This Cupcake Maker Beat Imposter Syndrome to Build a Mini Empire
"After I was fired from my advertising job, I worked out of my apartment for seven months, by myself. I'd cold-call catering companies and say, "Hi. This is Melissa from Baked by Melissa. I'd like to bring you a free tasting of my cupcakes." I remember crying to my brother, "Who the hell do I think I am?! 'Melissa of Baked by Melissa?'" I felt like a fraud."