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

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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

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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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How to Draft a Capability Statement

After you've completed your SAM registration, it's time to start marketing your business to Federal agencies.  The best way to get your foot in the door with purchasing officers is by sending them your capabilities statement.  This is a concise,...

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How to Market Your Business to the Federal Government

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  Government contracting has always been a David and Goliath story of the government versus small business. The prime vendors leading their fields continue to receive the majority of the contracts as a whole. Attracting the attention of the world’s...

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Strategic Sourcing Leadership Council Plans to Further Help Small Business in Government Contracting

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Out of the total $500 billion that goes to government contracting, 23% of all of those contracts are devoted small business. Roughly $115 billion are currently set aside for businesses that meet the federal requirements. In an even more fair...

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Qualifying as an 8(m) Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB)

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This is a call to action ladies! Registering your business as a 8(m) Economically Disadvantaged Woman-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) can provide an enormous amount of federal benefits to a business owner. Countless Women-Owned Businesses have never even heard of this...

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US Federal Contractor Registration Awards Verified Vendor Seal to Clean Sweep Group Inc

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Clean Sweep Group Inc (CSGI) is the very first company in the United States to offer comprehensive infection prevention services through microbial cleaning. CSGI has also created training courses to all businesses interested in learning more about their methodology and...

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Understanding the Verification Process for the Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Concern Program (SDVOSBC)

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In 1999, Congress passed Public Law 106-50, which established the Veterans Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development Act. goal was to generate 3% of the total value of all prime contracts and subcontract awards to be set-aside for owned and controlled...

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Government Contracting Tips – Fedbid in the News

Federal Computer Week published a great article this week about reverse auction sites such as Fedbid.com.  The article points out the cost and time saving features of reverse auctions, which are rather attractive as federal agencies try to trim their...

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