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How to Take Your Business to the Next Level

Now that you’ve established your bakery business, have you thought about how to take it to the next level? I have one suggestion for you that can be quick and easy to put into action. Have you considered a website or a blog of your own? Most business owners think if they have a Facebook… Read More How to Take Your Business to the Next Level

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Home Bakery Wedding Consultation-Part 2: Policies, Procedures & Deposit Requirements

  Part 1 of Home Bakery Wedding Consultation  After Part 1 you should have decided where you will be holding your Home Bakery Wedding Consultations. Now we will talk about policies, procedures, and deposit requirements. One of the biggest mistakes you can make is going into a wedding consultation without any kind of set policies.… Read More Home Bakery Wedding Consultation-Part 2: Policies, Procedures & Deposit Requirements

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Home Bakery Wedding Consultation- Part 1: Where to Hold the Consultation

Working from home can be very rewarding in many ways. But it can also prove a challenge in certain situations. One of those being how to conduct a wedding consultation. I remember the first time I had a request for a wedding consultation. I was positive no one would want to be inconvenienced to come… Read More Home Bakery Wedding Consultation- Part 1: Where to Hold the Consultation

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Order Forms for Taking Orders

Now that you’ve learned how to charge for cakes you will need a place to keep track of all those orders! I decided to make things a bit easier for those of you just starting out (or those who just want to get more organized) and created a printable order form for you. This is… Read More Order Forms for Taking Orders

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The Cheap Cake Lady

One of the most difficult things to deal with when it comes to owning your own baking business (or ANY business) is probably deciding what to charge. I’d like to do an entire post in detail on how to decide your prices and what you should be charging, but for now I want to talk about… Read More The Cheap Cake Lady

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Top 5 Best Things About a Home Bakery

Many home bakers are in such a hurry to get a storefront they haven’t even stopped to think of all the best things about a home bakery! Sometimes you need a little reminder that right where you are isn’t so bad.  Thoughts are if you have a storefront you will be taken more seriously, people will… Read More Top 5 Best Things About a Home Bakery

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What No One Tells You About Owning a Bakery Storefront

Most every home baker dreams of having a storefront. It’s something you start thinking about the moment you decide you’ve made it! You see the financial industry, business card, credit card, and website designer commercials showing all of the smiling business owners talking about how great it is to have a storefront. You see the… Read More What No One Tells You About Owning a Bakery Storefront

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6 Things to Think About Before Opening a Retail Bakery

Hey-hey home baker, I’m talking to you. Yeah, you. The one who has outgrown their kitchen and has lost all free time on the weekends. I have been right where you are. Dreaming and obsessing over all the things I would do if I had my own cute little cake shop. How I would decorate… Read More 6 Things to Think About Before Opening a Retail Bakery