Paymo is a cloud-based project management solution designed for small and midsize businesses. It offers team collaboration, timesheet management and project accounting functionalities within a suite.

Paymo offers project management, which enables users to create projects, divide projects into task lists and assign tasks to the right people. Team members can then engage in project discussions and stay updated on the progress of projects.

A key feature of the solution is its Visual Kanban Board, which enables users to visualize the progress of each task and track projects' idle time. It offers customizable time and work reports that can be shared with both internal and external stakeholders for audit, billing and reporting purpose.

With the help of project accounting functionality to track expenses, create automated client invoices and estimate project profitability, users can manage project's accounting and budgeting activities.

It is avaialble on a per-user-per-month subscription basis.

Project dashboard
Project dashboard
Project dashboard
Kanban boards
Kanban boards
Project planning
Project planning
Project list
Project list
Reports
Reports

Supported Operating System(s):

Web browser (OS agnostic)



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Number of employees:  1,001-5,000 employees

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October 2018

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Pros

I didn't know what to expect with this app, but i was pleasantly surprised, the only thing i would complain was that the app tended to crash.

Cons

It crashed pleasantly. I only know if it was I or the app itself because I was a couple day i couldn't use it

Rahul from Deloitte India

Number of employees:  5,001-10,000 employees

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October 2018

Ok for project tracking

Pros

The app has a lot of features for administration of projects. You can connect to your colleagues as your contacts as well so it's good that way.

Cons

The app is a bit tedious to use on a small screen. It's not optimized for a phone. Compare to MS projects on a Windows laptop and this isn't awesome.

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Number of employees:  11-50 employees

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September 2018

A great way to track your client's billable hours.

Overall it is a great service that my colleagues and self use with ease to log billable house and create reports for clients. I highly recommend it.

Pros

The website and phone app make it very easy to actively track billable hours when doing work for a client.

Cons

The only thing I don't like is the pop-up chat/notification window at the bottom right on the website.

Thomas from Hellenic Gaming Commission

Number of employees:  1 employee

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September 2018

Project management

Pros

I think is a complete PM tool for small (or large ) companies and freelancer. It misses some functonalities but it is growing.

Cons

I think it doesnt upgrade so quickly as it should. It misses basic functions like data export (apart from the API), task dublication etc.

Luis Daniel from Nexus Multimedia

Number of employees:  2-10 employees

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September 2018

Ideal tool for project management from small companies to big ones

I'm solving the business problems of: - having all the project planning and content in one single place - tracking the time

Pros

I like the user interface, is very clean and friendly. it takes less than 5 minutes to understand how everything works which is a great advantage to train other people to use this tool. I love how you can organize all the tasks, content and planning for each project. I've been using this software for about 5 years now and will definetely recommend it to others.

Cons

I don't like that they still don't have an easy to use mobile app that shows all the content of a project. the mobile app is very limited. I hope that they can improve and give the mobile development a higher priority since we live in a mobile world these days.

There's no way to capture screenshots of what other employees are doing or measuring the productivity

Jack from Yellow Box.

Number of employees:  11-50 employees

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August 2018

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I have really liked using Paymo, it was super easy to learn and navigate right from the beginning. The layout is easy to follow and the dashboard makes great use of charts and graphs to show what projects you've been working on/what your hours are for the day/week/month and so on. I can't even tell you the name of the system we used before this but I did not like it, and I love this!

Pros

That you can break things down into differnt tasks

Cons

It refreshes a lot on its own, not sure why but it does

Response: Paymo, Paymo LLC

August 2018

Hi Jack, That is a bit unusual, would it be possible to get in touch with us through the in app help button regarding the refresh issue?

Emanuele from 3 NEW Srl

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July 2018

Excellent!

increasing the knowledge in project management of all my team.

Pros

- Easy to understand the time allocation for every project
- Easy manage of the project also outside the office thanks to the fantastic app (Apple Store)
- Managing the different milestones of each project

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At the beginning, my team and I were not very convinced of the product but using it every day, we found that we can no longer do without it! No negative feed-back about the software!

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July 2018

Simple set up, great support. Have used a different system for 2 years but have come back to Paymo

Speeds up invoicing and reduces the risk of billable time not being recorded at all.

Pros

Time keeping functionality is great for keeping on top of billing, project management function has improved dramatically.
Not too many features to confuse the less IT proficient users
Different subscription types to suit most and no minimum user number for subscriptions

Cons

overview of projects could be better, but is adequate.
we would ideally like full integration with Xero accounting software without the need for third parties such as Zapier

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July 2018

I have used Paymo previously and like it a lot except for one thing.

Again, I think it's a great application, but my less costly (free!) apps work much better at task creation than Paymo, and that's huge for me.

Pros

Paymo is a great full-service project manager / task list / time-tracker / reporting and invoicing application. I think it's great that they give you up to 1GB of storage for free and up to 50GB for their first level of pricing. I used them a long time ago and their product has become very professional looking as well, and nicely integrated among its different features. The price is OK, but not high for what you get especially if you use all the features.

Cons

The only thing I'm not a fan of, and this goes for most apps that are task oriented is that it doesn't seem to have a pre-built app integrated with some of the more mail clients. There are some that allow you to connect with their application at the point of opening an email, turn it into a task, and select which customer/project you want to assign it, and your done. I guess Paymo might offer this availability via some custom coding via their API (and kudows for that!), but usually it's handed off via a somewhat clunky zap from Zapier that relies on presetting the projects and email labels. Seems like it could be easier.

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July 2018

Paymo is a great tool for management and tracking time on projects, and is very easy to pick up.

Pros

I liked how easy it is for a new user to pick the tool up and figure out how it works, and I like the visuals they use to show how much time you've worked/how you're splitting time between projects.

Cons

While it is easy to use, it's pretty lacking in features - other management and time tracking tools have more features (like easy ways to access documents, add detailed notes, etc.)

Response: Paymo, Paymo LLC

August 2018

Hi, Just wanted to let you know that we integrate with Google Drive so you can add file to and from Google Drive account to your Paymo account. Also you can add task descriptions, comments, create topics/discussions etc.

Stephanie from ShiftUp

Number of employees:  2-10 employees

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July 2018

Simple, Organzied

Everything needed to get the start up business ready

Pros

Anyone could use it and figure it out. Its very self explanitory for my team to use. The product itself works great

Cons

Needs more variety and choices for small detail. Having choices to separate invoices for 3 payments

Pedro from Bitzen (bitzen.com.br)

Number of employees:  2-10 employees

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July 2018

I really love it. It's a wonderful tool to manage our projects and timesheets.

Pros

The Windows desktop client is awesome. It really helps to register my hours and organize my routine.

Cons

The Portuguese translation is incomplete and I would like to create a read only account to share the project data with some customers and team. I don't know if it is possible.

Response: Paymo, Paymo LLC

August 2018

Hi Pedro, We plan to improve client access in the future, and as for the translation, you can contribute to it and we will reward you. Just get in touch with us for more details.

Popa from IDP Law Office

Number of employees:  2-10 employees

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June 2018

I've been using Paymo for 1 year now. It is of great help - easy to use and very friendly interface.

Fantastic added-value to my business.

Pros

It is one of the most friendly timekeeping software I've ever used. Although I do not use all its functions (e.g. accounting), it has proven to be a "must-have" for my professional activity. I really appreciate customer support - all queries addressed over time have received prompt and useful response. The price is competitive and the budget options provided are highly appreciated. I warmly recommend the software.

I also love the option to fill-in time both bulk (e.g., 2 hours) and by hours (12:00 - 14:00). My clients really appreciate this kind of transparecy.

Cons

It would also be of great help if time reports could be exported in Word format (editable). This is not necessary a "con", but an improvement suggestion.

Fabian from Interior Designs By Fabian

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June 2018

Working in a team has never been easier

Pros

This software solved our little lying game " who's fault is this ", we managed better response time and better planning. By using Gantt Charts, we better developed solutions and start building for the future, not just putting fires out every day. Thank you paymo

Cons

There are a few things to suggest, as a team we had to hire a few freelancers, but after a short while they had to upgrade in order touse the invoice function.

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June 2018

What an amazing business/admin/accounting/time tracker/CRM/project management app!

SO much time saved, I got so many insights, my time is invoiced, my payments are being tracked, my life's got easier and my business more organized.

Pros

- Being able to log the time and invoice clients in literally a click for the time logged for their project, for the specified rate based on flat fee, hourly rate by the company, user, or project
- Multi currency supported
- You can use Payoneer in addition to PayPal as a payment gateway
- Customer support is more than awesome, they're amazing!
- There's a community forum where we post ideas and improvement suggestions which are actually heard and worked on
- Client area supported so that the clients can also see their invoices and time sheets in real time any time :)

Cons

- Recurring tasks are not supported;
- No emoticons xD
- No sub-tasks
- Payoneer button for online payments looks very basic, it doesn't look like a button

Response: Paymo, Paymo LLC

July 2018

Hi there, We've just added subtasks. You can find them in the Full Task Details view. Hope you'll enjoy them!

Anoop Kumar from UnifySquare

Number of employees:  501-1,000 employees

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June 2018

Its been a swift yet smooth transition from another platform we were using.

Very effective Dashboard. Ease of collaboration with Team. Active Customer support and exhaustive features for Project manager of all sizes.

Pros

Best part I liked about PayMo was the ease of use the interface allows especially with rich features to collaborate on Projects of all sizes. Also really felt great about the services support, I was exploring the reporting feature and needed some inputs. And was amazed to get the needed input very easily and quickly by PayMo experts.

Cons

The Task list interface especially when you want to assign users wasn't very efficient or easy. While selected different users the selections were getting removed. Also the Calendar tool didn't had Done button which was a apt addition.

Response: Paymo, Paymo LLC

August 2018

Hi Anoop, The selection needs to be made on the checkbox and not on the user name and it should be ok.

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Number of employees:  51-200 employees

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June 2018

Using Paymo for 2 months and it's fine. There are things that can be improved but overall it's great

It helped our company to manage time and accounting.

Pros

Tracking time feature is great. Fast task select, one click and it's done. Timesheet are also great feature, easy to manage and see what I've done.

Cons

RWD on my phone doesn't exist. I couldn't use webpage on my phone (Xiaomi Redmi3, Google Chrome) and need to switch to Desktop mode (still, I couldn't use it as I wanted to). Also when I'm adding Task title/description, it saves only after closing window by myself. If I close it via chrome tab, it will disappear (annoying).

Response: Paymo, Paymo LLC

August 2018

Hi, We created dedicated mobile apps (iOS and Android) for mobile use. We're currently working on an improved version of the mobile app.

Clever from CN Design Industrial Ltda

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June 2018

The best software to track my job .

view my job time make invoices make job time schedule schedule my work over the months

Pros

Time tracking, gantt charts, projects, estimates, invoices, and the best time workload!!! Paymo is my job management software.

Cons

the app android and ipad need to have more functions and better design of user expereance. Sorry my english.

Response: Paymo, Paymo LLC

August 2018

Hi Niels, Good news! We're currently working on a new mobile app that will be similar to the desktop time tracking widget. New design and more functionality coming up :)

Alyssa from WeAreMonsters

Number of employees:  2-10 employees

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June 2018

A project management tool that has all the features necessary to run a successful project!

- Organizing - Time tracking - Project management - Time reporting - Team scheduling - Prioritizing

Pros

Paymo is user friendly, allowing the entire team to be able to use it with ease especially team members who are not as organized as others.

Cons

Unfortunately it is not possible to export a gantt chart. For our company exporting gantt charts is a must as more often than not clients wish to have a view into the timeline of a project.
It also lacks the ability to create sub tasks which would be very helpful as it would keep tasks and tasklists more organized.

Response: Paymo, Paymo LLC

July 2018

Hi Alyssa, We've just added subtasks. You can find them in the Full Task Details view. Hope you'll enjoy them!

Roopa from Engineering

Number of employees:  51-200 employees

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June 2018

wonderfully experience most of the that I miss to updated the time and project it is upto date Thx.

easy to organise my work

Pros

easy to know project task and edit the time hours and project description
Team Scheduling and one to one meeting is most wonderful.

Cons

so far i have not found any kind problem... pay mo works fantastic.
need to get some more experience to update this answer


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