How to Start a Cupcake Business

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So you want to start a business working from home - and you enjoy baking cupcakes. Why not start a cupcake business and get paid doing what you love to do?

This presentation explains the 4 basic steps to get started. Click the link above for more information and business resources.

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  • How to Start a Cupcake Business

    1. 1. HOW TO START ACUPCAKE BUSINESS ... AT HOME!
    2. 2. HOW TO START ACUPCAKE BUSINESS ... AT HOME!
    3. 3. STEP 1: RULES AND REGULATIONS
    4. 4. STEP 1: RULES AND REGULATIONS Contact your city for information on licensing & zoning.
    5. 5. STEP 1: RULES AND REGULATIONS Your state’s Health Department will also need to inspect your cooking space.
    6. 6. STEP 1: RULES AND REGULATIONS Also ask about labeling laws (for packaging).
    7. 7. STEP 2: THE BUSINESS PLAN
    8. 8. STEP 2: THE BUSINESS PLANHaving a business plan will save you time and money.
    9. 9. STEP 2: THE BUSINESS PLAN It can tell you if your business idea has the potential to make money.
    10. 10. STEP 2: THE BUSINESS PLAN ...before you invest money into it.
    11. 11. STEP 3: SUPPLIES & EQUIPMENT
    12. 12. STEP 3: SUPPLIES & EQUIPMENT Save money by getting supplies at wholesale restaurant suppliers.
    13. 13. STEP 3: SUPPLIES & EQUIPMENT and shop online to compare prices.
    14. 14. STEP 3: SUPPLIES & EQUIPMENTThere are also resources online for packaging materials like bags, boxes, labels, etc..
    15. 15. STEP 4: GET BUYERS
    16. 16. STEP 4: GET BUYERS Just get ‘em!
    17. 17. STEP 4: GET BUYERS OK. But seriously...
    18. 18. STEP 4: GET BUYERS Sampling is where it’s at.
    19. 19. STEP 4: GET BUYERS Sampling is where it’s at.Let local businesses, organizations, fundraising groups, etc.. try your cupcakes.
    20. 20. STEP 4: GET BUYERS You establish goodwill, gain market exposure, make contactsand let potential customers test drive your products all at the same time.
    21. 21. STEP 4: GET BUYERS Genius!
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