Apply in January for Your ‘Hire Vets’ Award

  The HIRE Vets Medallion Award recognizes businesses that have employed and retained veterans, set up veteran-employee development programs, and offered veteran-specific benefits to improve … [Read more...]

Tips for Small Businesses – The Government Version!

  I recently came across this great set of tips for small businesses wishing to market to the federal government.  This particular list came from the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), Office … [Read more...]

How to Market to the Department of Labor

Every federal agency has its own Office of Small & Disadvantaged Business Utilization Office (OSDBU) that supports small businesses, providing information on the agency's contracting opportunities … [Read more...]

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...]

Marketing – A Guide to Winning Customers

The SBA offers a free short training course called ‘Marketing 101: A Guide to Winning Customers” Topics include researching your target market, creating a marketing plan, and high-impact marketing … [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...]