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Difficulty in Typing? Use Dragon NaturallySpeaking to Type with Your Voice


Are you having difficulty in typing? Have you been diagnosed with conditions like Mouse Shoulder , Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Repetitive Stress Injury or  Chronic Neck Pain? Is it difficult for you to work and earn a living because of difficulty in typing?

If so, consider using speech recognition programs like DRAGON NATURALLYSPEAKING 
(DRAGON DICTATE FOR MAC OS) to operate your computer hands-free. Not only will it allow your upper limbs to rest and recover, it will also increase your productivity in tasks like email, word processing and web browsing. This is because according to the Stanford Research Study, voice typing can be up to 3 times faster than typing with fingers.

Dragon NaturallySpeaking is available on both Windows and Mac OS. On Mac OS, it is called as Dragon Dictate.

With the current versions of Dragon NaturallySpeaking, you do not need to train the software for hours so that it can adapt to your accent and style of speaking. For most of the tasks, the software works right out of the box. After installation, you can get started in as little as 15 minutes.



My Story

I developed severe repetitive stress injury symptoms after two decades of working in the high-tech industry. The health condition brought other problems such as Fibromyalgia to surface making it impossible for me to operate the computer anymore. That is, until I found that Dragon NaturallySpeaking

During the course of my learning, I found that many users do not realise that they not only they can use Dragon NaturallySpeaking for dictation, email or word processing but also for web browsing, working with spreadsheets and improving productivity by automating their workflow. Some of the less tech savvy users were not aware that they can use cheap noise cancelling external soundcard is work in a noisy environment.

I, therefore, created FREE VIDEO TUTORIALS to share my knowledge to help users utilise Dragon Naturally Speaking to its full potential. And, in the process, help them gain control of their pain due to repetitive stress injuries.

The list of FREE VIDEO TUTORIALS with my blog posts is here.

You can also go directly to the YouTube Playlist Here.

If you have any questions, feel free to contact me and I will try to help you out to the best of my ability.


In return, all I ask is that when you are ready to purchase Dragon NaturallySpeaking, please consider going through my website links to amazon (listed above ) or directly to the online store of Nuance(listed below), the manufacturer of Dragon NaturallySpeaking. When you purchase a copy of Dragon NaturallySpeaking in this way, I may get an affiliate commission from the online store. Going through my links to it will not change the price for you in any way. You can always choose to purchase independently. By purchasing through the links below, you will be helping me invest more time and energy in creating better, high-quality tutorials so that you can be more productive in your daily computing tasks.

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