Posts Tagged ‘baking business tips’

Cake Business – What about cake sizes?

My thoughts this week are about cake sizes. Sometimes you may get a customer who would like to order a huge cake. I had one like that – the lady wanted it to feed 150 people at the party. The cake was so huge – I struggled to get it through the kitchen door! (See…

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Cake Business – How safe are your cake pictures?

Just this last week a friend of mine had her computer ‘blow up’. Not literally. It just died. But she was panicking of course, because of all the treasures and work that her computer held. I was wondering therefore – if you are a cake decorator and recording all of your creations and customer records…

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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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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 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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