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The Business of Energy Drinks (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing Energy drinks are some of the most popular beverages for young people aged 13-35 in the US. In fact, 2 in 3 of all energy drink consumers fall in this age range! With so many other options for young people, what is it about these drinks that are so appealing…

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The Growth and Damage of Screen Time (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing Parents and guardians have voiced innumerable detrimental impacts that COVID-19 stay-at-home orders left children with. Among the three most harmful effects of the global Coronavirus pandemic on kids, parents consistently ranked the lockdown’s resulting growth in screen time in a 2021 analysis. Nationally, among adolescents, time spent on technology has…

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VoIP Vs. UCaaS: Understanding The Differences

  Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing Voice over internet protocol (VoIP) is a powerful communication alternative to traditional phone lines. In fact, businesses can save an average of 32 call minutes every day with VoIP, as well as save between 30% and 50% in total expenses on average. And, since VoIP is software-based, it can…

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Why Quality Sleep is More Important than Ever (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing In 2022, saying that we’re stressed beyond capacity is a huge understatement. Two weeks to “flatten the curve” turned into two months and then two years where we lost loved ones and had our own vitality threatened on a massive scale. It seemed that 2022 promised to be different, but…

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Exploring the Great Outdoors to Prevent Burnout (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing Let’s face it: Americans don’t take enough vacations.  28 million workers in the United States are not given any paid vacation or holidays.  However, even the people who do receive paid time off are unlikely to use all of their PTO.  And even when Americans do take vacation days, less…

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The Beginners Guide to Cryptocurrency Payment Gateways 

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing We all heard about cryptocurrency and how it took over the world of day trading, but did you know that it has made it into day-to-day use? Some businesses have started accepting crypto as a virtual form of payment. It is quick, easy, and secure. Curious about how it works?…

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How To Keep a New Business Idea Protected

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing In an intensely competitive world, finding a great business idea that has the potential to earn you rich returns is challenging as it is. When you’ve been working hard to develop a fantastic concept, you’ll want to keep it protected until a marketable prototype is ready. Since you’ll need assistance…

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Preventing The Preventable: Firearm Safety and Liability (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing The astronomical number of deaths and injuries attributed to accidental gun firings are largely preventable and should be by any means. A significant percentage, one in four, of gun fatalities are associated with alcohol – a portion larger, accounting for two in four for gun casualties, for those between the…

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How Businesses Should Practice Hire Slow, Fire Fast (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing While there are always a few people changing jobs, today’s labor market is in an intense state of flux.  Last November, a stunning 4.5 million people voluntarily left their jobs in search of greener pastures.  The ongoing pandemic has changed how workers think about their jobs.  It’s high time businesses…

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Everything You Need to Know About Operational Analytics in 2022

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing One of the many challenges that face modern industry is affected by the acquisition and aggregation of data. Data is constantly being developed and stored for companies that deal in the digital sphere. In many ways data is king, however, while it is a powerful tool, it can also be…

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Asphalt: More Recyclable Than You Think (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing Did you know that asphalt is the most recycled material on earth? It is a 100% renewable construction resource and it is used in nearly all U.S construction projects. Asphalt is used to create roadways, waterproof surfaces, parking lots, and roof shingles. The U.S produced 420 million tons of asphalt…

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A Celebration of International Women’s Day – Women in the World of Tech

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing It was only in very recent memory that the United States began to recognize the powerful contribution women have on our country’s history. In 1980 President Carter issued the first Presidential Proclamation declaring the week of March 8th National Women’s History Week. Several years later, it was extended into all…

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Turn To Real Estate As a Guard Against Inflation (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing U.S. inflation has hit highs unmatched in four decades. Gas prices have been inflated 49.6%, energy 29.3%, food by 6.3% (costing Americans an average of $24 more per month), and all items, on avenger, by 7%. There’s no doubt that inflation is eroding the affordability of our everyday necessities, putting…

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Why Successful People Prioritize Sleep (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing What do Jeff Bezos, Marie Kondo, and Warren Buffet all have in common?  All three individuals get 8 hours of sleep every night.  In the words of Bezos, “[e]ight hours of sleep makes a big difference for me, and I try hard to make that a priority.  For me, that’s…

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The Dangers of Cryptocurrency and Guarding Against Them (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing As a result of the sharp increase in value over the last few years, cryptocurrency is taking markets and the masses by storm. Currently, 8,000 cryptocurrencies and 4.7 million non-fungible tokens (NFTs) are in circulation as of January 2022 and cryptocurrency trading volume stands at an all-time high. In spite…

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Bring Pets into the Metaverse (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing Ever since Facebook founder Mark Zuckerburg’s announcement, the tech buzzword on the tip of everyone’s tongue is “metaverse.”  The metaverse, also called cyberspace, covers a broad spectrum of technologies and human interaction.  Exciting new inventions like virtual reality, augmented reality, motion-tracking tools, and NFTs are all considered part of the…

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25 U.S. Businesses in the Top 100 Most Diverse and Inclusive Companies

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing The 2021 list of most diverse companies in the world shows 25 American companies occupying the top spots. Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) is an important priority for organizational leaders and managers across the globe. Indeed, companies are making significant progress in the implementation of DEI.  In addition to increasing…

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The Future of Schools  (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing 60% of Americans say that traditional education systems are failing today’s students.  The statistics paint a grim scene for today’s youth.  Teenagers today are 5 times more likely to suffer from mental illness than teenagers of prior generations.  University freshman only remember 40% of what they were intended to learn…

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How COVID-19 Continues to Impact Central Pharmacies  (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing As COVID-19 continues to rage around the world, pharmacy automation continues to help hospital systems keep up with the wave of demand.  82% of hospital pharmacists say COVID-19 changed their top technology initiatives.  In fact, the global market for pharmacy automation is expected to reach nearly $8 billion by 2024.  …

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Cannabis as a Job Opportunity (INFOGRAPHIC)

Brian Wallace, Founder & President, NowSourcing In recent years, legal cannabis has become a growing industry filled with job opportunities.  In 2020, the cannabis industry was able to employ more people than in other conventional industries, such as in electrical engineering and web development.  In fact, the legal cannabis industry is expected to employ at least…

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