Improve Typing Skills in 2014

Typing, or keyboarding, if you prefer, is a vital skill in today’s world. A lot of people still use the “hunt and peck” system of typing, but it’s never too late to learn how to do it properly. If you already type, but slowly, then make a resolution this year to get faster and more accurate.

There are a lot of apps out there to help you improve. Some are serious, and some are fun. is one I like because it seems particularly effective. The more you work with it, the better your reflexes get and the faster your speed. It’s almost addictive once you start. If you register, you can save your profile and stats. offers a free download to help you test your speed and several apps to help you increase that speed. has free typing tutorials from Beginner to Advanced and Specialty. You have to register, but it’s free.

Go For Fun

Some of the fun ways to improve your skills are the many typing games online. They're fun for kids and adults. WordGames has several like Key Krusher, Dooma, and Typing Defense.

Lifehacker has a great post on improving your mobile typing skills.

Takeaway Truth

How's your typing skill? Room for improvement? Then get started today.

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