Buddy Punch vs. Timeclock.Kiwi

Overview
ProductRatingMost Used ByProduct SummaryStarting Price
Buddy Punch
Score 7.4 out of 10
Small Businesses (1-50 employees)
Buddy Punch is an online time tracking and scheduling application. Track time, time off, locations, and jobs. The solution aims to help punching in & out intuitive for employees & easy for users to view & export time. Employees can clock in using a browser or the Buddy Punch Google, iOS, & Android apps. Users can view who's working, their GPS position or even limit where they can punch. The solution integrates with QuickBooks, ADP, Paychex, & SurePayroll while also offering Excel exports. …
$3.49
per month per user
Timeclock.Kiwi
Score 10.0 out of 10
N/A
A cloud timeclock program that is used to either track hours worked or log time against a job. Export the calculated data in a format of choice or straight into favourite payroll program. Update Kiosk settings in the portal and it will be updated instantly from anywhere Time can be logged against a job or task, to keep track of materials used and record notes if something out of the ordinary happens. Everything can be associated to a Cost Code so the data can…
$3.50
per month per Kiosk
Pricing
Buddy PunchTimeclock.Kiwi
Editions & Modules
Time & Attendance
$3.49
per month per user
Time & Attendance + Scheduling
$4.49
per month per user
Enterprise
$9.49
per month per user
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Offerings
Pricing Offerings
Buddy PunchTimeclock.Kiwi
Free Trial
YesYes
Free/Freemium Version
NoNo
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
NoYes
Entry-level Setup FeeNo setup feeNo setup fee
Additional DetailsWe offer three plans, each with a monthly or annual payment option. Each plan has a per user price and a base fee of $19. There are no startup, cancellation, support, or additional fees of any kind.
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User Ratings
Buddy PunchTimeclock.Kiwi
Likelihood to Recommend
9.0
(21 ratings)
10.0
(3 ratings)
User Testimonials
Buddy PunchTimeclock.Kiwi
Likelihood to Recommend
Buddy Punch
I think that is very convenient as far as tracking your employees when they are punching in or out to ensure they are physically at the location they are supposed to be for that shift. I also think that the option to download this app to your personal phone is amazing, it makes it more convenient to punch in or out when you aren't near a laptop or a residence to use one. The feature of being able to attach a note with your punches explaining possible late punchers or absences is very beneficial to the employee allows show proof if needed.
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Timeclock.Kiwi
The staff was able to start using it straight away, they didn't need to be taught as it is really simple. Have set up several of them around the factory and as they are all synced in real-time people can sign in at anyone they want which is really helpful as it is a big site. Also being able to get the "trouble makers" to have to use a PIN has stopped the complaints about people clocking them out while they were working.
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Pros
Buddy Punch
  • Their customer service is second to none. We have requested several changes over the years for the web interface and app; I think all the requests we've made were implemented by this point. I only wish this was the case with other companies we utilize.
  • They allow you to set different pay rates based on department which allows us to pay employees more for the skilled jobs they perform versus the more basic work they perform. This is a huge benefit to a small company as it encourages employees to strive for more skilled work and they keep moving up the ladder to become even better assets to the company.
  • The reports you can run are very thorough and work very well for us when it comes time to enter payroll.
  • Having the ability to set alerts has allowed us to cut back on unnecessary overtime as employees can get reminders prior to going over. We can also set reminders for employees to punch in/out for the ones that have a tendency to forget.
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Timeclock.Kiwi
  • Easy to use, clever design and the setup is really easy.
  • Getting the data into my payroll is incredibly easy.
  • Very cheap, the pricing is by far the best I have ever seen on a product like this.
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Cons
Buddy Punch
  • Sometimes I need to check back to be sure I'm still punched in.
  • The indicator between punched in and out is not very indicative of if I am or not.
  • I want to total hours not just by the week but by pay periods 1-15 days, 16-end of [the] month.
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Timeclock.Kiwi
  • None, the software is very easy to use. Nothing to complain about.
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Alternatives Considered
Buddy Punch
We originally scheduled and ran payroll through Homebase, but in the last few months the software became very buggy, customer service was slow and when they did respond, was not helpful. When we cancelled our account they didn't even try to make things right. We are so happy that Buddy Punch is like us--taking care of their clients and really invested in their success!
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Timeclock.Kiwi
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Return on Investment
Buddy Punch
  • Efficiency has definitely gone up switching to Buddy Punch. Ive never quantified specific hours or time lapse it has given to my personal managerial efficiency. But it has without doubt.
  • I can see a better overview of the employees I need to be concerned with and not have to filter out others not concerning me.
  • Ease of use has decreased mental stress and angst in maneuvering employee time cards.
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Timeclock.Kiwi
  • Saves a lot of time for payroll
  • Less time spent trying to figure out what is wrong with the time clock today haha
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ScreenShots

Buddy Punch Screenshots

Screenshot of The Administrator's DashboardScreenshot of Time Off CalendarScreenshot of Schedule View

Timeclock.Kiwi Screenshots

Screenshot of Timeclock with simple filter enabledScreenshot of Timeclock Portal - People pageScreenshot of Timeclock with T9 filter enabledScreenshot of Timeclock Portal - Kiosk settings