Home Top Right

This is a widgeted area which is called Home Top Right. It is using the Genesis - Featured Page widget to display what you see on the Metric child theme demo site. To get started, log into your WordPress dashboard, and then go to the Appearance > Widgets screen. There you can drag the Genesis - Featured Page widget into the Home Top widget area on the right hand side.

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Submitting Unsolicited Proposals to the Dept. of Homeland Security

The Dept. of Homeland Security is made up of several agencies, including US Coast Guard Customs & Border Protection Federal Emergency Management Agency Federal Law Enforcement Training Centers Immigration & Customs Enforcement US Secret Service Transportation Security Administration   If you feel that your firm has a product or service which may be of interest to one of these agencies, then you can submit an unsolicited proposal. An unsolicited … [Read More...]

Finding Large International Opportunities with the Dept. of State

  The Dept. of State’s Business Information Database System (BIDS) website features an interactive map with descriptions and locations of projects that represent potential contract or tender opportunities for U.S. businesses. Click on the Map of Leads tab, to search by contract type (technical services, construction, manufacturing etc.) and dollar amount. Hover over the highlighted areas to get more information … [Read More...]

Is a GSA Schedule Right for You?

GSA offers a free training course to help you decide if becoming a GSA Schedule vendor is right for you and your business. The course looks at understanding the various GSA Schedule Contracts, qualifying for one, and maintaining your contract. You might also like to read through the MAS Desk Reference Guide before taking this course. Upcoming training dates:  Thursday, October 13; Monday, November 7; Thursday, Dec 22 … [Read More...]

Is Subcontracting Right for You?

Federal Acquisition Regulation FAR 19.702 states that any business awarded a contract over the Simplified Acquisition Threshold ($150,000) must agree that small businesses will have the ‘maximum practicable opportunity’ to participate in contract performance. For contracts over $700,000 ($1.5 million for construction) the awardee must submit a subcontracting plan, outlining the steps they will take to ensure maximum opportunities for small businesses to participate as a … [Read More...]

Calling All Veterans!

GSA’s Office of Small Business Utilization (OSBU) has created a new resource specifically for Veteran-Owned and Service-Disabled-Veteran-Owned Small Businesses (VOSB/SDVOSB) The Veterans Virtual Coach Discussion Board is an online forum, where Veterans can collaborate and share information about common concerns, such as how to acquire a GSA schedule.  There are currently over 10,000 registered users on the Discussion Board.   … [Read More...]

Now That’s Cool!

Watch this YouTube video of NASA astronauts training on a full-scale replica of the International Space Station, inside the world’s largest indoor swimming pool, at Johnson Space Center's Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory.   … [Read More...]

Home Middle #2 Widget

This is a widgeted area which is called Home Middle #2. It is using the Genesis - Featured Page widget to display what you see on the Metric child theme demo site. To get started, log into your WordPress dashboard, and then go to the Appearance > Widgets screen. There you can drag the Genesis - Featured Page widget into the Home Middle #2 widget area on the right hand side. To get the image to display, simply upload an image through the media uploader on the edit post screen and publish your page. The Featured Page widget will know to display the post image as long as you select that option in the widget interface.

Home Middle #3 Widget

This is a widgeted area which is called Home Middle #3. It is using the Genesis - Featured Page widget to display what you see on the Metric child theme demo site. To get started, log into your WordPress dashboard, and then go to the Appearance > Widgets screen. There you can drag the Genesis - Featured Page widget into the Home Middle #3 widget area on the right hand side. To get the image to display, simply upload an image through the media uploader on the edit post screen and publish your page. The Featured Page widget will know to display the post image as long as you select that option in the widget interface.