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 to Market to the Department of Labor

Every federal agency has its own Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization Office (OSDBU) that supports small businesses, providing information on the agency's contracting opportunities and other resources The Department of Labor’s OSDBU web page has a lot of great information to help you market to the agency, including OSDBU Key Personnel and phone numbers Agency credit card holders IT representatives Small business specialists Training representatives The … [Read More...]

Your SAM User Name and Password Will Stop Working By the End of June!

When the System for Award Management (SAM) was hacked earlier this year, GSA took a number of steps to increase security, including the requirement for a signed notarized letter, identifying your company’s Authorized Administrator. To further increase security and deter fraud, SAM will be implementing multi-factor authentication for registered SAM.gov users at the end of this month. Effective June 29, 2018, when you  login to SAM.gov, you'll be asked to create a Login.gov user account. … [Read More...]

Small Business Size Standards – Affiliated Companies

  The Small Business Administration (SBA) determines size standards based on North American Industrial Classicization Codes (NAICS). Size standards vary by industry and NAICS code, so if your company offers products and services that fall under more than one NAICS code, you could find yourself in a position where you are considered a ‘Small Business’ under one code, but ‘Other Than Small’ under another!   Affiliates – the Power to Control: When you calculate the size of … [Read More...]

Hackers Target Home & Office Routers – Announcement from the FBI

On May 25th the FBI issued a Public Service Announcement, recommending that anyone with a small office or home office router reboot their devices. Foreign hackers have compromised hundreds of thousands of home and office routers and other networked devices worldwide, using malware that can make small office and home office routers inoperable. The FBI recommends any owner of small office and home office routers reboot the devices to temporarily disrupt the malware and identify any infected … [Read More...]

Building Maintenance & Operations Services in the North East

In 2016 GSA awarded 23 long-term Indefinite Quantity contracts to small businesses, for two tracks of Building Maintenance & Operations (BMO) services – one track for HVAC/Plumbing/Electrical Services, and another track for Janitorial/Grounds Maintenance Services. Now GSA is looking to add another 17 small business contractors to that pool.  While any small business may submit an offer, GSA is particularly interested in offers from 8(a), HubZone and Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small … [Read More...]

What Makes a Successful Federal Contractor? Do Your Research!

The government wants to work with established, reliable businesses – with a track record of supplying quality goods and services, delivered on time and within budget. Does the government buy the products or services you offer? How big is the potential market?  Who is the competition? Can you be competitive?   Federal Procurement Data System The FPDS site contains federal contracting data for contracts over $25,000. Find out which agencies are buying, and which companies are … [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.