Owning a business is both exciting and challenging.

With SCORE, we welcome you in and offer 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.


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

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Business Plan

Article Language: English

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


9 AAPI Business Owners Share Their Secrets To Success

Article Language: English
May 12, 2022,

From adopting solid business practices to working with a goal-oriented mindset, there are several success secrets shared by AAPI business owners.