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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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$92 Million Dollar FEMA Contract Hires Federal Contractors for NYC Effort

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING TIPS

In this time of recovery in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, many have been called upon to aid in the relief efforts.  In New York City, the 6,000 employed sanitation workers have been hard at work and have also acquired...

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Why Did I Lose My Bid?

There are many reasons why a vendor may lose a bid for a Federal contract.  Learning why you were not awarded the contract can help your business win future bids, but often a losing bid can be attributed to one...

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What is a DUNS Number and How Do I Get One?

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING TIPS

One of the first things a business needs to do in order to compete for government contracts is get a DUNS number from Dun & Bradstreet.  It is possible your business already has a DUNS number.  If not, you may...

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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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FedBizOpps.gov Part One – How to Register

Government Contracting Tips – Importance of Accurate Registration

Government Contracting can be an exciting opportunity for businesses both large and small.  Even in hard economic times, when everyone’s tightening their belts, the government still needs to spend money to keep running.  As has been discussed in previous blog...

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Quick Overview of the WOSB Program

Thanks to a recent final ruling by the U.S. Small Business Administration last October, women-owned small businesses (WOSBs) can look forward to exciting opportunities starting February 4, 2011.  In an effort to level the playing field and give women a...

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Why Do You Need to Market to the Government?

Many small business resources advise business owners interested in federal contracts to market to the government, particularly for contracts under $25,000.  But why is marketing such a smart move for potential contractors? Unlike larger biddable opportunities, contracts under $25,000 are...

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