DSBS – Your Capability Statement to the Government

  As you’re probably aware, federal agencies have goals for awarding a certain percentage of their contract dollars to particular types of businesses (23% for small businesses; 5 % for … [Read more...]

What Should a Capability Statement Look Like?

Unlike a corporate brochure, your Capability statement is brief, emphasizes your experience, and lists information and codes specific to federal contracting (GSA #; CAGE code; NAICS codes; small … [Read more...]

Marketing Mondays – Doing Business With the Dept Health & Human Services

The Dept. Health & Human Services (HHS) website includes their Procurement Forecast Data Repository , which gives vendors a 'heads-up' on upcoming opportunities before the official solicitation is … [Read more...]

Dept. Homeland Security Small Business Specialists

One page on the Department of Homeland Security’s website contains a list of specialists that can provide advice to small businesses on how to do business with their branch of the agency. You can … [Read more...]

Veterans Administration Offers a Free Webinar Series

The VA’s “Framework for Success” is a series of 5 webinars full of useful information for doing business with any agency. The series aims to give small business owners a broader understanding of … [Read more...]

Agencies Are Looking for Small Businesses

Every federal agency has a Small Business Utilization Office (OSBU) that reaches out to small businesses. In FedBizOpps, search for terms like ‘Industry Day’, ‘Vendor Day’, ‘Open House’ or … [Read more...]