Stood My Ground

Business By Norasmom Updated 31 May 2012 , 4:36am by vtcake

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Norasmom Posted 18 May 2012 , 11:55pm
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So glad so many posts on this site talk about not lowering prices. A friend wanted a Dr. Seuss cake (for a wedding shower...) for 50 people. I quoted her what was a fair price but she politely told me that was not what they had intended to spend. I told her no problem, I completely understand. Keep me in mind for future orders. She said she would. I am glad I did not put my all into a cake for not enough money. I am now legal and will be charging accordingly. thumbs_up.gif

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inspiredbymom Posted 19 May 2012 , 12:35am
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Job well done. I am still going through this myself. It is still hard to tell my good friends no, but I'm getting better at turning down work for not enough pay thanks to CC!

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costumeczar Posted 20 May 2012 , 9:33pm
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Good for you! I don't see the grocery store lowering my price if I tell them that wasn't what I wanted to spend this week, so why should you lower your prices?

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mom2twogrlz Posted 20 May 2012 , 9:52pm
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Good for you!!! I am not a business, so I don't have to worry about prices, but I have been telling people no alot lately. I just don't want to be that busy doing free cakes. Sure, I enjoy making these cakes, but I enjoy my family too!!!!

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vtcake Posted 31 May 2012 , 4:36am
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It's great to stand your ground, but you could've taken that opportunity to tell her that it's illegal for you to do a copyrighted image, without permission from the copyright owner.

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