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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How the Government Buys – GSA Advantage!®

  GSA's online shopping and ordering system is called Advantage!®.   Any federal agency buyer can browse the site to find millions of products and services, offered by thousands of contractors who have been awarded a GSA Schedule contract. If you’re considering submitting a GSA contract proposal, begin by browsing the Advantage site to find other companies offering similar products or services. This is your competition!  Check out their products, prices, and terms. Do they require a … [Read More...]

Can Social Media Marketing Help Your Small Business?

  The Small Business Administration offers a FREE social media marketing course to learn about strategies that can help you harness the power of social media marketing. The course also offers a downloadable ‘Checklist’ as well as an ‘Action Plan’ to get you started … [Read More...]

Small Business Awards Top $120 Billion in FY 2018

  The federal government exceeded its small business federal contracting goal for the sixth consecutive year, awarding just over 25% of federal contract dollars to small businesses in FY 2018 – a total of $120.8 billion. The Fiscal Year 2018 Small Business Federal Procurement Scorecard marks the first time more than $120 billion in prime contracts has been awarded to small businesses. Small Disadvantaged Businesses were awarded $46.5 billion ( 9.65%) Service-Disabled … [Read More...]

DHS Small Business Program Awards Their 1,000th Contract

  The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program has awarded their 1,000th contract since the program’s initiation in 2004. The 1,000th contract is one of 24 recently-awarded contracts. Each of these Phase I awards will receive up to $150,000 to prove the feasibility of their concept over a six-month period in a specific area of research. … [Read More...]

SBA Disaster Assistance Programs – Not Just for Small Businesses

  In the aftermath of a disaster such as a hurricane, flood or tornado, the SBA helps businesses, homeowners and renters with recovery efforts – primarily with direct loans. Many people don’t realize that the SBA provides disaster loans to individual homeowners and renters - in fact, the majority of SBA’s disaster loans are made to individuals who are not small business owners. The agency also offers management and technical assistance for small business owners, to help you recover … [Read More...]

GSA’s Multi-City Hackathon Offers $20,000 in Cash Prizes

  GSA is holding a coast-to-coast hackathon on June 19th, with $20,000 in cash prizes for ideas that could improve four of GSA’s applications: the IT service help desk, the Acquisition Gateway, the Human Resources Links system and the Federal Real Property Profile management system. Groups will meet in-person and virtually, will receive a brief introduction to the application, and work together on ideas to improve the user’s experience with those apps. The hackathon will be held … [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.