Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Hi, I'm Chris Mazzolini, the new editor of Cleveland Heights Patch.
Hi, I'm Chris Mazzolini, the new editor of Cleveland Heights Patch. While I'm new to the Heights area, I'm not new to Patch or the Cleveland area. I was born and raised in Northeast Ohio and have spent the past two-plus years as editor of Solon Patch and, for a short time, Twinsburg Patch. I'm looking forward to getting to know the residents of Cleveland Heights and providing you with the timely and local news and information you need. How you can reach me: I love reader feedback, be it praise or criticism, and I'll be looking for your story ideas. You can email me at email@example.com or call me at 440-289-4381. A bit about me (You can read my full bio here): I thought this would be a good time for a refresher on all that Patch offers: …
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
We're joining together again to bring you another great evening.
Friday, August 31, 2012
No, there's not a catch. SCORE's experienced mentors will help you take your business to the next level.
Friday, August 31, 2012
When it comes down to it, behind just about every small business is an entrepreneur hoping to turn their passion into a paycheck. But, as many wise business advisers have noted: Hope is not a strategy. Business owners need support to turn dreams into reality. That's why Patch is pleased to announce a new partnership with SCORE, a nonprofit organization with 12,000 business experts nationwide who provide free mentoring to small business owners. The partnership makes sense because we believe that when local commerce grows, the whole community gets stronger. Patch already provides free listings for local businesses and other tools to help build local brands. Whether you're a 10-year-old jewelry designer or a 79-year-old who carves wood knives…
Monday, August 6, 2012
Patch is seeking Community Field Sales Reps to join our team.
Are you born to sell? Do you have an entrepreneurial spirit? Want to join a team that works hard and knows how to have fun? In that case, you may want to work for Patch! We're hiring Community Field Sales Reps, so we're looking for a great person with advertising sales experience to join our team. We're looking for someone who can build and maintain relationships with local store owners and business managers. As one of Patch’s Community Field Sales Reps, you’ll work closely with your local community businesses as their in-town rep. It is essential that applicants for this position know the communities and surrounding areas well, and are familiar with the digital and social media world. Also key is someone who loves to see small businesses…
Thursday, April 26, 2012
It's here! Make sure you either come out to Solon Panini's Thursday night or join our online chat
Finally, the draft has come back to Cleveland. That's right football fans, it's draft day and the boys in brown and orange are on the clock. Not only is tonight a big night for Cleveland fans, it's a great night for Patch fans. Draft Party: At 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Patch and Solon Panini's will team up and throw a party to celebrate the first round of the draft. We'll be set up at the bar, and we'll be giving away prizes. Hint: You can eat some of the prizes! Live Chat: Cant' make it to Solon? During the draft party, Patch Editors Chris Mazzolini and Mitch Cooper will be hosting a live chat that will stream on all of Ohio's Patch sites. That will give you the perfect venue to discuss the draft and who the team picks during the first round. …
Saturday, April 14, 2012
The two-time All-Star will be a regular contributor on Patch, answering questions, posting exclusive video and offering advice to young athletes.
Patch has signed a big-league name to our roster. Mark Teixeira, a two-time All-Star and four-time Gold Glove Award winner who plays first base for the New York Yankees, has been named "Commissioner of Baseball" at Patch. Teixeira, who turned 32 recently, will be a contributor on Patch sites around the country. He will be answering questions from readers, offering advice to young athletes and posting exclusive videos. “I live in a Patch town now, and I keep tabs on my original hometown via the Patch site there, so I’ve seen the ways that Patch supports its communities,” said Teixeira in the announcement from Patch. “I’m excited to be a part of that by connecting with Patch users who have the same passion for baseball that I do. I’m eager …
Thursday, January 12, 2012
Network featured on Yahoo Finance, Business Wire
The Patch network, AOL’s platform of more than 850 hyperlocal news, information and engagement sites, is now the fourth largest regional/local network, more than tripling its UV traffic between December 2010 and December 2011. The information is based on comScore data released this week. Cleveland Heights Patch was launched in December 2010 and has enjoyed significant growth since. It is one of 17 growing Patch locations in the Northeast Ohio including Beachwood, Hillcrest and Solon. In addition, in December 2011, the Patch network showed a 5 percent traffic bump over November (9.9M UVs versus 9.5M UVs), bucking the trend of seasonal declines in comScore’s local news and information category. Yahoo finance reported the trend Tuesday and …
Tuesday, January 10, 2012
We're all about sharing, so here's some tips we can share about how to use the site to your advantage
Did you know that you can use Patch just like Facebook? It's like having a local social media hub. Here's how: Even though you can use the site just like Facebook, don't forget to follow us on Twitter @ClevelandHPatch and on the Cleveland Heights Patch Facebook page!