Need Some Help With Pricing- Live In California

Decorating By scratchdog Updated 1 Feb 2010 , 12:36am by prterrell

scratchdog Posted 31 Jan 2010 , 10:58pm
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How much would you charge for a bucket of beers? You can see it on my pictures. 3 Sugar bottles, ice, sugar shot glass, broken sugar bottle lying below, 3 10 inch rounds with fondant, airbrushed? I live in California. Thanks

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Mensch Posted 31 Jan 2010 , 11:01pm
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California? Do you have a storefront? I didn't think one was allowed to sell food made in the home.

JanH Posted 31 Jan 2010 , 11:23pm
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..moving to General forum. icon_smile.gif

scratchdog Posted 31 Jan 2010 , 11:36pm
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not selling it made it for my husband just wondering what someone would charge for this cake

kakeladi Posted 1 Feb 2010 , 12:35am
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There is a great difference in just where in CA you are located icon_smile.gif Someplace like SD; SF or LA would mean a much higher price than if say in Bakersfield; Burney or Riverside.

prterrell Posted 1 Feb 2010 , 12:36am
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$999. I price less than Charm City in order to remain competative. icon_biggrin.gif

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Seriously, though here's ALL you need to take into consideratoin:
1) cost of ingredients including shipping or gas + wear and tear on your vehicle to go to the store
2) cost of utilities used while making and decorating: electricity, gas, water.
3) how long it took you x how much you want to make per hour

If you know that, then you can figure out how much to charge for ANY cake.

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