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6 Tips for Getting Government Contracts

6 Tips for Government  Contracts written by Bill Murphy Jr.

The SBA brought together government contractors and entrepreneurs for nearly four hours of instruction in how small businesses can go to work for Uncle Sam. Here’s what we learned.

Federal spending is up. No matter how you might feel about that politically, it means great opportunity for government contractors. And … Read More

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Identifying Contract Opportunities

Initial Steps

Each agency i.e. NASA or Department of Energy uses the Internet to post their “forecasts” which can go out as far as five years of opportunities.  The format for the forecasts will range from each agency but all will indicate the contract period, amount and contract type i.e. full and open, small business set aside, or SBA 8a … Read More

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Are You Able to Deliver Your Goods or Services Anywhere?

Where do you geographically start your business development focus? Should it be anywhere or near your base i.e. where you live?

When I first started my business I was living in Atlanta and I had business relationships that were strong in Houston, Texas and Oak Ridge, Tennessee as I had lived in both places and sold services to customers in … Read More

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