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Obama Meets with Labor Leaders over ‘Balanced Plan’ Preparation

US FEDERAL CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION

Shortly after his re-election campaign win, President Obama is preparing to meet with numerous labor leaders at the White House to resolve economic issues.  The purpose of the ‘Balanced Plan’ that Obama will be urging Congress to pass with correct...

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Blackberry’s Future Uncertain as U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Makes the Move to Apple Devices

Despite its longstanding history as the Federal Government's preferred mobile device, in recent years Blackberry has been losing its grip on the federal market. With announcements from both the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency and prominent government contractor Booz...

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FedBizOpps Features: Small Business Events

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING TIPS

One of the best in-roads for small business vendors is networking.  Making connections and building relationships with contracting officers and other vendors allows small businesses to access micro purchases, subcontracting and teaming opportunities and get the scoop on upcoming projects. ...

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Federal Government Contracts Now Available in Virginia

Virginia is nicknamed the "Mother of Presidents" but we think it could also be called the "Mother of Contracts" after 10.27% of all contracting dollars were spent here during the last fiscal year, more than any other state in the...

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Federal Government Contracts Now Available in California

California is one of the best places to live if you're a government contractor.  During fiscal year 2011, 10.22% of all federal contracting dollars were awarded to firms in the Golden State, more than any other state in the nation...

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Why Is FedBizOpps Redirecting You to FedBid.com?

If you’re actively searching for contracts on FedBizOpps, you may have come across solicitations directing you to FedBid.com to view specifications and place your bid.  Many vendors we’ve spoken to were shocked to be sent to a private company’s site...

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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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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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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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