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topic id 32826: Raising prices but do not state what the prices are!!!!!
topic id 33199: IDEA- Integrity & Balance by Customers & Pros
topic id 32384: Private Chef/Catering Pricing
topic id 26197: Paying twice for the same lead
topic id 25265: Make pro pricing and rates more upfront for customers
topic id 24883: Filtering out customers with certain budgets based on pro preferences
DustiO

Inspiration - Tell us your story.

The most amazing part of my job? The stories I hear of other pros who have overcome great odds to find success. I started my cake business after my husband was diagnosed with a brain tumor, and I real...
by Community Manager DustiO Community Manager 01-17-2020
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DustiO

Summer plans?

Who else needs something on their calendar to look forward to? I take my kiddos to the beach every single July. We love it. We do literally nothing else except sit on the beach and play in the waves. ...
by Community Manager DustiO Community Manager 07-06-2018
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Serge

Whos local to Los Angeles?

Hey guys.Interested to know who's from LA and what do you do?
by Serge Active Community Member 06-21-2018
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DustiO

What is your most memorable customer review?

By far the best review I ever received was this one: "We absolutely love the cake Dusti made for our little girl’s birthday! The quality was second to none! Dusti was extremely professional and very a...
by Community Manager DustiO Community Manager 06-20-2018
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dreasdrinks

What should a bartender provide?

Hi,   For the other private bartenders out there. When you bartend a party, what do you provide as a service other than your supplies. Do you supply any mixers, garnish? I already supply the cups, nap...
by dreasdrinks Community Newcomer 06-19-2018
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DustiO

Busy Season

For many industries, Spring and Summer are the busiest seasons - as a wedding cake professional, I feel this. I gear myself up for many 15-20 hour days, long weeks with no days off, months of madness ...
by Community Manager DustiO Community Manager 06-09-2018
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ChefPaulStaley

Appetizers and the Almost Impossible to Spell Hors d'oeuvres

Over the past few years, I have noticed a continually growing trend of replacing the traditional full buffet meal with a heavy appetizer/hors d'oeuvres spread. As a chef, I absolutely love these menus...
by TackMaster ChefPaulStaley TackMaster 05-24-2018
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Serge

What CRM d you use?

What dem programs does everyone use for managing their clients? Pros and cons?
by Serge Active Community Member 05-22-2018
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DustiO

Exciting Projects

Call out to any Salt Lake area cake pros on Thumbtack! Are you as swamped as I am right now, in the midst of wedding season madness?! I personally LOVE the trends toward naked or semi-naked cakes. The...
by Community Manager DustiO Community Manager 05-16-2018
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