are not always in the office. I also like the GPS monitoring.

Cons: The excel report could be better formatted when downloaded. I haven't tried to integrate into my SurePayroll, but I'm thinking it may be difficult.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on November 13, 2017

Thank you for the review Patrick, I'm glad that you're finding us easy to use and are taking advantage of our smartphone apps. We offer some reports in PDF format, which will include formatting, but our CSV files will not have formatting. I'm going to forward you an article on our SurePayroll integration, it is very easy to use. Thanks!

Works the way it is advertised. Learning curve was minimal.

Oct 30, 2017
5/5
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3 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
3 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
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Pros: When I made user errors (like forgetting to clock out) the software had built in measures to rectify my mistake. I forgot to punch out, and it has a feature to leave notes for your boss. You can also edit a punch after you make a mistake (just needs to be approved by your boss) So if you get excited and start working before you clock in? No problem. Just punch in and edit the time to an earlier time of the day. Then wait for your boss to approve the changes. It says I can review punches from previous weeks, but I haven't had time to explore that feature yet.

Cons: I didn't devote a lot of time to explore the software, so it took a full work week to figure out what it had to offer beyond punching in and out. Software seems great! I've only been using it for two weeks. I don't have complaints about the software. Any issues I faced were from a lack of understanding how it functioned, and I was able to figure it out on my own (for example: I forgot to punch out, and the next morning when I saw the error it showed me punching in and out at what seemed to be random times during the night) Biggest complaint: the company sent me emails asking me to review the product the very first day I used it, and I personally think people need a few days--up to a week--to familiarize themselves with the software (at least enough to write a review)

Overall: This software is a great alternative to paper records, especially for a small company that has hourly employees. I have no idea how easy/hard setting up accounts is, but for me--a regular employee--it works wonderfully. If I knew someone starting their own business, or someone who has their own business, I would recommend this product.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on October 31, 2017

Thank you Stephanie for the great review, I'm glad your'e finding us easy to use and that you're finding our built in features to be helpful, such as forgetting to clock in or out. Also, sorry for asking for a review so fast! I appreciate your honest feedback. Thanks again for the review and for your recommendation.

Great, very easy to use and not over complicated by too many add ons

Oct 30, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: It is simple, straight forward, and very easy to use. It looks great on the web and the mobile app. Easy for employees to use and access.

Cons: It is not made to function without an email address and it is not made for Holdings or Conglomerate groups. You cannot be an administrator tied to separate entities once your email is in use. Even though you wish each group to act independently and you just want administrator access to each one, you have to make entirely separate accounts and you have to come up with different versions of your email to do that because this program is just not made for that.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on October 31, 2017

Thank you Kristina for the 10/10 review, we appreciate it! I'm glad you're finding us easy to use and making use of our web and mobile access options. Thank you for the feedback on management of several accounts at once. We are making some enhancements in this area, so stay tuned!

Easy and informative.

Oct 25, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: I like the fact that it can be easily accessed from anywhere and provides places for notes, etc.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on October 27, 2017

Thank you Karen for your review and your business, we appreciate it! I'm glad that you're finding us easy to use.

Software is easy to use, some minor wifi issues with staff sometimes, but otherwise good

Oct 12, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Have to be at work to log hours, time sheets summary is easy to use. Good product overall. I shouldn't have to write 100 characters if I don't have that much to say.

Cons: Cannot track unpaid vacation and sick time. Sometimes employees updates aren't captured properly, it doesn't show manager review required.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on October 13, 2017

Thank you Peter for taking the time to write a review, I'm glad that you're finding Buddy Punch easy to use and that you feel we're a good product overall. In regards to the tracking unpaid vacation and sick time, all PTO that you setup is outside of any overtime calculations. So it can be tracked as being unpaid. You can create custom PTO categories to do so. Also there is a setting under each employee to require manager approval for updates. Sorry for any confusion. Let me know if you have any other questions, and thanks again for your business!

Life saver

Oct 11, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Easy to use. Punching in and out with different codes allows us to job track and track where our crews are.... it has been a great tool for us.

Cons: The app is not always up to date for me? Sometimes it shows no one is clocked in, but on my computer dashboard, I can see 4 guys clocked in.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on October 12, 2017

Thanks Kim for taking the time to leave a review, I'm glad we've been a life saver for your business! Thanks for the feedback on the smartphone app. The smartphone app will update when you refresh it or navigate to a different section of the app, it will not auto-refresh. Sorry for any confusion. Thanks again for the 5 star review, we appreciate your business!

I use Buddy Punch for my small office with 5-10 employees. The value and functionality are great!

Oct 09, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: I can customize its features in a way that work for my situation! My employees can clock in and out from the free app on their phones, and I can limit that ability by ip address and location of timecard punch.

I also like that it is so easy to review original punched, and to accept or decline requested modifications if employees have erred or forgotten to clock in or out.

Cons: I wish I had and used cameras for Punch in and Punch out. I don't know how possible this is, or if it's a feature already available, but I wish it would send a notification alert to my employees every time it connects to or loses my workplace wifi.... Or better yet, if it could report the wifi /IP address find and loss times, directly to me -the employer - this way I could approximate, objectively, how accurate my employees are at clock in and clock out.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on October 11, 2017

Thank you Solomon for the review! I'm glad that you and your employees are using our mobile apps and our IP Lock feature. We offer the full punch history if any changes are requested, as you pointed out. Also thank you for the feature suggestion, we do not have a way to notify users when they lose wifi but I will add this to our request list. Thanks again, we appreciate your business!

As good as we could have imagined

Oct 09, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: We started using Buddy Punch almost 3 years ago at our Pharmacy and we will continue to stick with it. The ease of use was fantastic. We have clerks that were used to signing in on a clipboard for the last couple decades, and they picked up on the program in no time. Reports are simple, the interface is great, and they are constantly updating features.

Overall: We have yet to find any issues with the software that wasn't explained with a quick call or email. Changing incorrect punches isn't the most convenient, but even that isn't an issue.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on October 10, 2017

Thank you Travis for the great review and continued business! I'm glad that we continue to deliver the simple and easy to use interface while we also are upgrading our feature set. We're happy that you're happy!

Easy and painless.

Oct 04, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
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Pros: Ok, so I HATE timekeeping software, but BuddyPunch is super easy. 2 clicks and you're punched in or out. It's also easy to make adjustments, which is great because sometimes I forget to punch in or out.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on October 05, 2017

Thanks Christopher for taking the time to leave a review, we appreciate it. I can definitely understand how time keeping software isn't always the most fun thing to use but I'm glad to hear that we've been super easy!

Good Product, Great Customer Service

Oct 04, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: Buddy Punch makes easy to supervise and correct employee time cards. They have also been outstanding with helping us customize our experience so we have the most functional product we can.

Cons: The overall app is a bit clunky and unattractive. It is easy to use but there are some systems that could be more intuitive or at least simpler.

Overall: Employee time management and payroll.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on October 05, 2017

Thank you Sean for the review, it's great to hear that our customer service has been outstanding! Also thank you for the feedback on our smartphone app, we are continuing to make improvements to the look and feel but I'm happy to hear that it is easy to use. Thanks again!

Definitely FIVE STAR ratings in all areas!

Oct 02, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: It is so easy to use, particularly for the employees. We simply give the employee the ID and password, and a 30 second demonstration. Although on other software, we tend to get numbers questions, so the simplicity and ease is very important for our HR department.

Overall: I am glad to see that you have added Sure Payroll to your integration of other software.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on October 05, 2017

Thanks Tamara for the 5 Star ratings and the 10/10 recommendation! We really do make ease of use our highest priority when designing features and I"m glad that this come across in your daily use. We appreciate your continued business!

Easy to use service for my team to clock in and clock out!

Oct 02, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: The service is very convenient with a straight forward interface and mobile access. Easy to understand and implement.

Cons: Has a few bugs in the app, but normally resolved. by deleting the app and reinstalling it on the iphone.

Overall: Ease of use, ease of access for my staff to clock-in and clock-out. Tabulates California OT.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on October 05, 2017

Thank you Khiem for the 10/10 review! I'm happy to hear that you and your team finds us convenient and straight froward to use and implement. I know implementation is a big concern for organizations so I appreciate you pointing this out. We also just released an update to our mobile smartphone apps, so this may have prompted the update. Thanks again!

Very easy to use - customer support is excellent!

Oct 02, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: Simple interface and dashboard. Captures what we need for tracking timesheets for payroll. Our team loves the ability to punch in and out from the phone app.

Cons: The PTO tracking is shown in number of hours ... My preference would be to see the PTO shown in number of days. That is how our team is used to seeing the paid time off they have used and have remaining for the year. Therefore, we don't use that aspect of the software.

Overall: ease of timesheet tracking. visibility to team members on and off the clock in real time.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on October 04, 2017

Thank you Tonya for the 10/10 review, it is great to see! I'm glad that Buddy Punch has been easy to use and that you find our interface simple to use and understand. Even better that your team loves us too! Also thank you for the feedback on the PTO feature, I can see how it would be helpful to see the summary in days vs hours. Thanks again!

I like Buddy Punch to keep track of hours. It's an easy process.

Oct 02, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: It is convenient and easy to use, I can access it on my computer at work and also on my cell phone.

Overall: It is an easy way to keep track of work hours.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on October 04, 2017

Thank you Brenda for the review, we appreciate it! I'm glad that you find Buddy Punch easy to use and that you're taking advantage of our mobile features. Buddy Punch can be used on a browser on a mobile device or you can use one of our smartphone apps.

Excellent support, product works perfectly for our employees, using an iPad to clocking/out

Sep 25, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: iPad compatibility is nice. The browser based admin panel is comprehensive and offers a good dashboard. The iPhone app for admins is very handy too. Zapier integration is a nice feature

Cons: occasionally some employees don't register their clock ins or outs properly - more likely to be user error though.
IFTTT integration would be preferable to Zapier.

Overall: accurate employee start/end times.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 26, 2017

Thank you Kevin for the review, we appreciate you taking the time! It's great to hear that you've found our support excellent and that you're taking advantage of our smartphone apps and Zapier integration. Also thanks for the feedback on the IFTTT integration!

Amazing, knowledgeable customer service!

Sep 22, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: The clean stripped-down look of the software, combined with its intuitiveness makes an effective combination.

Cons: The lack of a couple features, namely no scheduling, and PTO requests can't be made past the current pay period. They have assured us that they are working on getting these features into the software.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 25, 2017

Thanks for taking the time to write a review Alyssa. I love hearing that our customer service has been amazing and that you find us intuitive to use, we really work hard on that. And yes you are correct, we are continuing to work on additional features. More coming soon!

SIMPILCITY, COMPREHENSIVE, EASY TO USE!

Sep 21, 2017
4/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Having the freedom to record time anywhere instead of being restrain by use a time clock.... The record keeping of all in/out time and being able to keep track of total hours every week.

Cons: Having to use the location tracker just to clock in. I don't like for people who I don't know, to know where I'm located at all times...

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 25, 2017

Thank you Lee for your review, I appreciate the kind works and I'm glad that we're simple and easy to use. I'm glad that you are using our mobile capabilities as well. We are both accessible via the browser as well as on our smartphone apps. Thanks for the feedback on our GPS coordinates option, this is something that can be enabled or disabled on a per employee basis.

We use Buddy Punch as our main source to clock in at work. It's a great product to use!

Sep 20, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Easy to access, plus the mobile app comes in handy when we are waiting for our computers to load. I love that we have an option to choose between regular hours and holiday hours.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 25, 2017

Thanks Britani for the 10/10 review, it's great to hear that we're easy to access and use. We appreciate your business!

Overall great experience

Sep 20, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: The ease of use. Makes the job very easy. It's never an issue. Everything is easy to navigate. Also the support is good.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 21, 2017

Thanks Althea for the review, I'm happy to hear that your experience with Buddy Punch has been great. We really love to hear that it is easy to use, navigate and that our support has been good for you. Thanks again.

I love how convenient it is to use.

Sep 20, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: It is very convenient and easy to use. It is also very user-friendly and not very hard to find where everything is.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 21, 2017

Thanks Carolyne for the review. We love to hear that you're finding us user friendly, convenient, and easy to use. We try very hard to always keep the user in mind when designing features. Thanks again.

Buddy punch is a convenient way to sign into work while out in the field.

Sep 19, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
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Pros: I like that I can punch into when I'm not in the office. I like how convenient it is to look at my time card and my past time card. I appreciate how easy it is to change mistakes.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 21, 2017

Thank you Danielle for the review. It's great to hear that you find us convenient and that you're finding our editing feature useful. We're all human and we all make mistakes so we built in a way to easily make changes.

Great

Sep 19, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Easy to use. Can use it anywhere. I am glad to have the access on my phone to help while I am walking to the front door I can just punch in.

Cons: The ONLY thing I do not like is before your manager approves your hours. The system does not add up the hours. I understand they are not "approved" hours. But this is silly that you can not gauge your hours because of this flaw.

Overall: Helpful on the go access. I like that you can punch out at a specific time since I run errands outside of work then estimate my clock out time.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 21, 2017

Thanks for the review Holly, I'm glad that we're easy to use and that you're utilizing our mobile features. Also thanks for the feedback on the pending approvals. You are correct, until your manager approves any changes to your time card they won't tally the hours as the hours could be rejected/changed. Thanks again!

Time saver for sure. Easy. Accurate.

Sep 19, 2017
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Easy to use. Easy to set up users. No more worries about keeping track of remote crew hours across the country.

Cons: Sometimes login doesn't load fast enough. I am unable to sort some of the lists/reports by different criteria.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 21, 2017

Thank you Pamela for your review and your continues business throughout the years. I'm glad that we're helping you keep track of hours for your remote crew. Thanks for the feedback as well, we'll continue to refine our reports as we get requests for changes. Thanks again.

Great for our catering business with a lot of part time 1099 staff who are out at events

Sep 11, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Ease of use and reporting at week end. Very easy for everyone. Getting new people set up is also easy.

Cons: I wish I could have all employees active each week even though I mostly only have 7-8 signing in and out each week.

Overall: Not keeping paper timesheets anymore.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 13, 2017

Thanks Alison for the review, I'm glad that we're working out so well for your event/catering business. I'm glad that our ease of use really shines when you have a lot of part time people and need to set them all up. Thanks for the feedback on active employees - you control who is active and inactive as it is based on the plan that you are on. I'm glad that you are off of paper time cards!

Great!

Sep 11, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: No complaints, works great for my purposes. Like that its set to my local time. Easy to make corrections.

Cons: Not crazy about the time increments for less than an hour. Would prefer to work with typical 5 or 10 minute increments.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 13, 2017

Thank you Melody for the review! I'm glad that you find us easy to make corrections and that it works great for you. Thanks for the feedback on the time increments - you are correct, you can go down to the minute if you need to. Thanks again!

Great and easy to use

Sep 11, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: I like that it is to use, nothing complicated about it! Two thumbs way up!! Around of applause for doing a great job with app.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 12, 2017

Thanks Perla for the review and the round of applause! It is great to hear that type of feedback, we work very hard to make Buddy Punch easy to use.

So convienent!

Sep 11, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Being able to GPS track employee punches, The ability to know exact hours on my cell phone at any time of day. Makes payroll a synch!!!!

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 12, 2017

Thanks for the review Tom, I'm glad that you're finding us convenient and that you're making use of our GPS tracking feature. I'm happy to hear that we make your life easier when it comes to running payroll!

First time using this software and it is easy to use.

Sep 11, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Easy to see Punch In and Punch Out buttons, easy to edit mistake punches with optional notes for management. Convenient mobile app

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 12, 2017

Thanks Mary for leaving a review, it is great to hear that even after your first time using Buddy Punch that it is easy to use. I'm glad you are also making use of our mobile apps. Thanks again!

This is a great app for keeping time cards. It has been reliable and does the job!

Sep 11, 2017
4/5
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4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: I can access it remotely to process payroll. Employees times can be edited, added or deleted after the original entry.

Cons: I can't print time cards. It only exports to an Excel spreadsheet. Would like a feature that allows a standard time card to be printed.

Overall: Digital time cards that can be accessed remotely.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 11, 2017

Thank you Rajan for your review! I'm glad to hear that you've found us reliable and that you've taken advantage of the ability to access your information from anywhere. Also you should take a look at our Employee Detail Report, which is a formatted PDF document that looks great when printed. Thanks again.

Buddy Punch had been great for our company. Easy to use, and so helpful to our employees.

Sep 11, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: With employees in different locations, it makes it easy for everyone to check in for work and keep track of hours.

Cons: I have no problems wit the software at this time. Maybe being able to increase the number of people allowed on the program would be helpful.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 12, 2017

Thank you Jacob for taking the time to review us, I'm happy to see that you're finding us easy to use and helpful for your employees. We have several price points available based on how many users you need to have access. Please let me know how many additional users you need. Thanks!

Great!!

Sep 11, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: It's ease of use. I don't have to buy a time clock and it can be used anywhere. My employees can download the app and use it on their phone.

Cons: Sometimes it does not clock out my employee. Usually happens on a Friday. They are automatically clocked out at 4 am and clocked in on Saturday.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 12, 2017

Thank you for your review Ryan, it is great to hear that Buddy Punch is easy to use and that you are using our smartphone apps as well. Sorry for any confusion on the automatic punch out feature, that kicks in only if an employee works over a specific amount of time. Please let me know if you have any questions on this feature, we are happy to help.

Great asset to our business.

Sep 11, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: I have multiple employees in different locations. This is a simple solution for tracking hours worked.

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by Buddy Punch on September 12, 2017

Thank you Wayne for your review, I'm happy to hear that you're using Buddy Punch in multiple locations and that you find us simple to use. Thanks again.

So far, it has been great.

Sep 11, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: The app is very easy to download and use. I use it on a daily basis and it couldn't be easier. I'd recommend to anyone in need of clock in/clock out system.

Cons: I really don't have anything negative to say at this time as I've only been using the app for about a month.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 11, 2017

Thank you Elaine for your review, we appreciate you taking the time. I'm happy to hear that you find Buddy Punch easy to use and that you'd recommend it to anyone!

Great experience.

Sep 06, 2017
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: Ease of use. It took a while to get everyone on board but once they got it, it became very easy to use.

Cons: I don't like that it alphabetizes by first name instead of last and you need to change it every time your are in and out of a page.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 07, 2017

Thank you Laureen for your review. I'm glad that you and your staff are finding Buddy Punch easy to use. Thanks for the feedback!

Excellent software! Makes payroll easier than its ever been!

Sep 05, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: It is user friendly making it easy to maintain our department's payroll system. The ability to have payroll software that keeps up with everything that can be accessed at my fingertips makes my job so much easier!

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 06, 2017

Thanks Angie for your review, we appreciate your continued business. It's great to see that Buddy Punch is saving you time when you need to run payroll and is making your job easier. We love to hear the words "Excellent software!" Thanks again.

I have been very happy with Buddy punch. It makes it very easy to keep track of my work hours.

Sep 05, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support

Pros: I like the fact that I can also use my phone to clock in and out for lunch when I don't have access to my computer and I 'm out of town for work.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 06, 2017

Thank you April for taking the time to leave a review. We're happy that you are happy with Buddy Punch! I see you are using Buddy Punch both on your mobile and on your computer and you are finding it easy to use. Thanks for the feedback, we appreciate it.

Flawless! Buddy Punch is easy to use and pretty reasonably priced.

Sep 05, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Ease of use. I also like that it is easy for the manager to go in and make changes if employees fail to check out or experience other issues.

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by Buddy Punch on September 06, 2017

Thank you Sunny for your review. I'm glad that our ease of use stands out as well as our reasonable pricing. Thanks for pointing out our different types of users - managers can be setup to supervise a subset of users and can make changes if necessary. I'm happy to see you are using the manager feature and it is working well for you.

Buddy Punch has been a great tool for our auxilary employees.

Sep 05, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Buddy punch is user friendly. Employees have ease when they clock in and out. The reports are a great tool as well.

Cons: Poth ISD does not have any CONS for Buddy Punch at this time. We have used Buddy Punch almost a year now and have had no problems at all.

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by Buddy Punch on September 06, 2017

Thank you Terrie for your review, we appreciate your continued business! I'm glad that you continue to find Buddy Punch easy to use and that you find our reports helpful.

So far my experience has been great! Its easy to use & very self explanatory/

Sep 05, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: That it is quick! Everything I use is easy to navigate and when I am in a hurry im able to log in and just click and I am punched in for the day.

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by Buddy Punch on September 06, 2017

Thank you Steph for your review, I'm glad that your experience with Buddy Punch has been easy to use and self explanatory!

very easy to use.

Sep 05, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Easy to use. Allow you to enter comments about the each punch in. You can enter you vacation during the current pay period only.

Cons: working nights, my shift split day. have to punch out at the end of a pay period. Then I have to submit the time card for approval. before I can punch in to start the new pay period.

Overall: able to track time from the pc or other mobile devices. do not have to punch in or out with a physical time card.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 05, 2017

Thank you for your review Raymond! I'm glad that you are using our commenting and PTO features and that Buddy Punch is easy for you to use. I also see you are using our Time Card Approval process, which requires you to submit a time card at the end of a pay period prior to starting a new one. We also have a "Split Shifts at Midnight" option which will automatically split a shift at midnight, in case you cross over a pay period during a shift. Thanks again!

Great experience you can use your phone to log in if internet is down at the office.

Sep 04, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
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Pros: That i can add my PTO into my weekly time and keep up with it. That i can use my phone to login if the internet is out.

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by Buddy Punch on September 05, 2017

Thank you Rebecca for your review, we appreciate you taking the time. I'm glad that you are enjoying our mobile option as well as our PTO features!

BP was easy to set up and easy for my employees to understand how to use.

Sep 01, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: It is so much easier than having a time clock at every location. The ease of installing and implementing the new system of time tracking.

Cons: Learning how to code payroll for different locations is a challenge. Integration from BP TO QB is a bit confusing and requires me to correct time in QB time sheets before processing payroll.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 02, 2017

Thank you for your review Stefanie, I'm glad you are finding Buddy Punch easy to setup and that your employees find it easy to understand as well. Thanks for the feedback on QuickBooks, I'd be happy to help with any confusion you have on the integration. It sounds like it is just a setup issue that we can help resolve. Thanks again.

very user friendly

Aug 31, 2017
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: quick and easy to use, haven't had to call or use support due to the ease of the software. overall easy to navigate

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by Buddy Punch on September 01, 2017

Thank you Cassi for the review, I'm glad you are finding us easy to use and navigate. If you do need help we are always here to provide it! Thanks again.

It has been a great resource and makes my payroll process quicker and more accurate.

Aug 31, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: The reports are helpful, but I really enjoy the 'real time' punch ins/outs and the location feature.

Cons: I wish that when I download reports that it defaults to the pay period or dates or anything - or at leas offer the opportunity to name it right away. It is a challenge to dig through the reports to rename them.

Overall: Took less time to process payroll. Was very helpful in keeping track of employees and where/when they were punched in.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on August 31, 2017

Thank you Monica for the review. I'm glad that we are making your payroll process quicker and more accurate. Also thank you for the suggestion on renaming reports before they are exported, I can understand how that would be helpful. Thank you for your continued business, we appreciate it.

Buddy Punch software is time saving, simple to use, very convenient, no confusion for employer/ee

Aug 31, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality

Pros: Time saving, cuts down on confusion, employee responsibility, employer confirmation of hours worked.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on August 31, 2017

Thank you Laura for the review, we appreciate it. I'm glad that you find us simple and convenient. Thank you for your business!

Buddy Punch is a great way to track and document employee time and attendance

Aug 30, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Buddy Punch is easy to set up, easy to use, and the most cost-effective product we could find for our size business (under 100 employees).

Cons: At some point it would be helpful if additional features could be added to more fully cover our anticipated future needs as our programs and employee groups expand.

Overall: Cost-effective, ease-of use--Buddy Punch allows for our employees to access the system from a variety of locations and systems.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on August 30, 2017

Thank you Ken for taking the time to write the review, we appreciate it and your continued business. I'm glad that you find us ease to use and that we're cost effective. We are continuing to implement new features, we'll be announcing more in the next few weeks as we finish up development. Thanks again!

Buddy punch is easy to use and exactly what we need for our small business.

Aug 29, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: The software is easy to use and out techs have no complaints. If the techs make any mistakes, they are very easy to correct. I have had no complaints, and we have been using this software for over a year.

Overall: Keeps track of our employees hours and no need to use time cards or time clocks.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on August 29, 2017

Thank you Amanda for your review and your continued business, we appreciate it. I'm glad that your employees like using Buddy Punch and they fine it easy to use. We really do keep ease of use in mind when implementing new features. Thanks again.

Work at home with ease.

Aug 29, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: Buddy Punch allows accountability which aides in my working from home. Win/Win in every way. My company knows I'm available and I can clock my hours without commuting.

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by Buddy Punch on August 29, 2017

Thank you Lea for the review, we appreciate you taking the time. I'm glad that you're using Buddy Punch from a remote location and it is working well for you. Thanks again!

Very easy to operate and straight forward design.

Aug 24, 2017
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality

Pros: Easy to navigate through time cards and focus on time frames. The ability to comment on clock out is also a big plus.

Cons: Would like to see integrated consolidations of company allotted vacation time that is built up for each employee.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on August 24, 2017

Thank you Darla for your review! I'm glad that you are finding Buddy Punch easy to use and you like the straight forward design. In regards to the comment on viewing banks of PTO, we do have that feature, it is called PTO Accruals. You can add banks of time to employees and then they can see that time and you can report on it. If you have any questions on how to use this feature, please let us know. Thank you.

so far its been a great product, with multiple sites make its easier for employees

Aug 24, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: its not attached to one PC, multi functional so staff can use at more than one location. its great for tracking employee hours

Cons: sometime the IP address are not working for staff members so unable to clock in if not at a normal site attached to employee

Overall: took the roll away for the MD from having to do payroll, make all the corrections, allowing payroll to be do in a timely manner.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on August 24, 2017

Thank you very much for your review RaeLynn. I'm glad that you're using Buddy Punch across multiple locations and that it is allowing you to run payroll in a more timely manner. In regards to our IP Lock feature, if you are not using a static IP address then the locks have to be reset when your IP address changes. Thanks again for your review and we appreciate your business!

I had lot an experience work guide awhile I used this Adobe Photo illustrator CC and versastudio

Aug 23, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: I like most Adobe Illustrator CC and Adobe Photoshop and also inkjet printer/cutter/versaStudio BN-20 Roland.

Overall: Adobe and photoshop Illustrator are worthy for me as real benefits for me.

Buddy Punch is the most user friendly way for my employees and me to track hours.

Aug 22, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: What I love most about Buddy Punch is how simple it is for employees to clock in and out, add their lunch breaks, and write notes about their shifts. I also love how easy it is for me to import it into QuickBooks and pay payroll with it! Before I used Buddy Punch I was keeping time manually with 3 employees and it drove me crazy. Now I have over a dozen employees and I do not know what I would do without this software.

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by Buddy Punch on August 22, 2017

Thanks for the review Zachary! I'm glad that Buddy Punch has been simple for you and your employees to use. I see that you're using our QuickBooks integration as well, we have one for both QuickBooks Desktop and Online. I'm glad it is saving you time to use it. We appreciate your business!

Easy to implement and easy to use - exactly what we were looking for!

Aug 22, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Minimal training for end users (employees or managers). The back end (admin) features are just as simple and intuitive. The area I am most impressed is with their support - they respond quickly, accurately and offer real solutions. We wanted a product that was simple to use, cost friendly and allowed us to customize - all of these areas were met. Very impressed!

Overall: Our corporate hourly employees are now on one system - Buddy Punch. The implementation was easy and so is the day-to-day.

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by Buddy Punch on August 22, 2017

Thank you Jason for the review! I'm glad that everything was simple and intuitive for you, we really make ease of use a top priority when designing features. Thank you for the kind words on our support as well. We appreciate your business.

Easy to use!

Aug 22, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Pros: Keeps up with you total time for pay period. It is easy to use and can even use on your mobile phone!

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by Buddy Punch on August 22, 2017

Thank you for the review Tabatha, we appreciate you taking the time. I'm glad that everything has been easy to use and that you're also taking advantage of Buddy Punch on mobile. You can use our smartphone apps or access via a web browser on your phone, they both work great. Thanks!

Great system, easy to operate, quick fix

Aug 22, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: user friendly, communicates effectively, edit feature is great, works really fast and doesn't give any glitches, It will let you know that time right then and there no delays

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by Buddy Punch on August 22, 2017

Thank you Kelli for your review! I'm glad that you find Buddy Punch user friendly and that we're reliable for you. We appreciate your business.

Very easy to use for both me and my staff. It runs quick reports for payroll

Aug 20, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Very user friendly. Also the ability as administrator to correct hours, track vacation time, and use it in multiple locations.

Cons: There is nothing that I do not like about the software so far. It seems to be doing everything I need it to do.

Overall: Easy to report payroll now since I have multiple locations and share staff between those locations.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on August 21, 2017

Thank you Robert for your review, we appreciate you taking the time. I'm glad that you find us user friendly and that our reporting options are working well for you. Also thanks for highlighting that through a single account you can use Buddy Punch anywhere you need to use it (multiple locations, staff in different areas) - we do not charge a separate fee for business locations, it is all included in the same monthly price. We appreciate your business!

Smooth transition, great price.

Aug 14, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: Easy for employees to figure out. Great department classification functionality. Adjustments needing approval, but allowing the employees to initiate saves a lot of time instead of making Managers do all adjusting.

Cons: Reporting functions not as intiuitive as I would like. Can figure out, just not as easy as other functionality in the software.

Overall: Way better analysis of time spent in each department, along with time savings of employees manually adding up paper time cards.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on August 14, 2017

Thanks for the review Joe! I'm glad that the transition to Buddy Punch has been smooth and that we are easy to use for your employees. Also I see that you're using our approval process for time card changes - it is a great way to have the employee initiate any changes and for you to approve them. Thanks again for taking the time to write the review, we appreciate your business!

so far we have been happy with the service we have received and the ease of you.

Aug 11, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: I like that we can view where are employees physically are when they are clocking in. It also is easier to track their time minute by minute.

Cons: We do feel the financial investment is a bit high.We also are new so we are still making sure it is worth what we are paying.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on August 14, 2017

Thanks for the review Kelly, we appreciate the feedback and for you to take the time. I'm glad that having GPS coordinates available is helpful to you and that you're finding Buddy Punch easy to use. I hope we can continue to make you happy! Thanks again.

Great experience so far!

Aug 07, 2017
3/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: It¿s simple and cost effective. I like the reporting and ability to easily schedule pay days and manage employees.

Cons: The iPhone app feels dated and clunky (no Touch ID) and there is no iPad app. It would be nice to have the apps updated and developed better.

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by Buddy Punch on August 08, 2017

Thanks for the review Clayton. I'm glad you've had a great experience and you find us simple and cost effective. Sorry for any confusion, our iOS app does work on iPads! We are working on an update now that we are aiming to release in Q3 of this year that will include some new features. Thanks for your business, we appreciate it.

Easy and easily accessible from anywhere!

Aug 07, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: I love many things about this software!
1) It is self-explanatory. Even the most technically-challenged employee can figure out how to use it, for the most part.
2) Edits are made by the employee, and approved by the administrator where other programs require the administrator to make all the changes. This can be daunting depending on how many edits and how many employees there are that need them in a single pay period. With BuddyPunch, it's super easy to get employees to take responsibility for their own errors and edits.
3) This program is available even when our electricity goes out or our server goes down. And it doesn't take up any space on our server. The other time clock software we used to use was always a challenge for our IT experts to reload when they were doing updates due to the amount of space it took up on our server and because it wasn't updated to current technology standards available today. Employees are even able to clock in when they're outside the office doing work.
4) I like that employee messages and their times show up in the same report.

Cons: The time card reports are what I like least about this software. Each employee's time card report has to be downloaded separately. I would prefer that all employees show up on one report for more convenience. I end up copying and pasting each employee's excel report into one excel spreadsheet each pay period.

Overall: Ease of use for employees and administrator alike

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by Buddy Punch on August 07, 2017

Thank you for your review Xenia, we appreciate you taking the time! Thank you for pointing out all of the features in your review, including the editing ability for employees and the approval on your end. This can be an overlooked feature that I know helps when managing employees. Also thank you for the feedback on the time cards, we'll look into making that a batch process. Also take a look at the Payroll Export, which is another report that shows time worked for each employee each pay period, it usually provides the data you need. Let us know if you need anything else, and thanks again!

Easy to navigate and love it

Aug 05, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Edit the time anytime, change payroll period, add employees easy and I like the most is the GPS tracker

Cons: The comments area is small for me to put a notes for any employees important note such as verbal warning or written note. It would be nice to have it add on also.

Overall: Easy to manage to input time, data and it generate all the report I needed.

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by Buddy Punch on August 05, 2017

Thank you Jeralyn for your review, we appreciate it. I'm glad you are finding our GPS tracking features useful, it's great to be able to see where your employees are when they punch in and out. I also see you're using our various reporting options, I"m happy that they provide the data you need. We appreciate your business!

Learning curve has been easy. Have seen no glitches in software ... a few glitches in training. Gr8

Jul 08, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Seems to be very intuitive. Learning the process was rather straightforward once I opened every option and saw where to go. Still learning, but have processed 4 payrolls without any glitches. Love the fact that daily and weekly hours are calculated as we go and I don't have to recalculate minutes into quarter hours, etc.

Overall: Time saving in management

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by Buddy Punch on July 10, 2017

Thank you Cory for the review! I'm glad that everything has been easy to use and intuitive for you. We appreciate your business.

Simple and straight forward. Does everything I want and need without extra frills.

Jun 26, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: It's simple and fast for my employees. I evaluated other software that was clunky and complex and did a million things that I didn't need. Buddy punch allows employees to quickly clock in and makes it easy for me to manage their punches.

Cons: Editing punches isn't very intuitive. When an employee misses a punch, the screen where I enter the correct times and date is difficult to use.

Overall: It saves me time and is simple.

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by Buddy Punch on June 27, 2017

Thank you Jacob for the review! I'm glad that you find Buddy Punch simple and straight forward. Also thank you for the feedback on the time editing screen, we have made an improvement to it so you have an "approve" or "deny" button so it is hopefully very clear on what change you are making. Thanks for your business.

We have been using Buddy Punch for a few months now and it has been great!

Jun 26, 2017
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: It was a quick and easy process to set up our account online and even better it was very easy to download the app to our employees phones and get them logged in. The switch to Buddy Punch has been a seamless transition and has helped with keeping up with employee hours during the week as well as cutting down time spent on calculating hours for payroll. The software is very user friendly and was a great choice for our company. Highly recommend!

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on June 27, 2017

Thank you Amber for the review! I'm glad that Buddy Punch has been a seamless transition for you and that you find us to be user friendly. We appreciate the recommendation and your business!

Overall a great program that was incredibly easy to transition to.

Jun 13, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Ease of use
Applicable options
Cost effective
Interfaces with QuickBooks
Got to trial it first before committing

Cons: Still fiddling a bit with the rounding feature - it doesn't always work.
Need to fine tune the interface between BP and QB so that hours correctly transfer over.

Overall: No hardwired equipment

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on June 14, 2017

Thank you for the review Reanna, we appreciate you taking the time. I"m glad that you find Buddy Punch cost effective and that you are taking advantage of our Quickbooks integrations (we have a Desktop and Online integration). In regards to the rounding feature, rounding only takes effect on real-time punches. If an employee makes an edit request to you, that time will not be rounded. Thanks again, we appreciate your business!

A superior choice to paper time cards or other software time cards I've tried

Jun 01, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: This software is incredibly easy to use both by the administrator and by the employees. They make it easy to be compliant with federal and state laws for tracking hourly employee time and breaks. It is easy to control which employees can change their own check ins/check outs, and it is incredibly easy to make changes when needed. I also love that employees can choose to fill in their own PTO and mark it appropriately for what type they have used.

Overall: Incredibly easy tracking of hourly employees time cards including break times, lunches, and PTO taken.

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by Buddy Punch on June 02, 2017

Thank you Mitch for the review, we appreciate you taking the time! I'm glad that you've found Buddy Punch "incredibly easy to use!" Thanks for pointing out our break, PTO and change request features, I'm glad they're helping you be compliant with federal and state laws. Thanks for being a Buddy Punch customer!

Makes keeping up with employee time a breeze

May 25, 2017
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: What I like most about the Buddy Punch software is that it integrates so well with my accounting software Quickbooks

Cons: I would have to say the only con with Buddy Punch software is that it does not allow admin to punch in and out.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on May 25, 2017

Thank you for your review, we appreciate it. I'm glad you are using our QuickBooks integration. We have both QuickBooks Online and QuickBooks Desktop integrations for ease of use when transferring time out of Buddy Punch. In regards to the admins not being able to punch in and out, the admin accounts are free accounts and we advise admins to create employee accounts if they need to track their own time. We appreciate your business!

Great support and customer service!

May 22, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Very easy to use to track hours, create locations, and run payroll. Customer service is easy to reach and very responsive.

Cons: The map/GPS location seems to be off every once in a while, but overall it's a great feature. No other real cons. I'd like to see more reports!

Overall: Easy to track employee hours/location and run payroll.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on May 22, 2017

Thank you for your review Vanessa. I'm glad we were able to provide great support and that Buddy Punch has made it easy for you to track hours. In regard to our GPS feature we report back the GPS location that the device is reporting, so results will vary based on what device is reporting back a location. I'm glad that Buddy Punch has made running payroll easy for you, we appreciate your business.

This service has been wonderful for us!

May 17, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Buddy Punch is easy to use, and takes the hassle out of keeping track of hours worked. Before we used this software, we were using a spreadsheet and it was a mess!

Cons: We wish that the fee was per employee. We only have one contracted person to keep track of. Five to ten dollars per employee would be adequate. Similar to the fee other business services charge per month.

Overall: It keeps track of the hours for you, freeing up more time to attend to other business needs.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on May 18, 2017

Thank you for your review Shannon, I'm glad that Buddy Punch is taking the hassle out of time tracking. In regards to pricing our current tier of 9 or less employees is our lowest plan. We will definitely consider plans for a single employee in future updates.

We only have a few employees and this is the best way I have found to keep up with their time.

May 16, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: This software is extremely user-friendly. Signing up is quick and effortless. When pay periods are up, they let you know the reports are ready. And any time I needed customer service, they responded right away.

Cons: I would like to see an area where we can track their vacation days, sick days, etc. but when I asked customer service about it, they said that is being developed.

Overall: Ease of tracking employee time.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on May 18, 2017

Thank you Beth for the review. I'm glad that you found setup and user very user friendly! In regards to the tracking vacation days we have just released that feature which we are calling PTO Accruals. You can now create categories, add time to them, and employees can log time against it.

I love this because it has the auto break feature!

May 01, 2017
5/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
3 / 5
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Pros: The automatic breaks that are automatically deducted is my favorite feature of Buddy Punch. The program I had before I had to do it manually everyday and as a business owner I just didn't have time.

Cons: A little costly in my opinion but worth the cost, it saves so much of my time. I already do all the accounting, payroll and everything else. This saves me time.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on May 05, 2017

Thank you for the 10/10 review Jackie, I'm glad that Buddy Punch saves you time. As you pointed out our automatic break feature will automatically deduct break time if employees are not able to punch in and out for breaks. Thank you for your business, we appreciate it!

Great System

Apr 24, 2017
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Easy use

Cons: I would like the Payroll Summary report to be more like the Employee Details report. I use the Employee Details Report to run payroll. It would be nice to have the Payroll Summary be similar and able to print as one large report just like the Employee Details report.

Overall: This is a great system and works well for our program needs. I like the fact that we use this program for payroll for our people that do not come in to an office and punch in and out! It works great for in the field. The only improvement that I would like to see is to have a Payroll Summary Report per pay period like the Employee Details Report and prefer to be able to print the Payroll Summary report all on one page per employee without having to adjust the margins on an excel sheet. Other than that, great program!!!

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on May 05, 2017

Thank you for your review Sabrina, we appreciate it! I'm glad your field employees are happy with it as well. They can either use our smartphone apps or they can access Buddy Punch directly from their browser.

Nice little package

Feb 28, 2017
4/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
4 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Ease of use

Cons: modifying a few features like the pay periods

Overall: Setup was very easy. The reporting is spot on. I like the fact how I was able to quickly understand where everything was and how it was linked. It has a great smart phone app that ll of my techs use. It was easy to fix the time issues made by bad punches done by employees.

Recommendations to other buyers: Smart phone app was a great selling point for a company whose employees are never in one place

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on February 28, 2017

Thank you for the review Bill. I'm glad that you found Buddy Punch intuitive to use and that your techs like our smartphone apps. Our apps are fully featured just like our web application, including the ability to fix any errors by your employees. In regards to the pay period updating, we do require that you contact us for pay period changes but we are working on a self service option for those changes. Thanks again for your business, we appreciate it!

Great Value AND Great Service

Feb 21, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Comments: We tested out several online timecard systems and have been extremely happy with BuddyPunch! We're a small office that has owners out of state so leverage technology and having visibility on the team when the owners are out of town is very important. BuddyPunch has been easy to setup and use. The online clockin with the QR code can be ever so slightly twitchy sometimes but with each iteration the system gets better and better. I team loves being able to clockin with their phones and those of us not in the office love being able to see their login picture and GPS location. Win for all!

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on February 21, 2017

Thank you for your review KimBerly! I'm glad that you found us easy to setup and to use, we really do focus on ease of use when designing features. I also see that you're making use of the QR Codes, webcam pictures and GPS support. Sorry if you've had any issues with QR Codes, please let us know if you have continued issues and we're happy to help troubleshoot. Thank you again for your business, we appreciate it.

Buddy Punch Software

Jan 25, 2017
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: We use this for our group home company. Our staff enjoy how simple it is to manage their time, and we enjoy the software. My one complaints are that a SAGE 50 file is not available to directly upload into our payroll software and that not holiday function is in place. Those

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by Buddy Punch on January 26, 2017

Thank you David for the 5 star review! I'm glad you enjoy Buddy Punch and that your staff finds it simple to use. We are looking at integrations with other payroll providers, including SAGE 50. It appears your review was cut off so we will follow up with you separately. We appreciate your business!

Great product for the price!

Dec 20, 2016
4/5
Overall
4 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: Buddy punch offers the features we need for an outstanding price! The service is exceptional. Some features have some bugs to work out and more customer customizations would be preferred, but it remains an outstanding product for the cost. I highly recommend it.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on December 20, 2016

Thank you for the review Jonathan, I'm glad that we're working out so well for you and that you find we are an affordable option. As you stated we are very timely with our service, if you do ever run into any issues please let us know. We appreciate your business!

Buddy Punch is Fantastic!

Dec 10, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Easy to use and set up, accurate calculations and great customer service

Cons: none so far

Overall: Switching to Buddy Punch has saved me tons of time. My business is in California and I was manually trying to calculate overtime. What a pain! I switched to Buddy Punch and now just print my payroll report with hours and overtime already calculated for me. Super Simple. The Customer Service team has also been very helpful and quickly responded when I had questions.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on December 12, 2016

Thank you Kirsten for the review. I'm glad to hear that we're saving you time and that you find us simple to use. Thank you for bringing up our automatic overtime calculation feature, we allow you to setup a unique overtime rule per employee in case you have employees in different areas. We appreciate your business!

A New Time System For An Old Church

Dec 08, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Ease of use.
Clear list of tabs and what they represent.

Cons: This software is so easy for me to use there is nothing that I don't like about it.

Overall: I recently became the Property Manager of a still thriving 150-year-old church. When I came on we were still using handwritten time cards to keep track of staffing hours.
Our Bookkeeper introduced us to Buddy Punch a few months ago and I have found it to be a breeze to use and, she's not giving me a hard time about being able to read my handwriting anymore either.
We have only a few staff members who are using Buddy Punch at this time but even they tell me that it's easy to use. When there are changes or edits to be made Buddy Punch is simple enough for me to go in and make the changes without wasting a lot of time.

Recommendations to other buyers: Please continue to keep this software easy to use on the front end for managers and the back end for our bookkeepers.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on December 08, 2016

Thank you Steve for the review. I'm glad that our ease of use for you and your employees comes through in your daily use. As we release features we'll continue to always keep ease of use as one of our top priorities. Thank you for your business, we appreciate it!

Buddy Punch roll out

Nov 29, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money
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Pros: Simple to setup and deploy, easy to train employees to use, web based and easy to access, tracks where punch events occur.

Cons: An additional consolidated report would be beneficial to our process

Overall: The system was easy to implement on the management side and easy to deploy to our staff. Training was a breeze and the process has been very smooth.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on November 30, 2016

Thank you Chris for the review. I'm glad to hear Buddy Punch was easy to implement and training your staff was a breeze. We appreciate your business!

Awesome Program and Service

Nov 21, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Simplicity of the interface for managers to add notes and process payroll. It is extremely easy for the employees to use.

Overall: I researched several time clock programs before selecting Buddy Punch. It is incredibly easy to use and practical for our dental office. The customer support made our transition to the program seamless. I would definitely recommend Buddy Punch to any business!

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on November 21, 2016

Thank you Erin for your review. I'm glad that Buddy Punch is easy for you to use and that after researching several alternatives that we turned out to be best for your business. Thank you for pointing out our customer service, I'm glad our team made your transition seamless and that your experience was awesome!

Outstanding Software

Nov 21, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Ease of use

Cons: Non thus far

Overall: We use buddy punch for our Limousine Business. With a constant flow of new drivers and changes, its incredibly easy to add, modify or delete employees on the fly. We used other programs before, but none compare to the easy to use and effectiveness of Buddy Punch. I highly recommend it!

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on November 21, 2016

Thank you Greg for the review. I'm glad that Buddy Punch is easy for you to use and effective for your Limousine business. We appreciate your business and the recommendation!

To catch a thief

Nov 14, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Easy to use.

Cons: Nothing. I love it.

Overall: We were using a simple system for employees to track their time. Our company is very remote and we don't have supervisors at each location. I had an employee request to go full time (from 20 hours to 30 hours per week) since he had "so much work to do". He began billing the company for 30 hour per week. After about 2 months of this, we decided to implement Buddy Punch. Needless to say, that employee has not worked more than 22 hours per week since we implemented Buddy Punch. I can honestly say, that Buddy Punch paid for itself in the FIRST week of implementation.

Recommendations to other buyers: Nope

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on November 23, 2016

Thank you Jonathan for the great review! I'm glad that Buddy Punch was able to provide accountability for your employees. We have some great features that will make sure employees are on the job when they're punching in such as GPS coordinates, IP Address Locks, and webcam integration. We appreciate your business.

Great Product, Payroll is MUCH simpler!

Nov 01, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Comments: Our business has employees all over the place and getting paper time cards before was a chore. Now I simply log in and have everyone's time in one place. Edits are simple, reports are simple, everything is very user friendly! Our employees have expressed their liking for it as well!

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by Buddy Punch on November 02, 2016

Thank you Linda for the great review, we appreciate it! I'm glad Buddy Punch has made payroll a much simpler process for you and that you're taking advantage of our editing feature and reports. We really strive to make sure that Buddy Punch is user friendly, so I'm glad that shows in your use as well. Thanks again for your business.

Easy to Use

Oct 24, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Easy to use for employees and managers

Cons: cannot punch in real time. it gives the employees access to modify their times.

Overall: Buddy Punch system is really easy to use and understand. It allows you to easily make changes and allows your employees to leave notes for each punch time (if necessary).

Recommendations to other buyers: no

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on October 31, 2016

Thank you for the review Ayde, we appreciate it. I'm glad Buddy Punch is easy to use and understand. Thank you for pointing out the notes feature, it allows employees to leave a detail on why they might be punching out early, late, etc. In regards to your comment on real time punches, perhaps there is some confusion - you can punch in real time with Buddy Punch. As soon as you click the punch in button the time is captured at that moment in time. Also the employee option to request changes is a feature that can be turned on or off. Any changes only take effect if they are approved and you can turn off changes all together, if needed. Let me know if you have any other questions, we appreciate your business!

Makes Payroll Easy

Oct 13, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
Value for Money

Comments: I have tried other time clock apps for my small pediatric practice, and none was as reliable, cost-effective, or simple to use as Buddy Punch. I recommend it highly!

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on October 13, 2016

Thank you for your review Robert, we appreciate your business! I'm glad that you've found Buddy Punch reliable and simple to use, we always keep ease of use in mind for both you and your employees.

Ease of Use

Oct 04, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Ease of use, price, functionality.

Cons: I wish there was a system to email the employee when their weekly hours were close to hitting 40.

Overall: Because we are salary, we have never used a clock in system. With the new labor law going into effect next year, we were looking for an app that would be the most in invasive in our daily routine in the office. Buddy Punch has been super easy to set up my employees and get them using it!

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on October 04, 2016

Thank you Kristina for the review. Great to hear that Buddy Punch has been easy to setup and use, and your employees are using it! Thank you for the suggestion for overtime notifications, we are always looking to add additional features. We appreciate your business!

Good option for our team...

Oct 02, 2016
4/5
Overall
3 / 5
Ease of Use
3 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
4 / 5
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Pros: Customer Service

Cons: Not flexible and upgrades needed. Need an hour only option vs clock in/out.

Overall: We were searching for a product that would allow our team to track hours simply. This is a great start. The team can track their hours, and our accounting can pull them down with ease. Customer support has been amazing and the primary reason we are sticking with them. They respond day and night to emails and questions. We are very happy with the product to date. We are hoping that in the future the app will become a little more flexible, and maybe instead of just a clock in/out process, there is an option just to put in the hours worked for the day. Looking forward to seeing what the future holds with Buddy Punch! Great company!

Recommendations to other buyers: When you set it up, be sure you know the exact days you want it to close weekly. Stay on top of team to input hours.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on October 03, 2016

Thank you for the review Ebony. I'm glad you're finding Buddy Punch simple to use and that you are happy (amazed!) with our support, we make sure to quickly respond to all inquiries as we know how important time keeping is for business and how immediate needs are when it comes to running payroll. Thank you for the suggestions for future development, we are always looking to improve. We appreciate your business!

Great Program

Sep 30, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: East of Use
Great Reporting

Cons: none!

Overall: I researched and tried out a lot of time clock programs before stumbling on Buddy Punch. This is by far the easiest to use with the best reporting. I highly recommend it.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 30, 2016

Thank you for your review Danette. I'm glad you find Buddy Punch easy to use and that our reporting options are working for you. We have several options available, all exportable to an Excel file. Thank you for the 10/10 recommendation, we appreciate your business!

Buddy Punch keeps it simple

Sep 29, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Easy to use

Cons: Some

Overall: Simple to roll out, simple to use. We were looking for a way to replace paper time sheets that was easy to use and inexpensive. We found it.

Recommendations to other buyers: I would like to figure out how to export to SurePayroll.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 30, 2016

Thank you for your review David, we appreciate it. I'm glad your setup and usage is easy, we designed Buddy Punch to be easy to use for both the employees and the administrators. We are integrated with SurePayroll, I'll be reaching out to you to answer any questions that you have. We appreciate your business!

Great way to keep track of employees hours in the field

Sep 29, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Easy to use & GPS

Cons: Converting hour to a spread sheet doesn't work well.

Overall: Punch buddu has saved me time and money and more importantly workers can't say their hours are not correct.
It is very easy to use for my and my employees. With the GPS stamp showing where they punch in/out is a great tool.
I would recommend this program to everyone.

Recommendations to other buyers: It would be helpful to have employees hours and hourly rate convert to a spreadsheet within the program

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 29, 2016

Thank you for the review Mike, we appreciate it. I'm glad we're saving you time and money, and that it's easy to use for your employees. Thanks for pointing out our GPS location data on each punch, I know how that can be very helpful when your employees are in the field. We do have an Excel export for all of your employees time, as well as Excel downloads of various other reports. Let me know if you have questions on those, we are happy to help. We appreciate your business.

Buddy Punch brought my small company out of the stone age!

Sep 27, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: easy, user friendly

Cons: haven't had any yet

Overall: Since the beginning of time we've used paper time card templates, which is fine for a small business just starting out. However, as we've grown, we've felt the need to implement something electronic that allows us to log time more accurately. Buddy Punch is user-friendly and web-based, which made the transition a breeze. We were using it as our only time card source within the very first week. It also integrates with our payroll system, saving me precious time each week!

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 27, 2016

Thank you Denise for the review, we appreciate you taking the time. I'm glad that your transition from paper time cards to Buddy Punch was smooth and that we're saving you time, that's our goal! I see that you're using one of our payroll integration partners too - we offer several and are open to creating unique exports if you use a payroll provider that we do not already support. Thanks again for the review, we appreciate your business.

Super easy and great interface

Sep 21, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Comments: BuddyPunch has been an amazing tool to have. Being a growing small business, it's been seamless to integrate and has taken a huge workload from my plate. I like that employees have the option of clocking in and out remotely, and I have the accessibility to login anywhere.

Recommendations to other buyers: I'd love an automatic paid holiday option. I recently forgot to add in a paid holiday for my employees...having the ability to set these up automatically would be amazing.

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by Buddy Punch on September 21, 2016

Thank you for your review Rachel, we appreciate it. I'm glad that Buddy Punch was able to take some of your workload off of your plate, that's exactly what we want to do! We will also take your request for automatic holidays to be added into timecards into consideration for future development, I can definitely understand the need. Thanks again, we appreciate your business.

so so not greatest

Sep 17, 2016
1/5
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1 / 5
Ease of Use
1 / 5
Features & Functionality
1 / 5
Customer Support
1 / 5
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Pros: online can view anywhere from a computer . the app is poor at best and is not integrated to be used as a time clock or to check all features and make adjustments from admin must have a computer to do so

Cons: Most of it

Overall: Several areas of concern. Very little corrections made based on feedback. Not able to contact support by phone. Delayed response in email. Not open to different types and operations for different business types. This is a very baseline product with little features. Menus are hard for older users to read. Not user friendly for most users. Time corrections are difficult for users to complete or request. Very limited on admin ability to control aspects of the clock to prevent user issues. reports decimal place cannot be changed from 3 to 2 decimals increases rounding time for admin. Integration with payroll company cost additional funds.

Recommendations to other buyers: It could be good if feedback was taken in consideration and updates were made more often vs yearly. Not recommended for larger 30+ employees maybe at some point but not at this time!

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 20, 2016

Josh - Thank you for taking the time to provide a review. Unfortunately many of your comments we believe are inaccurate and I would like to make sure that Buddy Punch is accurately reflected on Capterra. We do not charge for integrations with other Payroll Companies. We just added an integration with Paychex and there was no cost to any customer for doing so. We are also very timely in responding to inquiries. In your case specifically you opened a ticket on 7/29/16 at 3:52 pm. We responded at 4:14 pm the same day with a resolution. You opened a ticket on 8/29/16 at 12:35 pm, we replied at 12:46 pm. You opened a ticket on 9/12/16 at 10:21 am and we replied on 12:46 pm. We offer many features such as GPS, IP Address Lock, Webcam photos on punches, and notifications. We offer easy change requests with the user clicking on a button that says "I need to change something." I'm sorry we didn't work for your business and we will take your feedback into consideration.

Very Useful Tool!

Sep 17, 2016
4/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: Easy to use. Good amount of features. App is nice for employees on the move.

Cons: Some phones have trouble with the app not allowing them to punch because it thinks their locator is turned off when it's actually on. Some employees would like to be able to add their PTO through the app as well. I would like to see the ability to request PTO in advance, so it can be approved and noted before the pay period.

Overall: We started using Buddy Punch because we have employees who start their work day from their house. Buddy Punch makes it easy to track their time and having the GPS locator allows us to know where they are at.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 18, 2016

Thank you Jake for your review! We appreciate you highlighting our GPS feature and our smartphone apps. We are always looking to improve so thank you for the feedback. I'm glad Buddy Punch has been useful for your business and you're finding it easy to use. Thank you for your business, we appreciate it.

One Of The Best Decisions I Made For My Business

Sep 15, 2016
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
4 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
Customer Support
5 / 5
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Pros: I am happy for everything. Though it doesn't have all the features we need, but the staff are ready to entertain all our suggestions.

Cons: Nothing that I can think of. So far, it fills my current payroll needs.

Overall: I was first apprehensive of trying out Buddy Punch. I was so used to traditional punch cards, spending hours reading through each punch card during paydays and calling each employee for verification of blurred printouts and questionable punch-ins. I was used to making my life so difficult. Until I decided to level up because some bundy clock machines bogged down at the office, I began looking for a time card system that would eliminate time fraud from employees ... and make my life easy too. I began to entertain biometric time clocks. But the newest machines are so expensive and still quite laborious on part of the employer who had no human resources department. Until I came through an advertisement from Buddy Punch, this picked up my interest. After a few hours of contemplation, I tried it and boy was I blown off by its features ¿ real-time pics, extensive data of employee activity, payroll data, etc. Even the staff of Buddy Punch are so supportive, inserting few features from a new user like me. I am so impressed! Now for the first time in my 10 years of business, computing payroll has become such a breeze. Thank you very much, Buddy Punch!

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 15, 2016

Thank you Gerald for the great review! I appreciate you pointing out a few of our features, like our webcam support for pictures on punches and our reporting options. I'm glad we've made your life easier. Thanks for your business!

GREAT Product

Sep 14, 2016
5/5
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5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
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5 / 5
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Pros: Employees can manipulate their time - has to have admin approval
Ease of use

Cons: So far nothing

Overall: For me it' all about ease of use - this product nails it - with limited training you can work your way through and figure it out.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 14, 2016

Thank you Frances for the review, we appreciate it! I'm glad that Buddy Punch has been easy to use, we really do make that our top priority. You also pointed out our approval process for change requests from the employee - nothing is changed until you the administrator approve it. Thanks again, we appreciate your business.

Find a different product!!

Sep 14, 2016
1/5
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Ease of Use
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Comments: It locks up every now and then and you have to clear the system or create "new" IP addresses for all your employees. Even that gives you an error sometimes. We spend more time clocking employees in and out then the system operating correctly. Changing systems.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 15, 2016

Tim - I am sorry, it appears that you are mis-understanding a feature of Buddy Punch. The IP Address Lock will allow you to enter in an IP address and that employee must login from that IP address. Most ISP's will provide you a dynamic IP address, which means it changes from time to time. This is why you have to enter in a new IP address, as your IP address has changed from your ISP. We recommend requesting a static IP address from your ISP so it doesn't change. Once you do that you won't run into this problem. Again I am sorry there was a mis-understanding. Please let us know how else we can help!

How good is buddypunch?

Sep 09, 2016
5/5
Overall
5 / 5
Ease of Use
5 / 5
Features & Functionality
5 / 5
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Pros: Good design

Easy to use

Intuitive

Focused on employee punching in and out. No gimmicks you have to do, no hoops you have to jump through to get it going.

Cons: People can only be automatically punched out after X hours. Not X and a half or X and a quarter. But you set the X so I got that going for me which is nice.

Overall: Turns out its preetttyyy gooood.

Was looking for an app that helped manage employee punching in/out for small businesses and did a bunch of trials before finding BuddyPunch. The other apps that I found were often not what I was looking for or did not have a focus on employee punch-in/outs.

Found buddypunch and it does exactly what I need it to. The UI is very well designed, the administrator makes employee accounts and employees just go to the website, log in, and push the big green button.

They then log in again to punch out but the big green button will be a big red button this time.
Very simple, very easy, does employee punch-ins, does it well. Also got an IP-Lock feature so employees can only punch in on-site.

There are some other features like wage calculations based on punch-in time, overtime stuff, and other things that I don't use but they seemed pretty useful if I ever choose to use them.

Vendor Response

by Buddy Punch on September 12, 2016

Thank you Lei for the 10/10 review! We really appreciate the thought you put into it and the highlighting of some of our features. I'm glad that the User Interface (UI) is easy to use and understand. When we're designing features we always think of how they're being used and how it affects both the employee and administrator's daily experience. Thanks again, we appreciate your business.