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Start Your Own Cake Decorating
or Cupcake Business
Get Paid to Decorate Cakes at Home
or Open Your Own Cake or Cupcake Shop
Imagine having a rewarding, high-paying job that lets you use your creativity to decorate fun or elegant cakes and cupcakes. Welcome to the world of cake decorating!
As a cake decorator, you may be paid to create the centerpieces of some of the most memorable occasions of people's lives. Cake decorators design, bake and decorate creations that are almost as much fun to look at as they are to eat

There are few jobs that offer so many benefits. When you become a cake decorator (also known as a cake designer) you will have the satisfaction of making your vision a reality.

If you start your own cake decorating business or cupcake business you will enjoy the freedom of being your own boss. You could earn $50,000 or more per year from home, or even more if you open your own cake or cupcake shop.

And perhaps most importantly your cake decorating "work" will be fun, interesting, and personally rewarding.

As a professional cake or cupcake decorator you could design and decorate all types of cakes and cupcakes, or you might choose to specialize in decorating the type of cake you enjoy the most, such as:
  • Gourmet cupcakes
  • Baby shower cakes
  • Wedding cakes
  • Picture or character cakes
  • Children's birthday cakes
  • Anniversary cakes
  • Cupcake bouquets
  • Whimsical or topsy-turvy cakes
  • And more
Cake decorators may also choose to specialize in a style or theme of cake decorating, such as gumpaste flowers, marzipan figurines, royal icing, fondant cut-outs, or intricately piped buttercream lacework or roses, just to name a few.

As long as you have the desire, you can become a cake decorator. No special education or experience is necessary to become a cake decorator. You can start a cake decorating, cake design, or cupcake business and become a cake decorator immediately

If you would like to become a cake decorator and be paid to decorate cakes or cupcakes, the FabJob Guide to Become a Cake Decorator is for you! In this e-book you will discover how you can get started and succeed in the exciting business of cake decorating.

The author of this guide is Jennifer James, a leading writer and editor of career guides. In the cake decorator guide she shares insider tips and expert advice from cake decorating business experts to help you achieve success with your own cake decorating business. 

The guide covers topics of vital importance to anyone who wants to become a cake decorator, including:

How to Decorate Cakes and Cupcakes

  • How to select the right style of cake or cupcakes for an occasion
  • What special elements to consider when creating cakes or cupcakes for weddings (and ways to boost your profitability with "little extras")
  • How to prepare flat-topped, crumb-free, ready-to-decorate cupcakes and cakes
  • How to assemble, support and transport a tiered or stacked cake
  • How to put together a professional cake decorator's kit
  • A list of cupcake-specific tools and supplies you'll need (as well as ones experts say to avoid)
  • How to create and decorate cake boards and presentation boards
  • How to use fondant and gum paste for elegant-looking cakes (it's easier than you think!)

  • How to get great results when piping buttercream designs on your cakes and cupcakes
  • Advice about using fresh flowers on cakes
  • How to use new cake design techniques such as airbrushing and edible ink photo transfers
  • Four fantastic cupcake decoration ideas 
  • Step-by-step instructions for two Wilton cake and cupcake projects to try out your new skills
How to Start a Cake Decorating or Cupcake Business
  • Where to start once you've decided to go into the cake decorating and cupcake business
  • How to choose a cake decorating specialty (and what the hottest trend is right now)
  • How to start a cake decorating or cupcake business as inexpensively as possible
  • An overview of options for your cake decorating or cupcake business: 
    • Starting a cake decorating or cupcake business from your own home
    • Buying an existing cake or cupcake business (including how to find cake or cupcake shops and franchises for sale) 
    • Opening a new cake or cupcake shop
  • How to create a business plan for your cake or cupcake business (includes a sample business plan for a retail cake shop)
  • Choosing a name for your cake decorating or cupcake business
  • Where to get start-up financing for your cake decorating or cupcake business (includes sample start-up budgets)
  • Computer software that can help you with your cake or cupcake inventory
  • Choosing a retail location, plus information about permits, leases and design of your cake or cupcake shop
  • What you should know about getting licensed to sell food products from home
  • How to find and rent a commercial kitchen to bake cakes and cupcakes
  • Equipment and supplies you need to start a cake decorating or cupcake business and where to get what you need 
How to Market and Sell Cakes and Cupcakes
  • How to set your per-serving or per-cupcake prices for profit
  • Developing a marketing plan for your cake decorating or cupcake business
  • Creating marketing tools for your cake decorating or cupcake business to sell your cakes or cupcakes including:
    • Brochures for your cake decorating or cupcake business
    • Sample cake designs
    • A cake decorating or cupcake portfolio
    • Your website for your cake decorating or cupcake business
  • Identifying potential clients for your cake decorating or cupcake business
  • How to market your cake decorating or cupcake business effectively including:
    • Where and how to advertise your cake decorating or cupcake business
    • How to get free publicity for your cake design or cupcake business
    • How to develop strategic partnerships and get referrals from other businesses when you start a cake decorating or cupcake business
  • Marketing through wedding expos and wedding directories
  • Accepting payments from customers
  • How to take and fill orders from your clients
PLUS, you will discover:
  • How to develop the skills you will need as a cake decorator 
  • Dozens of handy tips for great cake and cupcake baking from the experts
  • How to safely transport clients' cakes and cupcakes
  • Step-by-step information on how to run a retail cake or cupcake shop including:
    • How to plan your grand opening
    • How to find and hire great cake or cupcake shop employees
    • Increasing sales, including how to get repeat business
  • Helpful checklists and samples of what you need to start your cake decorating or cupcake business, including: 
    • Checklist of pantry supplies 
    • Checklist of baker's equipment
    • Checklist of cake decorating supplies
    • Sample client questionnaire
    • Sample contract/order form
    • Sample business plan for a cake shop
    • Checklist for finding the perfect location
    • Sample cake shop floor plan
    • Sample lease agreement
    • Shop operations checklist
    • Sample start-up budgets
    • Sample daily sales report
    • Sample press release
  • Links to free serving and pricing charts
  • And more! (including free updates)
You can have all this and more for an incredible price. It can cost hundreds of dollars to take courses on starting a business, and chances are they will not include specific information about starting a cake decorating or cupcake business. The FabJob Guide to Become a Cake Decorator contains some of the best business advice you could get from other sources, and more.

The information in this cake decorating guide can save you many hours of research, help you avoid some costly mistakes, and give you information you need to become a cake decorator and start your own cake decorating or cupcake business.

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You will earn back much more than the price of the guide with your first cake decorating job. And with this guide you can start a cake decorating business and get hired to decorate cakes and cupcakes much more quickly.

If you believe you deserve to have the career of your dreams, this guide is for you. It gives you what you need to know to get started in the cake decorating and cupcake business and become a cake decorator.

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"The FabJob Guide to Become a Cake Decorator will take you step-by-step through everything you'll need to become a cake decorator. Each chapter is full of important information, helpful advice, and useful tips from experts. By following the advice and using the valuable resources included in this guide you will be on your way to success in the cake decorating business."
- Brenna Pearce, Editor 

"This Fabjob Guide has taken my dream to a reality. After reading this guide I was truly inspired. I have jumped feet first into my new business. I am thrilled, and thankful that I have found Fabjob guides to initiate my journey to true success. Thank you so much!"
- Katie Martinis

Silver Spring, MD

"My first year of business I had 80+ orders for wedding cakes. The next year I expanded to include cookies, cupcakes and special occasion orders, and my business more than doubled. I diversified to include corporate orders, and growth continues to exceed 100% for the current year." 
- Yvonne Zensner
The Cake Box & Sweet Indulgences Cupcake Cafe
(Yvonne is one of the cake decorating and cupcake business experts who give advice in this FabJob guide)


 
 

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Learn how to start a cake decorting business. The FabJob Guide to Become a Cake Decorator explains how to become a professional cake decorator or become a cake designer. The guide offers step-by-step advice on how to start a cake decorating business, start a cake design business, or start a cupcake business.