Posts Tagged: Ilene

How To Create A GSA Schedule Sales Query

If you haven’t learned by reading my posts I am very adamant on performing your research before you get into handling a GSA contract. Although you can use sales queries after obtaining a GSA contract it would be best to create a query before. This is another way of making a determination if a GSA… Read more »

How To Find A GSA Schedule That Fits Your Needs

Making a determination of if a GSA Schedule is right for you can done by doing your research.GSA currently has over 15 categories of federal schedules that cover a wide range beginning with supplies and services to wild land fire and equipment so you have a lot to choose from. Once you locate the schedule… Read more »

8 Simple Steps To A Successful Bid

A successful bid can be clarified as a well thought out realistic response to the agencies needs. Being able to produce a successful bid is not an easy task, FAR clauses, specifications, and requirements can drain anybody’s energy. Here are 8 steps that can produce a successful bid: Market Research– Before you attempt to respond… Read more »

Are You Making These Mistakes With Government Contracts?

Government contracts are a lucrative asset if utilized properly, of the already existent contractors that hold contracts a small portion fulfill their task orders to its full term due to small mistakes. Staying abreast of your contracts activities can help you avoid making these mistakes: Non-performance– Do not bid on a task if you are… Read more »

5 Must Haves In A Contractor Teaming Agreement

I have explained to you what a contractor teaming agreement is and how it is used in an earlier post here. Now I want to provide a few tips on specific elements that you must have in your agreement. A CTA is a valid contract that is meant to define the duties that are to… Read more »

The Do’s and Dont’s of Subcontracting Agreements

Partnering in the federal government can be done in different ways. Since we have briefly touched on Contractor Teaming Agreements, or CTA’s in past posts I want to talk about subcontractor agreements. Normally vendors with little to none government experience obtain sub agreements. A sub agreement is also a great way for contractors who do… Read more »

4 Small Business Set Asides That Should Interest You

Small businesses in the federal government have procurements specifically set-aside for contract award. For a procurement to be set aside the Contracting Officer needs to have an expectation that at least two responsible small businesses will respond with an offer and the prices quoted are reasonable. According to size standards set forth in the Small… Read more »

4 Core Regulations You Should Know

With any contract there are always rules and regulations and to have a contract with the federal government you need to adhere to the rules and regulations of the specific agency of your interest, in addition to the regulations of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). The FAR governs all federal contracts in the acquisition process…. Read more »