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The Importance of Branding

Branding: What is it? Branding is building confidence with consumers.  Branding allows new products and services to be quickly accepted and trusted.  Many business offer great services at a great prices but obtaining new clients is often difficult for these...

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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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Government Contracting Tips – Teaming Tips

For a small business new to contracting, getting your foot in the door can be the hardest task of all.  Check out this brief video from Judy Bradt which covers why teaming and subcontracting can help out new vendors who...

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FedBizOpps.gov Part One – How to Register

Government Contracting Tips – Using the Right Codes

NAICS CODES

NAICS, PSC, FSC… The government certainly likes to assign seemingly random numbers to everything.  However, these codes are how government agencies determine what your business does and if they have a need for your products or services.  One digit out...

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Government Contracting Tips – Importance of Accurate Registration

Government Contracting can be an exciting opportunity for businesses both large and small.  Even in hard economic times, when everyone’s tightening their belts, the government still needs to spend money to keep running.  As has been discussed in previous blog...

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Marketing to Government Buyers Pt. 2 – Sell Yourself

So you read through our last post about marketing to federal buyers and think you’ve spotted a few agencies that may be interested in what you’re selling.  What do you do next?  There are a few good strategic moves you...

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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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