Why in the world would I have a title such as Online Business And Ergonomics? Bet you might be thinking, “What does ergonomics have to do with internet marketing”? Truth is, a lot!
If you plan on making a career in front of the computer, this is good advice. I often hear people complain that they can’t sit at a desk for any length of time. If that is you, I would think it would be a little tough to pursue an online business. When trying to get your business off the ground, you may find yourself sitting for hours at a time.
When you are uncomfortable, many things suffer. You will find it difficult to put in the time needed. You may find it difficult to concentrate because of back and neck pain. You may even find it makes you not want to even continue an internet marketing career.
When trying to be at the top of your online business game, ergonomics becomes almost as important as your computer. Wouldn’t it be nice to feel good enough to enjoy some of your hard earned riches?
Maybe it’s the chiropractor in me, but I really want you to think about proper workstation setup.
Please allow me to give you a few tips which may prevent the onslaught of various aches and pains. These include pain in the neck, shoulder, and low back. It can also lessen the chance of developing carpal tunnel syndrome.
I have found by following a few simple steps, you can enjoy a more productive and pain-free work day. You will also have more energy at the end of the day. Hopefully you will not need days off just to recover for the next work day.
Without delving too deep into the proper biomechanics involved with seated jobs, you may find it very beneficial to simply follow the “Rule of 90′s”.
Proper ergonomics are best accomplished when applying this rule with a good chair and desk.
What exactly is The Rule of 90′s?
Online business owners may be familiar with this strategy. This rule involves the implementation of a series of 90 degree angles with just about everything you can think of. These 90 degree angles include the shoulders, elbows, hips, knees, and ankles. This will reduce various stresses on the spinal and extremity joints. Be careful to also include proper computer monitor height. Since most of your internet marketing business is performed at the top third of your screen, have this portion at eye level.
Please follow these simple guidelines and take advantage of every possible “edge” available to enhance your internet marketing business!
To Your Success,
ONLINE BUSINESS AND ERGONOMICS