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How To Read Over 300 Books In a Year with Instaread

There’s nothing like getting lost in a book. Although reading is an inherently valuable activity, we aren’t spending as much time with books as we should. A study by the Pew Research Center found that Americans read an average of 12 books per year.[1] Keep in mind that the average in this case is the sum of all the books read divided by the number of readers in the study. The mean inflates the data because it includes information from a subset of voracious readers. The median number of books…

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“You Must Stay Offline To Read This” Offers You A Peaceful Place to Stay Focus and Read

Keeping up with a constant onslaught of notifications and texts is exhausting. We live in an age in which our phones have the same functionality as our computers. People can reach out to us 24/7. The constant disruptions are overwhelming. Even when I am able to put aside email and turn off my notifications, I still get distracted. Looking up a piece of information can result in a 45-minute trip down the internet rabbit hole. Sitting still and staying focused for even ten minutes can seem like a Herculean feat….

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If You Want to Read 10 Times Faster, Outread Is the App You Need

An average adult reads about 200 words per minute (WPM). A speed reader, though, reads about 1,500 WPM. The world speed reading champion is about 4,700 WPM, but we’re not going to worry as much about that level in this article. If you assume the average article is 500-1,000 words and the average book is 55,000-100,000 words, then an average adult reads an article in 2.5-5 minutes and reads a book in 275-500 minutes, or somewhere between 4.5 and 8 hours. A speed reader, though, could finish three articles in…

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How to Read Books You Aren’t Interested in but Are Useful for You

Successful people read a lot. But they don’t just read anything and everything. They read specifically for self-improvement, education and success. If you don’t believe me, just take a look at these stats:[1] Warren Buffett reads between 600 and 1,000 pages per day. Bill Gates reads about 50 books per year. Mark Cuban reads for more than three hours every day. Mark Zuckerberg read a book every two weeks throughout 2015. As I’ve already stated, these hugely-successful people don’t just read anything, instead they self-educate and self-motivate through reading high-quality…

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