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Cheese Cake Delite: A “Tastefully” Done Entrepreneurial Endeavor

Join us in congratulating Cheese Cake Delite for being named in the Top 100 of the 2014 Home-Based 100 Business Winners in the “Yummiest Category!”

Cheese Cake Delite in the Top 100 and in the Top 10 of the “Yummiest” Category

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Congratulations to Cheese Cake Delite, located in Stockbridge, Georgia, for being named in the Top 100 for 2014 Home-Based 100 Business Winners and in the Top 10 of the Yummiest Category. We caught up with business owner and entrepreneur Patricia Martin and asked her to answer some questions and share some words of advice and inspiration with our StartupNation audience.

Tell Us About Your Journey

StartupNation: What is your favorite aspect of being an entrepreneur?
Patricia: Having Flexible hours

StartupNation: To what do you attribute your success as an entrepreneur and business owner?
Patricia: Hard work, persistence and diligence

StartupNation: What ignited the spark in you to start/select your particular business as an entrepreneur?
Patricia: Being Unemployed

StartupNation: What would you say are the top three skills needed to be a successful entrepreneur?
Patricia:

  • Confidence
  • Hard work
  • and motivation!

Words of Wisdom – Inspiration for Aspiring Entrepreneurs

StartupNation: If you had one piece of advice for someone just starting out, what would it be?
Patricia: Do a lot of research to make sure that is what you want to do. Also, do some trial runs!

Inspiration

StartupNation: Where do you find your greatest inspiration?
Patricia: My husband and children.

StartupNation: What is your favorite motivational/business quote as an entrepreneur?
Patricia: “Don’t be pushed by your problems, be led by your dreams. Govern your life by priorities not your pressures.” ~ Myles Munroe

StartupNation: A motto you live by?
Patricia: It might take a while, but, don’t give up!

Tell Us About Your Business, Experiences, & Funding Your Startup

StartupNation: How did you get funding for your startup?
Patricia: My husband’s and my bank account.

StartupNation: Recommendations for others starting out?
Patricia: Ask for assistance from others!

Marketing and Building Their Customer Base

StartupNation: How do you market and build your customer base?
Patricia: Word of Mouth, Flyers, and Trade shows

StartupNation: Recommendations for others starting out?
Patricia: Make sure you have the marketing budget into your startup fees.

Changes in the Business Market

StartupNation: What changes have you seen in your business market since starting?
Patricia: Several competitors

StartupNation: What do you see coming that will impact your business?
Patricia: Nothing so far

Learn more about Patricia’s yummy business and view other businesses that entered and placed in the competition by clicking here for the top ten and a full list 2014 Home-Based 100 Business Winners and entrants.

Do you have a startup? Are you a passionate entrepreneur with an idea that has taken off and want to share your success with others? Would you like your business to receive priceless exposure in the media and be positioned to take your business to the next level? Then join us this fall for the 8th Annual StartupNation Home-Based 100 Competition which ranks outstanding home-based businesses and the amazing people behind them! Watch for your change to enter! In the meantime, be sure to visit us daily for new content to support and grow your business!

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