Category: FedBizOpps.gov

3 Reasons Why FedBizOpps (FBO) is Key for Government Contractors

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What is FedBizOpps (FBO)? FedBizOpps (FBO)  is the single government point-of-entry for federal government procurement opportunities over $25,000.  In this and future posts, we’ll cover the basics of using FedBizOpps to find both prime and subcontracting opportunities, starting with how...

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FedBizOpps: McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst Base Creates Contract For Security Barriers System Maintenance

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The United State Air Force has posted solicitation number: FA4484-14-R-0005 to FedBizOpps to find a properly registered government contractor who meets their qualifications. Small businesses that fall under the North American Industry Classification (NAICS) code 811310 - commercial and industrial...

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What is a ‘Sources Sought’ Notice and Where are they on FBO?

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The Sources Sought notice is a synopsis posted by a government agency seeking possible sources for a project.  It is not a solicitation for work or a request for proposal.  For more information, see FAR 7.3 and OMB Circular A-76....

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Creating an Automatic Email Alert for Bids on FedBizOpps

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Creating an Automatic Email Alert for Bids on FedBizOpps (FBO.gov) To easily conduct automated searches of the FBO database, and to have the system notify you when opportunities are posted that meet your criteria and your North American Industry Classification System (NAICS)...

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FedBizOpps Features: Small Business Events

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One of the best in-roads for small business vendors is networking.  Making connections and building relationships with contracting officers and other vendors allows small businesses to access micro purchases, subcontracting and teaming opportunities and get the scoop on upcoming projects. ...

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FedBizOpps.gov Part Three – Bidding on Contracts

For newer vendors, bidding on a contract for the first time may seem rather intimidating.  Solicitations are generally crowded with unfamiliar Federal Acquisition Regulation terminology and it may not always be obvious to newcomers just how an interested vendor is...

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FedBizOpps.gov Part Two – Searching for Government Contracts

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After completing the FBO.gov registration, it's time to find contracts on which to bid. From the “My FBO” page, click on the “Search and Create Saved Searches” link to access advanced search. Some search options include: Posted date, Place of Performance State/Zip Code, and...

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