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...]

How Would Social Media React in a Disaster?

The Air Force is trying to learn how to manage social media in the event of a disaster or emergency situation. A recent Sources Sought notice is looking for a Disaster Management system that could … [Read more...]

Getting the Most Out of FedBizOpps

If you’re familiar with FedBizOpps, you know that almost all contract postings over $25,000 are available at that site, and that you can search for opportunities via keywords, NAICS (Industry) codes … [Read more...]

What is a ‘Set-Aside’ Contract?

How does an agency decide to 'set-aside' a contract for a small, 8(a), veteran-owned or woman-owned business? The Contracting Officer takes into account what is known as "The Rule of Two": A … [Read more...]