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...

New tagging system with autocomplete!

After implementing new search we noticed that lot of cakes, blogs, tutorials and forum topics don’t contain relevant tags. As a result of this, it is not possible to find these posts using our search for specific keywords. To make it easier for...

Cake Decorating Business #4: Basic Principles of Pricing Your Cakes

Basic Principles of Pricing Your Cakes Cake pricing is the thing most cake decorators and bakers really struggle with. In part this is because this is a very emotional business we are in, so we take all of it very personally and a lot of high...

Cake Decorating Business #3: Setting Up Your Business

Part #3: Setting Up Your Business There are some things about being in business which need to be done no matter what size or kind of business you are running. You’ve got to do the official paperwork for a business in order to be properly set...

CakesDecor Awards: Gravity Defying Cakes #2: Call For Entries

Entry period of the CakesDecor Awards – Gravity Defying Cakes is now officially open and will close on October 24. Theme: Gravity Defying Cakes What’s not to love about a cake that defies gravity? The imagination that goes into this theme is...

Cake Decorating Business #2: What Kind of Business Do You Want?

Part #2: What Kind of Business Do You Want? Once you’ve established that you’d like to be in business, you need to start thinking about the kind of business you would like to be in. Although we are all in the same field, there aremany...

CakesDecor Awards: Gravity Defying Cakes #1: Announcement

Theme – Gravity Defying Cakes What’s not to love about a cake that defies gravity? The imagination that goes into this theme is really amazing! Did you make Gravity Defying cake or are you planning to make one? Be sure to submit your entry to...

New Search Fully Implemented Now!

I’m pretty sure that most of you already noticed the large Search Bar on the top of all pages. As Martin mentioned in the forum topic at the beginning of this week, he was working on it for a while and you had a chance to see it in action on the...

Cake Decorating Business #1: Things To Consider Before You Start Your Cake Business Dream

The most common questions here in CakesDecor forums are about Starting a Cake Business and Cake Pricing. There are many books and brochures about this topic over the internet already, but almost none of them are for free. That’s why we decided...

Interview #26: Shawna McGreevy

Short Bio I’ve always loved art…ANYTHING involving art. As a kid, I would sketch just about everything I saw, just to see how “real” I could make it look. My bedroom door was covered with my sketches (well, in the spots that Joey McIntyre...