How to sell my cakes when I don’t like selling?

How to sell my cakes when I don’t like selling? One question I get asked a lot  –  is how to sell my cakes when I don’t like selling? Are you someone who loves the creation side of your business – but when it comes to discussing prices, you hate it? You are not alone.…

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Selling Cakes

From hobby to cake business! My thoughts this week are around selling cake or even multiples of cakes! So many people are nervous to actually sell their products – they enjoyed it, it was a hobby.  Someone would have crept up to them at a party ‘How much would you charge me for that?’ And…

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Customers for Cakes – How do they find you again?

One simple way to get customers for cakes to return and order again?   Have you ever wondered about ways to get  any customers for cakes to return once more to you?   Something happened this week that got me thinking – and I wanted to share the thought with you too.   We had a visit…

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Making your home bakery unique

Making your home bakery unique As important as the beautiful decorated cakes you create is flavours and textures. Why not create a unique experience for your customers thereby making your home bakery unique. Try different combinations of flavours and textures. This will set you aside from your competitors.   Once you choose cake decorating as…

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Cake Business Enquiries

Cake Business Enquiries   For the most part you need to be ultra organised with your cake business enquiries.   How many times have we begun a project? Have we ever written an email or promised to phone? But not carried through the task to its logical conclusion? But do enquiries arrive in multiple places…

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How to delight your best cake customers

How to delight your best cake customers  Do you ever think of thanking your long term customers for their business? Have you ever thought – how to delight your best cake customers?   Have they spent a lot of money with you for a very special occasion like a wedding cake? In multi tiers?  …

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What about your previously delighted cake customers?

Are you ignoring the delighted cake customers who were once thrilled with your services? Are you using the MOST expensive way to get orders? Do you market to new people all the time? This is singularly THE most expensive way to increase your sales for your cake business. (Or perhaps you wait for people to…

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Making great connections with potential customers

Making great connections with potential customers As a small business owner,  you have most likely been given a lot of advice on in person networking.  And it is essential to learn the art of making great connections with potential customers.    Networking has been used as a business growth tool for decades. Although its face…

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How to Make Cake Pops

How to make Cake Pops A fun way to use up those scraps Cake pops are very popular these days, and there is no wonder why. These tiny treats are small, affordable,  cute,  and delicious! They are also a fantastic way for you to use up your cake scraps and off cuts. Much better than…

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Can You Get Cake Orders Where You Live?

Can You Get Cake Orders Where You Live? “I would like to begin decorating cakes/selling sweets in my small town. But am not sure if there is enough population/demand to make a profit. What can I do?” This is a very common question for new sugarcrafters. It is definitely thinking in the right direction!  So…

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