Once you've got your business started, find resources to help you manage your business and tools to gain the edge over your competition. Many organizations offer free courses and assistance for small businesses. Get practical advice related to your business, become smarter with technology, and much more.
The lynda.com Online Software Training Library offers hundreds of training courses in easy-to-learn video format. In the Business Skills Training section, explore a wide range of business skills for developing your career, including time management, communication, and negotiation skills. Our video tutorials cover marketing strategy, brand building, leadership fundamentals—even public speaking tips.
To use the LinkedIn Learning app on your phone: Open the app from your list of installed apps on device. You will be directed to a page that reads "Learn with LinkedIn Learning" and two boxes: "Start your Free Trial" or "Already a Member?"
Click "Already a Member" and then, at the top of the screen, choose the tab for "Organization." Scroll down to "Web Portal" where you must enter the organization URL to sign in; in this field enter the text "cabq" (for the Public Library Albuquerque Bernalillo County). Click "Log In."
A new window will open -- in your Internet browser -- with a prompt for your Library Card Number and Library Card Pin. After entering your information, click Log In.
Once logged in you will have full access to LinkedIn Learning and will be able to track ongoing and completed courses, create playlists, view recommended courses, and explore new content.
The City's Economic Development Department (EDD) works to create, diversify and enhance job growth and to promote business development and stability. EDD supports business and the development community within city government and between city agencies, and also partners with other organizations to further economic development.
The Small Business Office (SBO) is a divison of the City of Albuquerque’s Economic Development Department. It is the central point of entry for Albuquerque entrepreneurs and businesses providing timely, relevant, actionable information and assistance.
Established in 2019, The Small Business Office has the people and tools to help you start, expand, or relocate your business in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Through online resources and in-person customer service, the Small Business Office connects you to the right people and appropriate city agencies to provide assistance in navigating City processes such as permitting, licensing, other business services and understanding the City’s procurement process.
Formed in 1989, the New Mexico Community Loan Fund is a private, tax-exempt organization that provides loans, training and business consulting to entrepreneurs, business owners and non-profit organizations throughout the state and the entire Navajo nation.
With 20 centers throughout the state, NMSBDC provides small businesses with assistance on planning, marketing, financing, small business start up, entrepreneur training and area specialization to grow and strengthen businesses in New Mexico.
New Mexico District Office SBA provides business assistance primarily through: Access to Capital (business financing), Entrepreneurial Development (education, information, technical assistance and training), Government Contracting (Federal procurement), and Advocacy (voice for small business).