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599 Small Businesses Awarded $10 Billion GSA Contract

Today the General Services Administration announced it has awarded 599 small businesses their place on the 8(a) Streamlined Technology Acquisition Resources for Services II Governmentwide Acquisition Contract. STARS II gives agencies the ability to purchase up to $10 Billion in...

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CCR Registration – Common Mistakes

Every vendor needs to complete CCR registration before they can become eligible for Federal contracts, grants or payments.  For a variety of reasons many of the entries in CCR are plagued with errors and, in some cases, are completely unknown...

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How Long Does CCR and ORCA Registration Actually Take?

In order to win government contracts or receive payment for work performed on a contract, all vendors must be registered in CCR and ORCA.  However, it can be difficult to determine just how long the registration process will take.  This...

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FedBizOpps.gov Part Two – Searching for Government Contracts

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING TIPS

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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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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Marketing to Government Buyers Pt. 2 – Sell Yourself

So you read through our last post about marketing to federal buyers and think you’ve spotted a few agencies that may be interested in what you’re selling.  What do you do next?  There are a few good strategic moves you...

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Government Contracting Tips – Videos

The following videos are part of the SBA's "Strategies for Growth" series.  Despite their brevity, they share a lot of great information and advice from both the Small Business Administration and entrepreneurs who have succeeded at getting government contracts.  They...

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Government Contracting Tips – 5 Tips for Success

Ask anyone who has worked government contracts in the past and most contractors will agree that it takes time and effort to land your first contract.  This can be a tough pill to swallow for a lot of small businesses...

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