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GSA Go to work with the Largest Employer in your City

If you firm is located in a major federally employed city then there should be ample federal contracting opportunities that are local to your business.

Read more 2018-10-12
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How To Gain A Government Contract With GSA Schedule

The GSA Schedule helps to make it big in the federal market and trigger the growth of your small firm. The government contract is the only productive option for small firms to make it big in the corporate world.

Read more 2018-10-01
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Comparison Shopping - Amazon vs GSA Advantage

I must still have the shopping bug from Christmas so this week post-Christmas I decided to do a little bit of comparison shopping between GSA Advantage (the federal governments online shopping store, where GSA Schedule Holders sell their items) and Online Giant Amazon. Note this study was only of 15 items and there are millions on both websites.

Read more 2018-09-28
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GSA Schedule – Super Sleeper Picks!

“super sleeper picks” those were the picks that if he could get them would be too good to be true. So this week I have put together my list of GSA SIN “Super Sleeper Picks!” or the schedule contracts a small business would be exuberant to own!

Read more 2018-09-26
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GSA IT 70 Market Share

This week we ask the question what is the overall Market Share for small business federal IT dollars.

Read more 2018-09-19
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Small Business GSA Schedule Manufacturing Sales

I got a call this week from a manufacturing firm that said “Bob, how come you never cover manufacturing in your newsletters?” So as a result this week I am covering manufacturing sales on the GSA Schedules.

Read more 2018-09-13
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GSA Training – The Schedule within the Schedules

$400MM* in training is purchased from the GSA Schedule System and approximately 55% of these training dollars are spent with Small Businesses.

Read more 2018-09-07
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How Not To Use Federal Contracting

I have a friend/client that a few years ago purchased a fulfillment company. The company he purchased at the time obtained approximately 80% of its revenue from one large national clothing/jeans company.

Read more 2018-08-30
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GSA Schedule – Your Small Business Numbers

The 8a certification program from the SBA allows the small and disadvantaged companies and firms to apply for the federal contract. The federal contracts are awarded to companies who provide quality products with a huge discount as doing trade with the government is not easy.

Read more 2018-08-22
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GSA Schedule 00CORP – The Professional Services Schedule – SIN Smorgasbord

This week I am going to go over the second largest GSA Schedule 00CORP.  When the GSA consolidated this schedule a little over a year ago it became the second largest schedule with only IT70 being larger.

Read more 2018-08-17
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Presidents Mission Alignment Imperatives – Potential Big Boost for GWACs / GSA Schedules

If you have been following the story on Agency and Program realignment then you have seen the example of the pizza and the number of different agencies involved with overseeing the making of that pizza depending upon the toppings.

Read more 2018-08-10
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GSA Schedule – Recession Insurance Policy

Today you will have to bear with me as I put on my economist hat, I have tried to make my explanation as concise as possible but I think it is important for all small business owners to review these indicators and make decisions for themselves.

Read more 2018-08-02
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GSA Schedule Small Business Sales Misnomers

This week I wanted to spend some time clearing up two GSA Misnomers that Small Businesses have with regard to obtaining a GSA Schedule Contract.

Read more 2018-07-25
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GSA Schedule vs FBA.gov

This week I wanted to do a brief comparison between Contractors that are in the Security Installation Space for the Federal Government to help demonstrate where a firms Federal Sales efforts are best spent. The comparison will be between GSA Schedule Holders and firms that are competing for contracts off the Federal Sales Bulletin Board also known as FBO.gov.

Read more 2018-07-19
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Want to improve your current federal contracting efforts? Get a GSA Schedule!

There are 184 firms on GSA Schedule 84 (Transportation, Delivery and Relocation Services). I used this schedule for ease of analysis (other schedules have over 7,000 firms). I took this sample to demonstrate the growth of a Small Business GSA Schedule Sales compared to the growth of a Small Businesses Total Federal Sales. This gives us a better picture as to how well these firms overall federal sales are growing.

Read more 2018-07-11
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GSA Schedule Sales by Year

I get calls all the time from people wanting to know how much time it will take to reach a meaningful amount of sales with a new GSA Schedule Contract. The answer I always give back is it generally takes around two years. So not just to take my word for it here is the sales data from the GSA for schedule holders based upon the year in which their GSA Contract became active.

Read more 2018-05-07
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What is a GSA Schedule Contract?

If you are thinking of getting into federal contracting and get benefited extensively, it is not that easy. Getting access to government projects require possession of GSA contracts which holds the license to sell goods and services to federal agencies.

Read more 2016-07-07
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Is A GSA Schedule Contract Necessary For Federal Contracting?

GSA Schedule Contract is a MAS (Multiple Award Schedule) Contract, which is administered by GSA (General Services Administration). It is a widely used government contract vehicle. In the fiscal year 2012, state, local and federal government spent more than thirty-seven billion dollars through GSA Schedule Contracts.

Read more 2016-07-07
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How to Win a Government Contract

Do you wish to make it big in the federal market and trigger the growth of your small firm? Getting a government contract is the only fruitful option for small firms to make it big in the corporate world.

Read more 2016-07-07
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GSA Application Process

Does your small business intermittently face loss of revenue because of a disadvantaged situation? Facing revenue loss is indeed a painful experience for you as an owner. However, if you think that you cannot make up for the lost revenue, then you are wrong. By filing a GSA Schedule application, you can regain all the lost income and increase the annual profit margin of your firm.

Read more 2016-07-07
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Making it Big in the arena of Federal Contracting

Federal contracting is supposed to be an amazing potpourri that can rope in a trail of profits for small scale business organizations.

Read more 2016-07-07
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GSA Assistance To Help Small Businesses Win Government Contracts

GSA Schedules are a license for all those who are looking for opportunities in the federal marketplace. They are a government contract vehicle. So, if you are a small business that wants to win government contracts, take the help of a GSA consultant like us. We assist businesses in any phase of the GSA Schedule procedure.

Read more 2016-07-07
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Acquiring and Maintaining a GSA Contract

A GSA Contract is a long-term tool for federal buyers to buy directly from contractors while cutting down a huge part of the bidding method and paperwork involved. The requirements of a contractor for acquiring a GSA contract include a minimum of two years of business experience, suitable financial systems for tracking GSA sales, financial solvency, past sales and experience related to GSA Schedule, wage determination and compliance with Trade Agreement Act factors.

Read more 2016-07-07
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GSA’s Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan

Are you aware of General Services Administration’s Strategic Sustainability Performance Plan? The plan outlines the strategies and policies regarding how the agency can endure Obama Admin’s commitment to cutting pollution, waste, and costs in the federal systems.

Read more 2016-07-07
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3 Important Steps Your Small Business Should Take to Prepare for a GSA Contract

Are you a disadvantaged small business owner? Do you want your firm to work with the federal government? A GSA Contract opens up an additional opportunity for you and makes your small business more alluring to the federal buyers.

Read more 2016-07-07
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How GSA is Related with the Trade Agreements Act?

Thriving high in the business world is the common goal for every potential entrepreneur. However, it is not easy and requires ardent determination and focus along with adroitness to grab immediate and surrounding offers.

Read more 2016-07-07
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Registration Process for Vendors Doing Business With the Government

Are you a small business? Want to do business with the government? Local, state and federal governments offer a great opportunity for small businesses to sell their services and products worth billions of dollars

Read more 2016-07-07
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When Can A GSA Contract Be at the Risk of Being Cancelled

Are you a GSA contract holder? Have you not been able to meet the minimum sales criteria? Your contract might then be in jeopardy of cancellation because of low sales! In this article, we have made some recommendations regarding how to solve this problem.

Read more 2016-07-07
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Federal Executive Boards

If I had a dime for the number of times I have heard “if you are not in the Washington, D.C. area there is no federal contracting opportunities,” I would be a rich man.

Read more 2016-07-07
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Advantages of Procuring a GSA Schedule Contract

A GSA Schedule Contract is for five years but it has a three 5-year renewal option, which means a company can hold a GSA Contract for twenty years.

Read more 2016-07-07
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Why Should You Bother Getting a GSA Schedule Contract?

Do you have an interest in selling your products or offering your professional service to the federal government and its various agencies?

Read more 2016-07-07
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Firm Size as it Relates to Federal Contracting

Generally speaking medium sized businesses have the hardest time holding their own during more competitive federal spending environments.

Read more 2016-07-07
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Importance Aspects Of GSA Schedule Federal Contract

If a business organisation wants to sell a product or service and that comes under the U.S. General Service Administration (GSA) then one needs to obtain gsa schedule federal contract.

Read more 2016-07-06
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Feature Of GSA Schedule Federal Contract

Governmental authorities are highly prominent and are existent in almost three types of facets in which the federal governments, the state government along with the central government are functioning.

Read more 2016-07-06
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Efficiency Of A GSA Consultant In Streamlining Contracts In Case Of Government Employees

GSA, on defining the term in the literal sense of the term, it has to be mentioned that it is an authority that is essentially centralized

Read more 2016-07-06
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5 Steps To Obtain Your GSA Schedule Contract Hassle-Free

The General Services Administration or simply GSA is a federal agency that oversees the purchase and management of equipment, vehicles and supplies as needed from time to time by the federal government of the United States of America.

Read more 2016-07-06
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5 FAQs on GSA Schedule Contract You Should Know

As a business owner it is your foremost duty and responsibility to ensure the foundation of your enterprise.

Read more 2016-07-06
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GSA Schedule Letter Of Supply – What’s It All About?

Let’s face it! We want our businesses to get listed as federal suppliers and enjoy all the benefits of a government certified vendor.

Read more 2016-07-06
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Is Your Business Eligible for Obtaining The GSA Schedule Contract?

You might be wondering whether at all your business needs to be accredited by the GSA, right? True, that most businesses in the United States are rather slow to realize the true benefits of having their enterprise secured with a GSA Schedule Contract award.

Read more 2016-07-06
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How GSA Advance Can Benefit You With Reverse Auctions?

Is your business certified as a GSA schedule contract holder? Then, you must be availing a host of opportunities a GSA contractor usually gets to benefit from.

Read more 2016-07-06
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Is DBE Certification Helpful For GSA Schedule Contract Applicants?

Does your business fall under DBE? If your answer is in the positive, then you can cheer up! The General Services Administration or GSA helps DBEs or Disadvantaged Business Enterprises

Read more 2016-07-06
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Federal Consulting Services “Brief History” – MOBIS

I talk to a lot of people and most people think the government marketplace is stagnate. Nothing could be further from the truth. Let’s take a quick look at the Federal Market Place over the past 20 years. Under President Reagan during the height of the cold war the United States was spending approximately 40% of discretionary spending on the military and its hardware. After Regan left office and the peace dividend kicked in Defense Spending contracted and this percentage dropped to its current level of around 19% in the early to mid-1990s.

Read more 2016-07-06