You have made awesome products – now how can you tell your target audience about it?

advertise-listBecause I know the amount of blood, sweat and tears that goes into your handmade business, I want you to promote it and make sales.

Here’s a huge list of places that you can use to promote your handmade items through.

Sales And Marketing

  1. Etsy
  2. Meylah
  3. Ruby Lane
  4. Artfire
  5. Zibbet
  6. Folksy
  7. Shopify
  8. Big Cartel
  9. Crafted Elegance

Submit Your Products

Send your company details and choose the right category for your products to ensure you get the right audience. Start submitting your work for the chance to be featured on their amazingly high traffic and reader loyal sites.

Design And Fashion

  1. Frolic Blog
  2. Comfort Creatures
  3. Scoutie Girl
  4. Indie Fixx
  5. Lonny NY
  6. Design Sponge
  7. Daily Candy (site no longer active)
  8. Oh Joy
  9. Apartment Therapy
  10. Decor8
  11. Inhabitat
  12. Swiss Miss
  13. Desire 2 Inspire
  14. Oh Happy Day


  1. Try Handmade
  2. PoppyTalk
  3. Craftsyble
  4. The Handmade Gift Guide (site no longer active)
  5. CraftGawker

Baby And Kids

  1. Simple Kids
  2. A-List Mom
  3. Oh Dee Doh
  4. Mom Picks

Press Release Submission Directories

Boost the number of quality backlinks to your site by submitting to these free press release submission sites.

  1. News Wire Today
  2. PR
  3. Express Press Release
  4. Click Press
  5. PR Buzz
  6. ECommWire (No longer publishing press releases)
  7. PR Urgent
  8. PR Log


  1. Craft Cult (site no longer active)
  2. Project Wonderful
  3. StumbleUpon Ads
  4. HandmadeSpark
  5. Heartsy
  6. Paper N Stitch
  7. Handmadeology Directory

Social Media And Other Sites

  1. LinkedIn
  2. Twitter
  3. Facebook
  4. Pinterest
  5. Flickr
  6. Deviant Art
  7. YouTube
  8. Vimeo
  9. Podcasting
  10. Etsy
  11. Etsy Teams
  12. HubPages
  13. Squidoo (Is now part of hubpages)
  14. EZArticles
  15. Reddit

That’s it for now.

How about you? What’s your favorite place to promote your handmade business?

If you think I missed any places that should be mentioned for business advertisement, please share them with us.

Gary Capps

I live in the one of the most beautiful places in the world on the Sunshine Coast in Australia with my wife and our 2 dogs, Poppy and Mia. Since 2009 I have helped over 15,000 handmade business owners to grow their business with our software and free tools designed for todays entrepreneurial artisan.

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3 Responses to “52 FREE Places You Can Advertise Your Handmade Business”

  1. GLC Arts and Crafts Mall 16. Jul, 2015 at 3:45 pm #

    Sell your handmade items for free not commissions, not setup fees.

  2. Peter West 03. Jul, 2015 at 1:52 pm #

    Hi Gary

    Great list to get people going with promoting their handmade business. I’ve started to investigate several of them, but there are a few entries that you might want to update:
    Daily Candy – Server not found
    The Handmade Gift Guide – Domain is for sale
    Ecommwire – No longer publishing press releases
    Craftcult – Server not found
    Squidoo – Is now part of hubpages

    • Gary Capps 06. Jul, 2015 at 6:22 am #

      Thanks for the feedback Peter 🙂

      We’ll go through and update the links

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