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30 Days to Government Contracts – The Small Business Essentials Kit
Watch this video and learn how your business can be competing for federal contracts in your industry and location in the next 30 days.
The Small Business Contracting Essentials Kit includes:
Step 1 – A Verified, Optimized CCR / SAM Profile - 1 in 5 small businesses has errors…(read more about Step 1 below)
Step 2 – A Complete, Compelling DSBS Registration – many small businesses aren’t registered…(read more about Step 2 below)
Step 3 - A Targeted, Effective Capabilities Statement - having a government resume is essential…(read more about Step 3 below)
Learn more about each step below, including what the experts from PTAC and the SBA have to say about the importance of these essential components.
According to officials from the Georgia Tech Procurement Technical Assistance Center (GTPTAC), 1 in 5 registered government contractors has a CCR/SAM record containing errors that may be preventing them from obtaining contracts.
(The following link directs you to the Georgia Tech PTAC article in its entirety. The referenced excerpt is in the seventh paragraph of this article.) - Georgia Tech Procurement Technical Assistance Center, August 2012
Contracting Officers are encouraged to find small businesses by researching the SBA‘s Dynamic Small Business Search (DSBS) database. Many companies have no listing or incomplete listings in the DSBS.
(The following link is from the SBA training manual for Contracting Officers regarding how and where they should look for small business contractors. The DSBS reference starts on page 10.) - Small Business Administration Training for Federal Contracting Officers, July 2012
According to the SBA Government Contracting 101 Guide: “A business should prepare and maintain a comprehensive Capability Statement that clearly outlines its management, technical and business strengths. This is important. Such a statement should include specific capabilities and skills, past performance history, awards and commendations, and resumes of key management personnel.”
(The following link takes you to the full SBA Training Manual for selling to the government. The Capabilities Statement reference starts on page 5.) - Small Business Administration, Government Contracting 101 – How to Sell to the Government, December 2011