Best Ways to Prepare for Your Kickstarter

The allure of raising thousands of dollars via a crowdfunding site can be really attractive. However, the work required to reach the project's goal is not as sexy. Running a Kickstarter campaign requires a plan, organization, and consistency. People spend months writing a business plan before launching a business; therefore, consider spending weeks preparing for the launch of your Kickstarter project in the same way. Below are a list of the 10 best ways to prepare for your Kickstarter. Build an email list of supporters (I had 600, but I’d recommend having more) Create a team of people who will support you throughout the process and help drive pledges Read the Kickstarter Creator Handbook (it

A Golden Donut in 90 Seconds or Less

What's better than cake with a donut on top? A cake with golden donuts! As you may or may not know, one of my favorite pastimes is cake decorating. So, when a friend asked me (at the last minute) to bring a golden cake to a potluck I decided on this... I loved the finished presentation of the cake so much that I decided to create a mini KakeMi 90 Second Cake version! To recreate the look you'll need: A KakeMi 90 Second Cake A Black & White Donut (these were store bought) Gold Edible Dust (found at your local craft store) Paint brush that clean and dedicated to dessert decorating Extra icing (optional) Fold sprinkles (optional) Watch how easy the process is. Enjoy!

Top 3 Things I Wish I Knew Before I started my Kickstarter

In preparation for the launch of my KakeMi 90 Second Cake Kickstarter campaign I felt that I had done my due diligence. I had read tons of articles on best practices, watched a bunch of YouTube videos (both good and bad) on what to expect, and had spoken to people who had run Kickstarter campaigns. However, somehow there were still a couple of things I wasn’t prepared for: I wouldn’t be able to see the names of some of my backers until my campaign was fully funded. This mattered because I ended up repeatedly asking for support from friends and family who had already pledged. Some people would give me cash instead of going through the Kickstarter website. This mattered because though it helpe

A Purple Flower in 90 Seconds or Less

Make this beautiful and really simple purple flower cake. If you need help using piping bags and tips sign up for our email newsletter so that you are notified about the next free cake decorating workshop. You will need: A KakeMi 90 Second Cake Purple icing Green icing Wilton tips #352 and #2D

Interview with WPEB

Did you hear our interview on West Philadelphia Community Radio (WPEB) radio station last month? If you missed it here is a snippet! Make sure to check out their site www.wpeb.org/ to stay in the know.

Father's Day Golf Cake

This cake is perfect for Father's Day. (Even if your dad doesn't golf, lol). It's super simple to make and requires less than an hour of engagement. You'll need: A KakeMi 90 Second Cake Buttercream Icing Green Food Color White Fondant Piping Bag Wilton Tip #233 Candle Check out the video below for the step by step instructions! Enjoy!

Behind the Scenes with AfterGlo Films

Have you seen our AMAZING KakeMi 90 Second Cake commercial? It's cute, catchy, very informative, and everything I dreamed it would be. Here are some behind the scene shots of the video creators, AfterGlo Films. The team at AfterGlo Films is professional, down to Earth, and a joy to work with. Check out their site (www.AftergloFilms.com) to learn more about their boutique style production company. I can't wait to work with them in the future!

Check us out on Kickstarter!

KakeMi 90 Second Cake launched our crowdfunding* campaign last week and we have until July 7th to raise $10,000. We are offering all supporters reward(s) in exchange for their pledges. With Kickstarter, we will not receive any money unless we achieve the final goal amount. In honor of the campaign we are offering: A new Red Velvet KakeMi 90 Second Cake Discounts on customized labels And awesome KakeMi swag! You can check out our campaign here: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/90secondcake/kakemi-90-second-cake If you have more questions just comment below. *FYI: Crowdfunding is a way to fund a project or business by raising many small amounts of money from a large number of people, typi

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