Category: Government Contracting First Steps

What is Subcontracting?

Government contracting can prove to be an excellent vehicle for growth for many struggling businesses.  However, for some small businesses or inexperienced vendors, prime contracting may be a difficult goal to reach.  Either due to the scope of the contracts...

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CCR Registration – How to Find Answers

Chances are you’ll have questions while you try to complete your CCR Registration.  Whether you're stumped by unfamiliar terminology or question why certain information is required, it’s important that you understand what is being requested of you and how it...

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8(a) Certification Eligibility Requirements

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING TIPS

There are many tools and programs available to help small businesses succeed.  One popular program is the Small Business Administration’s 8(a) Certification.   In a nutshell, the 8(a) Business Development program was designed to give small disadvantaged businesses the support...

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Is Your Business Considered a “Small Business”?

If your company is involved in government contracting, it’s important to know whether your business is considered a small business.  This designation is determined by the Small Business Administration size standards.  While many business owners do not know how to...

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Government Contracting Tips – Using Recovery.gov to Find Opportunities

Recovery.gov is the United States Government's official website used to track and report data related to Recovery Act spending.  However, as reported in the Recovery Blog, the site is also require to provide leads to potential job opportunities "to the...

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The Importance of Branding

Branding: What is it? Branding is building confidence with consumers.  Branding allows new products and services to be quickly accepted and trusted.  Many business offer great services at a great prices but obtaining new clients is often difficult for these...

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Government Contracting Tips – CCR Registration Required

Despite sluggish recovery in consumer spending, there is one customer who is always out shopping:  The Federal Government.  Thanks to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, billions of dollars are being made available for government contracts as part of the...

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