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4 Questions to Ask Before Bidding on Government Contracts

With over $500 billion awarded to contractors annually, Federal Government contracting is a lucrative market. However, for those new to the world of government contracting, the process of pursuing contracts may seem daunting. Selling to the government is different than selling to the private sector — there are numerous rules and regulations businesses must comply […]

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Resources to Help You Find Government Contracting Opportunities

Are you considering working with the Federal Government but aren’t quite sure how to get started? There are many benefits to contracting with the world’s largest purchaser of goods and services — out of the hundreds of millions of dollars it spends on government contracts, the Federal Government is required to allocate 23 percent towards […]

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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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Obtaining and Maintaining HUBZone Certification

If you’re trying to gain access to federal procurement opportunities in an underutilized business zone, you should consider the Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZones) program. Implemented and regulated by the Small Business Administration (SBA), HUBZone helps “promote economic development and employment growth in distressed areas by providing access to more federal contracting opportunities.” Aimed at […]

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8(a) Certification: The Business Development Program

The 8(a) Business Development Program was created by the Small Business Administration (SBA) to help small, disadvantaged businesses compete in the economic marketplace and gain a foothold in government contracting. The type of assistance provided is broad in scope, but gives businesses and aspiring entrepreneurs nine years of assistance (divided into 2 phases), including a […]

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