Would anyone like to give me some business advice? Baked good related?
As you have found sales to the public is good but selling to a business to resell – the cafes in town – is harder. How are your products packaged and branded? Maybe get a few friends to go into cafes buy a coffee and ask ” Do you have Dominic T’s cupcakes. If they get asked even a few times they will soon want to know how to stock them. Also can you include any details of yourself and business on the cakes – especially at the wedding market – lots of people and they have to know about you and your product. One easy way to do this – is note and keep any details of the happy couple – send a christmas card – anniversary card etc People do talk about these things and it keeps you in the frame. Can you hook up with any business that is supplying buffets or platters to offices – or stay in front – offer this service as well and then sub out the food side. Creating a package is always worth considering. Get some news – create a huge cup cake and auction it of for charity. Home baking is on th