Sunday, April 7, 2013
Announce your wedding, promotion, graduation, sports accomplishments or other news on Patch for free. All without having to wait on an editor to do it for you!
Are you the proud parent, sibling, grandparent, friend or admirer of a student who's made the honor roll? Did you earn an awesome promotion, get engaged or married? Did your child’s sports team win a big game? Share the good news on Virginia-Highland/Druid Hills Patch. Whether your child earned straight A's for the first time, you've become a black belt, your company is looking for interns or you have a volunteer opportunity, Patch is the place to share your news! Posting an announcement on Patch is easy, and it's free. Patch has a category for almost everything (graduation, births, accomplishments, sports awards, volunteers needed, obituaries etc.), so feel free to post an announcement for just about anything. Patch wants to help …
Wednesday, December 19, 2012
In our latest edition of “Patch 101,” we share how nonprofit officials and volunteers can post events, photos and calls for action on Patch.
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Wednesday, December 19, 2012
It’s December, which means many nonprofits are in the midst of community projects such as toy drives or feed the hungry events, while others are soliciting donations before the end of the 2012 tax year. If you represent or volunteer with a nonprofit, you have many ways that you can use Virginia-Highland/Druid Hills Patch to get the word out: 1. Start a blog about your nonprofit or its campaign(s). Maybe you’re with a lesser-known nonprofit in the area, or perhaps you perform a service or hold an event that few people are aware of. Or maybe you want the public to know why they should donate to your cause before the end of the year. One way to educate the public is by submitting a blog post. Clicking this link will take you to the page …
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
Just sign up for the free newsletter and you’ll be able to keep up with what’s going on in the neighborhood. And while you're at it, you can post to the site for free!
Keeping up with all the comings and goings in the neighborhood isn’t easy. Fortunately, Patch is here to help! Just sign up for our free daily newsletter and breaking news alerts and you’ll be able to keep up with local happenings with ease. The Virginia-Highland/Druid Hills newsletter features the top headlines on the site, blog posts, events, announcements and even deals from local retailers. Signing up is simple, too! Just follow this link to get “Patched in!” If you want to submit news to the site so it has a chance to make in the newsletter, you can do that too! Just login and post to your heart’s content. Follow these links to get going: If you happen to be a shutterbug, you can even show off your skills by posting photos to our …
Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Let everybody know about your Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa activities! It's free, and you can post about a wide range of events such as 5K races, Christmas tree sales, fund-raising candy sales and Nativity scenes.
Patch wants to help keep people in Virginia-Highland and Druid Hills connected. That's why we encourage you to post information about Christmas, Hanukkah and Kwanzaa events and activities on the website. This can include holiday parties at your kid's school, fund-raising activities for churches and civic groups, holiday pageants or neighborhood celebrations. The good thing is that it's all free, and it's easy to do. To post something on the calendar of events, go to the "Events" section of the site. Just fill out the form and make sure to click 'post my event' when you're done. To post a news release or other announcement, go to the "Announcements" section of the site and click "Add an Annoucement" to get started. You can also watch the …
Monday, August 27, 2012
This easy-to-follow video tutorial shows users of any Patch site how to post an announcement, including full press releases, by using the tools available to all users on the Patch.
Have you ever sent a press release to the editor of your Patch site and wondered when it was going to post? How about sent him or her a birth announcement or perhaps an obit (which are published free on Patch sites) or school award only to wonder if it was ever going to be published? Well, our Patch sites are designed in a way that is easy for users to post their own announcement without having to wait for the editor to post it for you. It really is the best way to post your announcement or press release if you are a nonprofit agency, for profit agency, government body or other group to get your stuff on the Patch, instantly. Follow this video tutorial by Carlos Villatoro, a community Patch editor like myself, to see how to do this, step …