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Patch Traffic Triples Year-Over-Year As AOL Continues To Pump In Cash And Expand Reach

Patch Traffic Triples Year-Over-Year As AOL Continues To Pump In Cash And Expand Reach

4 / January 11, 2012 2:48 am

In 2011 AOL reportedly paid $160 million to get hyperlocal news website Patch.com off the ground and while the company continues to lose money on the project new numbers show tripled traffic year-over-year. According to analytics firm comScore Patch.com overall […]

AOL’s Armstrong Defends Patch But Says Sites Need to Get Profitable

AOL’s Armstrong Defends Patch But Says Sites Need to Get Profitable

0 / September 22, 2011 9:07 am

AOL CEO Tim Armstrong would like all you media types to lay the hell off all the money-bleeding Patch talk, thank you very much. Armstrong was defensive of his pet property speaking about it recently, underscoring how important the hyperlocal […]

Huffington Post And Patch Hiring 13-Year-Old Writers, Still Not Paying Them

Huffington Post And Patch Hiring 13-Year-Old Writers, Still Not Paying Them

1 / September 9, 2011 1:26 pm

The Huffington Post has received a lot of slack from bloggers who can’t understand why anyone would write for the site without being compensated, then again those writers are adults who are free to make up their own minds, many […]

AOL May Go Private, Trading Up on Report

AOL May Go Private, Trading Up on Report

0 / August 31, 2011 10:59 pm

AOL got a slight boost in trading today following a piece from an unlikely source- the New York Post– that the company may be heading for the auction block. An earnings call earlier this month saw a lower-than-expected outlook for fiscal […]

Patch Gets Boost From Hurricane Irene

Patch Gets Boost From Hurricane Irene

0 / August 30, 2011 6:56 am

The biggest story across the Eastern seaboard this weekend- and to a degree elsewhere- was the deadly and much-hyped Hurricane Irene. As the storm swept through the region, the clamor for hyperlocal information began- particularly given the localized nature of […]

Patch Costing AOL More Than $160M Each Year

Patch Costing AOL More Than $160M Each Year

0 / August 15, 2011 10:08 pm

Perhaps the most ambitious venture into hyperlocal news and media is AOL’s well-seeded Patch, a network of local bloggers that are essentially working for the company to replace the dying hometown newspaper. In the past, communities were served by village […]

Patch Latino To Launch This Fall, Already Hiring Local Reporters [Confirmed]

Patch Latino To Launch This Fall, Already Hiring Local Reporters [Confirmed]

0 / August 15, 2011 9:49 pm

Miguel Ferrer, General Manager of AOL Latino confirmed on Monday that Patch Latino, the Latino brance of AOL’s hyperlocal news network will launch this fall and is already in the process of hiring journalists in select market. Speaking to Portada, […]

Patch Sets Milestone, Publishes One Millionth News Article

Patch Sets Milestone, Publishes One Millionth News Article

0 / August 3, 2011 1:02 pm

AOL owned Patch.com on Wednesday announced that they have set a major milestone, posting their one millionth news article. Patch is currently powered by more than 850 websites with 1,000 editors that post an original piece of content every 12 […]

Patch Ranked No. 5 By OMMA Magazine List of 100 Most Important Online Publishers

Patch Ranked No. 5 By OMMA Magazine List of 100 Most Important Online Publishers

0 / August 3, 2011 10:32 am

Patch.com currently offers more than 800 Patch sites which offer hyperlocal news across the United States and because of that fact the company now ranks No. 5 on OMMA Magazine’s list of the 100 most Important Online Publishers. The hyperlocal […]