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US Federal Contractor Registration-Government Newsletter

Every month, government buyers are sent the US Federal Contractor Registration Newsletter.  The newsletter includes information about government contracting and contains new vendors that are added to the registry by US Federal Contractor Registration.  Each SBA region is sent a...

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Marketing your Business – Using the DSBS

There is a growing emphasis on awarding contracts and creating subcontracting opportunities for small businesses.  In order for your small business to take advantage of this push, you must make a concerted effort to take advantage of all the tools...

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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 – 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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Quick Overview of the WOSB Program

Thanks to a recent final ruling by the U.S. Small Business Administration last October, women-owned small businesses (WOSBs) can look forward to exciting opportunities starting February 4, 2011.  In an effort to level the playing field and give women a...

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Marketing to Government Buyers Pt. 1 – Finding Buyers

In some ways, marketing to the federal government is just like marketing to other businesses:  You have to find out who is buying your product or service, and then reach out to them directly.  Luckily, there are two largely underutilized,...

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Why Do You Need to Market to the Government?

Many small business resources advise business owners interested in federal contracts to market to the government, particularly for contracts under $25,000.  But why is marketing such a smart move for potential contractors? Unlike larger biddable opportunities, contracts under $25,000 are...

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