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How to Post a Patch Event or Announcement

You can do it all by yourself, it's all at your fingertips.

 

HOW TO POST AN EVENT

1) If you are not a Patch User and don’t have an account, you will need to Log In at the top of the home page and sign up and register for a password. Once that is completed you can add an event to the Patch calendar.

2)   Next click Post your own event" at the bottom of the events calendar on the Home page.

3)  Once on the screen, type in the name of your event and tab to the date. A calendar will pop up. Insert the appropriate date.

4) Tab to the time and enter the start and end time using a.m. or p.m.

5)  If the Event will take place more than once, tab to This event happens more than once or is an ongoing event and click on it. You can choose every day, every week, or every month and then enter those dates as well.

6) Tab to Where and type the exact number and property address for your event.

7) Go to Publication Options and click on the town or town(s) that you would like your event to appear.

8) Next add the Description in the box of your event, including as much detail as possible.

9) If you would like to add a picture, video or PDF file, click Choose Files to Upload.

10) Tab to the Categories and click on all the Categories that apply to your event.

11)  Tab to Features and Click on who the event would be appropriate for i.e., Kids, Moms, Dads, etc.

12)  In the More Information sections you can add the website address, phone number, email address for contact, Price (Fee/cost if any) and ticket website. If the event is free please type that in the Price box as well.

13)  Tab down to Post my Event and  click. You are finished!

 

HOW TO POST A PATCH  ANNOUNCEMENT

1)  If you are not a Patch User and don’t have an account, you will need to Log In at the top of the home page and sign up and register for a password.  Once that is completed you can add an announcement to the News section of the Patch site.

2)  Click on Announce Something to Everyone  by going to the bottom of the Home page where it says Contribute. A New Announcement screen will appear.

3)     Type in the Title of your Announcement in the blank field.

4)     Tab to the Category field and a dropdown will appear with several to choose from. Click on the appropriate category.

5)     Next add the Description in the box including as much detail as possible.

6)     If you would like to add a picture, video or PDF file, click Choose Files to Upload.

7)     Tab to Location and type the exact number and property address for your event.

8)     Tab to Publication Options and click on the town or town(s) that you would like your Announcement to appear.

9)     If you would like to link your announcement, click on add link to another web page.

10)  Tab down to Post my Announcement and click and click. You are finished!



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