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Six Government Contract Bidding Strategies for 2019

The content on this page was updated on 6/6/2019. Are you looking to get into federal contracting? Perhaps you've already gotten your feet wet and you're looking to reach the next level. Either way, it's good to get a proper...

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

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING TIPS

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 – 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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Government Contracting Tips – Videos

The following videos are part of the SBA's "Strategies for Growth" series.  Despite their brevity, they share a lot of great information and advice from both the Small Business Administration and entrepreneurs who have succeeded at getting government contracts.  They...

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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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Marketing to Government Buyers Pt. 1 – Finding Buyers

In some ways, marketing to the federal government is just like marketing to other businesses:  You have to find out who is buying your product or service, and then reach out to them directly.  Luckily, there are two largely underutilized,...

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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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