Home Bakers...marketing To Bridal Shops/planners?

Business By elliespartycake Updated 18 Jan 2010 , 4:08am by Renaejrk

elliespartycake Posted 12 Jan 2010 , 6:44pm
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I'd love to get advice and/or stories about what marketing any of you licensed home bakers have done to your local bridal shops, florists and/or wedding planners??

I have a website, a facebook page, am listed on WeddingWire/Eventective, but I would like to approach local vendors with business cards and brochures? Have any of you done this and how has it worked for you??

Thanks !

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leah_s Posted 12 Jan 2010 , 6:52pm
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Years ago, in a slow January, I made a bunch of 6" cakes, iced and boxed them up, and went on rounds handing out cakes and biz cards to florists and other wedding people. No one turns down a free cake!

newmansmom2004 Posted 12 Jan 2010 , 7:11pm
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Originally Posted by leah_s

Years ago, in a slow January, I made a bunch of 6" cakes, iced and boxed them up, and went on rounds handing out cakes and biz cards to florists and other wedding people. No one turns down a free cake!




Great idea - and they'll definitely remember the person who brought them cake!

elliespartycake Posted 12 Jan 2010 , 8:45pm
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Super idea leah_s...why didn't I think of that.
Thanks!

pattycakes55d Posted 14 Jan 2010 , 10:51am
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Do you mind me asking if it brought in any business?

sugarspice Posted 18 Jan 2010 , 3:47am
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I have been finding business to be very slow-in spite of delivering samples! It is frustrating.

Lita829 Posted 18 Jan 2010 , 4:03am
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Quote:
Originally Posted by newmansmom2004

Quote:
Originally Posted by leah_s

Years ago, in a slow January, I made a bunch of 6" cakes, iced and boxed them up, and went on rounds handing out cakes and biz cards to florists and other wedding people. No one turns down a free cake!



Great idea - and they'll definitely remember the person who brought them cake!




I agree...that is an awesome idea! I may have to borrow that one once I become licensed.

Renaejrk Posted 18 Jan 2010 , 4:08am
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awesome idea!

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