Over $90 Billion Awarded to Small Businesses in 2015

In FY 2015 the federal government awarded 25.75%, ($90.7 billion) in federal contracts to small businesses. 5.05% ($17.8 billion) were awarded to Women-Owned Small Businesses – the first time that … [Read more...]

GSA’s New Video Series

GSA’s Office of Small Business Utilization has developed a series of videos giving a brief overview of federal contracting with GSA.  'Contracting for New Vendors' is an introduction, with tips … [Read more...]

Agencies Offer Help for Small Businesses

Every agency has its own Office of Small Business Utilization (OSBU), dedicated to help small businesses sell to that agency. Some of the available information includes: A list of small business … [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...]

Dos and Don’ts in the Federal Marketplace – Some Great Tips for Small Businesses

I recently came across a great document on the Navy Supply Systems Command (NAVSUP) website, full of tips that could be useful to any small business who wants to market to any federal … [Read more...]

Government Purchases of Laptops & Desktops – Industry Day

In Oct 2015 the Whitehouse Office of Management & Budget issued a directive to agencies to: Reduce the number of contracts for laptops and desktops; prohibit new awards; and limit purchases to … [Read more...]