Best way to build credit when using a credit card?

I have bad credit and I recently got a low limit card ($300) to help starting to rebuild my credit. I ve had it pretty well maxed out in a week while I was waiting for payday. I just got paid today and paid $250 on it, so I didn t pay off the entire balance owing. I m wondering how I should go about making... show more I have bad credit and I recently got a low limit card ($300) to help starting to rebuild my credit. I ve had it pretty well maxed out in a week while I was waiting for payday. I just got paid today and paid $250 on it, so I didn t pay off the entire balance owing.

I m wondering how I should go about making payments on my card. Is it better to pay on it whenever I can, or is it better to wait until my statement comes out? I have no idea what looks better to crediters
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