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it pays to advertise
Advertising is advantageous (by bringing more attention, money, business, etc.) to whatever is being promoted. A: "Oh, I've seen videos of your performances online!" B: "Wow, it pays to advertise, huh?" We've gotten 10 orders since that ad campaign launched this morning—it pays to advertise, all right!
To make information known to a wider audience, usually with the intention to obtain or sell a product or service. When her house needed repairs, Kelly advertised for a handyman. The company hired me to advertise for their new product line.
advertise for someone or something
to advertise one's intention to purchase something or hire a particular type of person. Did you advertise for a new receptionist?
advertise something for (a price)
to make known by public notice that something is to be sold at a particular price. Is this the one that was advertised for a dollar?
advertise something for something
to make known by public notice, such as broadcast or print notice, that something is available for purchase or rent. Was this apartment advertised for rent?