Blog: Top Tips

Farzana

Farzana’s story to Sparkles Cake Academy

Seventeen years ago, Paul Bradford, owner of ‘Truly Scrumptious’ cake shop in Central Scotland, delivered weekend workshops and evening classes for anyone interested in...
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Consultation

Hosting a Cake Consultation

How many of your appointments or consultations result in a sale?  If you don’t know, then you really need to start taking action now to allow you to work out your all-important...
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ACHIEVE YOUR DREAM

What’s the Dream?

As a cake designer you are very often creative and visual, usually with a strong right side to your brain allowing the designs to flow. Using your imagination, creativity and...
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Growth

10 Tips to Get Your Cake Business Off the Ground

Whether you have been baking for years or you just learned, starting a cake business can be a fun and profitable way to use your skills. Don't worry if you don't have a bunch of...
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Offline marketing

Effective Offline Marketing for Cake Decorators

Half of what businesses spend on marketing is wasted, but the trouble is most don’t know which half!  These days there are two different means of marketing; online and offline....
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SEO

Outside the Kitchen: 6 Ways to Market Your Cake Business

While you may be an expert on frosting, batter, buttercream, and more, the marketing side of the business may leave you scratching your chef’s hat. That’s nothing to worry...
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pro review

CakeFlix Pro membership review

CakeFlix Pro membership review The CakeFlix Pro membership is designed to not only allow members to access our library of over 900+ online cake tutorials from over 60...
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What to earn making cakes

What can you expect to earn making cakes?

No doubt many of you have thought about it? But just what can you expect to earn making cakes? This guide alongside our live tutorial will cover all you need to know about how to...
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Jan Berry’s Baking – How to Make Lemon Curd

Lemon Curd Recipe Who doesn't love delicious lemon curd? With it's bright and zingy taste our homemade recipe is sure to tickle your taste buds. Lemon curd makes a wonderful...
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Elderberry

Jan Berry’s Baking – Elderflower Cordial Recipe

Janet Berry, a baking and sugarcraft floral expert, is sharing her recipe for elderflower cordial with Cake Life, the perfect accompaniment with her lemon curd cake! Elderflower...
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GDPR changes- What Cake Business owners need to know!

by David Brice - Pro Membership Tutor GDPR - Why the change Whether you like it or not everyone operating with customers based within the European Union (EU) must comply with the...
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How much should I charge for my cakes?

One of the biggest questions that face any professional or hobbyist cake decorator who wants to sell their work is how much should I charge a customer for a cake? In this article,...
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