Designing A Perfect Product

25 Questions To Ask When Designing A Perfect Product

Choosing and Designing A Perfect Product will be key stages in your planning process. Your product, customer service, and perfect customer are key areas you have to perfect for a successful business. If your product is awesome but your customer service sucks, then your business most probably won’t work. If your customer service is awesome […]

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Deducting Bakery Business Expenses

Deducting Bakery Business Expenses

Being self-employed is awesome. There are so many benefits but one of the best ones is that you can offset a lot of things you buy for the business. This doesn’t just mean equipment, it can be anything from miles on a bicycle to printer ink. I have to stress that you cannot claim for […]

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Daily Income Goal For Your Bakery Business

Set A Daily Income Goal For Your Bakery Business

Setting a Daily Income Goal For Your Bakery Business is an awesome way to keep your focus on the financial side of your business. If you involve your team in the goal planning process it develops a great team spirit and has everyone committing to the same target. When you work with your team to […]

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Make Your Marketing Budget Work For Your Bakery Business

Make Your Marketing Budget Work For Your Bakery Business  

This post is all about how you can Make Your Marketing Budget Work For Your Bakery Business. Paid advertising can make or break you. I have paid to advertise in local papers that boasted of having 20,000 readers. It sounded great, but out of that 20,000 how many matched my perfect customer template? I can […]

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Sales Process for Your Bakery Business

8 Step Sales Process for Your Bakery Business

A sales process is a systematic approach built up of a number of steps that you need to follow to sell more products, increase your profits, and maximise your time. The steps are pretty much the same for any business but I have tailored an awesome designed specifically for the bakery industry. Here is my […]

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Apply The 80 20 Rule To Your Bakery Business

Apply The 80 20 Rule To Your Bakery Business

There is a funny ratio that rings true for so many areas of life. It is the 80/20 rule. You may have heard it called the ‘Pareto Principle,’ named after Wilfredo Pareto who discovered and documented it in 1895 when applying it to economics. This post is all about why you should Apply The 80 […]

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A Niche Product or Service Is Important For Business Success

A Niche Product or Service Is Important For Business Success

When I started out in business, I tried to create products to capture a wide range of customers. I learned the hard way that the secret to is to focus on a small market with a niche product or service and build up to before diversifying or expanding. This post is all about why A […]

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Consistency Is Key For Bakery Business Success

Consistency Is Key For Bakery Business Success

As a professional chef, I have always known that consistency is key to any food business. It translates to any other product too; electronics, toys, clothes, and basically anything you can think of. When I started my own business, I soon realised that Consistency Is Key For Bakery Business Success. Consistency Is Key For Bakery […]

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Your Perfect Customer

7 Questions To Ask When Profiling Your Perfect Customer

Here is a great exercise for you to carry out to design your perfect customer. Once completed you will have a great reference that you can use in your future marketing to help you decide where and how to market your business. Knowing who your perfect customer is will save you loads of time and […]

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The Right Product For Your Bakery Business

Choose The Right Product For Your Bakery Business

When we first started in our bakery business, we made icing decorations for Christmas. We also made a selection of Xmas cakes. I rented a unit on a one month contract and made 2500 icing decorations and about 30 cakes. We paid for a stall at the Plymouth Xmas market and it cost us £35 […]

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Make It Count

Nothing Is Worth More Than This Day | Make It Count!

“Nothing is worth more than this day” Goethe  The first time I read this amazing quote I just had to take a moment and let it sink in. I realised how valuable time is. I realised that each day is priceless, that my time is limited, and that I have to make it count! Make […]

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get recommended to new customers

10 Ways To Get Recommended To New Customers

I heard two great statistics recently. First, 14% of all advertising combined (magazines, billboards, online, everything!), converts to a sale. Second, 74% of word of mouth (recommends) converts to a sale. This post looks at how you can take advantage of these statistics in your business and shows you 10 ways to get recommended to […]

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make your business stand out

How To Make Your Business Stand Out

How To Make Your Business Stand Out  Do you want your business to be just like the rest, or would you prefer to stand out from the crowd? This post will give you Mr Buns 5 top tips to make sure you make your business stand out from the rest. Get noticed, get more customers, […]

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Take Responsibility For Your Own Income

Job ‘Insecurity’ – Take Responsibility For Your Own Income

Job ‘Insecurity’ – Take Responsibility For Your Own Income Why do people think that working for someone or for a large organisation gives them more job security than working for themselves? I’ve asked myself this question a lot. When I first left a paid job to start my own business, many friends and family thought […]

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start your own bakery

5 Reasons Why You Should Start Your Own Bakery Business Today

I always go for what I want in life. The idea that you can start your own bakery and create your own reality is an amazing concept. Your decisions, your actions and how you spend your time can decide the life you live. I have worked in many jobs that gave little satisfaction, and I […]

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