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...]

Acquisition Forecasts Help You Get Ahead of the Competition

The planning stages of any purchase begin well before a solicitation is posted to FedBizOpps.  Agency procurement officers reach out to industry well in advance of drafting a solicitation - via … [Read more...]

A recent interesting notice for electric vehicle charging stations

Executive Order (EO13693) requires Federal Fleets to: Reduce per-mile Greenhouse Gas emissions 30% percent by 2025. Increase the number of zero emission & plug-in hybrid vehicles - to 20% of … [Read more...]

Marketing to the Dept of Homeland Security, FEMA, the Coast Guard and more…

Don't rely just on  FedBizOpps searches! You should be identifying upcoming opportunities as early in the planning process as possible, ideally well before the FedBizOpps posting. At the Dept. … [Read more...]

The Army is Looking for American-Made Tools

The Army has posted a Market Research notice, looking for information on the availability of domestic sources for certain hand and measuring tools. Dept. of Defense regulation #225.7002-1 (known as … [Read more...]

Agencies Can’t Buy From You If They Don’t Know You Exist!

Federal Acquisition Regulations require Contracting Officers to make every effort to find qualified small business vendors, and to document their efforts to reach out to small, disadvantaged, 8a, … [Read more...]