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Safe transportation of cakes

Safe transportation for cakes   I have been seeing a few disastrous cake collapses in the heat of the UK . I have no doubt across the world cake decorators suffer from the heat in the same way too.  And this is all to do with safe transportation for cakes.  It turns out that a…


What to do with leftover cake scraps

What to do with leftover cake scraps Yesterday – I wondered what everyone did.  So I asked a question on social media.  It was about what to do with leftover cake scraps. I was astonished at the variety of answers. So if you have ever looked for inspiration on just what to do with leftover…


Baking in summer heat

Baking in summer heat Are you struggling with melting cakes this summer?  Baking in summer heat – is no joke and our cake decorators are suffering. But here is a story I saw posted up on Social Media this week.   The Customer was not happy A cake decorator charged $100 for a cake. It…


Abundant Bakers and Cakers Facebook Group

The Abundant Bakers and Cakers Facebook Group is now open CakeCoachOnline is proud to announce the exciting news. And that is that we have opened up a free Facebook group called the Abundant Bakers and Cakers Facebook Group.   We wanted to connect more with our community of bakers and cake decorators. We were finding…


Earn money from cake decorating

Earn money from cake decorating CakeCoachOnline has many facets to its offerings. Our big mission is to help our cake decorators and bakers turn their hobby into money and to help them get paid their worth.   We are on all of the social media platforms Facebook, Pinterest, Linked In, Twitter   Plus our latest…


Cake photography

Cake Photography Have you ever been fearful of having your photographs stolen?   Are you are using cake photography to spread the word about your business? Are you afraid of unscrupulous cake decorators taking your photographs? And then having the nerve to pass them off as their own? I spied an Instagram account holder with that…


How to take pictures of cakes

How to take pictures of cakes I’ve just spotted another post on social media. It contained a most gorgeous cake, but clearly the talented designer did not know how to take pictures of cakes. As with so much clutter in the background that the details of the cake were totally lost. I see this all…


Cake Customer Reviews

Cake Customer Reviews Do you have any evidence of happy customers to show prospective customers?  Do you have any cake customer reviews visible for all to see? When you are running any type of business – the MOST powerful way to promote your products and services to others is via a third party. For example…


Cake Business tips and ideas

Cake Business tips and ideas It is really important when working on your own to get cake business tips and ideas.  And I keep an eye out for sayings and words of wisdom.   One of my favourite sayings is “There is no such word as can’t”. I am sure that this used to drive…


Cake pricing and factoring in your time

Cake Pricing and Factoring in Your Time Super exciting news. This week on 1st July Cake International has asked me to feature in their Summer Carnival. I am covering the topic of cake pricing and factoring in your time ….since this is singularly the biggest challenge that I am asked about. Struggling on with pricing…


Cake collections and appointment times

Cake collections and appointment times So your cake is complete and you proudly place it in its box and wait….and wait …and wait.   What do you do about the cake collections and appointment times? Is there a way to get customers actually pick up on time?   How do you go about ensuring a…


Hoping for repeat cake orders?

Hoping for repeat cake orders… by partnering with a venue A Cake Decorator was wondering what to do.  This lady was hoping for repeat cake orders by partnering with a venue.   She loved making her cupcakes and had partnered with a venue in her town. This place was to be the first port of…