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599 Small Businesses Awarded $10 Billion GSA Contract

Today the General Services Administration announced it has awarded 599 small businesses their place on the 8(a) Streamlined Technology Acquisition Resources for Services II Governmentwide Acquisition Contract. STARS II gives agencies the ability to purchase up to $10 Billion in...

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Government Contracting News – 2010 Annual Federal Contracting Scorecard

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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How Long Does CCR and ORCA Registration Actually Take?

In order to win government contracts or receive payment for work performed on a contract, all vendors must be registered in CCR and ORCA.  However, it can be difficult to determine just how long the registration process will take.  This...

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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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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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