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$92 Million Dollar FEMA Contract Hires Federal Contractors for NYC Effort

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In this time of recovery in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, many have been called upon to aid in the relief efforts.  In New York City, the 6,000 employed sanitation workers have been hard at work and have also acquired...

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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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What is a DUNS Number and How Do I Get One?

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One of the first things a business needs to do in order to compete for government contracts is get a DUNS number from Dun & Bradstreet.  It is possible your business already has a DUNS number.  If not, you may...

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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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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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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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Government Contracting Tips – CCR Registration Required

Despite sluggish recovery in consumer spending, there is one customer who is always out shopping:  The Federal Government.  Thanks to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, billions of dollars are being made available for government contracts as part of the...

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