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Communication Suggestions

Communication Suggestions for Small Businesses during the COVID-19 Pandemic»

If you’ve been feeling concerned about what’s going on with COVID-19, you’re not alone. Small businesses across the country are facing lots of challenges during this time. Below are some…

WESSST Clients

How to Support Small Businesses During the Coronavirus Outbreak»

We are all feeling the impact of COVID-19 in some way or another. Small businesses are the backbone of New Mexico and need your support at this time now more…

Business Plan

Why a business plan is important and some tips to help you stick to your plan»

Starting a business is an endeavor that requires abundant energy, planning and perseverance. Many potential small-business owners will ask themselves, “Do I really need a business plan? I know what…

Startup Weekend

From Idea to Business in 54 hours»

Have you ever had an idea for a business that you wanted to pursue? How about a problem that you’d like to solve but don’t know where to start or…

Kris Crowell

Staff Spotlight – Kris Crowell»

In our first staff spotlight of 2019 we are very happy to introduce you to Kris Crowell. Kris came to WESST at the end of November 2018, as the new…

Small Business Saturday

It’s almost time for Small Business Saturday. Here’s how to make the most out of this important day for local businesses.»

Small Business Saturday is a growing Thanksgiving Holiday tradition, and one that pays dividends to communities throughout America. Whether you’re a shopper eager for great holiday shopping ideas, or a small…

Emily Esterson

Client Spotlight – E-Squared Editorial Services»

E-Squared Editorial Services creates and manages custom magazines, newsletters, annual reports and programs. Their high-quality work is editorially compelling, graphically beautiful, and intensely reader-focused. Whether annual, quarterly or monthly, the…

ActivateNM

ActivateNM Powered by ABQid and WESST»

ActivateNM: Applications are now open for our new business accelerator-incubator program with ABQid. Click to Apply. In spring 2018, we started exploring what would happen if we merged WESST’s expertise…

Sean Wells

Three secrets to success I learned from a professional artist»

Recently, I had the pleasure of working with internationally renowned artist Sean Wells on the “Artist Jumpstart Workshop” series at WESST in Albuquerque. Designed specifically for 2-D artists, this series…

Humberto Hijar-Alvidrez

Staff Spotlight – Humberto Hijar-Alvidrez»

For this month’s blog we decided to switch things up a little and do another staff spotlight in order to introduce you to the new Las Cruces Regional Manager, Humberto…