How To Post On Charlotte Patch

Hi, we’re Patch — the #1 source for all things hyperlocal. We’re dedicated to making our content as relevant to our readers as possible, and to do that we need your help.

Who knows better about the local events and happenings around town than the residents? We invite you to post on Patch and are glad to announce that posting is now easier than ever.

Do you have a classified or issues of local importance that you want to share with the community?

Meet MyPatch — your new, improved way to post on Patch.

First things first: Apply for an account.


Why do we make you apply? We want to make sure your great, local content isn’t overwhelmed by non-local content — or worse, spam. So we ask users to apply to make sure you’re real, and real local.

You’ll receive an email confirming your account.

Once you’re logged in, here’s how you post events

Choose ‘article’ or ‘event’:

Choose your Patch. Share local news, announcements, opinions, lost pet notices on the bulletin board. Selling locally? Post those items in deals & classifieds. This example shows our Milford, Connecticut, Patch, but just start typing your Patch name in until you see it in the autofill:

Add a description — this is what you people will see when you share it on Facebook:

Drop in a photo:

Share details:
Click ‘Post Now’ and check it out on Patch!

We’re excited to have you join us in bringing the best local news and event information to your neighbors! Check back often to see what’s going on around town.

At the current time, posting articles is only available to individuals and nonprofits. Businesses can post featured calendar events, jobs and announcements.

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