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GovernmentContractingTips.com: End of Fiscal Year Approaches with Billions Left to Spend

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As we move closer and closer to the end of the fiscal year, procurement officers are about to spend truck loads of money to hit their spending quotas.  Many procurement officers rush to spend the last of their budgets. This...

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Louisiana PTAC Office at Risk of Closing Due to Lack of Funding

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According to the University of Louisiana, the LA Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC) Lafayette office will be at risk of shutting down if $40,000 in matching funds is not raised by the end of their contract date on February 28th,...

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Top 3 Ways to Market Your Business in Government Contracting

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There is a lot of discussion about what are the best ways to market your business to the federal government in government contracting. Making sure your company is branded and branded properly is the best way to develop an emerging image of your company online and in the federal marketplace. These 5 strategies are proven to help develop brand awareness and get a business noticed by procurement officers and awarded hefty government contracts.

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USDA Becomes Frustrated with the new SAM Registration Process; Turns to US Federal Contractor Registration for Help

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Even federal government agencies like the United States Department of Agriculture are finding it hard to register in System for Award Management (SAM). System for Award Management (SAM) is the nation’s government procurement database. Patricia Griffith, Information Technology Chief of the...

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Woman-Owned Small Business Contractors Continue to Thrive in Spite of Recent Sequester

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Woman-owned small businesses in the 2013 fiscal year have been pulling in contract after contract due to small business set-aside initiative. The Federal Acquisition Regulations (which contains over 2,200 pages of government rules) states very clearly that 23% of all...

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Freedom of Information Act

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This act is by far one of the most forgot about clauses in our federal system.  Enacted on July 4, 1966, and taking effect one year later, the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) provides that any person has a right,...

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GovernmentContractingTips.com Interviews Lloyd Chapman, President of the American Small Business League

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he Small Business Administration announced recently that our government just missed their overall23% goal of small business contracting. The SBA claims that 22.5% was devoted to small business contracting, which was an increase from last year’s 21.54% in 2011. However, organizations like theAmerican Small Business League claim that these figures are fabricated, and millions of dollars are actually still illegally being awarded to large corporations. Fact or fiction?

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FedBizOpps Officially Has Over 31,700 Available Opportunities for Registered Government Contractors this Month

Ever wonder how many available government contracts there are up for bid? Well, there is a website that can show small businesses all of them. To date, there currently over 31,700 available government contracting opportunities to large and small businesses onFBO.gov (FebBizOpps) this...

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Army Single Face to Industry (ASFI) Interface

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Army Single Face to Industry (ASFI) is the designated Army portal for communicating contracting opportunities and notices to its industry partners and the general public. ASFI provides industry partners with a single Army entry point and a simplified method for...

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