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How to Make ‘Moonlighting’ Work for a Cake Business

How to Make ‘Moonlighting’ Work for a Cake Business

–Pin it For Later When working full time (or studying or being a mom), how can I have a cake business on the side and can it really be profitable? Here’s a question that came in from someone who works full time and *loves* cupcakes.  Like, can not stop...
Extra Cake Business Charges & How to Explain (Justify) Them

Extra Cake Business Charges & How to Explain (Justify) Them

What should you charge extra for in your cake business? Oh wow! What shouldn’t you charge extra for in your cake business?! Haha – I joke… I joke… kind of. And how do you justify these extra charges? Simple really. You know why. I know why. A reasonable customer...
Cakers Are Their Own Worst Critics!

Cakers Are Their Own Worst Critics!

The phrase ‘We are our own worst critics’ gets repeated daily, maybe even hourly between people in the cake industry. There are some cakes that we are absolutely beaming over. The biggest smile that you couldn’t wipe off with a slap from a dead fish. Then there are...
Benefits of Networking with Other Cakers (& How To Do It)

Benefits of Networking with Other Cakers (& How To Do It)

There are so many (big and small) benefits of networking and working with other cake decorators (competition) and yet so many don’t. Here are steps and tips on how to network with your competitors and how it benefits YOU and your business. Networking, in general, can...
Top 3 Social Media Platforms for Cakers and Bakers

Top 3 Social Media Platforms for Cakers and Bakers

What social media platform are you on (for your cake business)? I have been thinking and talking (a lot) about social media and especially Facebook and whether it is worth time to be on there. I asked the questions in our Facebook group – What social media platform...
Good Buttercream Recipe for Hot Weather

Good Buttercream Recipe for Hot Weather

Buttercream and heat is never an easy task to overcome. Especially if you live somewhere that reaches temperatures over 90 degrees Fahrenheit, and even worse if the humidity is 80-90%. UGH! (to say the least) So when it comes to baking and decorating in the heat,...