Thanks to the HUBZone Contractors National Council for the invitation to present “CPARS and Open Ratings: How they impact your current bid” at this year’s HUBZone Small Business Summit. Although it was my first time to present at this event, it’s clear this organization, the Small Business Administration (SBA), and large business alike are focused on and dedicated to the growth and future... Read More
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The 15th Annual Procurement and Contracting Symposium: A Long Way for Lunch
Last week, I had the pleasure of presenting the keynote, “A Long Way for Lunch” at the 15th Annual Procurement and Contracting Symposium on behalf of the El Paso Community College Contract Opportunities Center. It’s always a pleasure to work with and support organizations who support the growth and development of small businesses across the... Read More
4 Critical Mistakes to Avoid When Trying to Win a Government Contract
Growing your business can mean approaching a few new avenues, including tapping into the federal marketplace. Many opt for working with the government as it can often provide a reliable revenue stream if you approach it properly. That said, entering the government marketplace can be tricky—it’s a whole new wheelhouse of branding and marketing that... Read More
Do You Really Understand Your Target Audience?
When working within the federal marketplace, it is critical to allocate resources wisely in order to reach the right audience. This means two things: targeting the proper government agencies and understanding what decision makers are within those agencies. You may get caught up in responding to Requests for Proposals (RPFs), Sources Sought Notices, or in... Read More