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Government Contracting Tips – Starting Small

When most of us hear the words “government contracts,” we likely envision huge, multi-million dollar contracts being awarded to large corporations.  While most contract awards are on a much smaller scale than this example, it can be difficult for new...

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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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WOSB – How to Self-Certify

Today, the SBA’s highly anticipated WOSB 8(m) program takes effect and many women owned small businesses are eager to find out how to get their company certified.  While the SBA will eventually have a list of approved third party certifiers,...

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Government Contracting Tips – WOSB Program’s 83 NAICS codes

In our last entry, we discussed how a small business can determine whether or not they meet the criteria for a women owned small business (WOSB). Today we’ll discuss the 83 NAICS codes identified in the ruling and how they...

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SBA WOSB 8(m) Program – Eligibility

This Friday, February 4th, the SBA’s Woman Owned Small Business final ruling is scheduled to take effect. This is shaping up to be an exciting year for woman owned small businesses, but like most government programs there will be some...

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Don’t Forget – Final Rule on WOSB on Friday!

Just a quick reminder that the SBA's final ruling on the WOSB program takes effect this Friday, February 4th.  Check out the full ruling on the Federal Register's online journal.  We'll include more information about the ruling and what it...

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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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