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Promotions Directory

 

Below you will find links for FREE ways to advertise your site.  Any fee-based service is on the Craft Mall and Fee-Based Services page, but I'm sure you'll want to look for the free here stuff first!

 

Tutorials and PROMOTION ARTICLES 
Promotionworld.com

Selfpromotion.com

Craft Site Medic  (not all free but worth checking into)

  Freemania.com 

Free promotion tools, software for link exchanges, etc.

 
Free search engine submission and placement services!
 
BANNERS AND LINK EXCHANGE PROGRAMS
Ad Designer

Use this site to create a FREE banner ad...after that, check out the following links where you can use your banner!

Arts and Crafts Banner Network
Countryshoppes Craft Directory and Link Exchange
Craft Bear
Crafter's Banner Exchange
Crafts n' Scraps Banner Exchange
Home and Garden Banner Exchange
Just Heavenly Banner Exchange
Kinfolk Crafts Banner Exchange
Net Shopping Central Banner Exchange

$24/year to be listed in 2 categories and no reciprocal link, free if you join the banner exchange and add a link back.

Reallyfirst.com

This link is for the gifts directory.  There are other directories you may want to search for first before adding your link.

Sea Crest Crafts Links - Banner Exchange
 
CRAFT MESSAGE BOARDS, LINK PAGES, ETC.
'Top Sites" Listings

The links that follow are based on votes.  You add a link to your site for free, however, you need votes in order to appear on the list, so it's in your best interest to ask visitors to your site to vote for you.  Instructions are included in the submission forms, and they provide you with a graphic to add to your site.

All Country Colors Top 50 Craft Sites
America's Top Craft Sites Directory
Craft Sites Report
Crafters Community Top 100
Crafter's List
Crafters Unite Americana
Gift Shop Top 100
The Greatest Homemade Crafts
Jeweler Central Top Sites
Mary Rose's Top 100
Professional Crafters Top 100
Sock Monkey's Unlimited Top 100 Craft Sites
Tender Crafts Top 100 Country Crafts
Top 50 Country Sites
Top 100 Arts and Craft Sites
Top 100 Country Craft Sites
Top 100 Handcrafted Sites
Top 100 Primitive and Country Craft Sites
Unique Crafters Top Sites
Jarvis Network - host of Top Sites

If you can't find a listing to join from the ones I've found or want to join something with more of a specialty, click on the above link and you can browse their directory of Top Sites lists.

 
Directories
100 Craft Links
A Country Craft Mall
Active Plaza Directory
All Crafts Link Directory
American Craft Directory
Completecrafts.com
Connection Junction
The Country Register

Lifetime link is $15

Crabapple Commons

Lifetime listing fee is $10. 

Craft Adventures
Craft and Gifts
Craft Connections
The Craft Emporium
Craft Solutions  
Crafters Community
Craftersonline Gift Mall
Crafts for Sale @ About.com
Crafts 4 Gifts Shopping Mall

Free listing providing you join an e-mail list and display a reciprocal banner link.

Crafty Links Mall
Debby's Craft Mall
Electronic Cottage Gallery
Garden of Craft Artists
Gift Net
Handmade.net
Her Craft Ideas
Home Crafters Network
Jewelry Mall
Mug Heaven Links Directory
Net Shopping Central
Open Directory Project
Retailers Network
Sea Crest Crafts Link Directory
 
Classifieds
Collector's Registry Classifieds
Crafty Classifieds
Life Adventure Group

List of places to find classified ads for arts and crafts

Mary's Crafts - Free Classifieds
 
Free Links Pages
Azwoodman.com
Attic Dreams Links
Crafter's Delight

Text link is free, a banner link is $15/yr

Crafter's Market
Craftown Trader
Fiesta Crafts Crafts Show
Handcrafters Online
Homespun Peddler
Kinfolk Crafts Classified Ads
Pinehollow Handcrafts
Mycraftshow.com
Net Shopping Central
VAL Handmade Gifts and Online Craft Mall Links
Wolf's Den Crafts
Wood-n-crafts.com Free Links
 
Webrings

There are too many webrings out there to list them here, but here are a few links to webring hosts.  Just do a search on handmade or crafts to find some rings to join.  They're a great way to get traffic to your site.

Bomis - The Shopping/Online Malls Craft Malls Ring
Bravenet.com site ring
Crafters on the Net Site ring
Handmade by Artisans Web Ring
RingSurf.com
Webring.com

 

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