monday mindset

Grandma’s baking

Grandma’s Baking Do you take your home baking skills for granted? A fair few years ago now – my dear mum passed away. This was a sudden and totally unexepected loss. The thing was it was my mum who encouraged me, believed in me, and gave me a mass of help when the chips were…

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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…

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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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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…

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