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Steps to Succeeding as a Government Contractor

John Lynch Contributed by John Lynch, acquisition specialist at US Federal Contractor Registration Recently, a former client of US Federal Contractor Registration received a $1 billion contract. That’s billion with a B. $1 billion. A small veteran-owned business...

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Dynamic Small Business Search (DSBS) Updates Keyword Limit to 50 Characters

DYNAMIC SMALL BUSINESS SEARCH

Dynamic Small Business Search or better known as DSBS to contracting professionals recently updated their keyword limit from 20 to 50.  With all commas, spaces, and words a vendor can now have up to 1000 characters in their keyword limit area...

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Basic Government Marketing Tips for New Federal Contractors

Why even become involved in government contracting if you aren't going to market your business? That is the number one thing I tell business owners over the phone right after they have been certified to work for the United States...

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Simplified Acquisition Program: Conducting a Federal Marketplace Evaluation

SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION PROGRAM

Conducting a Federal Marketplace Evaluation is a key component of the Simplified Acquisition Program and determining if your business is prepared for government contracting .  Even businesses that are new to government contracting that have been use to large scale projects...

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What is the Dynamic Small Business Search DSBS?

DSBS

The Dynamic Small Business Search is a website that is primarily used by procurement officers to track down and locate qualified government contractors that meet federal small business acquisition needs. Thanks to the Small Business Act of 2008 every procurement...

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How to Register in System for Award Management (SAM)?

HOW TO REGISTER IN SYSTEM FOR AWARD MANAGEMENT

What is System for Award Management (SAM) registration? The System for Award Management (SAM) is the Official U.S. Government system that consolidated the capabilities of CCR/FedReg, ORCA, and EPLS. In order for businesses to be eligible for government contracts they must first...

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Woman-Owned Small Business Contractors Continue to Thrive in Spite of Recent Sequester

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING TIPS

Woman-owned small businesses in the 2013 fiscal year have been pulling in contract after contract due to small business set-aside initiative. The Federal Acquisition Regulations (which contains over 2,200 pages of government rules) states very clearly that 23% of all...

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DoD’s Clause Logic Service (CLS) will Improve the Quality and Quantity of Government Contracts for Small Business

GOVERNMENTCONTRACTINGTIPS.COM

After much anticipation the Department of Defense (DoD) has finally released their much awaited web-service that will help refine and broaden procurement efficiency. The main objective for this new web interface is to allow provisions and clauses to DoD procurement...

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Government Contracting Cheat Sheet for Abbreviations

System for Award Management

SAM = System for Award Management (replaced CCR & ORCA) sam.gov DUNS = Dun & Bradstreet (Business code/credit rating) CAGE = Commercial and Government Entity Code (SAM registration & CAGE are what the government uses to pay your business) NCAGE =NATO Commercial...

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