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is a Shorty Award winner!

Serial cupcake entrepreneur. Reality TV survivor. Vineographer.

vine.co/thecupcakedude - 634 followers

Winner in Vineographer
Finalist in Vineographer chosen by the nominating board

The Shorty Interview with TheCupcakeDude

How has social media improved your life?

Made some great friends and found a great creative outlet!

What are some words or phrases you refuse to shorten for brevity?

I never have put lol- I always say haha- much more accurate.

Which family member do you wish was on Facebook? Which do you wish wasn't on Facebook?

My daughter Lily would be a hoot.

What do you wish people would do more of on Twitter?


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Learn More about TheCupcakeDude


I love creating new things and looking at things in different ways. I have been baking and cooking since I was twelve and founded the Secret Recipe Club where we made the famous skittle/starburst brownie. I now run a small bakery in Salt Lake City, Utah. And I am helping to launch a new cupcake brand in Mumbai India as a baking consultant. My favorite part of baking is teaching people and giving new tips and tricks to make food from scratch. I've been on Cupcake Wars on the Food Network a few times and did pretty well and ended with runner up.

How do you or your organization use social media? What makes your use unique?

I love taking my time, especially on Vine, to create new ways of looking at cupcakes and food.

Recent Nominations

January 11, 2014

I nominate @TheDudeBakes for a Shorty Award in #food because he bakes a mean cupcake and tweets even better.

January 8, 2014

I nominate @thedudebakes for a Shorty Award in #smallbusiness because of his creative approach to marketing cupcakes.

January 8, 2014

I nominate @TheDudeBakes for a Shorty Award in #food because... he does awesome #stopmotion that is food related :)

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