Category: Government Contracting First Steps

US Federal Contractor Registration Awards Verified Vendor Seal to Clean Sweep Group Inc

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING TIPS

Clean Sweep Group Inc (CSGI) is the very first company in the United States to offer comprehensive infection prevention services through microbial cleaning. CSGI has also created training courses to all businesses interested in learning more about their methodology and...

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How to Meet the Criteria as an 8(a) Socially and Economically Disadvantaged Business

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A business owner that controls 51% of his or her business can be considered 'socially disadvantaged' if they have been subject to racial/ethnic prejudice or cultural bias within our American society. The business owner's identity has be associated as a...

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Launching an Accessible Contractor Website

No one can deny the importance of having an informative, branded website to market their business.  This is still the case in the public sector, however with a different demographic of customers a different type of website is needed. Many...

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How to Apply for the 8(a) Business Development Program

The 8(a) Business Development Program offered by the Small Business Administration can help disadvantaged small businesses learn the skills and access the tools necessary to be successful.  Although the application process is complicated and highly detailed, the assistance offered by...

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Six Government Contract Bidding Strategies for 2019

The content on this page was updated on 6/6/2019. Are you looking to get into federal contracting? Perhaps you've already gotten your feet wet and you're looking to reach the next level. Either way, it's good to get a proper...

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Using USAspending.gov to Assess Profitability

USAspending.gov is a tool available to contractors interested in assessing the profitability of government contracting. There are a number of methods you can use to review the Federal contracting market with different degrees of detail. The most straightforward way is...

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Defining a Target Market

In many ways, marketing your business to the Federal government is much like marketing to the private sector.  One of your first steps should be to define your target market.  It is ineffective to simply state “the Federal Government” or...

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Accessing User Manuals to Complete ORCA Filing

In order to bid on Federal contracts, vendors are required to complete their ORCA filing after they finish their CCR registration.  The Online Representations and Certification Application replaces the representations and certifications vendors were required to complete for each individual...

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