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Blogs Contributor - Bill Gormley

  • Last year, the federal government spent more than $40 billion through the GSA Schedules program.  This year it may well spend even more.   A GSA Schedule contract is, quite simply, the easiest point-of-entry into government contracting – the most effective way to get your...
    Industry Word - September 27, 2011 - 1 comments
  •  If you’re like me, you appreciate a friendly reminder when things are coming due. So, if you’re a small government contractor, consider this your reminder: The submission date for two different reports to the Department of Labor (DOL) is coming soon.Each year covered contractors...
    Industry Word - August 26, 2011 - 1 comments
  •  Women-owned businesses have always had a place in the world of government contracting.  Earlier this year, however, the Small Business Administration (SBA) implemented a new program that is designed to provide more contracting opportunities for women-owned businesses. As of April 1...
    Industry Word - June 22, 2011 - 4 comments
  • As a veteran, you never really leave the service of our country. I know – I’m a veteran, too.Once you are no longer actively serving, however, becoming a government contractor is a great way to serve the government community in a different capacity. In fact, there can be great...
    Industry Word - May 11, 2011 - 5 comments
  • Government contracting so often gets a bad wrap. I;s too hard to land a contract, awarded contracts are unfair, government is uncooperative, or industry is uncooperative. -ve heard all these and many, many more. It has become almost chic to insult the contracting process. There are certainly...
    Industry Word - December 22, 2010 - 0 comments
  • Government business is big business; especially for small businesses. Hundreds of small businesses make millions of dollars every year providing their services and products to the government through, for example, a General Services Administration (GSA) or Veteran- Affairs (VA) Multiple Award...
    Industry Word - November 23, 2010 - 2 comments
  • Finding the best opportunities in government; particularly for small businesses- can be a challenge. Some small businesses find there are so many opportunities that i-s difficult to choose the ones that will provide the most lucrative results. Other small businesses have a hard time...
    Industry Word - October 26, 2010 - 28 comments
  • Real estate and property maintenance is big business in government. According to government market intelligence firm FedSources, in Government Fiscal Year (GFY) 2011 the federal government plans to spend about $33 billion on;real property and improvement-. Tha-s more than the government plans to...
    Industry Word - September 28, 2010 - 2 comments
  • The U.S. federal government mapped out a $5+ trillion budget for the Government Fiscal Year (GFY) 2010. Yes - more than $5 trillion. That number includes all government spending, from military salaries to grants to servicing our national debt. Of that $5 trillion, $756 billion was contractor...
    Industry Word - August 31, 2010 - 0 comments
  • It is very common for small businesses to have services and products to sell to government; and the drive to make those sales happen- but not necessarily to understand the government contracting process. There is almost nothing simple about selling to the government. As -ve said before, while the...
    Industry Word - August 03, 2010 - 2 comments

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