Pricing ? Is It Worth What I Asked.

Decorating By Jaimelt76 Updated 31 May 2010 , 12:56am by cylstrial

Jaimelt76 Posted 30 May 2010 , 1:50pm
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This is the first cake I will have sold. I only do cakes for family and friends as gifts. A friend of a friend asked if I could make this cake for their son's graduation as no one in our town does cakes like these. I quoted her $130 which I know is under priced but I only wanted to make a little for labor and to cover ingredients.

So does everyone think this is worth $130, I have to deliver it in 3 hours. I had so many problems with the fondant. Thank you.

12 replies
Jaimelt76 Posted 30 May 2010 , 1:58pm
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tootie0809 Posted 30 May 2010 , 2:04pm
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Yes, it's definitely worth $130.00. Your client got a great deal! I would have charged minimum of $200-$225 for something like this.

CWIL Posted 30 May 2010 , 2:09pm
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Looks awesome to me and definitely worth more than you're charging!

Jaimelt76 Posted 30 May 2010 , 2:13pm
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Thanks guys. Hubby said it looked good too, but I see all the flaws.

leily Posted 30 May 2010 , 2:17pm
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you don't say what sizes those are, but i would have charged a minimum of $3/serving for the oreos and $2/serving for the logo cake.

dm321 Posted 30 May 2010 , 2:19pm
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great job! looks awesome! very clean work, well worth the money!

now i'm off to breakfast before getting ready for church. hmmm, icon_rolleyes.gif i think i'll have OREOs..

~diem

tmac670 Posted 30 May 2010 , 2:47pm
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Great job- worth twice what they paid!

carmijok Posted 30 May 2010 , 3:10pm
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Yes, it's worth twice what she paid...just make sure she knows that or she (and others she may tell) will think that's your normal cost.
They look fabulous by the way!

bcake1960 Posted 30 May 2010 , 3:33pm
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She got a deal.. icon_smile.gif You did great...

koseguera Posted 30 May 2010 , 6:07pm
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I am like you. I only do for friends and family and charge minimum to them. I always struggle on what to charge. I would say you could charge way more for those cakes.

sberryp Posted 30 May 2010 , 9:28pm
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I think that it looks great! How did you make the Oreos?

cylstrial Posted 31 May 2010 , 12:56am
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Love the oreo's!

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