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If you’ve been selling on Etsy for awhile, or running any sort of online business, you’ve probably heard about SEO (search engine optimization) and know that it is an important part of marketing your handmade products. But do you understand how to implement SEO and make your Etsy shop stand out in search, both within Etsy’s internal search engine as well as on Google, Yahoo and Bing?

Etsy SEO: 6 Areas of Your Etsy Shop You MUST Update To Improve Your SEO Rankings

If you’ve been selling on Etsy for awhile, or running any sort of online business, you’ve probably heard about SEO (search engine optimization) and know that it is an important part of marketing

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New Orleans is a very creative city, there is so much to see and do here at any given time! Below you’ll find plenty of resources related to arts & crafts – everything from where to take a class, to where to buy supplies to regularly ongoing events.

New Orleans Craft Resources

New Orleans is a very creative city, there is so much to see and do here at any given time! Below you’ll find plenty of resources related to arts & crafts – everything from where to take a class,

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The Elusive Glamour of Quitting Your Day Job

The Elusive Glamour of Quitting Your Day Job

I’ve become increasingly frustrated with this notion that the only way to be successful as a creative entrepreneur (or any type of entrepreneur, for that matter) is to “quit your day job.” I’m

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DENY Designs Sophia Buddenhagen Purple Octopus Duvet Cover

Not-So Boring Bedroom: The Coolest Duvet Covers by DENY Designs

Sophia Buddenhagen Purple Octopus Duvet Cover Valentina Ramos Aaron Elephant Duvet Cover DENY Designs Holly Sharpe Lost In Botanica 1 Duvet Cover Mandy Hazell Gentleman Giraffe Duvet Cover Bird Wanna

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Elephant Shower Curtain DENY Designs Valentina Ramos Aaron

10 Cool Shower Curtains for Animal Lovers

I’m a big animal lover, always have been. I’ve also become a little obsessed with the artistic home decor of DENY Designs as of late – they work with artists all around the globe to

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Hi! My name is Mallory Whitfield, but you can call me Miss Malaprop! (Photo credit: Jen Karpowicz)

My New Orleans: An Interview with Borrowed & Blue

I was recently approached by Helen Alston, the New Orleans Market Specialist for Borrowed & Blue. I was actually familiar with Borrowed & Blue already because we work with a handful of wedding-related

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I love this Doctor Who inspired “We’re All Stories In The End” tank top from indie designer Jordandené. Learn more at MissMalaprop.com

Geeky Gifts: Handmade Tees and Tank Tops by Jordandené

If you’ve been following me for awhile, you may have noticed that I’m a bit of a geek. Doctor Who, Star Wars, Game of Thrones… I’m a fan of many popular sci-fi and fantasy franchises, and

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How Get More Instagram Followers + Must-Know Hashtag Techniques

3 Ways to Get More Instagram Followers and Sales + 2 Must-Know Hashtag Techniques

When Rachel Daley from MadeFreshly approached me about contributing a guide to getting more followers on Instagram, I was all “Yes please!” I spent much of last year on my own personal mission to

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Intellectual Property Law for Artists

Fan Art and Fair Use: A Brief Overview of Intellectual Property Law for Artists

This post comes to you from the super smart folks at Avvo, a legal website dedicated to making legal easier for everyone. A few years ago, I helped organize a workshop for artists in collaboration with

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How I Made $4,752 from 1 Blog Post in 1 Month with The Content Upcycle Method, via MissMalaprop.com

The Content Upcycle Method (aka the incredibly true story of how I made $4,752 from 1 blog post in 1 month)

I’d like to think I know a thing or two about upcycling. After all, I won 3rd place in Etsy’s nationwide Upcycling Contest back in 2007 and my winning design, an outfit made from FEMA blue

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Miss Malaprop: my craft show booth at Gretna Fest 2012

5+ Craft Show Must Haves (and then some!)

I’ve been doing my fair share of craft fairs for 10 years now, so I’ve learned a lot of tricks along the way. (I even wrote a book about it.) My craft show tool kit has evolved a lot over the years,

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Funny Valentines Day Cards, Stud Muffin

Funny Valentines Cards

Now that the holiday season is officially behind us, it’s time to start thinking ahead to the next one: Valentine’s Day! A day of love, sweetness, generosity, and sexytime. Or… a day

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