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5 Things Every Cottage Baker Needs in Their Home Bakery Kitchen

5 Things Every Cottage Baker Needs in Their Home Bakery Kitchen

You’ve made the decision to start your own baking business, but how do you get your home bakery kitchen set up for success? I’m sharing my best tips and top pics for supplies to help get you the organization, storage, and efficiency you need to…

Should You Make an E-commerce Website for Your  Baking Business?

Should You Make an E-commerce Website for Your Baking Business?

Do you need a website for your baking business but don’t have a big budget for a web designer? Would you like to learn how to create a free and easy website that allows your customers to order online, and choose to pick up or…

The Complete Guide to Selling Baked Goods at the Farmers Market

The Complete Guide to Selling Baked Goods at the Farmers Market

If you’re ready to learn about selling baked goods at the farmer’s market, you’re in the right place! In this complete guide,  I’ll be covering everything you need to know about getting started selling baked goods at the farmer’s market. I’ll cover how to start…

Complete List of Instagram Captions for Your Bakery

Complete List of Instagram Captions for Your Bakery

Are you a baker, blogger, or foodie who struggles to come up with interesting Instagram captions for your bakery posts? Are you looking for more engagement when you share the pictures of your baked goods? You’ll want to keep reading because I am sharing my…

Wedding Cake Business Made Easy

Wedding Cake Business Made Easy

Are you looking to grow your wedding cake business? Do you wish there was an easier way to keep track of deposits and payments made on your cake orders? I’m going to share with you how the features of Square Payment Processing have dramatically helped…

How to Grow Your Local Following on Social Media

How to Grow Your Local Following on Social Media

  If you are a cottage baker then you probably know how hard it can be to grow your local following on social media. Your success and your confidence can take a big hit if you don’t have enough customers for your next pop up…

Photographing Baked Goods With Your Smartphone

Photographing Baked Goods With Your Smartphone

Have you been photographing your baked goods for your website or social media but are not satisfied with the results? Maybe you can’t or don’t want to invest in expensive equipment right now? I am going to show you how to drastically improve the quality…

Bakery Bookkeeping Software: FreshBooks Review

Bakery Bookkeeping Software: FreshBooks Review

Does This Bakery Bookkeeping Software Really Do What A Bakery Owner Needs? In today’s post, I am reviewing FreshBooks accounting software to see if it is a good fit for the bakery bookkeeping needs of home bakers, cake decorators, and bakery start-ups. Just so you…

Market Research: The One Thing Every Baker Should Do Before Starting A Bakery Business.

Market Research: The One Thing Every Baker Should Do Before Starting A Bakery Business.

Do you have a burning desire to open a bakery? Are you wondering if there are people out there who will buy your creations? Are you unsure of how much money you could potentially make if you took the plunge and followed your dream? If…

Selling Bakery Goods Wholesale: Is it worth it? 

Selling Bakery Goods Wholesale: Is it worth it? 

Have you been thinking about adding wholesale accounts to your bakery but have unanswered questions?  Are you worried that you will not make enough money if you have to lower your prices for wholesale? I’m going to show you how to create more profit for…

The Completely Legal Way to Sell Home Baked Goods on Facebook

The Completely Legal Way to Sell Home Baked Goods on Facebook

Have you been wanting to learn the legal way to sell homemade food online? Check out my step-by-step guide for selling baked goods on Facebook. It even includes business tips to help you get started like taking payments and delivery! Disclosure: Some of the links…

Pricing Baked Goods: How to Do It the Right Way

Pricing Baked Goods: How to Do It the Right Way

If you are struggling with how to price baked goods, you are not alone. There is an art to confidently pricing your baked goods for selling from your home bakery. Today I am going to share with you my step-by-step method for knowing how much…

Bakers Percentages: the  trick professionals use that you need to know about!

Bakers Percentages: the trick professionals use that you need to know about!

Have you ever wondered how professional bakers resize recipes to yield the exact quantities they need?  Bakers percentages are my favorite trick for adjusting a recipe to yield the exact amount of dough or batter needed. Whether you call it bakers math, bread math, ratios…

Your First Step Towards Selling Your Baked Goods From Home

Your First Step Towards Selling Your Baked Goods From Home

Do you absolutely love baking in your spare time? Have people told you that your cakes are amazing and you should sell them? What if there were a way to sell the bread, pies, cookies and brownies you bake at home and make some extra…

How I Created My Dream Job

How I Created My Dream Job

I always dreamed of owning my own business. I fantasized about what it would be like to work for myself for a long time.  I planned and planned and waited. I wrote and revised business plans like it was my day job, but I never…

Three sure-fire ideas to increase bakery sales!

Three sure-fire ideas to increase bakery sales!

We all want to increase bakery sales, but how? If you are struggling to get more customers in your baking business and it feels like you are just waiting for the phone to ring then these sure-fire ideas are for you! increase bakery sales I’m…

How to take special orders in your bakery in 5 simple steps.

How to take special orders in your bakery in 5 simple steps.

Make a commitment to getting details right. Before diving into the five steps, you’ll need to recognize why special orders are the key to repeat business. When customers come to you for special orders, what they are saying is…..  I trust you to get this…

Hello, my fellow bakers!

Hello, my fellow bakers!

You may be wondering what the Better Baker Club is all about? I’m so excited to tell you a little about myself and why I decided to start this baking blog.  I currently work as a bakery manager in a residential foodservice setting. What is…