Saturday, March 30, 2013
Business owners can claim their free listing in Patch Places to promote their business and inform local Patch readers.
Saturday, March 30
When Patch launched in late 2010, editors and freelancers ventured to local businesses to collect information for our directory. They made Patch Places into a spot where local consumers can find descriptions, hours, accepted payment methods and much more for stores and restaurants around town. All Fairfax City Patch readers can add information about local events, can rate the business on a scale of one to five stars and can add a review. But many owners of local businesses don't realize the full advantages and extra bonuses they get when they claim a listing. How to Claim Your Listing—and Why Owners or managers should search for their business listing on Patch in the search box above, click on your business listing and then click on "claim…
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Add info, photos and more to your business listing -- for free
When Fairfax City Patch launched, editors and freelancers visited local businesses in order to collect information for our directory. Patch's Directory is a spot where users can find descriptions, hours, accepted payment methods, and much more for spots around both towns. All users can add events taking place at local spots, can rate the business on a scale of one to five stars, and can add a review. But did you know owners of local businesses can "claim" their listings to keep the information for their customers as up-to-date as possible? Owners or managers should search for their business listing and select "Claim your listing" in order to make updates to the page. A form will pop up asking for your name, contact information, and proof …
Thursday, March 7, 2013
Fairfax Freddy's is the first of a number of locations coming to Northern Virginia.
Freddy's Frozen Custard and Steakburgers, located at 10030 Fairfax Blvd., is now open in Fairfax. The eatery has been under construction for the past few months, taking over the old Kentucky Fried Chicken location. It's the first of six Freddy's locations coming to Northern Virginia, Freddy's Communications Director Sarah Selmon told Patch in January. Freddy's offers steakburgers, fries, custard cakes, hot dogs and concretes — or custard shakes with toppings mixed in. “We’ve consistently experienced a warm welcome from our guests whenever the Freddy’s family enters a new community,” said Scott Redler, Vice President and COO of Freddy’s and brother of Fairfax franchisee Barry Redler, in a press release. “From California to Texas and now …