Made in Ottawa – Free Instagram Advertising for Ottawa Creators and Artisans

Made in Ottawa

Made in Ottawa Instagram Advertising

Helping Local Entrepreneurs Grow their Home-Based Businesses

Our Story

The Made in Ottawa Instagram page was initially created by Barrhaven Advertising to support local creators and artisans during the COVID-19 pandemic. From this modest beginning, the account has now reached a milestone of over 2100+ subscribers and continues to grow on a daily basis.

We are humbled by this response, and look forward to continuing our work of helping local creators and artisans connect with Ottawa consumers.

How to submit a request for a FREE shoutout – every month!

We like to keep things simple.

Simply message us on Instagram with your account name and we’ll share one of your latest post with full attribution.

We always include your account name in the post description to help potential customers navigate to your Instagram feed.

And yes, we do all this for FREE.

The one caveat is that you can only submit one share request every 30 days.


Need more than one shoutout per month?

If you want additional shoutouts over and above your allocation of 1 every 30 days, you can now buy additional shoutouts for $1.99+hst

Simply send us an Instagram message to order.

Banner creation services

Ottawa Banner and Creative Content creation services

Ottawa Banner and Creative Ottawa Content creation services

You put a lot of time and effort in crafting a perfect product – it deserves to be showcased with the same amount of love and attention.

Let us create a perfect banner for your products.

We’ll work in collaboration with you to create a banner that represents your branding with the attention it deserves.

All for the low price of $7.99 per banner.

Simply send us a message on Instagram to get started.

Logo creation service

Ottawa logo creation service

Your products are special – and your branding should be as well.

Let us create a beautiful logo for your company for only $9.99

Simply send us a message on Instagram to get started.


Voluntary support option

Being a diabetic isn’t much fun. Being a diabetic without medical benefits – even less so.

If you wish to show your support for our efforts, you are welcomed to make a voluntary, one-time donation to my diabetic support fund.


A $1 donation buys me a test strip

A $3 donation provides me with a days worth of insulin

A $5 donation provides me with a full day of strips + insulin


All donations are securely processed using Paypal.

We also accept e-transfer donations to:

For those of you who wish to donate to my diabetic support fund, I want to take this opportunity to express my heartfelt gratitude for your contribution.


But wait…there’s more!

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The days of spending marketing funds on flyers and newspaper ads are gone. That money is much better spent on getting the most out of your social media platforms. You should consider each of your followers as a potential customer or someone you can turn into a loyal repeat customer.

This book will give you all that you need to turn those potential customers into paying customers, taking your business and profits to whole new heights at a minimal cost. – The Social Media Marketing Guide 2021


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Reach thousands of Barrhaven consumers for only $2.99

Barrhaven is a HUGE market for local creators and Ottawa artisans.

Let us share your best work with this affluent demographic for less than a premium cup of coffee!

What makes this offer extra sweet is that your post will be permanent, generating new business leads over the long term!

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Click here for details on how to share your best work with thousands of Barrhaven Consumers!