Have you ever wished you could make money with your favorite hobby, cake decorating?
Well your wish is about to come true!
This book, will guide you through step by step to starting a successful and profitable cake decorating home business.
In the pages of this book you'll discover ways to make significant dollars marketing your skills as a professional cake decorator; it’s very easy, but you will have to put in some hard yards and realistically it may not happen as quickly as you would like. This is not a get-rich-quick scheme! We’ll show you exactly what to do to become a successful cake decorator with a profitable, well-respected and ongoing business!
You don’t have to be a cake decorating expert with decades of experience in the industry but in saying that you will have to have a certain degree of experience cake decorating to start your own business; you will need to have a vision and the ability and willingness to put some hard work to make your cake decorating business a success.
You will discover more techniques and cake decorating styles as you progress.
You may decide to take a few additional cake decorating classes to add to your skill base and these new cake decorating skills will only add to your expertise and confidence.
You will also find the resources section helpful and joining in the forums at various sites will be invaluable.
This book is intended to be a guide to help you get started with your own cake decorating business. Inside you'll find tips on everything from establishing your rates to dealing with difficult clients.
Here’s more of what you'll discover in "Make Money Cake Decorating at Home":-
Chapter 1 –Starting is the Hardest Thing
Steps to Getting Started
Ready to Start?
Chapter 2 - Do You Have Stickability?
Chapter 3 - Materials and Where to Get Them
Chapter 4 - Making a Work Space Just For You
Chapter 5 - Available Clip Art and Special Images
Chapter 6 - What’s The Budget
Chapter 7 - Will It Be Full Time or Part Time
Can You Say No – Tips on Time Management
How To You React With a Deadline
Time for Your Family and Business
Chapter 8 - Money Matters
How Much Do I Charge
Determining the Costs and Profits
Setting Your Rates
Pricing the Ingredients
Your Time is Important
Chapter 9 - Marketing
Create a Client Base
Cost Effective Advertising
Maybe a Lesson or Two
Craft Trade Shows
Chapter 10 - Client Service
Dealing with Difficult Clients
Common Complaints Clients Have
Getting To Know Your Client Needs.
Chapter 11 - Discussing the Project
Chapter 12 - Do What You Love
What Type of Projects Do You Love Doing?
Listening To Your Clients’ Requirements
Chapter 13 - Is It Legal?
What Do I Need To Do To Set Up A Business
Taxes – What Do I Need To Know
Copyright Laws – What’s Legal and What’s Not
Chapter 14 - Useful Cake Decorating Sites
Chapter 15 – Q & A
Chapter 16 - Final Thoughts
You may decide to specialise in wedding cakes, birthday cakes, cupcakes or pop cakes but whatever you decide you’ll discover plenty of strategies to get your business off the ground in no time at all.
There’s a section where you’ll discover where to get your cake decorating supplies at the best prices and also some sites where you can brush up on your cake decorating skills – if needed.
Finally, starting any business from scratch takes perseverence and determination but if you really love cake decorating and all it entails you’re sure to be a great success