Prices

Business By Ivette2015 Updated 1 Mar 2016 , 6:20am by Ivette2015

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Ivette2015 Posted 29 Feb 2016 , 6:59am
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Hi, can somebody give me an idea of how much to charge for a 16x16 square cake ( chocolate with raspberry filing and fondant covered ) Nola area ??? It's for a groom, and I have no clue ???? SOS please ...

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-K8memphis Posted 29 Feb 2016 , 10:59am
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$400

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Ivette2015 Posted 29 Feb 2016 , 4:08pm
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Thank you, really appreciate your help. Honestly it's hard to give prices when baking for a friend.

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craftybanana2 Posted 29 Feb 2016 , 10:39pm
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If you can get $400, why not $500? Give your friend the same price you would give a customer. Take the time to figure out all your costs including your labor and overhead and what you want your profit to be, that's what you should charge.

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costumeczar Posted 1 Mar 2016 , 12:14am
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Definitely figure out your pricing based on your on expenses and hourly earnings plus profit. We can't throw out a number and have it work for you, you're the one who knows that specifics of your costs and how long it will take you to do the cake.

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Ivette2015 Posted 1 Mar 2016 , 6:20am
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Thank you , I really appreciate all the advice. I am going to do my math and will see ...

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