It was a pleasant Thursday on Twitter as the OSG team had an interesting tweet chat session with the creative and lovely baker, Teawah. Here’s the conversation you might have missed:
Q: Hey guys!!! It’s time for the #OSGtweetchat. Hi @teawahscupcakes ?
Teawah: Hi, good afternoon
Q: Great! Glad to have you here.
How are you doing today?
Teawah: Doing great! The weather is pretty cool too
Q: Yes yes, rainy day.
So let’s get right to it shall we?
Teawah: Yes we can ? #OSGTweetchat
Q: Great! Can you tell us a bit about yourself.
Teawah: My name is Tiwalope Agbaje, an indigene from Oyo state, a graduate of computer science and information technology. The Creative Director and Brand owner of Teawah’s Cupcakes… Recently married and living in Lagos ?
Q: Computer scientist by training, baker by profession. What sparked your interest for cakes?
Teawah: Well right from time I’ve always loved the art of confectioneries, the idea of mixing a couple of ingredients to create something beautiful and yummy (that makes people happy) was what inspired the brand ? #OSGTweetchat
Q: Lovely! You have a sweet tooth then. . How long have you been doing this?
Teawah:Lmao exactly! ?…been doing this professionally for almost 2 years now
Q: 2 years and your cakes are already this amazing.
What were your challenges in starting your Business? Running an SME isn’t easy in Nigeria.
Tewah:Yea truth be told it’s not easy, the major challenge I had was Brand awareness, then coupled with getting enough capital, having trusted partners (delivery services) and so on
Oh I missed the compliment…Thank you ??
Q: Yh true true, how would you say the experience has been for you so far? In three words
Teawah: Fun, Overwhelming and Amazing!
Q: Great! . What inspires your cake designs? Please share some pictures.
Teawah: A lot of things actually inspire the designs, majorly the client’s wish. Here at Teawah’s cupcakes we believe Cake/Cupcake designs are basically only limited by your imagination. We want your cakes to look as good as they taste
Q: They look so yummy . How many cakes can you bake in a day?
Teawah: Awww thank you! ?…Let’s say about 7/8 full cakes and as many cupcakes as possible ? #OSGTweetchat
Q: What’s your advice to anyone who is looking to start an SME?
Teawah: Passion isn’t enough, be ready to do the WORK and be patient because nothing good comes easy.
Q: Wise words!
On a final note, can you mention a few people you look up to?
Teawah: Quite alot but these are my top 3 @sprinkles , Chloe’s Cupcake heaven (abuja) and @dupesbakery ? #OSGTweetchat
Q: Great great.
What is your best hobby?
Teawah: I listen to music alot, reading, and movies #OSGTweetchat
Q: What’s your favorite movie?
Teawah: Lol do people really have favorite movies? ?…well I can’t actually pick a favorite but I do alot of RomComs as well series
Q: Lol great great. Kindly share details of your Business, social media handles, contacts or anything.
Teawah: Teawah’s Cupcakes is a Cupcake Brand but not limited to, we also make delectable desserts and cakes. We have a wide range of bursting cake flavors. We are located in Lagos but deliver down to Mowe axis.
IG – Teawahs.Cupcakes
Email – [email protected]
Q: Great great! . Thank you so much for doing this.
Teawah: It’s been a pleasure, lovely being here ?
Watch out for more exciting conversation with other amazing personalities..