What to Do If There’s Limited Parking Near Your Store

According to this article, if people can’t easily find a free parking space within a few blocks, you may find it difficult to build up a customer base. Here are a few strategies for overcoming parking issues.

Offer to validate parking.

Focus on super-local shoppers.

Put directions and parking details on your website.

Lease parking spaces from another business.

Offer valet parking.

Personally, the best ad campaign I ever saw was one where a local restaurant paid the parking meter for people who parked within a 3 block radius of their restaurant leaving a little note on the window “Your $35 parking ticket was avoided by “business name here”. Join us for dinner and save an addition $15 on dinner for two. That’s right you just saved $50!

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2 Responses to What to Do If There’s Limited Parking Near Your Store

  1. Kamberley says:

    That takes us up to the next level. Great potsnig.

  2. I am so glad I found this site…I’m so excited for what’s to come!?

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