Bills to Pay, No Business
Cost effective business advertising and social marketing are two things you should consistently do to build new business and maintain existing business though older businesses tend to do neither or think that their secretary can handle that also and they have never done any type of internet advertising to begin with.
Building Business Quickly
Properly written ads are essential in building business though if you are looking for a quick influx in business then you will need to advertise in high ranked short term advertising options which are more traffic based, one that comes to mind is craigslist. The only problem with this form is ads will need to be updated weekly or they never get seen additionally ads are usually deleted after 30 days or at least de-activated and you have to login to re-activate your listing.
Building Business Long term
When looking for quick business, concentrate on what customers may need now as apposed to what they might need down the road, even special pricing, buy 3 get one free, depending on the type of business that you operate you will need to try different ideas to see what works for you. now for business advertising for longer periods you will benefit from proper use of keyword to build rankings. Now not all online advertising is created equal and many have their websites set up so that ads do not achieve rankings only the main page or the websites main keywords achieve rankings so you will need to do a little digging to see what results can be attained.
Building Continued Ranking for Ads
Also to attain higher ranking on these websites where you advertise it is a good idea to provide a link to your ad on what ever site you use to provide additional rankings to your advertising. On many business advertising resources you will have a main page where you can view all ads that you have placed and this is where you should link to from your website. to provide better rankings.