You Should be at the Next Government Trade Show

The best part of trade shows is the chance to network and seek out business opportunities. Federal, State, and Local government agencies hold trade shows to publicize their potential contract opportunities and to find new vendors, and to network with peers in the industry. They can be a great opportunity for businesses that are actively [...]

You Should be at the Next Government Trade Show 2017-12-14T12:16:45+00:00

Government Purchasing – Codes to Know

In the world of government procurement there are a lot of different codes that you may see, but be unfamiliar with. However, becoming familiar with these codes can help you create a comprehensive search for contracts or RFPs. We have compiled a list of those codes along with a brief description of what they mean. [...]

Government Purchasing – Codes to Know 2017-12-12T17:55:58+00:00

Working with PTAC to Expand Government Business

For many small businesses, the process of finding and then bidding for government contracts can be quite overwhelming. Owners find the process of expanding into the government market cumbersome or confusing, and many owners simply don’t know where to start. But those who don’t apply for these government contracts miss out on a great opportunity [...]

Working with PTAC to Expand Government Business 2017-12-05T18:37:54+00:00

Winning Government Contracts in Six Key Steps

With over 11 million in new contracts signed and about $1.5 trillion dollars awarded each year, the U.S. government is the largest purchaser of goods and services in the world. In FY 2012 alone, the government awarded just under $90 billion in contracts to small business and agencies. All of this means there are plenty [...]

Winning Government Contracts in Six Key Steps 2017-12-05T18:38:22+00:00

Bagels Vs. Donuts

Our search engine and database can be used by vendors doing market research for selling to government agencies. You can see what agencies are buying and at what rate. While searching threw the purchase orders we decided to do a little research. We asked the question, how do government employees prefer to start their day? [...]

Bagels Vs. Donuts 2017-12-04T18:25:46+00:00

Preventing the Gap Between Contracts

One thing to prepare for when trying to land government contracts is that some of them can take a long time to finalize. It depends on a lot of factors and knowing your target will help you immensely. An off the shelf product can be purchased under the commercial contracting provisions of the Federal Acquisition [...]

Preventing the Gap Between Contracts 2017-12-05T18:38:56+00:00

5 Reasons Why Registering with SAM Is a Good Idea

In the summer of 2012, the System for Award Management (SAM) went live incorporating the data and registration functions of CCR, ORCA, FedReg, and EPLS into one easy to use online system that benefits both vendors and government agencies alike. If you have done so already, registering your business in SAM is a great way [...]

5 Reasons Why Registering with SAM Is a Good Idea 2017-12-05T18:40:24+00:00

Government Contracting Opportunities for Disadvantaged & Minority-Owned Businesses

U.S. small businesses employ over half of all working Americans. The federal government understands the positive effect the successes of small businesses have on our nation’s economy. This is one of the reasons why the government makes such concerted efforts to encourage small businesses to compete for government contracting opportunities. Each year the federal government [...]

Government Contracting Opportunities for Disadvantaged & Minority-Owned Businesses 2017-12-05T18:41:13+00:00

The Difference Between Federal, State and Local Governments’ Budgets

In the U.S. the federal, state and local governments all make laws and budgets. Each system and agency has different responsibilities and they all exist and function simultaneously. The federal government encompasses the country as a whole. The federal government gets the money it spends, mainly through taxation. Roughly 80% of revenue comes from the individual [...]

The Difference Between Federal, State and Local Governments’ Budgets 2017-12-08T14:29:32+00:00
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