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Looking to get your typing speed up to superhero levels? You're in the right place. Let's cut to the chase with some simple yet super effective tips. No fluff, just the good stuff to get those fingers flying across the keyboard.


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Sit Up Straight

Sit Up Straight

First off, posture matters. Sit up straight with your feet on the ground. It's not just about comfort; it's about typing faster and avoiding those pesky aches.

Here is the source of an infographic.


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Know Your Keyboard

Know Your Keyboard

Get cozy with your keyboard. The more you know where each key is without looking, the faster you’ll type. It’s like getting to know a new friend!


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Find Out Where You Stand

Grab a baseline speed test online to see where you're starting from. It's not about judgment; it's about growth.

Quick type speed test!


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Muscle Memory is Key

Practice makes perfect. The more you type, the less you'll have to think about it. Aim for practice sessions that challenge you but also are kind of fun.


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Master Shortcuts

Shortcuts are your besties. Here are a few to start with:

  • Undo: Ctrl+Z (Windows) / Cmd+Z (Mac)
  • Save: Ctrl+S (Windows) / Cmd+S (Mac)
  • Find: Ctrl+F (Windows) / Cmd+F (Mac)
  • Switch apps: Alt+Tab (Windows) / Cmd+Tab (Mac)

Learning these will make a huge difference, not just in typing speed but in how smoothly you use your computer.


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More tips...

You will find more tips and explanation at the Productive Fish blog post "7 Tips on How to Improve Typing Speed"

With a bit of practice and these tips, you’ll notice your typing speed shoot up. Keep at it, and before you know it, you’ll wonder how you ever typed any other way. Happy typing!


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