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

Part #8: 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...

CakesDecor Awards: Gravity Defying Cakes #5: And the Winners Are ...

Gravity Defying Cakes Awards are behind us and 124 amazing entries were submit during the entry period. My favorite cakes made it to the top 10 again, but there are many beautiful cakes that deserved to win as well. The difference between Winner...

Interview #27: Dawn Butler of Dinkydoodle Designs

Dawn’s: CakesDecor Profile | Website | Facebook Page DAWN BUTLER INTERVIEW 1. Tell me about the woman behind DinkyDoodle Designs. Are you married? Do you have kids? Where is your hometown? What is your day job or are you a full-time...

New Feature: Supplies and Tools Fields

Hey all, from this day, you can find new Supplies and Tools fields below the content area when you are adding new cake. We added these fields to make it easier for you to search within cakes by the Supplies or Tools, that were used for the...

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...

CakesDecor Awards: Gravity Defying Cakes #4: Cast Your Votes

Gravity Defying Cakes Awards entry period is over and we ended up with 124 amazing entries. Now it’s time to pick your top 5 list and cast your votes. Voting deadline is on October 30, 2014 at 6 PM GMT. Please note that if you submitted an...

CakesDecor Awards: Gravity Defying Cakes #3: Last 24 hours to submit your cake!

Just a friendly reminder that there are last 24 hours to enter your Gravity Defying Cake in our Awards! There are 107 amazing cakes posted already and counting.

Cake Decorating Business #5: Basic Marketing

Part #5: Basic Marketing Marketing is the second thing other than pricing which seems to frustrate a lot of cake business owners. We know it’s important, we know we need to do it, yet many of us seem mystified by what marketing for our...