Blog entries tagged business

The Start of My Business #2: And Breathe - Wedding Season is over !

My company is really very new off the ground – started promoting in February 2015 – getting registered in May 2015 did my very first wedding fayre in June 2015 and took on my first wedding cake in July 2015 which was a recommendation from a...

Cake Pricing-The Way a Honey Bunny Would do it.

Many of us have trouble pricing cakes and there are so many thoughts and opinions to why we should or shouldn’t talk cake pricing. I have read the blogs and watched almost every youtube and periscope video regarding this subject. The conclusion...

The Start of My Business #1: Becoming Legal Beagle

Thinking about starting your own baking business in the UK ? I didn’t really know what I had to do and the importance of being registered until I researched the in’s and out’s of starting up my own company so I have decided to pop my process...

Off We Go !

One of my very good friends Kalie suggested I start a blog to document my progress on starting my new business … So here it is ! I hope you enjoy it . The idea was originally founded in Spain in 2012 where we used to live hence the “Costa”...

I'm back and learned a hell of a lot 😊 #1: I'm back and I've learned a hell of a lot 😘

Hi all, When I was first starting out the end of 2012 I was in awe of the talent on these pages. I started my “let the cakey adventure begin” and guess what it began. Just starting out I needed profile pictures I needed customers and I charged...

Would your business survive without Facebook?

http://www.candyscupcakes.co.uk/blog/what-if-facebook-didnt-exist/ I started my small business from an enjoyable hobby, organically growing at a steady rate over a few years. Like many other small home-based businesses I then decided to create...

Cake Decorating Business #9: Dealing with Passion Killers: Criticism and Burn Out

Part #9: Dealing with Passion Killers: Criticism and Burn Out In a high emotion-based industry such as cake, it can be very difficult to deal with criticism. In the moment that the client tells us our cake didn’t taste good or that it did not...

Cake Decorating Business #8: Work/Life Balance

Part #8: Work/Life Balance When you are running a small business, it can feel as though the business has taken over your entire life. This is true of all small businesses but a little more so if you’re working from home and every time you...

Cake Decorating Business #7: Customer Service

Part #7: Customer Service Customer service is something which is vitally important to the cake industry. The products we provide are highly personal, are usually a luxury, and we provide them at a time when people are feeling emotional...

Cake Decorating Business #6: Social Media and Your Online Presence

Part #6: Social Media and Your Online Presence Social media has become a part of our daily lives, and it’s important for businesses to have a presence on those platforms. Social media is anywhere online where there is immediate interaction...