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Can Your Business Survive Another Recession?

Economists are predicting that a "Double-Dip" recession is now imminent in the next quarter, if it hasn't already begun.  Businesses that barely scraped by during the last recession will need to create new revenue streams in order to survive a...

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Using FPDS to Evaluate Competitors and Market Conditions

The Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS) is a powerful tool vendors often overlook. As a database of all awarded contracts valued at $3,000 and higher, FPDS can help business owners scope out their competition and stay on top of market trends...

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Government Contracting Tips – Using Recovery.gov to Find Opportunities

Recovery.gov is the United States Government's official website used to track and report data related to Recovery Act spending.  However, as reported in the Recovery Blog, the site is also require to provide leads to potential job opportunities "to the...

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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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