Cake Pricing – a simple solution to the budget problem!

So the day arrives when someone – (a stranger) asks for a cake – and suddenly the cake decorator is launched into ‘What do I do now ?’ sort of panic! Gleefully and full of excitement combined with nerves, the cake decorator rushes off to cost out their latest creation and duly arranges to contact…

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Cake Pricing – How do you communicate?

A little while ago I had a conversation with a young lady who was so nervous of her cake pricing – that she knocked down her pricing – giving a large discount at point of sales.  She had not fixed the price at all nor got any form of agreement of the final price the…

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Cake Pricing – staying firm on a price

I was talking the other day to a cake decorator – who admitted that her biggest challenge was with cake pricing – the costing of a cake and all its associated extras – and then sticking to it! What exactly do I mean?  This lady priced her cake (sort of – and she admitted not…

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Facebook & your cake decorating page

Cake Decorating Page?  Do you have one.  Here is a little note about Facebook today. This is concerning Facebook personal accounts. I have noticed whilst going through Facebook there are a number of cake decorators who use a private profile as their ‘business’ page. When I go to like their page – I note that…

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Cake decorating business? Is a website important?

A recent conversation with a bride to be started me thinking. The young lady said to me, “Do you know I have searched high and low on the internet at potential cake decorators in a particular area of the country, but I have found very little to whet my appetite for a wedding cake.” I…

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How to make chocolate ganache in the microwave

There have been requests from our cake decorating community to add the tips that I find from utube and share via facebook – onto my website blog as well – so here they are, not getting lost in the FB newsfeed!   Here is a really quick way of making chocolate ganache for your cakes and why you should not…

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