Friday, August 31, 2012
Five things principals, educators, PTA members, and parents in Fox Point and Bayside should know.
The school year is upon us and Fox Point-Bayside Patch will be there to cover all the big news. But we can’t do it without your help. To make sure you get the most out of Patch this school year, we invite you to get active in the news-gathering process. There are five things you can do to make sure your school and its students get all the coverage they deserve from Patch: 1. Let us know about big events and accomplishments — If you have a school-related story idea you’d like us to cover, let us know about it! Send us a news tip with details and who we should contact for more information about the story idea. 2. Add your event listings — Have an upcoming band performance? Is your school hosting an open house? Just add the news to our …
Friday, August 24, 2012
Sometimes, bad things happen to good people. If you're sitting at home — or elsewhere — with a broken car, don't fret! Check the Patch directory and find a mechanic to help.
The web is full of tips of how to do-it-yourself anything, including car repairs. You can learn things such as fixing a leaky radiator, changing a flat tire (a YouTube video) or how to go about replacing an old battery. But sometimes, doing it yourself really isn't a good idea — no matter what you think you learned from the information above. When that's the case, here's who to contact locally for auto repair and other car services: Check out these, and many other local businesses by visiting the Fox Point-Bayside Patch directory. Then, rate them and leave a comment so we know where to go! Are you ready to claim your listing? Claiming your listing on Patch shows readers you're watching the reviews that are posted, and that you're ready …
Saturday, July 7, 2012
The Patch Directory is a list of all the businesses in Fox Point and Bayside. This article will teach you how to use your listing to boost sales.
Saturday, July 7, 2012
When Patch launched in Fox Point and Bayside in December of 2010, editors and contributors visited local businesses to collect information for our directory. The result: The Patch Directory, which you can get to via the button at the top of every Patch page. The Directory offers consumers descriptions, hours, accepted payment methods and other information for businesses around town. Customers can comment or write reviews. Local businesses get bonuses when they claim their free listing. Owners or managers who are already Patch members can sign in and search for their business. Not yet a Patch member? Click the "Join" button to get registered, free of charge. Then return to this article and follow the instructions. How to find your Patch …
Saturday, May 26, 2012
Have you been to Art Trooper yet? Review and rate this business on Patch!
Here at Fox Point-Bayside Patch, we're proud to acknowledge our neighbors in the business community. And that's why we're giving a big shout-out to one businesses that claimed their listings on Patch this week. Our newest claimed listing is from Art Trooper. Art Trooper is a do-it-yourself art studio that welcomes walk-ins. Customers can create a variety of artistic projects including mosaics, paint-it-yourself pottery, clay building, jewelry making, and more. The studio is available for parties and offers art workshops. Party schedules can accommodate groups and clients with special hours as well. Events and classes include kids' dropoff, adult night and ice cream ceramics parties. Art-themed summer camp opportunities are available as …
Tuesday, May 15, 2012
Have you worked with Arlene yet? Review and rate her travel business on Patch!
Here at Fox Point-Bayside Patch, we're proud to acknowledge our neighbors in the business community. And that's why we're giving a big shout-out to one businesses that claimed their listings on Patch this week. Our newest claimed listing is from Arlene Newman Travel. Arlene Newman is a Bayside resident and travel agent with more than 25 years of experience, who specializes in authentic tours and cruises of the South Pacific region including destinations to Australia, New Zealand, Tahiti, Fiji and other South Pacific Islands. She can help those who seek travel plans to Europe, Africa and Asia. Are you ready to claim your listing? Claiming your listing on Patch shows readers you're watching the reviews that are posted, and that you're ready…
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
Have you been to Wheel & Sprocket yet? Review and rate them on Patch!
Here at Fox Point-Bayside Patch, we're proud to acknowledge our neighbors in the business community. And that's why we're giving a big shout-out to one businesses that claimed their listings on Patch this week. Our newest claimed listing is from Wheel & Sprocket. Wheel & Sproket is located in the Fox Point Shoppes off of Green Tree Road and Santa Monica Boulevard. The first Wheel & Sprocket was founded in 1973 and they now have five locations in addition to the Fox Point shop. They specialize in bike repair and sell all kinds of bike products from the bikes themselves to hydration packs and shoes. Are you ready to claim your listing? Claiming your listing on Patch shows readers you're watching the reviews that are posted, and that you're …
Friday, April 20, 2012
Attention local businesses, you have a home in our "Patch Places." Claim your free listing, hop online and add photos, menus, promotions, reach out to your customers and respond to ratings and reviews today!
Ridiculously Easy! We want local businesses to join Patch because after all, we want to make life ridiculously easy for you and your neighbors. Simply log in, find your business under and claim your free business listing by clicking "Do you own or manage this location? Claim it!" on the right side of your listing. Why? Well, there are several free tools at your fingertips once you join the Patch family! Once You're In! Once you are approved, start by clicking the "Manage Your Listing" button on the left side of your listing to access your dashboard. The dashboard will show you several tools: Your Stats: See who rated and reviewed your business. And who's following your listing. You can e-mail your customers to seek out more reviews, and …
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Village Manager says it's "quality, not quantity" of information that matters on the new platform.
Bayside Village Hall has launched a new website in an effort to streamline everything from frequently asked questions, to social media, forms and how-to videos. The new version launched at noon on Monday. Village Manager Andy Pederson said the new site is much more convenient for people to report concerns such as potholes and garbage that may have been missed or find forms and get questions answered. "Our old site was good, but we've outgrown the life of it because the website is being used so much," Pederson said. "We had about 101,000 page views last year." But the upgrade isn't just to handle more page views, it's about connecting in every way possible. Pederson said the new site also has a mobile version, which means if you have a …