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Tag Archives: small business
Secretary LaHood Announces DOT Mentor Protégé Pilot Program
On April 10, 2012 US Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood announced the launch of a DOT Mentor-Protégé Pilot Program during DOT’s Small Business Day: Moving Forward. This pilot program was created to enhance the capability of minority and small business owners to successfully compete for and perform in federal procurement opportunities. Managed … Read More
SBA, Inc. Magazine and AT&T Video Series
SBA announces the availability of a new series of free educational videos to help small businesses get into exporting. The video series, Take Your Business Global, features five main topics that guide small businesses through the process of exporting: Getting Started in Exporting; Planning for Export success; Connecting with Foreign Buyers; Financing; and … Read More
By Sarah Chacko
The Small Business Administration is rolling out a slew of rule changes intended to stop the misuse of small-business contract programs.
The SBA issued a proposed rule last week to increase the size of companies that can benefit from federal small-business set-aside contracts and other preferences.
The changes — affecting firms offering professional, scientific and technical services… Read More
Now that you have won the award, do you know what the value of it is?
The intrinsic value is reflective of our performance as a company and reflective of our employee’s passion and commitment to the work they are performing.
The work behind the award is reflective of employee’s dedication to providing the excellent customer service at all times.… Read More
On Monday, President Obama signed legislation that re-establishes equality among each of the small business subcategories that competes for government contracts.
The 2010 Small Business Jobs Act, which also provides tax cuts for undersized firms and creates programs to support private sector lending, makes a technical revision to the 1953 Small Business Act by replacing the word “shall” in the … Read More
With President Obama’s small business bill stalled in Congress, big business is trying to pick up the slack.
Six of America’s largest corporations – IBM, AT&T, Bank of America, Citigroup, Pfizer and UPS – have banded together to create a “one-stop shop” for small and mid-sized businesses looking to sell to them and take advantage of the nearly
Written by Dr. Roni M. Glover, PhD
Women-owned businesses in the U.S. are celebrating significant and continuous growth, regardless of concerns of race, size standards, and industry (including non-traditional industries for women). These businesses collectively employ millions of people and generate over a trillion dollars in revenue. Federal contract dollars are spent with women-owned small businesses (WOSBs), which are small … Read More
TOPIC: The Value, Challenges and Opportunities of becoming 8a certified
Join Dr Glover as the guest on Rudy Sutherland’s blogradio show, The 90 Minute Hour. This 60 minute show is full of information to help the small business go through the procress of becoming a SBA 8a company. Here is just a sample of the topics discussed.
How do I
Are you doing business with the Federal Government, if not why not?
Want to do business with the Federal Government but just do not know how to get started? You can find the answers to all your questions here on this site, created just for you, the small business. Bookmark this site to your favorites. www.FedBizTips.net
This site was developed … Read More
The Federal Government has been a steady source of revenue and a key part of the stimulation of the economy at the beginning stages. So if you look at the first blog posting and read about Why Do Business with the Federal Government, well security in terms of a healthy and growing revenue source is another reason. Please see what … Read More
The government directly or indirectly sponsors several conferences to promote small business procurement activities with a single or multiple agencies. These can range from free to a nominal fee to very expensive. Avoid the ones that cost more than $100 as you can get great exposure for free and often in your area or within driving distance.
You want to … Read More
The Small Business Administration (SBA www.sba.gov) has an array of resources for you to specifically learn how to do business with the Feds. I would like to give you some simple and basic advice before you start searching through the volumes of support from the SBA.
I assume you have already launched your business and selected your legal form of … Read More