Resources for Woman-Owned Small Businesses

The SBA website has some great resources for women-owned small businesses including:Office of Women’s Business Ownership: business training, counseling, federal contracts, and access to credit and … [Read more...]

Top Ten Cyber-Security Tips from the SBA

The Small Business Administration has a list of ten ways you can protect your small business, including best security practices and policies, creating strong passwords, and controlling physical access … [Read more...]

Find Bid Opportunities BEFORE They’re Posted to FedBizOpps!

While FedBizOpps is the go-to site for finding business opportunities, agencies have been working for months BEFORE the formal notice is posted, finalizing the details of the solicitation. Many … [Read more...]

What is a Set-Aside Code?

  Under the Small Business Act, federal agencies conduct a variety of procurements that are reserved partially or totally for small business participation. See FAR Part 19 for more … [Read more...]

Federal Contract Regulations (FAR)

If you are interested in doing business with the Federal Government, you must be aware of the specific regulations that apply. The Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) ensure that purchases are made … [Read more...]

How Does the Federal Government Buy What They Need? Part Two: Contract Types

In a previous blog we discussed the various ways the government buys – from micro-purchases, to simplified acquisition, sealed bids, Requests for Proposals or Quotes, and consolidated purchasing … [Read more...]