When just getting started as a government contractor, you do want to get your certifications. I recommend applying for all certifications for which you qualify. Now you may think that you need to have your certifications before you can bid and win government contracts, but that isn’t the case! Actually, you can bid and win some set-aside contracts without certifications.
Wondering what options are available for you to fund your projects? I believe you should explore all of your options. I know as you move into new markets, like government contracting, or us you grow your business there may be occasions where you may need funding to deliver on your awarded contracts. Watch this video as I share 5 ways you can fund your projects. Oh, and number 5 is my favorite.
Do you struggle with finding contracts to bid? Not sure where your next contract will come from? You’re not alone. This is one of the reasons I teach all my students and clients to be in a proactive position. Don’t wait for opportunities to hit the streets. Be proactive. Watch this video as I talk about a tool that is oftentimes underutilized, but that can produce a pipeline of projects.
Have you been on the new beta.sam.gov website? My colleagues and I preferred the old site better. Even with the things we don’t like, for me… one thing remains the same and that is the method I use to make money using the Beta.Sam.Gov website.
Do you remember how you had to learn how to add before you learned how to do subtractions? And then you had to learn how to multiply before you learned how to divide? I like to call it Sequencing. The same thing applies to government contracting. Here’s what to do before the bid.
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Are you like many of the people in my community? Got questions about government contracting. Hear the answers to questions I’m asked often. I know that many of you have questions but just don’t know where to get the answers. I’m answering 10 common government contracting questions that you have or may have as you move through the government contracting marketplace.
Man… when you’re submitting a bid things can get real.
I know the struggle is real. I know the feeling of taking the time and effort to submit a bid then sitting on pins and needles just as most did with our last election… waiting to see if you’ve won.
And then you get the notification that the contract was awarded to someone else. What a missed opportunity.
Which is why I want to talk about missed opportunities and how to look at it from a different perspective so you can have the motivation to focus on what’s next.
Wondering what steps you should be taking to win a contractor with the government? Learn what’s been working and what shifts you may need to make it happen. You don’t have to figure out what’s been working. I’m going to share my top 9 success habits for government contracting. Some may surprise you.
Did you make the money you wanted to make last month? How much of the money you made was bottom line profit? Do you know?
Too often I hear of small business owners filing their taxes late, having to pay penalties, and not really having the profits they thought they were.
Take it from me, it’s important that you track your money as a business owner so that you can always have a pulse on your finances, but you don’t have to do the input of transactions yourself.