Posts Tagged: Buy

Start a Government Small Business Internet Marketing Support Initiative.

If the demand is there, small business will gladly find a way to deal with increased taxes and regulations, and demand is the only way to increase our hiring. That said, I have a very inexpensive way Government can help Small Business demand nationwide for pennies on the dollar. Start a Government Small Business Internet… Read more »

Mobile apps, online shopping and, um, government marketing?

I went to What’s Next DC today, a very cool online marketing conference (featuring GovLoop’s own Steve Ressler) and I was struck by the simplistic analysis that many of the presenters offered of “what’s working” in marketing. For instance, one presenter went on and on AND ON about how awesome and remarkable Best Buy is… Read more »

To Restore Public Distrust-Increase Insourcing.

The very notion of Insourcing which is defined by hiring more government employees versus government procuring these services from government contractors at this time is a sign of a very disconnected government. We at Open Government TV have watched too much hard work from the White House, to Agency leadership, to both the House and… Read more »

Buy America? Bye, American Jobs

Here’s the ultimate irony, one with dramatic consequences to US families: a federal policy to stimulate our flagging economy that actually puts more of our jobs at risk. “Buy American” provisions found within this year’s $788 billion stimulus spending package expose US workers in several manufacturing sectors to job loss. It’s that the stipulations of… Read more »