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By Tim Riley, GovernmentBids.com - Take advantage of thousands of government opportunities, while saving time and money! Read the entire article See the opportunities in selling to the government
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From the Congressional Research Service - Learn the important steps in the process to compete for federal contracts. Read the entire article Business Opportunities with the Federal Government
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Excerpted from Ohio State University publications - Discover the numerous resources available and created specifically to help you succeed! Read the entire article Learn how to sell to the government
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From the US Government Small Business Office - All about government contracting: Getting started, the process, certification, and much more. Read the entire article Government Contracting: Everything you always wanted to know, but were afraid to ask
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From the SBA Program Office - The Small Business Administration ensures small businesses obtain a fair share of government contracts and subcontracts. Read the entire article Federal contract opportunities for your business
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Popular terms (Glossary)
Contract Award: Occurs when the contracting officer has signed and distributed the contract to, or notified the contractor.
Commerce Business Daily: A Department of Commerce publication used by federal agencies to publish a summary or synopsis of their upcoming procurements to notify interested businesses. Now largely replaced by the Fedbizopps internet site.
RFP - Request for Proposal: A process where an agency or government can seek a specific proposal from vendors. Follows a specifications process and formalized set of standards and procedures. Generally seeks less vendor input than an RFI but more than an RFQ.
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