Free Samples Paid Off!

Decorating By sugarspice Updated 19 Apr 2010 , 2:20am by DeeDelightful

sugarspice Posted 19 Apr 2010 , 1:30am
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Just had to share.... I have been taking free samples to a party store for the past 3 weeks. I provide 2 different flavor/filling combos and put them in 4oz squat plastic cups with lids & my business info on it ,in the form of an address label. I used a carboard box (baby wipe box) covered in a pretty contact paper. It held about 30 sample cups. I liked the box, as it can be disposable.

Anyway- I have just sold an $80 cake and booked a $225 cupcake order because the people tasted the samples and loved them!! The one woman had a cake ordered with a local bakery (1/2 the price) and cancelled that.

I did not have any picts or pricing there..still working on a brochure. I think it makes a BIG difference to target the right audience for the product. I am so glad to have found something that works and wanted to share it. thumbs_up.gif

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newmansmom2004 Posted 19 Apr 2010 , 1:40am
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Congratulations! Your hard work and determination is paying off - good for you!!

cupcake_cutie Posted 19 Apr 2010 , 1:40am
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Wow! Good for you! I love your signature quote. It definitely applies to this post.

mamawrobin Posted 19 Apr 2010 , 1:41am
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Good for you thumbs_up.gif .

Lcubed82 Posted 19 Apr 2010 , 1:42am
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That's wonderful!

Uniqueask Posted 19 Apr 2010 , 1:46am
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That's amazing, Congrats.

DeeDelightful Posted 19 Apr 2010 , 2:20am
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Excellent. That's a good feeling, I am sure. Best wishes

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