Bespoke Brunch Reads: 1/21/18

Welcome to Bespoke Brunch Reads — a linkfest of the favorite things we read over the past week. The links are mostly market related, but there are some other interesting subjects covered as well. We hope you enjoy the food for thought as a supplement to the research we provide you during the week. $.get(‘/display_special.php?type=btn’, function(data) {$(‘.disp_special’).html(data);}); HQ2 Here’s How the 20 Contenders for Amazon HQ2 Stack Up by Patrick Clark (Bloomberg) An amusing rundown of the 20 metros shortlisted for Amazon’s … Read Entire Story

5 Financial Mistakes to Avoid as a Business Owner

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Are you a business owner? Are you the type who keeps a close watch on your company finances? Do you slip up every now and again? As a business owner,… Read more » (c) Read Entire Story

Hitting the Marketing Email Sweet Spot With Millennials (Infographic)

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Before you hit send, make sure you check off these boxes. Read Entire Story

The Keys to Persuasion and Powerful Self-Confidence

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Learn why this entrepreneur and motivational speaker dedicated his life to helping others. Read Entire Story

Breaking Down I-9 Compliance Best Practices for 2018

Image Credit: awrangler / Breaking Down I-9 Compliance Best Practices for 2018 Every employer knows that federal law requires them to have each employee complete an I-9 employment eligibility form before he or she can start working. To this end, the I-9 form verifies identity as well as the right of the new employee to work in the United States. Additionally, he or she must also provide documentation that confirms identify and citizenship. Overlooking this step or turning in forms containing mistakes subjects the employer to large fines and penalties. It seems like it should be a straightforward process. However, verifying employee eligibility… Read Entire Story

The Bespoke Report — The Thousands Add Up — 1/19/18

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How to Stay Motivated When Working From Home

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If you work from home, it can be difficult to stay motivated. Whether you work for yourself or remotely, it’s hard to feel grounded all of the time. You’ll need… Read more » (c) Read Entire Story

4 Winning Salary Negotiation Strategies

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Everyone wants to get paid more. Often, that means learning how to win at salary negotiation. Read Entire Story

Here’s How to Wring Value From Outdated Blog Posts

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A revival strategy will work for most content. Read Entire Story

How to Start a Private and Lucrative Recycling Business

Image Credit: aremac / How to Start a Private and Lucrative Recycling Business Starting a recycling business is a responsible environmental decision. What’s more, it’s an opportunity to earn a good living. One of the biggest things that prevents people from doing it is the misconception that these businesses focus only on collecting old paper, bottles, and soda cans. In reality, though, the biggest profit comes from removing gold from cell phones and computers as well as refurbishing and selling household goods. RELATED ARTICLE: JUNK REMOVAL VANCOUVER: A SMALL-BUSINESS SUCCESS STORY Skills Needed to Start a Recycling Business People who enjoy the most success in this … Read Entire Story

Making The Most of Your Income as a Student

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If you’re one of the many students who are self-employed, you deserve a round of applause. While it’s certainly easier freelancing these days than ever before, balancing it with your… Read more » (c) Read Entire Story

Pyramid Schemes Are Targeting Snapchat’s Mostly Teen Users

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Screenshots circulating on the platform may be giving some users a run for their money. Read Entire Story