Sunday, April 28, 2013
Take advantage of all the features Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch has to offer by claiming your listing today.
Are you a Woodstock or Towne Lake business owner or manager? Have you claimed your Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch listing yet? Visit our Directory, search for your business, and then click the "Claim Your Listing!" Owners who claim their business can upload additional photos, update information, sign up to be notified when people post reviews and more. Searched for your business in our directory and did not find it? Look for the “add it” button under the search results. Questions? E-mail Kristal.Dixon@patch.com Don't miss any news from Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch! Subscribe to our newsletter by clicking here. Also, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter!
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Here's a quick list of how you can make sure your sports teams are highlighted on Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch.
If you are a member of a fall or spring sports team, Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch wants to hear from you. Whether you're a player, a member of the booster club, a coach or even a vendor, Patch is a place for you. We are not just a news portal, but more of a community hub for you, your family and your friends. But, we can't do it without your support. Here's how you and your sports team can get the most out of Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch: 1. Start a blog about your sports team : Here you can talk about your highs and lows, players that stand out, coaches you love, and more, including what's going on in the sports world outside of Cherokee County. Blogs are not subject to the same content editing as articles. For the most part: It's your style…
Do you have a community event coming up? Post it to Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch in seconds.
Welcome to Patch 101, our primer to help users learn how to get the most out of Patch. Unlike many news websites, Patch invites its readers to contribute in more ways than just commenting. Were you at the scene of one of our reports? Add some pictures to our story. Want to talk about something that's not in the news? Start a blog. We can even help you post announcements. One of the questions we hear most is a request to add an event to our calendar. But you don’t need to wait for us—you can do it yourself in seconds. Here’s how: 1. Make sure you’re signed in under your Patch account. 2. Click on the Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch Event Calendar and click on “add an event” 3. Fill out the fields, including the title, date, times, description …
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Uploading and sharing on Patch is quick and easy! We would love to see your photos!
Here at Patch we want to be a part of the community, but we can't be everywhere at once. That's where you come in. We need your help. Share your photos and videos from around town right here on Patch. Whether it's a fall photo of your own backyard or a trip to the mountains, a video clip from a school play, or something more newsworthy like a photo of a car accident or a video clip from a school board meeting, we would love for you to share it with the Patch community. Directions: To share, select "Pics & Clips" from the main navigation bar. Once on the new page, there is a button to "Upload Photos and Videos." (Make sure you are already logged in to the site.) A window will open for you to browse your computer for photos and videos. Once …
Saturday, April 13, 2013
Are you thinking about having a yard or garage sale this weekend? Patch offers you a free way to reach the community.
Whether you are a homeowner, church group, civic organization or sports team, you can let the community know about your upcoming sale by posting it on our events calendar for free! And if you are heading out on the garage-sale circuit, access the locations on your smart phone by downloading the Patch app. Here’s how to post your garage sale: Now the entire Woodstock and Towne Lake community will know about your sale, so you better get busy tagging those items!
Thursday, April 11, 2013
Patch allows anyone to post obituaries for free, of any length, and with as may photos as you like.
When you want your loved one to be remembered, Patch is available to make that personal story accessible to his or her many friends and relatives. Patch allows users to post obituaries for free. We've tried to make it as easy as possible to relay information about the recent death of a loved one to the community. Here is a step-by-step guide for posting a death notice. 1. Log into your Patch account. You'll need to create an account if you don't have one. All you need is an email address to do this. 2. Go to the "News" tab at the top and click on "Announcements." 3. Click on the "Add an Announcement" button. 4. Select the category "Death Notices" 5. Type in the deceased person's name and other information. You could also simply copy and …
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Are you a Woodstock or Towne Lake business owner or manager? Have you claimed your free Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch listing yet?
Check below for answers to the most frequently asked questions (FAQs) about using Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch. Don't see the answer to your question? Post a comment or e-mail to Kristal Dixon, editor. FAQs I have some news I'd like to share. How do I do that? If you have news or information you would like to share, please click here to post it directly on Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch. How do I get my event on the Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch event calendar? If you have an event you would like added to our event calendar, just click here to post it. How do I become a Patch blogger? If you would like to blog for Patch, click here to learn more. How do I subscribe to the newsletter? To subscribe to the newsletter, complete this form. How do I do I…
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Watch this video to learn how to use Woodstock-Towne Lake Patch's free events calendar.
There are things happening all over Woodstock and Towne Lake every day, and it's impossible for one person to know about all of them. You can help make this site a better representation of what's going on in the community by adding the events you know about to our calendar–for free. The video at right, prepared by another Patch editor, explains how it works, and it's incredibly easy. Here's a step-by-step: 1. Log in to Patch. Click here for a tutorial on how to create an account. 2. Click on "Events" on the top of the page. 3. At the bottom of the Events page, click "Add an Event." 4. Give your event a title. 5. Choose a date, starting time and end time. If your event repeats, check the box that says "This event happens more than once or …