Pricing ? Is It Worth What I Asked.

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

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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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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

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

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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!

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

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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.

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

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

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