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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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Want a New iPhone 4S? So Does Uncle Sam.

Sales of the new iPhone 4S exceeded $4 million during its first three days of sales but it’s not just consumers who want to get their hands on Apple’s latest technology – government agencies are also buying up Apple products...

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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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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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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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Using FPDS to Evaluate Competitors and Market Conditions

The Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS) is a powerful tool vendors often overlook. As a database of all awarded contracts valued at $3,000 and higher, FPDS can help business owners scope out their competition and stay on top of market trends...

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Government Contracting Tips – Government Contracting Profitability Assessment

Government contracts can be a great source of revenue - if the government buys what you're selling.  Many vendors hear about the success of other firms, recall tales about $800 hammers and $1200 toilet seats and decide they too want...

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FedBizOpps.gov Part Three – Bidding on Contracts

For newer vendors, bidding on a contract for the first time may seem rather intimidating.  Solicitations are generally crowded with unfamiliar Federal Acquisition Regulation terminology and it may not always be obvious to newcomers just how an interested vendor is...

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