- Publisher: Paperback (2011)
- Language: English
- ASIN: B004VO8V1G
- Average Customer Review: 3.6 out of 5 stars See all reviews (13 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,755,160 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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By Detra Denay Davis: How to Start a Home-Based Bakery Business (Home-Based Business Series) Paperback – 2011
Top Customer Reviews
details, so here goes: I've been in business for a year, doing well, and learned
the basics from a previous book. I bought this one, too, because I thought there
might be other information.
The author didn't explain how to price products, just said to "include
everything." Then she says to use a cake matrix which she doesn't explain
further. But go to her website and for a hefty monthly membership fee she
provides it. Smells like a scam.
And the only thing she says about bookkeeping is to find a software program.
Good thing I already bought another book. That's how I learned to set up my
Also the author, a supposed expert, says don't do wholesale. That's unsound
advice and can cost you business. Most of my business is wholesale.
On the plus side, the interviews with home-based bakers are okay and probably
help to sell books to their friends and family. But interviews are for websites
and magazines, not in a book I paid for.
Here's an example of how "helpful" the info is. under the heading "how to set up PayPal", here are the instructions (in their entirety)--"Please read thorugh the PayPal information ([...] Setting up your PayPal account is not difficult and can be done completely online. The secure online portal provides a demonstration that walks you through creating your account, making it easy for customers to pay for your products and services."
THis book had no better/more info than is easily obtainable online (just google "home based bakery").
Most Recent Customer Reviews
I would highly recommend this title. In starting a home-based bakery it had page after page of interesting and informative tips. A must read.Published 23 months ago by Amazon Customer
Although a decent book, as a person who read all of the home based baking books before opening my own business, I will have to comment that the books by Mimi Fix are much more... Read morePublished on October 23, 2011 by Loves Baking
THANKS A LOT, I'M VERY SATISFIED WITH THIS ITEM. IT GOT HERE ON SCHEDULE AND AS SHOWN BY THE SELLERS... IT WAS A NICE PURCHASE...Published on October 12, 2011 by Edickson Peña
Lots of valuable things to learn in this info packed book! If you have been thinking about opening a bakery, read this first.Published on April 11, 2011 by S. Wild