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SBA’s All Small Mentor-Protégé Program Provides Critical Affiliation Exception for Eligible Joint Ventures

By Todd R. Overman* As one of the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) contracting assistance programs, the All Small Mentor-Protégé Program (ASMPP) aims to help small businesses learn from larger, experienced government contractors. To qualify as a protégé, a business must classify as a small business with industry experience and have a proposed mentor prior to […]

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The Year End Memo: What You Need to Know

Near the end of each year, the IRS notifies employers to remind their employees to submit a new Form W-4 by February 15th, if necessary. An employee must submit a new form if their withholding allowances have or will change for the next year, or if they have claimed exempt for the current year on […]

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Give Your Small Business a Digital Facelift in 4 Steps

Businesses benefit greatly from having a strong online presence. Don’t underestimate the internet’s power to not only attract new customers but remind previous ones why they loved you so much in the first place. A good digital presence is the perfect way to turn passive customers into raving fans, which we can assure is the […]

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2016 Career Resolutions

We all know the saying: “The best time to look for a new job is when you start one.” And since it’s early in the year, it was a no-brainer for us to begin focusing on the resolutions ahead and the strides we plan to make within 2016. This extra effort is a wonderful thing […]

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Rebranding Your Business for the New Year

Your brand is what people say about your business when you’re not in the room. It’s the essence of your business, and it’s important that it’s recognizable and representative of the values of your company. Rebranding your business goes much deeper than just tweaking your logo and switching up your marketing tools. Re-branding entails that […]

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Small Business Advice From the Experts

2016 can be your year to take your small business to the next level. For small business owners, growth is a constant goal. Sometimes this can be discouraging when the growth isn’t as fast or as steady as you would have liked, but it’s important to remember others have been where you are and have […]

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SBA Streamlines the License Process for Entrepreneurs

Building a start-up company in a day…wouldn’t that be the dream. Well, now it’s within reach! In alliance with the National League of Cities, the Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Start up in a Day initiative is striving to make it easier for entrepreneurs to get their business up and running by reducing the amount of […]

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Strategic Thinking for Government Contractors

What’s the key to success for a growing businesses? Many experts, the Small Business Administration (SBA), and Strategic Consulting Solutions agree that the key is thinking strategically. The SBA defines thinking strategically as an action that involves planning ahead, reacting to situations, and making decisions that drive your business forward in the right direction, and […]

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SCS Staff Earns Full Unanet Certification with Project Billing Certification

Congratulations to Julie Hodges and Emily Walters from Strategic Consulting Solutions (SCS), who recently received Project Billing certification through Unanet! We are excited about their certification, as this enables them to fully support our customers with the implementation and use of Unanet software as a Unanet Certified Services Partner (CSP). As business consultants for SCS, […]

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Anne Rung’s 3 Ways to Simplify Federal Procurement

When Anne Rung, the administrator of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP), asked people what one word describes the current state of federal contracting, the most common response was “complex.” While it’s definitely difficult to navigate and find contracting opportunities, federal contracting is partly complex due to: The Size – Federal contracting involves spending […]

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