Government contractors face a unique problem when it comes to marketing themselves. Compared to traditional business-to-business or business-to-consumer marketing, government procurement officers and program managers are a much more finite group to whom to market. Winning contracts requires building awareness among and relationships with all decision makers. For small to mid-sized contractors, proper allocation of... Read More
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Capability Statements: Do They REALLY Want to Date YOU?
Your capability statement is a critical tool to ensure your success in the Federal market; in fact, if we liken the capability statement to dating, it may be the difference between getting the date, getting stood up, or beginning a beautiful, long-term relationship. The purpose for a capability statement is very similar to dating… Capability... Read More
National 8(a) Post-Conference: Get the Date
A couple of months ago I wrote the blog, “A Long Way for Lunch” on the importance of planning ahead before, during, and after an event. Although this was my first National 8(a) Conference, after having attended hundreds of similar events over the years, the good counsel continues to prove true. Fortunately, we were there to help many... Read More
Killer Marketing Mistakes
One of the most impactful changes successful companies in the federal space have embraced is creating and executing a year-long proactive corporate marketing process. This marketing recognizes the value of pursuing a complete range of customer targets which include both government agencies and their related decision-makers, along with other large and small companies as potential... Read More