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How to Post Your Events and Announcements on Patch

Easy step-by-step tips on how to get the word out there

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Learn how to post your own events, announcements and blogs to Newark NJ Patch – for free! Keep this article handy each time there's something going on that you want the community to know about.

Questions? Email editor Marcia Worth at MarciaW@Patch.com

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 the editors had posted it for you. The only difference is, when you post it, it goes up right away. If you send it to the us, you might have to wait.

To post announcements to the site for free: simply click the Announcement option under the news tab on the homepage. On the right side of the screen you’ll see the button "Add an Announcement." This will take you to Patch’s announcement form. Once there, tell the community all about your child's sports league victory or your civic club’s new members. When you’re ready, click "Publish My Announcement" and it will go live to the site immediately.

With just a few clicks, you can tell the town when you get married, have a baby, graduate or make the dean's list. Have you been promoted have a milestone anniversary coming up? Share it and upload a photo, too!

You can also write a public thank you, provide details about your group's upcoming event, publish a political news release or ask for volunteers.

To blog: Simply click the "Want to Blog on Patch?" button on our homepage, click "Post on Patch," and fill out the required fields. When done, hit "Save and Preview" and then submit it to us. We'll take a gander and contact you with any questions before posting!

steven August 28, 2012 at 11:11 AM
South Orange man turns 60 and will walk the Appalachian Trail from Virginia to Maine - 1,114 miles total. Steven Busgang of 55 2nd st South Orange is now training every day to walk the picturesque Appalachian Trail. He currently hikes the South Mountain reservation every day approx 4-8 miles and will eventually gear up to 10 miles during the weekdays and 15-20 on Sundays. All are welcome to join me.
steven August 28, 2012 at 11:12 AM
This has been a dream of mine since I was 13 years old. Have hiked on all continents and can not wait to walk the AT!!!

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