The Many Benefits of Learning How to Type Fast and Accurately


Typing remains a fundamental skill, and learning to type fast and accurately should be considered an essential skill for anyone who sees themselves working with a computer (which is most people!).

𝗙𝗶𝗿𝘀𝘁 𝗼𝗳 𝗮𝗹𝗹 𝘄𝗵𝗮𝘁 𝗶𝘀 𝘁𝗼𝘂𝗰𝗵 𝘁𝘆𝗽𝗶𝗻𝗴?

It’s typing using all of your fingers WITHOUT looking. It means you can type at the speed of thought with your fingers working unconsciously. The benefits are huge!

𝗦𝗮𝘃𝗲 𝗧𝗶𝗺𝗲

It stands to reason that the faster you can type, the more time you will save.

Just think of all those emails most people send every day. Add up the time you can save typing up each email, and over the weeks and months that could add up to a lot of saved time.

𝗕𝗲 𝗠𝗼𝗿𝗲 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗱𝘂𝗰𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲

Everyone is looking for ways to be more productive both in the workplace and at home, and typing faster is a simple way to get more done.

If you learn to double the speed you type, you can essentially get twice as much done in the same space of time. It’s a no brainer really.

𝗜𝗺𝗽𝗿𝗼𝘃𝗲 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗣𝗼𝘀𝘁𝘂𝗿𝗲

If a lot of your time sitting at your desk is spent typing, you might be able to improve your posture and your health by increasing your typing speed. This will mean less time spent typing at your desk, and more time spent standing up and stretching.

𝗜𝗺𝗽𝗿𝗼𝘃𝗲 𝗬𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗙𝗼𝗰𝘂𝘀

When you learn to touch type you don’t need to look down at the keyboard. You can look directly at the screen and your fingers will type without you even thinking about the movements.

This means improved focus. Every time you look down and try to find a key, you are losing concentration. Touch typing will lead to a better flow and your thoughts won’t be interrupted as much.

𝗕𝗲𝘁𝘁𝗲𝗿 𝗔𝗰𝗰𝘂𝗿𝗮𝗰𝘆

Learning to touch type is not just about learning how to type faster. It’s also about learning how to type with greater accuracy.

That means you will spend less time checking for mistakes in your writing and correcting them, saving you yet more time and making less work for you.

𝗙𝗶𝗻𝗱 𝗠𝗼𝗿𝗲 𝗢𝗽𝗽𝗼𝗿𝘁𝘂𝗻𝗶𝘁𝗶𝗲𝘀

When applying for a job, being able to type fast and accurately is going to put you at a big advantage. Employers like to know that their employees can type properly because it will make them more productive and improve the accuracy of their work.

If you’d like to learn how to touch type with us or would just like some advice, just drop me a message and I’ll be happy to help!

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