1)  Why join Ottawa Handmade?

Ottawa Handmade is a creative hub designed to conveniently connect shoppers with all things locally handmade.

Why do vendors love us?  NO commission, NO waiting weeks for your sales revenues, and NO maintaining product listings/inventory across multiple sites!  We send shoppers directly to you!

Why do shoppers love us? Support local without being surprised by multiple shipping charges at checkout!


2)  Am I eligible to be part of the hub?

To be eligible, you must own and operate your business within a 100km radius of Ottawa, ON and be selling your own handmade items. Retailers selling handmade items created by other artisans are not permitted.


3)  What are the fees?

A free Basic Listing includes your Business name, location, product categories, and a photo gallery of up to 3 photos.

Upgrade to a Premium Listing and get traffic sent directly to you!  The Premium Listing adds direct links to your E-commerce website & social media pages and the ability to add a photo gallery of up to 15 photos.


4)  How do people find my business on Ottawa Handmade?

All business listings appear in the Explore tab of the website.  People are also able to browse by category or search by business name.  With the Premium Listing, you can add tags and keywords to your listing for increased searchability.


5)  What is the Vendor Spotlight marketing package?

The Vendor Spotlight is a 1 week feature of your business on our homepage that includes a short write up about you and what you do, a collage photo of your products and a direct link to your business listing.  Your business will also receive a special shout out across our social media on the first day.  This is currently priced at $20.  Please email me at info@ottawahandmade.com to schedule your week!


6)  What is the “ads campaign” tab in my user Dashboard?

Have your business listed at the top your category any day of your choosing!  This bonus placement is currently priced at $2 per day.