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Illinois Entrepreneurial Resources
This is Step One. If you haven't already done so, browse our list of Illinois entrepreneurial resources. These state-level resources can be very useful to Rockford entrepreneurs . . . and any entrepreneurs in Illinois for that matter.
We've got information on venture capital groups in Illinois, Illinois angel investors, instructions on how to incorporate in Illinois and much more.
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Useful Information on Rockford, Illinois
Did you know that approximately 150,000 people live in Rockford? That's the count according to recent census data.
Rockford, Illinois Newspaper Advertising
Want to advertise a Rockford, IL business? If you are already doing business in Rockford, it's important to get the word out and attract new customers. Newspaper advertising is a proven way to bring in new business.
Fortunately, we've made it easy to find out how much newspaper advertising costs in Rockford, Illinois.
Radio Advertising Rockford, Illinois
The power of radio advertising should never be underestimated. To make life a little easier for Rockford business owners, we've assembled a list of radio advertising costs in your area.
Starting a Business in Rockford, Illinois
If you are a new entrepreneur, just going into business for the first time, we've written a guide for starting a business in Rockford, IL.
Business Demographics for Rockford, Illinois
Rockford has more than 4,000 businesses. The table below contains business types with the largest number of businesses operating in Rockford:
|Business Type||# of|
|Offices of Lawyers||146|
|Offices of Physicians (except Mental Health Specialists)||129|
|Insurance Agencies and Brokerages||106|
|Offices of Dentists||91|
|General Automotive Repair||64|
|Gasoline Stations with Convenience Stores||56|
|Industrial Machinery and Equipment Merchant Wholesalers||52|
|Supermarkets and Other Grocery (except Convenience) Stores||43|
|Offices of Real Estate Agents and Brokers||42|
|Drinking Places (Alcoholic Beverages)||41|
|Plumbing, Heating, and Air-Conditioning Contractors||39|
|Offices of Certified Public Accountants||37|
|Civic and Social Organizations||36|
|Residential Mental Retardation Facilities||34|
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