Latest News From Jeanne THE ROOT OF JOY IS GRATEFULNESS... CookieText’s Guide to Launching Your Business Though I concede that I’ve not yet built a Mrs. Fields-type cookie empire, I have learned a lot about small business in the four years since I launched CookieText. Since most of the wisdom out there comes from what seem to be unreachable big-wigs, I thought I’d give you the from ‘someone you might know’ perspective […] Read More... Some People are Meant to be Connected It Started with a Dream The dream of a little cookie business. And the need for a website. When I was very young my parents had some very good friends…Mr. and Mrs. Mayer lived in what is known as the Fox Hill section of Hampton…long before Willow Oaks Mall or Barron Elementary. Barron sits on some […] Read More... What’s New at CookieText.com Streamlined Ordering and Checkout With featured products on the front page you can start shopping immediately. One-click and you are on your way to personalizing your CookieText® for your special someone. From browsing the shop, to ordering and checkout, we’ve improved the shopping experience from start to finish. The site is mobile responsive and optimized […] Read More... Podcasts for Small Business Success Listen and Learn I’ve wondered from time to time how our small business has been able to find success when so many other’s fail. A recent session in my headphones taught me about what I’ve decided to call the CookieText advantage. I just discovered Podcasts. For those that don’t know, they are essentially radio shows […] Read More... Ode to Cookie Cake Cookie cake is yummy, I like it in my tummy. Cookie cake delivery, very very happily. Cookie cake to Newport News, or all over in Hampton Roads: you choose. Cookie cake in 6 great flavors, send them to your friends and neighbors. CookieText® is cookie cake, with your message that we make. Baked from scratch and boxed real pretty, we deliver […] Read More... 5 Things I Learned from Bar Rescue There is a television in our cookie kitchen A giant one. It was there before the conversion to bakery, so it’s grandfathered in and thus is allowed to stay… On Tuesdays, I spend my whole workday with my friend Jon Taffer watching Bar Rescue. He doesn’t know we’re friends but that’s okay. He’s given me […] Read More... Combat Boredom, Win CookieText® and Cash Cookie Text to the Rescue No school for the 4th day in a row…and you’re wondering what in the world to do with those children of yours that are climbing the walls. We challenge them to make a Cookie Text video. We don’t want to put too many parameters on it, but we had to […] Read More... Bittersweet Birthdays It’s not something I talk about often, the loss of my parents. But there are times when it’s foremost in my mind. Birthdays–mine, my children’s, and this week, the company’s, do not pass without my wishing my mom and dad were here. The Loss of My Mother Long, long before Cookie Text, LLC, I was […] Read More... What Are You Selling Anyway? The question was posed today As a business owner and salesperson, do you know what you are really selling? Well, unbelievably delicious cookie cakes, of course…but clearly the person asking the question was looking for something more meaningful. So I thought for a bit. What Are You Selling? Last week, when we sent out a CookieText® […] Read More... Cookies at College A Mom-trepreneur Perspective Though we didn’t launch Cookie Text specifically as a college-student service, we are in close proximity to four Universities (ODU, CNU, W&M, HamptonU). As we’ve built our brand and gotten our footing, we’ve done what we can to reach out to parents of these schools to let them know we can provide […] Read More... My Dip in the Shark Tank Sidewalk Camping I won’t sleep on the sidewalk for just anything. I do have standards, you know. But sleep on the sidewalk I did. Right between the couple with the neoprene lunch boxes that convert into placemats and the lady with the pop-top jewelry. The couple to my left had flown up from Miami. They […] Read More... Facebook or Forcebook? A small business perspective. About 8 years ago I caught my UVA niece checking her Facebook page. “What’s Facebook?” I asked. “It’s kind of like MySpace, but geared toward College. It helps you connect with people,” she said (in my loose memory of the conversation). Shortly thereafter, I started an account. I remember it was […] Read More... « Previous 1 2 3 Next » Sign up to receive Cookie Text updates, special offers, and discounts... Please enter a valid email address. Sign Up! Something went wrong. Please check your entries and try again. Please log in to edit your information.