mindset

Success is all about mindset

Success is all about mindset   When coping with less than favourable conditions – success is all about mindset. When I was away for a short break recently, this is a thought that struck me.    And that counts for either business or life too.   Let me explain…   We love narrow boating. Its…

Read More

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…

Read More

Getting paid for cakes

Getting paid for cakes   When getting paid for cakes – do you get paid the balance immediately? Did you ask for a deposit first?   One of the biggest questions I get is “How and when do I ask for money for my cake?”   What if a customer cancels – do I get…

Read More

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…

Read More

Cake Business – Are you too busy?

  Cake Business – Are you too busy?   When you are running a home cake business are you too busy? Do you need a second pair of hands for your cake business – or at least at home to help with domestic tasks?   I saw a quote ‘My goal is not to be…

Read More

Testimonials for your Cakes

Testimonials for your cakes   A strategy that is not used as often as it could be is asking for testimonials for your cakes.   Why is this ignored? Are we too busy in our day? Are we too embarrassed to ask a delighted customer to pen a few words to that effect?   But…

Read More