You love to knit and crochet and give the things you make as gifts. At this point, everyone in your life has one of your blankets, sweaters, or hats. Your family and friends. Your UPS guy. Your neighbor. Your neighbor's baby. Your other neighbor's baby.
Putting a price tag on all your time, work and creativity can feel like the hardest thing in the world. Too high, no one will buy it. Too low, you won't be able to keep your business running. How do you find that sweet spot? We've got some tips to help you nail it.
Most of us aren't too comfortable talking dollars and cents in general, and that goes double for bakers who are just getting into the catering biz. But if you're going to set a fair price for your cupcakes — one that takes into account your baking costs as well your customers — consider these tips by Juniper Cakery's Felicity and Krystal.
Your cakes go viral on social media, you've saved up plenty of cash, and you're ready to live out your fondant-covered dreams and go pro. Your #goals: turning your love of baking into a business.
So you've decided to launch your own cake business. (Woo-hoo!!!) Time to think about budgets, a website, real estate, marketing, product photography and .... a name. You gotta have a great name! The guidelines here will help you figure out an excellent one.
Anna Von Rosenstiel, the owner of Portland’s beloved Carter & Rose, has always had a creative streak. As a child, she’d spend hours playing with scrap wood and glue in her father’s wood shop.
Your cakes are all over Instagram and now you're fantasizing about becoming your own cake boss. Exciting! But there's at least one tricky question to figure out first: how much to charge. Here are nine things to keep in mind about pricing.
You love to bake. You make gorgeous cakes. Friends and family compete to be the first to Instagram your latest creations. Everyone tells you, "OMG! You should start a cake business from home!"
On NBC's Making It, you'll see judge Simon Doonan lend his super-smart insights to all the makers trying to take home the win for their next-level crafting skills. As an author, tastemaker and the creative behind so many jaw-dropping window displays at Barney's, he has plenty of advice to give — which is also why we sat down with him to find out what he loves about the show, what it's like working with Amy Poehler and Nick Offerman, and what piece of advice he has for aspiring crafters.