A great way to show your product to the world is by sharing it on platforms like ProductHunt, IndieHackers, Reddit, etc. It’s also an easy way to get some traffic, feedback, and backlinks. Here are some great directories to submit your product.
IndieHackers is a place where the founders of profitable businesses and side projects can share their stories transparently, and where entrepreneurs can come to read and learn from those examples.
ProductHunt is now the forefront when it comes to showcasing your product to the startup directory world. It has a voting system that enables your product to rise in the list of new products. The benefits of Product Hunt if something goes viral, it can very quickly. It is a great platform to promote services on technology, games, or books, and well, pretty much everything.
If you have a technology-related startup and/or looking for some feedback, you can post it at HackerNews. Do not forget to mention that you are looking for feedback or give it an overly promotional title. Hacker News is a great platform if you have a startup serving a technical audience.
MakerMove is a platform for startup founders and makers to discover useful resources & tools. There are many curated lists of resources out there, but MakerMove has put them all together in a nice interface so you can easily discover cool products. It also has a full list of directories to post your startup.
Get inspired by the best books & podcasts to help you grow. Find journalists to get press coverage or get connected with investors to fund your startup. Discover & find anything you need to boost your project. MakerMove has it all in one place.
Discover The Best New Startups Every Day. StartupBase is a community of makers and early adopters to share & discuss the latest products and ideas. It is a place to discover and get early access to exciting new startups.
BetaList is the place to discover and get early access to tomorrow’s startups. If you are fine giving finer details about your startup and product, it is worth registering and filling the format and BetaList.
Explore, share, and get inspired by beautifully designed landing pages for mobile applications to design or improve your website.
Show off, give feedback and grow. SideProject.net is a relatively new platform that is perfect to submit your side project. It does not have a huge community behind it yet, but that can change.
Find the best digital products & learn from makers like you.
Reddit-Entrepreneur is not a place to submit your startup, but you can tell stories for free about your product to of 100k+ subscribers. There is a likely chance with more discussion around your startup story or entrepreneurial concept, that you may get featured on the front page. The only limitation is that you need over 10 karma points, but if you’re an avid Reddit user, this is perfect to launch your startup in a startup directory.
UpLabs is the place to find high-quality design resources for designers, creative agencies and developers.
All Top Startups
Founded in February 2010, Alltopstartups has become a great resource site for young entrepreneurs starting and growing businesses. AllTopStartups is committed to sharing resources for entrepreneurs and startups, providing essential tools and resources to start, grow, and manage a startup.
Inc42 is a leading Indian media and information platform, known for its end-to-end coverage of the Indian startup ecosystem.
Have you ever wondered how the strength of your local startup ecosystem compares to others? What about the vital factors that help empower a growing ecosystem? StartupBlink’s comprehensive global startup ecosystem map and research center provides users with all the data they need to make better-informed business decisions.
Find the right developer tools and the companies that use them.
Mashable often covers consumer-based startups directories (or anything which is of interest to its users) so it is worth submitting to it too here. If you get covered fine if not, that is OK. Do try to send them something newsworthy rather than just telling the features of the startup.
Very similar to BetaList, Launching Next is an impressive platform that features the most promising startups on a daily basis. Why do I mention impressive? It has great guides and content in relation to launching startups to gain early user traction and successful case studies of entrepreneurs launching startups at a low-cost. Further related to their content, they have individually interviewed startup founders launching their startups, and asking them their experiences of launching startups, and what lessons they learned.
Looking for more places? Check out the full list at MakerMove.