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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Free Quick Start Guide to SAM – for Federal Contract or Grant Registrations

Registration at the System for Award Management (SAM) is FREE.  Don’t be fooled by an official-looking website that charges you to complete your registration!  Make sure the website ends in SAM.gov ..NOT .com/.org/.biz or anything similar.   SAM offers these Quick Start Guides to help you complete your registration for Federal Contracts or Grants. … [Read More...]

Maintaining Your GSA Contract

Modifications A GSA-Schedule contract is awarded for 5 years, with options to extend the contract in 5-year increments, up to 20 years! Of course during that time you will need to keep the contract current and accurate – you may wish to add or delete products or services; increase or decrease prices; or change administrative details such as Points-of-Contact. Modifications are a two-step process – first, your modification request is submitted via GSA’s eMod system.  Once approved, the revised … [Read More...]

How Procurement Center Representatives Can Help You Gain Federal Contracts

The Small Business Administration’s Procurement Center Representatives (PCRs) help small businesses secure federal contracts, as well as help the federal agency meet their small business goals. PCRs have access to the Head of the Contracting Activity, as well as all the documents regarding an acquisition.  They can recommend that an acquisition be set-aside for all Small Businesses.   They review the subcontracting plans of prime contractors to ensure the plan incorporates small business … [Read More...]

Market Your Small Business to Prime Contractors

GSAs Subcontracting Directory helps small businesses looking for subcontracting opportunities with Prime contractors. The directory lists large business prime contractors who have been awarded a Federal contract over $650,000 ($1.5 million for construction contracts). In these instances the large business is required by law to establish plans and goals for subcontracting with small business firms. The directory is updated regularly, as new awards are posted to the Federal Procurement Data … [Read More...]

FREE Proposal Preparation Webinar for Schedule 70

GSA's FREE virtual training session, on Jan 17th, offers guidance on preparing your Schedule 70 (Information Technology Products & Services) proposal. Topics include: An overview of GSA’s IT Schedule 70 How to prepare a successful eOffer ( including required documents) The process and expectations for submitting an eOffer Roles of the various contracting officers in the compliance process Helpful information for current MAS contractors under IT 70   Already … [Read More...]

Doing Business with the U.S. Coast Guard

The U.S. Coast Guard uploads information about upcoming requirements over $150,000 early in the contracting process, before the solicitation documents are posted on FedBizOpps.  This is a great opportunity to learn about future RFPs, including Points-of-Contact who can give you additional information. The Coast Guard’s Contracting Office is made up of four branches, organized by function: Emergency Services - Oil Spill, Earthquake, Hurricane, HAZMAT Emergency Response contracting; COOP … [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.