We Were Mentioned In A Fox Business News Article!

Business By indydebi Updated 4 May 2009 , 3:45am by aquamom

indydebi Posted 1 May 2009 , 4:34pm
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http://www.foxbusiness.com/story/personal-finance/free-samples-bigger-profits-food-companies-recession/

It was a phone interview last week and I've been on pins and needles waiting for it to come out. The reporter said, when she sent me the link, that "....it's been picked up all over the place: Entrepreneur, Daylife, etc."

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SUELA Posted 1 May 2009 , 4:38pm
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I just read it, I am so excited for you. SEE world!!! We decorators are not just flour and eggs! Sound business advice too!

MichelleM77 Posted 1 May 2009 , 4:39pm
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Awesome article!

TonyaBakes Posted 1 May 2009 , 4:41pm
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Woohoo! Way to go Debi! What a great idea about taking around the samples!

pianocat Posted 1 May 2009 , 4:42pm
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Congratulations! It "did you proud'!

Kitagrl Posted 1 May 2009 , 4:42pm
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Congrats, that's GREAT!

The only chuckle I noticed was that after your cookie samples, it says you were "inundated with an order for nearly $300 worth of cake."

Hee hee that shows that the general public feels that is ALOT of money for cake...but to a baker....that's a decent order...but not huge! Especially to you, Debi, since you cater too...your "per-person" order is usually probably alot bigger than $300.

Anyway that was just my little observation..hee hee....that's really super cool though, how did you get contacted by them anyway? I hope you get alot more business from this! Awesome!

OhMyGanache Posted 1 May 2009 , 4:46pm
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Congratulations! icon_smile.gif

catcreations Posted 1 May 2009 , 4:50pm
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This is awesome way to go!! Laugh, Smile, Enjoy you deserve it!! icon_biggrin.gif

destinyrn Posted 1 May 2009 , 4:51pm
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That's fantastic IndyDebi!! Thanks for sharing!

pastryjen Posted 1 May 2009 , 4:55pm
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That's wonderful!

Donnagardner Posted 1 May 2009 , 4:56pm
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Congrats!!!

kellertur Posted 1 May 2009 , 5:01pm
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Congratulations Debi!!! thumbs_up.gif

Deb_ Posted 1 May 2009 , 7:44pm
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Congratulations Debi! You did us all proud!! icon_biggrin.gif

cylstrial Posted 1 May 2009 , 7:45pm
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That's so AWESOME!! Congrats!

lomikesa Posted 1 May 2009 , 7:51pm
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Congratulations!

mbt4955 Posted 1 May 2009 , 8:02pm
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Originally Posted by Kitagrl

The only chuckle I noticed was that after your cookie samples, it says you were "inundated with an order for nearly $300 worth of cake."




I caught that too and had to laugh. $300 would be great for me because I don't sell my cakes (Texas, you know). Maybe that was when Cater it Simple was just beginning .....

Anyway Debi, congratulations to you! How nice to be recognized by Fox Business!! thumbs_up.gif

mkolmar Posted 1 May 2009 , 8:45pm
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Congrats Deb! What an honor.

indydebi Posted 1 May 2009 , 9:16pm
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Originally Posted by Kitagrl

The only chuckle I noticed was that after your cookie samples, it says you were "inundated with an order for nearly $300 worth of cake."



I caught that too and had to laugh. $300 would be great for me because I don't sell my cakes (Texas, you know). Maybe that was when Cater it Simple was just beginning .....

Anyway Debi, congratulations to you! How nice to be recognized by Fox Business!! thumbs_up.gif




Yeah, I know! It was 2 cakes. Two. Just two. And they weren't even decorated. It took me a grand total of 4 hours to do them! icon_lol.gificon_lol.gif

Kitagrl Posted 1 May 2009 , 9:19pm
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Originally Posted by Kitagrl

The only chuckle I noticed was that after your cookie samples, it says you were "inundated with an order for nearly $300 worth of cake."



I caught that too and had to laugh. $300 would be great for me because I don't sell my cakes (Texas, you know). Maybe that was when Cater it Simple was just beginning .....

Anyway Debi, congratulations to you! How nice to be recognized by Fox Business!! thumbs_up.gif



Yeah, I know! It was 2 cakes. Two. Just two. And they weren't even decorated. It took me a grand total of 4 hours to do them! icon_lol.gificon_lol.gif




Shhhh don't let the cake civilians hear you talk like that! haha.

Loucinda Posted 1 May 2009 , 11:22pm
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OH NO!!!! Now we are gonna have to share OUR indydebi with the rest of the world!!! thumbs_up.gif Congratulations!!!

-K8memphis Posted 2 May 2009 , 2:19am
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Wow Wow Wow how very cool!!! Now you're halfway to rich & famous!!!

<insert clapping hands wildly smilie face>

Whooo hoooo!

xstitcher Posted 2 May 2009 , 2:26am
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Congrats Debi, that is awesome. I hope this brings even more business your way! thumbs_up.gificon_smile.gif

favrtdtr Posted 2 May 2009 , 2:30am
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Debi - that's so AWESOME - and it couldn't have been for a nicer gal - I'm really happy for you. icon_smile.gif

zubia Posted 2 May 2009 , 6:49am
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congratulations.

CakeDiva73 Posted 2 May 2009 , 6:53am
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Congratulations ~ I'm so happy for you! icon_smile.gif

JudyDP Posted 2 May 2009 , 7:39am
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Congratulations Debi!!! thumbs_up.gif You are always so helpful and humorous. I'm happy you got recognition! From a Fox News fan....Thanks FBN......As Neil Cavuto would say....."If you don't get it, DEMAND IT!!!" icon_lol.gif

en-passant Posted 2 May 2009 , 7:55pm
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Well done. That's really great exposure for your business.

Too bad it was Fox News, though.

mlynnb Posted 2 May 2009 , 8:04pm
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Too bad it was Fox News, though



umm, yeah..that was uncalled for..

Anyway...CONGRATS DEBI! That's so cool!

en-passant Posted 2 May 2009 , 8:07pm
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I'm really happy for her that she got the exposure for her business. I hope the orders come rolling in for them!

However, Fox News IS Fox News. It is what it is, unfortunately.

indydebi Posted 2 May 2009 , 8:27pm
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Too bad it was Fox News, though.




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However, Fox News IS Fox News. It is what it is, unfortunately.




Gee, you say that like it's a BAD thing! Since I consider Fox News the only credible news show on the entire cable band......! icon_biggrin.gif

But I appreciate your good wishes for me anyway! thumbs_up.gif

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