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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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DUNS Number to Be Replaced

  In order to do business with the federal government, any company must first validate their business by obtaining a DUNS number. Dun & Bradstreet has held the contract to manage those numbers for over 20 years. Last year GSA opened the contract to competitive bids, and has recently awarded the new contract to Ernst & Young. The DUNS number will be phased out over the coming months and replaced by the ‘System for Award Management Managed Identifier’ number, or ‘SAMMI’. GSA … [Read More...]

GSA Schedules – Tracking Sales

  If you currently have a GSA Schedule contract, or are thinking of submitting an offer, take advantage of GSA’s various free training sessions to help you understand the contract requirements. The training session on March 6th will discuss the Sales Tracking requirement - why it’s necessary, and how to successfully track sales throughout the reporting period. GSA subject matter experts will answer questions and provide real-world examples. Registration is required Date: … [Read More...]

How to Prepare a Loan Package – a FREE Course from the SBA

The Small Business Administration offers a series of free online courses, including one that offers a basic overview of loan packaging. It is a practical program with real-world examples and helpful tips. The course is directed to small business owners who are interested in borrowing money to start, grow or expand their businesses.   check out the other courses the SBA offers, at their online Learning Center   … [Read More...]

Proposal Writing Advice from the Best!

  The Defense Advanced Research Project Agency (DARPA) uses an outline known as the Heilmeier Questions, to give their Managers some guidance on what to include in their proposals, and to think clearly about what they hope to accomplish. It can also be a great way for you to outline your federal contract proposal, edit your response, and clarify your aims.   What’s the goal of the project? What’s the problem?  Why is it hard? Write it down....use simple, clear … [Read More...]

Spotlight on GSA Schedules – Professional Services

  There are many different GSA Schedules, and each one offers different types of products and services. Deciding which Schedule is best suited to the products or services you offer is an important first step before you submit your proposal.   The Professional Services Schedule, known as 00CORP, consolidates seven older schedules, to offer a wide range of professional services: Financial & Business Solutions (previously Schedule 520) Advertising & Integrated … [Read More...]

The Small Business Extension Act

  In December the president signed the “Small Business Runway Extension Act of 2018” into law. In order to determine if your business is consider ‘small’, the SBA currently averages the last 3 years of revenue – this is now extended to the average over 5 years. Some businesses currently on the verge of being ineligible for ‘small’ designation could keep their designation for longer.  The House Committee on Small Business hopes this will “help advanced-small contractors … [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.