Sunday, April 14, 2013
We've added, tweaked and changed a host of features, so even if you think you know...
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Sunday, April 14
It's a big year, this 2013. Why? Well, because we beat the Mayan calendar and made it past 2012! But it's also a gigantic year because you can get involved and share all things Portsmouth like never before. We have certainly grown and changed since we started. So even if you think you know how to use Patch like a pro, here are some more tips to stay informed - and more importantly, inform others. 1. Add photos to our brand new Neighborhood Gallery . Have a great picture from a night at Scampi's or maybe of your child's performance? Now you can share it with everyone else in town - and the gallery is an easy spot for your family to find it. 2. Follow every step of a story. Use our follow-up feature to know when we post a new story about a …
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Bookmark this page, for when you're wondering how to post an event, announcement or blog to Patch.
Would you like to post events, announcements and blogs to Portsmouth Patch? Keep this article handy each time there is something you'd like to share with our community. To post events to the site for free: navigate to the Events page and click “Add an Event” on the right side of the page. Tell us all the details about your upcoming event, then click “post my event” at the bottom of the page. That puts the event directly on our calendar. The end result is the same as if a Patch staffer had posted it for you. The only difference is, when you post it, it goes up right away. If you send it to us, you might have to wait until we're done reporting on the School Committee meeting, photographing an event, meeting with community members, or …
Monday, January 14, 2013
You submitted photos, now it's time to choose your favorite.
With Timeline, our Facebook page now features a cover photo. We asked our readers to submit their pictures as a potential cover photo and we’ve selected our favorite submissions. Now it’s up to you. View our gallery above and cast your vote for the picture you think should be the first to grace the cover of our Facebook page. Tell us the number of the picture in the comment section below. The voting will be open until 9 a.m. Friday morning.
Wednesday, January 9, 2013
Here's how to add your digital media to Portsmouth Patch.
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Wednesday, January 9
Whether it's photos of holiday events around town, the Polar Plunge, a 375th anniversary event or just a shot of sunset over the waterfront, Portsmouth Patch readers know they can reach lots of eyes by posting their work here. Looking to show off your work? Just follow the instructions that accompany each photo in the attached slideshow to see how. The first thing you'll need is an account so you can sign in — click the "Sign In" link at the top-right corner of the page, or use an existing Facebook account. Then, click the "Pics and Clips" tab above, followed by "upload photos." I look forward to seeing your photos on Portsmouth Patch!
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Get the Portsmouth Patch newsletter delivered to your inbox each morning and never miss a thing.
Want to make your Portsmouth Patch experience even more ridiculously easy? Even more accessible and direct? Sign up for a newsletter today and receive daily headlines sent straight to your email inbox! Follow these simple instructions to get Patched in today: 1. Visit our homepage and scroll down to the bottom of the screen. 2. On the right hand side of the blue footer box at the bottom of the page, look under the column "Goodies" and click on "Patch Newsletter." 3. Enter your email address into the box that pops up and boom! You're done. Use this great tool and stay connected to your neighborhood even more than you do already! Thanks for reading and if you have any questions, comments or story ideas, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org…
Thursday, April 26, 2012
We know you have something to say, so join the conversation on Patch and share it!
About this time last year, Patch rolled out a new platform for members of the community to be heard. Now, we're making it even easier to get involved in Portsmouth Patch's Local Voices. At Patch, we're devoted to finding ways to make your life as ridiculously easy as possible. So we've changed the way blogging works to make it easier for you to start blogging right away. All you have to do to get started is visit our blogging page and click "Post on Patch." From there, let your typing fingers run rampant (but coherently, please) and when you're done writing and have saved your work, hit submit! Patch is more than a news site. It is a free place to post upcoming events. It's an online conversation about the community. But to keep the …
Sunday, April 1, 2012
We've compiled the top five ways to stay connected to Portsmouth Patch.
In today's digital age, news comes our way through any number of channels: e-mails, Web sites, social media, online forums. At Patch, it's our goal to deliver local news across all the various platforms that exist, giving you an opportunity to get the latest info wherever you are, all while keeping in touch with me, your local editor. We mean it when we say we want to make life "ridiculously easy" for you, the residents of the Portsmouth community. Here are five key ways to stay connected: 1. Find us on Facebook Get our latest stories right in your news feed, and engage with other Portsmouth residents, by following our Patch Facebook page. To stay tapped in whenever you're signed on, be sure to click the "Like" button at the top of the …