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Cake Business Ideas – Grandma’s baking

You perhaps have seen via www.facebook.com/cakecoachonline my recent posting.  The sudden and totally unexpected loss of my mum – who encouraged me, believed in me, and gave me a mass of help when the chips were down.  My background is – I became a single mum when I decided to divorce my husband when the…

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Cake Business Ideas – Please Wait…

Standing in a bank queue the other day – I glimpsed at the ‘Please Wait Here’ sign.  This got me thinking.  We were queuing at the bank waiting to collect our own money. Have you considered your own system of collecting money for your orders which is rightfully yours – from your own satisfied customers? …

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Cake Business Ideas – The Frozen Fish Salesman

Today I had a strange conversation with a mobile fish salesman.  He had knocked on my door in the hope of trying to interest me in his wares.  Whilst I wasn’t interested in purchasing a very large amount of frozen fish today – priced at nearly £50 (due to lack of freezer storage space) I…

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Cake Business Ideas: Wet Paint

It came to my notice whilst walking the other day, that a sign proclaiming ‘Wet Paint’ which I observed many months before was still hanging off the park bench. Surely after four or so months – the paint must be dry! Presumably it is the painters job, to re-visit a location and ensure that his…

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Cake Business Ideas – Do you delegate?

I just saw a quote ‘My goal is not to be better than anyone else – but better than I used to be’ – Dr. Wayne W. Dyer. What do you do to update your skills and improve and ensure you are on a cycle of continual improvement?  But are there things that you could…

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Cake Business Ideas – Rewards for special customers

I had a chance conversation with a man today who spoke of an amazing car repair centre he had used.  He had, at the time, a top of the range vehicle and instead of taking it to the nearby authorised dealership in London, he had discovered that even by driving out of town and visiting…

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Cake Business Ideas – How is my driving?

I had a thought the other day which always makes me smile.  What do you think when you see a sticker on the back of a lorry which says ‘How’s my driving? – phone 0800 000111 and tell us’    Does anybody ever do this?  Have you?   Would you ring and say ‘Your driver is rubbish…

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Cake Business Ideas – Delivery Maam!

The door bell rang.  Who would it be this time?  Opening the door I discovered a man in Parcel Force uniform standing there. “Delivery Maam” he uttered shoving a box towards me.  This was shortly followed by a little plastic machine and a stick like pencil, requiring me to not only note my name in…

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