HandmadeNews.Org: An Inside Peek of the Handmade Arts and Craft World

E-Newspaper specially tailored for artists launches today.

Tucson, AZ, June 10, 2009 --(PR.com)-- Today is the official launch of a new kind of e-newspaper, HandmadeNews.org. Powered by ArtFire.com, Handmade News is designed to offer arts and craft news for an artisan audience. Unlike other newspapers, the writers of Handmade News are artisans themselves with extensive experience in the handmade world and online handmade marketplace.

From business tips to craft projects to new trends in the marketplace, HandmadeNews.org is the one source destination for news of the handmade world. With a team of more than 50 writers and 20 to 40 new articles posted every day, readers will find no shortage of articles to meet their needs.

“We wanted to build a newspaper specially designed to fit the news of our artisan community,” said John Jacobs, CEO of ArtFire.com.

“HandmadeNews.org will not only offer important information to help artists in their craft business, it will also provide updates from the handmade community.”

Handmade News will serve as one organized place for artisans to turn to for news of the handmade world. Whether they’re looking for craft news, artisan features, indie trends, home business tips, and modern cottage industry information, they need only stop by Handmadenews.org.

More about ArtFire.com:

ArtFire.com is the only free handmade marketplace on the web offering a variety of helpful sellers’ tools and community features. On ArtFire, handmade crafters can open and promote their very own customizable storefront while engaging in virtual interactive features to meet other members of the community and handmade buyers. With more than 200,000 current items listed for sale in more than 20,000 unique studios, ArtFire.com has something for both buyer and seller.

For More information, please contact:

Tony Ford, Executive Vice President of Marketing
ArtFire Inc.

Tony Ford