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Wedding Cake Business – 5 Strategies for Sweet Success

Wedding Cake Business - 5 Strategies for Sweet Success By Stephanie Padovani – United States The wedding market is extremely competitive, with good ; With over 2 million weddings annually, the wedding industry generates over $53 billion each year. As tempting as it is to break into the wedding cake market, you’ll need your smarts to beat your competition to the wedding cake payday. Here are six strategies you can use to break into the wedding market. Use the “Sweet Talk” networking strategy. Networking is the fastest way to get ; Just one relationship with another wedding business can generate…
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Do You Need a Professional Website for Your Cake Business?

Do You Need a Professional Website for Your Cake Business? Running your cake business is not an easy task! With a never-ending to-do list, clients to see, and cakes to bake finding time to think about your online visibility and website may seem impossible! But, it is one of the most important marketing tools available for your business. There is an endless list of the benefits to having a professional website but here I would like to focus on the top 8 reasons: First Impressions: Most consumers “Google” businesses looking for information and reviews before visiting a store or making…
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Wedding Cake Contracts 101

Wedding Cake Contracts 101 By Jay Qualls Many things have changed in the cake business over the past several years including wedding cake contracts. One significant change I believe has been pushed to the back of the oven is the proper way to execute a contract with a cake client. A contract becomes much more important for wedding cakes and larger special occasion cakes because many times there is a significant amount of money being exchanged between you, the seller, and your client, the consumer. The first very important factor to take into consideration when negotiating with a cake client…
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Starting a Business? Three Things You Must Know

Starting a Business? Three Things You Must Know By Luce & Associates Starting a new business is a very exciting and busy time. There is so much to be done and so little time to do it in. If you expect to have employees, there are a variety of federal and state forms and applications that will need to be completed to get your business up and running. That's where we can help. Employer Identification Number (EIN) Securing an Employer Identification Number (also known as a Federal Tax Identification Number) is the first thing that needs to be done, since…
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Writing a Business Plan – Planning for Your Home Bakery

Writing a Business Plan - Planning for Your Home Bakery Writing a business plane is one of the most important parts of starting a business and proper planning for the business, which means creating a written plan for how you intend to start and operate. When someone mentions “writing a business plan”, do you think to yourself…That’s not something that I need to be concerned with. I’m simply planning to do a little baking at home. Further – Why all the fuss about creating a plan for a home bakery? Is it really, really necessary? The answer is “Yes”, particularly…
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