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Post Announcements on your own on Patch

Five easy steps to keep people informed and involved.


Do you have an announcement or event you’d like to post on Patch? You can do this very easily. That’s right, five-simple-steps easy. 

How to Upload Announcements

  1. Log into your Patch account. If you don’t have an account, click JOIN in the upper right corner of the homepage
  2. On the blue bar near the top of the homepage, click NEWS then ANNOUNCEMENTS
  3. On the upper right next to the search box, click ADD AN ANNOUNCEMENT
  4. Fill in the following fields:
    • TITLE
    • CATEGORY
    • DESCRIPTION
    • PHOTOS/VIDEOS/PDFs Upload your photos by clicking upload photos and videos. Write captions in the given fields.
    • LOCATION Type in the address or name of a place.
  5. Click POST MY ANNOUNCEMENT and you are done!

If you’re more comfortable, follow the video tutorial here.


If you run into problems, we’re here to help. Contact Regional Editor Elizabeth Moore at Elizabeth.Moore@patch.com or Associate Regional Editor Jack Durschlag at Jack.Durschlag@patch.com.

Christina Turkington March 23, 2012 at 07:09 PM
Hint.... It takes aprox 7 minutes from the time you enter a post until it appears on the site, so don't reenter it if you don't see it right away.

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