Why your support matters for Illinois

Community Connections

72% of consumers trust online reviews as much as they trust personal recommendations. When we talk about our favorite local spots online, we make cities in Illinois stronger.

Source: SearchEnglineLand, 88% Of Consumers Trust Online Reviews As Much As Personal Recommendations, July 2014

Business growth

Businesses that are online grow 40% faster than those that aren't. When you help Illinois businesses get online, you help set them up for success.

Source: BCG Report, The Connected World: The $4.2 Trillion Opportunity, March 2012

A stronger economy

When local businesses are online, it’s easier to shop local. Money spent locally is 4x more likely to be reinvested in the community.

Source: Civic Economics, Indie Impact Study Series: Survey of Independent Businesses (p.6), Summer 2012

We've helped 204205 businesses in illinois get on the map

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Partners across Illinois are joining the mission to get their cities on the map

  • Illinios SBDC State Office
  • Illinois Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives
  • Illinois Retail Merchants Association
  • Marcel Digital
  • Women's Business Development Center
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"Effingham's businesses are using the web to find new customers, connect with existing ones, and fuel the local economy."

Jodi Jackson, Director of Tourism, Effingham, IL

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