do it alone and not answer to another company but don't know
where to start? Check out this business owner who started
their business on their own!
Creative gifts that make
you look good
Owner: Barb Ireland
Biz URL: www.bjsdesigns.com
Waukegan, IL 60087
hubby and I have been married for going on 19 years. I have 2
children ages 10 and 13. I make diaper cakes and towel cakes.
Wedding supplies and more to come. I love what I do! Bjs Designs
has been online for only 7 months now, but I have had other gifts
that I sold online so I know my way around the web. But unique
cakes has been growing and I have been doing cakes for over a
you do some or all of your business online? What countries
do you ship to?I
sell on and off line. At this time I only ship in the US.
products or services do you sell? For what age ranges?
cakes, diaper wreaths for baby showers, or gifts for Mom.
Towel cakes for bridal showers, wedding gifts, or can be
used as a house warming gift. I also make spa cakes for
Mother's Day, or anyone who loves to be pampered. I will
have gifts for men and gift baskets coming soon.
your favorite product / service? Describe it and why you enjoy
it the most. I can't
say! LOL... All of them, the cakes are so fun to do. Each cake
takes on it's on style, no two cakes ever look the same. I also
do custom, so if someone has something in mind I just go with
you wish to sell more of / provide more? Gift
giving for any occasion! That would be my goal, to come up with
any style cake or gift. Anything out of the norm or unique.
kind of payments do you accept? I
take visa, master, discover and Amx. I also have a pay pal
account. And I can take credit card information over the
you looking for affiliates to sell your items? Are there
other “jobs” you have available?
Yes! I am looking for affiliates. I also sell wholesale
to others with online or with a store front.
you looking to expand your services and products?
do you love the most about being in business?
My own hours, the people I have met, being here for my family.
us your best marketing advice.
Put your logo, tag line, your URL everywhere! Tell anyone you
meet about your biz.
your best business advice.
TIME! Nothing happens overnite.Be good to your customers. Do what
you love and the money will follow!
you go for support and networking?
groups, Mom boards.
features like link exchanges, resources, etc do you carry on your
site? Link exchanges.
do you want us to know about your business?
I just love it and I love creating!