The Small Business Administration - Starting a business or growing a business, the SBA offers tremendous resources and training. They are a funding partner for our Illinois Small Business Development Center at Bradley University.
The State of Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) - DCEO is also our funding partners. This site provides useful guides, services, and data relating to starting and growing a business in Illinois.
Please also refer to the Business Plan section as those resources also discuss marketing strategy.