Business Tips: How to Use Patch for Your Business
There are a few great ways to use Newton Patch to spread the word about your business.
Patch is a great local resource for folks looking for the latest news in Newton. The site also has a few things which local business owners can do to help spread the word about what they do best.
Here are a few ways businessowners can get the most out of the site:
- Claim your Newton Patch Listing! Claiming allows you to post photos and edit details of your listing, and gives you access to a slick dashboard of business tools. Most businesses in town have already got a listing on our website, but if you don't, send an e-mail to Melanie.Graham@patch.com.
- Post an announcement or event. If your business is hosting a special event, or has a big accomplishment you want to tell the world about, Patch is the perfect place to share them. Events will show up on the events calendar, and the announcements page is full of local announcements.
- Encourage your fans to review and rate local businesses on Patch. Ratings and reviews show up on the home page, and it helps spread your business through word of mouth. When you have claimed your listing, you can also track these review on your dashboard.
- Become a local voice with a Newton Patch Blog. The local voices section of the site is filled with people from town giving their unique perspectives on Newton. If you're running a business, you're bound to have views as well. Share them with Patch.
If your business is in another Patch town, these tips will work on those sites as well.