Should I Pass Out Fliers?

Business By jmcakes Updated 28 Jul 2007 , 5:37pm by cakesbycathy

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jmcakes Posted 26 Jul 2007 , 11:59pm
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I haven't really advertised or done any big cakes (i.e. wedding cakes) but I really want to get up and going. I am the type of persone that I need a deadline in order to get off my butt and get it done. So I was wondering if I should go passout fliers or post them around and maybe I could get just a couple orders! I would be happy with two big cakes a month! I have no need to be greedy!! lol! So what do you all think?

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SophieBelle Posted 27 Jul 2007 , 12:08am
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I'd say check your local ordinances and then GO FOR IT!

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alicegop Posted 27 Jul 2007 , 12:13am
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Are you legal? You shouldn't be handing out flyers and advertising if you aren't legal...

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jmcakes Posted 27 Jul 2007 , 12:31am
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oh really?!?! Good hting for all my CC'ers! No I am not liscensed just wilton certified..lol. Well the lady who did my wedding cake isn;t liscensed she just does it out of her home (no home bakeries in Michigan) and she advertises in the phone book!

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Lorendabug Posted 27 Jul 2007 , 12:39am
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Even if you are legal some cities don't allow you to put up fliers. But, check with some local businesses to see if you can leave some with them.

One thing that has helped me is to take samples and leave them with my number at local offices/business.

Good luck!

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indydebi Posted 28 Jul 2007 , 2:35pm
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Where would you "post" flyers? I probably wouldnt' order my wedding cake from a flyer nailed to a telephone pole. icon_lol.gif icon_lol.gif

Try checking florists and photographers; wedding chapels and reception sites; wedding planners.

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cakesbycathy Posted 28 Jul 2007 , 5:37pm
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If you are not licensed and are advertising you are asking for trouble!!

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