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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E is For…EPA

The Economic Price Adjustment (EPA) clause applies to GSA Schedule contracts, and allows for price increases over the life of your contract, under specific circumstances. The amount and timing of any price increases are stated in the terms of your contract.   For example, your GSA prices might be based on a % discount from commercial prices.  If those commercial prices increase, your GSA prices can increase accordingly. … [Read More...]

Subcontracting Opportunities With the Department of Defense

Whenever a large business is awarded a contract over a certain dollar amount, they must submit a Subcontracting Plan to the agency. The Subcontracting Plan details exactly how they will reach out to small businesses, and achieve their goals to offer a certain percentage of the work to small businesses. The DoD’s Prime Contractor Directory is designed for small businesses seeking opportunities with DoD prime contractors. The directory includes the awarded company’s name, contract number, … [Read More...]

D is for….DPAS

Some Purchase Orders/RFQs issued by the Department of Defense are assigned priority ratings, under a system known as the Defense Priority Allocation System, or DPAS.  DX-rated orders have the highest priority. DO-rated orders have a lower priority than DX, but still have priority over unrated orders. If you receive a PO with a DPAS rating, you must accept the order, as long as you can meet the required delivery date.  A DX or DO-rated order must be given priority over other orders. … [Read More...]

Keep Your Business Safe – Develop a Cybersecurity Plan

Small businesses are more dependent on the Internet than ever before, but many don’t have a formal cybersecurity plan. The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) has a free online resource designed specifically for small business, to help you create a customized cybersecurity plan. The Small Business Cyber Planner walks you through a series of questions to determine what cybersecurity strategies should be included in the planning guide, and then generates a customized PDF that will serve … [Read More...]

C is for… Comprehensive Procurement Guidelines (CPG)

The Environmental Protection Agency’s CPG Program promotes the use of recovered materials. Purchasing agents are required to buy products with the highest practicable recovered-material content. The CPG publishes recommended recycled-content levels in a Recovered Materials Advisory Notice (RMAN). There are over 60 products designated in eight categories, including products in Construction & Landscaping; Office & Paper supplies; Park & Recreation products; Vehicular products and … [Read More...]

Here It Is! GSA’s New Single Schedule Solicitation is Posted on FedBizOpps

  GSA’s new consolidated schedule, posted today on FedBizOpps, merges the 24 existing schedules into a single consolidated schedule. Offers are broken down into 12 broad categories, with corresponding subcategories & SINs. Facilities Furniture & Furnishings Human Capital Industrial Products and Services Information Technology Miscellaneous Office Management Professional Services Security and Protection Scientific Management and Solutions … [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.