Category: Marketing Your Business

Small Business Opportunities Arise Under Simplified Acquisition Threshold

US FEDERAL CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION

On April 25, 2012, the Office of Management and Budget for the Executive Office of the President released a follow-up memorandum discussing the requirements in the Small Business Act. This release restated how agencies are required to set aside work...

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Largest Third Party Registration Firm in the World Expands their Operation

CCR & ORCA

US Federal Contractor Registration, the largest third party registration firm in the world prepares to expand their operation and offer available positions within the company. In just 3 short years US Federal Contractor Registration has aided over 45,000 businesses registering...

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Registering Your Woman Owned/Veteran Owned Business

US FEDERAL CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION

Registering to become a certified Woman Owned Business and a Veteran Owned Business can be an extremely tedious task on top of the System for Awards Management (SAM) registration that is required for federal government work. US Federal Contractor Registration...

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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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Use DSBS to Survey Local Competition

US FEDERAL CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION

The Dynamic Small Business Search (DSBS) is a website procurement officers use to locate qualified government contractors. Thanks to the Small Business Act of 2008, every procurement officer in the United States must spend 23% of their contracting funding on...

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