Owning a business is both exciting and intimidating.

With SCORE, you have lots of support.  Your SCORE mentor can assist in putting your ideas into action.

Below you’ll  find local and National free online templates and tools (in English and Spanish) with proven tips on small business topics. The Las Cruces SCORE office has booklets, informational guidance and instructional materials for your use when starting up a business.

You may also view our Business Library sponsored by the SCORE Orange County Chapter. There are templates for business and marketing plans, financial projections, funding and more.


Steps to Start and Register your Business in Las Cruces and Dona Ana County, New Mexico

A great small business always starts out as an idea, but you have to transform that idea into action. Thats when many people start to feel overwhelmed. It’s understandable to... Read more


Resource Guide For Small Business New Mexico Edition

U.S. Small Business Administration Small Business Resource Guide for New Mexico. Read more


How to Pay Business Debts You Can't Afford

Getting your business out of debt on a limited budget requires a methodical, disciplined and patient approach. Read more

The New Mexico One-Stop Business Portal provides important business planning, initiation, and licensing information in the State of New Mexico. This site was created for people seeking to start their own businesses as well as those looking to expand their business in New Mexico.


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Road Map to Success

Do I have what it takes to succeed in business? If you have never owned a business before, it surely is a question that is on your mind. Working with thousands of prospective... Read more


Business Plan

The starting point for any new business is to develop a detailed business plan.  Existing organizations also need a business plan to be competitive and profitable.  The business... Read more