5 Ways Patch Can Help Nashville Nonprofits

December 6, 2016

5 Ways Patch Can Help Nashville Nonprofits

Patch is a hyper-local news outlet that has just recently expanded to Nashville. They offer several services for free to nonprofits - read more below!


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Do you want to help improve your organization's search ranking on Google? Maybe you want to post updates or events, and have them targeted to an audience based in community involvement.

By signing up to get featured on Patch, you are giving your nonprofit access to all of these benefits.
Patch delivers hyperlocal news to nearly 1,000 neighborhoods across the county, while also serving as a community bulletin board that allows local organizations to be interactive and post on our site.
Here are five ways that signing up with Patch for free will bring exposure to your Nashville nonprofit.

1. Enroll in our Nonprofit Directory

Be one of the first organizations listed in the Nashville Patch Nonprofit Directory and gain daily exposure to the thousands of Patch readers in your town for free!

With your nonprofit directory listing you will receive:

  • A listing on your local Patch Directory page.
  • A personalized nonprofit profile that links out to your website.
  • The ability to post announcements about the organization whenever you want.
  • Improved visibility on the Internet.

Did we mention it was free?

2. Post on our Events Calendar
Do you have an upcoming event that you want to share with the community? Check out these easy instructions on how to add it to our events calendar for free. Events appear in the Patch newsletter, as well.

3. Apply for a Neighborhood Nonprofit Spotlight

We want to shine a spotlight on the great work that you're doing in the community. Complete a Neighborhood Nonprofit profile, and see your Nashville nonprofit organization spotlighted on Patch, for free.

4. Register for our Patch Local Streams
Patch Local Streams gives Nashville nonprofits access to our network of over a million newsletter subscribers, sharing your updates on Facebook and Twitter directly with Patch readers. All for free!

5. Become a Star Patcher
Becoming a Star Patcher is the easiest way to spread the word about the great work your nonprofit is doing. If you're posting regularly on Patch, we'll take notice and ask you to become a Star Patch. Want to share news about an exciting update at your nonprofit? Star Patchers can post articles to Patch that will arrive in the inboxes of Patch newsletter subscribers. We have 1.3 million newsletter subscribers across America. Your stories will also appear on Patch's Facebook and Twitter pages!

Make sure to share all of your articles and Patch events on your Facebook pages for more exposure.

Don't miss a single story. Sign up for news alerts for your favorite Patches below. You can also like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter, and our stories will pop up in your news feed.

We've got some amazing things coming your way in the next few weeks, so stay tuned to this space for more announcements. In the meantime, we thank you and all of our 20 million monthly users for your tips, clicks and for spreading the word about the Patch.

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