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Rediscovering the American Dream through Small Business

US FEDERAL CONTRACTOR REGISTRATION

Fact: your small business is what makes this country great. It isn't the large corporations that make up most of the business in America, it is the small businesses that build the economy through hard work and tireless efforts. According...

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Small Business Opportunities Arise Under Simplified Acquisition Threshold

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On April 25, 2012, the Office of Management and Budget for the Executive Office of the President released a follow-up memorandum discussing the requirements in the Small Business Act. This release restated how agencies are required to set aside work...

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Data Breach Places 10,000 NASA Employees at Security Risk

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Robert M. Nelson, an ex-NASA/JPL scientist and several other employees were recently notified that due to a epochal data breach that they would be vulnerable to identity theft. According to NASA, a laptop used by a NASA headquarters employee was...

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$92 Million Dollar FEMA Contract Hires Federal Contractors for NYC Effort

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In this time of recovery in the wake of Hurricane Sandy, many have been called upon to aid in the relief efforts.  In New York City, the 6,000 employed sanitation workers have been hard at work and have also acquired...

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Understanding No Bid Contracting

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In recovery after the massive damage done to New York City, the Jersey Shore, and other parts of the northeast, federal contractors are on the lookout for businesses registered and available for federal government work.  The beauty of no bid...

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FEMA Contracts: Tropical Storm Sandy turns into Hurricane

According to the U.S. National Hurricane Center in Miami, the churning of warm Caribbean waters changed the once Tropical Storm Sandy into Hurricane Sandy.  The storm is reported to be heading for the Island of Posh in Jamaica.  Hurricane Sandy...

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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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Is Your Business Considered a “Small Business”?

If your company is involved in government contracting, it’s important to know whether your business is considered a small business.  This designation is determined by the Small Business Administration size standards.  While many business owners do not know how to...

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