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How to Type Effectively


Date Posted: 10/1/2012 12:32:04 PM

Posted By: sashoo  Membership Level: Silver  Total Points: 382

How can you type effectively? This is one question that, at least, every online writer asks themselves. The question is not uncommon in most online forums, either. To be precise, typing effectively is every online writer’s challenge. But it’s not the end of the road, still. This article outlines some of the ways that can help you type effectively.

First things first; you should edit your piece only after you’re through with typing. I know most writers will want to edit their articles as they write: bad idea. In fact, this usually is what will make you spend more than three hours on a piece of work that could take 15 minutes only, or so. That’s right. Of course, while you might be tempted to edit your work prior to completing it, it could only reduce your flow of ideas. True. Your piece of work most likely will not flow smoothly, despite you spending more time on it.

And this is the most overlooked—practice. How dare you think you can even make it in any discipline without practice? Practice is the key to success in almost anything that you can ever dream of. Practice surpasses the barriers of failure. It penetrates deeper to unleash the full productivity that you could ever achieve. While you might think practice wastes time, typing slowly wastes more time. You can try and see for yourself.

Furthermore, what kind of environment do you work in? Yes, this is important, as well. Your surrounding determines your productivity. Is your environment conducive? In most cases, a writer will face distractions from different sources including noise from children and neighbors. A viable solution to this could be to move into a different apartment or look for some other reliable place. Take note that typing needs concentration, or you could lose


Another excellent tip is to research first, and type later. Trust me, this works. If you research before you start writing, you are able to concentrate on your keyboard alone, therefore, increasing productivity. Researching and writing simultaneously only wastes time. And as we all know, time is money. You want to save it; not waste it.

Hopefully, the aforementioned tips help improve your typing speed.

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