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Searching the GSA Advantage Website

GSA ADVANTAGE

A GSA Schedule contract can help your business access steady sources of revenue from Federal contracts. Before you start the process of registering for a GSA Schedule contract, you need to find which schedule your product or service falls under...

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What is the Dynamic Small Business Search DSBS?

DSBS

The Dynamic Small Business Search is a website that is primarily used by procurement officers to track down and locate qualified government contractors that meet federal small business acquisition needs. Thanks to the Small Business Act of 2008 every procurement...

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Senator McCaskill States Past Performance Information on SAM.gov Still Riddled With Errors and Typos

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING TIPS

Since its release in July of 2008, System for Award Management (SAM.gov) has proven to be riddled with errors and issues due to unaware government contractors. Outspoken agencies and federal officials like the Georgia PTAC office and Senator McCaskill express...

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Contracting Opportunities Start to Rise Almost a Month After Government Shutdown

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING TIPS

Almost every government contractor felt some sort of effect from the recent government shutdown that ran its course from October 1st to the 16th.  However, despite the shutdown and the furlough of non-essential federal employees government contractors were still hard...

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GSA’s FedRAMP Continues Its Search for Qualified Government Contractors

FedRAMP

According to the GSA’s Interior Department Chief Information Officer Bernard Mazer, there are not enough certified cloud service contractors meeting FedRAMP’s guidelines and standards.  FedRAMP (Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program) is the program GSA has designed to certify commercial...

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Government Contracts Continue To Be Posted to FedBizOpps Despite Government Shutdown

GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING TIPS

Currently to date there are more than 29,000 active federal opportunities on FedBizOpps (FBO).  This means that even with the harsh effects of the government shutdown, contractors still have plenty of opportunities to win government contracts in the federal marketplace. ...

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Government Shutdown Good Time to Tweak Registration

US FEDERAL CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION

While new contracting opportunities may experience some reduction during the federal government shutdown, there are still many things small businesses can do right now to improve their standing in the federal market once agencies are fully operation again, according to...

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Registered Government Contractors Provide Relief For Colorado Flood Devastation

COLORADO FLOOD

Meteorologists are calling the Colorado flood a “1000 Year Flood” due to the 0.1 percent chance of it happening over the course of a millennium.   In nearly four days, FEMA has collected $4.3 million in relief funds.  A portion...

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