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Work faster by typing faster

Most of us spend a good deal of time by the keyboard, so your typing speed very much affects your working speed.

Most of us underestimate the impact this has on our productivity, so I made an rough calculation of how much time you could save by increasing your typing speed. It’s based on 45 full 5-day workweeks per year and and hour of pure typing per day.


Over time 1 year 2 years 5 years 10 years 25 years
1% 2,5 hrs 5 hrs 1 day 2 days 5 days
5% 1 day 2 days 5 days 10 days 25 days
10% 3 days 5 days 15 days 30 days 73 days
25% 7 days 15 days 37 days 73 days 184 days
50% 15 days 29 days 73 days 147 days 367 days


There’s plenty of software to help you learn to type faster. I use aTypeTrainer4Mac myself, and I would definitely recommend it to all Mac users. A great app which amazingly is freeware.

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