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What is SAM and How Will it Change Federal Contracting Procedures?

Coming in May 2012, the System for Award Management, or SAM for short, will begin being deployed in phases, beginning with the “Entity Management” capability and the EPLS portion of the “Performance Information” capability. SAM will combine eight separate federal...

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How to Apply for the 8(a) Business Development Program

The 8(a) Business Development Program offered by the Small Business Administration can help disadvantaged small businesses learn the skills and access the tools necessary to be successful.  Although the application process is complicated and highly detailed, the assistance offered by...

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How to Register in the Dynamic Small Business Search

The SBA’s Dynamic Small Business Search is a vital component of any small business's government marketing strategy.  However many vendors either overlook this step or create an ineffective profile on the search, hurting their chances at winning government contracts. To...

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

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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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How to Complete FEMA and Disaster Relief Vendor Profile

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To work with FEMA, contractors must have a complete and valid System for Award Management (SAM) Registration including the optional Disaster Response Registry portion. FEMA can use this information to identify contractors who can provide required services, such as debris removal, reconstruction, supplies distribution,...

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