Best ways in BGP to attract traffic to one edge router over another

I've usually tried to attract inbound traffic to one edge router over another by prepending AS numbers on the less preferred edge router. Are there other common methods to suggest that you'd prefer traffic at one edge bgp router than another?
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amigan_99Network EngineerAsked:
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atlas_shudderedSr. Network EngineerCommented:
Prepending is the only method will extend past the neighbor/peer.  If you have a pair of routers in an iBGP peering you can set local pref but that will only impact the outbound path.

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amigan_99Network EngineerAuthor Commented:
Thanks much.
atlas_shudderedSr. Network EngineerCommented:
No worries
SouljaSr.Net.EngCommented:
If all things being equal for the initial path attributes, BGP MED can be used to influence inbound paths also.
atlas_shudderedSr. Network EngineerCommented:
@NS - still MED is only applicable one hop off/at peer correct?
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