Cake decorating business? Is a website important? A recent conversation with a ‘bride to be’ which started me thinking about our cake decorators running a cake decorating business. The young lady said to me,   “Do you know I have searched the internet high and low. I have been looking for potential cake decorators in…

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Cake Pricing – staying firm on a price I was talking the other day to a cake decorator. She admitted that her biggest challenge was with cake pricing – staying firm on price. The costing of a cake and all its associated extras – and then sticking to it! What exactly do I mean? This…

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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 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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How to work from home as a home baker  You have no idea how many times I hear people say “Oh, I could never work at home. I’d never get anything done!!”  But ‘how to work from home as a home baker’ works well if you set up a few ground rules.   And now…

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How do I register a home bakery? If you are starting out and in the UK – read on…   Anyone beginning a cake decorating business or a home bakery has one question on their mind.  And that is how do I register a home bakery?  If they are resident in UK they have one…

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How do you keep your cake pictures safe? 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, cake pictures and work that her computer held. I was wondering are you a cake decorator? How…

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Cake Images that someone else is taking credit for Stolen cake images are almost an inevitability for any sugarcrafter with a website.  What do you do about cake images that someone else is taking credit for?  You spend hours creating, building, and perfecting your artful cake creations. Then you to stumble across someone else’s website…

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Starting a home bakery business Starting a home bakery business can be one of the most interesting businesses there is. But at the same time can be frustrating too. Its true you have the opportunity to create, inspire, and do what you love for a living. But you also have to run the admin areas.…

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Cake design was agreed! Now customer wants changes. There is a common question/debate among cake decorators. The question of my cake design was agreed. Now customer wants changes. Help! And what to do about the time it takes to create custom cake designs.  Should I charge extra?    This is a very good question which…

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