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How to promote a neighborhood

One issue that's always on the agenda here in Hillyard, is how to promote the business district. At the Wednesday meetings someone usually has a question or a suggestion for advertising or some sort of promotion.
And the questions remain the same: what works and how much is it?

T-shirts are printed, fliers are printed, banners are put up and taken down, decorations for holidays and seasons are put up, special promotions are planned, Santa comes once a year - there is no lack of ideas and creativity.

So, can you think of promotions that have worked for you, or encouraged you to visit a neighborhood where you usually don't go or shop? Do you want a printed newsletter mailed to you? Is e=mail better? Coupons? Let's hear it.

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Pia Hallenberg
Pia Hallenberg joined The Spokesman-Review in 2004. She is currently a reporter for the City Desk covering Spokane Valley city hall and community news. She also writes news features about people and events.

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