Author Archives: Amy Kissinger

About Amy Kissinger

Amy recently graduated from the University of Arizona with a bachelor of arts in journalism. Amy is pursuing a career in web and/or print design.

The Five C’s of Arizona

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March 26, 2011 by in Economy | Infographics

Copper, cattle, cotton, citrus and climate. These “Five C’s” were the core of Arizona’s economy when it first became a state. Though not as important today, they assist in bringing residents and tourists alike to Arizona. If you went to elementary school here you may have heard of these in the classroom. If not, here… Read More →

Historic Route 66

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First established in 1926, Route 66 is an American legend. Though it was, for all intents and purposes, “decommissioned” in 1985, the road still lives on in the various states it passed through. In Arizona it exists today as State Route 66. Take a look at the infographic below for more information about the historic… Read More →

Population To Reach 7 Billion By The End Of 2011

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February 26, 2011 by in Green | Infographics | Travel

Recently, National Geographic ran a feature on the world population.  Specifically, the fact that by the end of 2011 there will be 7 billion people in the world.  To put that in perspective, you could walk around the world 133 times in 7 billion steps.  And if 7 billion people isn’t daunting enough, it is… Read More →

Where Are Americans Getting Their News?

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February 12, 2011 by in Business News | Infographics | Tech

For the past ten years television has been the most popular source of news for Americans, but according to a recent study by the Pew Research Center internet is quickly gaining ground towards becoming the most popular news source in America. In fact, among 18 to 29 year olds it already is, though for those… Read More →

Apple Now Worth Over $300 Billion

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January 22, 2011 by in Finance | Infographics | Tech

As of January 3, Apple’s market capitalization passed $300 billion, making them the second most valuable company in the world (just behind Exxon Mobil).  Since the bump that put them over the $300 billion mark, Apple’s value took a slight dip with the news that Steve Jobs, CEO and public face of the company, would… Read More →

Upcoming Arizona Wineries

Keep an eye out for these Arizona wineries opening soon.
January 9, 2011 by in Around Arizona | Dining | Lists

Love wine? Like to try out new companies and products? You’re in luck, in addition to the wineries already open around Arizona the following wineries will be opening soon. Northern Arizona Clear Creek Vineyard & Winery 4053 E. Hwy 260, Camp Verde (928) 567-2158 Sonoita/Elgin Hannah’s Hill Vineyard & Winery Elgin – visits by appointment… Read More →

At A Glance: Job Satisfaction

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January 8, 2011 by in Featured | Infographics | Workforce

Are you satisfied with YOUR job? Take a look at the infographic below to see just how many employees plan to stay with their current employer over the next year. Then find out why they’re staying and why they’re calling it quits.

Electric Cars For The Eco-Friendly Commuter

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December 28, 2010 by in Executive Lifestyle | Green | Tech

“Going green” can be difficult in a city like Phoenix. You can keep track of your recyclables, buy organic and even compost, but what about that long commute every Monday through Friday? There are a few options open for those determined to reduce their carbon footprint: bus, light rail, carpool, bicycle or some combination thereof.… Read More →

Arizona Bowl Game Statistics

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December 25, 2010 by in Events | Infographics

It’s that time of year again…bowl game time.  The Insight Bowl, Fiesta Bowl and BCS National Championship Game are fast approaching and come December 28, the top college football teams will be facing down in Tempe and Glendale.  Take a look at this infographic for information on the three Arizona football bowl games and stats… Read More →

What You Get With The New Facebook Profile

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December 16, 2010 by in Executive Lifestyle | Tech

On December 5 Facebook introduced another change to their ever-rotating lineup of profile options. The latest update establishes a new layout for user profiles and more options for displaying work and education information. While the new profile is currently on an opt-in basis only, Facebook will be gradually rolling out the change and plans to… Read More →

Which Smartphone Is Right For You?

the majority own phones with Apple iPhone, Blackberry, Android or Windows Mobile operating systems

Smartphones are becoming more and more a part of everyday life.  As of October 2010 data from the Nielsen Company shows that 29.7 per cent of U.S. mobile phone users have smartphones with full operating systems.  Of those, the majority own phones with Apple iPhone, Blackberry, Android or Windows Mobile operating systems.  However, as the… Read More →

Charitable And Socially Responsible Shopping Sites

You don't have to be santa to give charitable gifts this season
December 5, 2010 by in Executive Lifestyle | Lists

There are so many ways to share the spirit of giving to those that need it.  Many of your favorite online stores have special sections that donate portions of purchases to specific causes. Also, don’t forget the many independent artists and product-specific initiatives like (RED) and Tom’s Shoes that make contributions to improving quality of… Read More →

Regifting This Holiday Season

Regifting this holiday season

Ever get gift that’s too nice just to toss in the trash, but not something you would ever use? Most people have, that’s why regifting is so popular. This holiday season be prepared to receive plenty of regift-worthy gifts. AZNow.Biz created an infographic to let you know that you’re not alone when you regift that… Read More →