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The Easiest DoD Contract You Can Win: Now, 43% Bigger!

DoD just raised its Micro-purchase threshold from $3,500 to $5,000. This is big news, especially for small business. In plain English, that means that a DoD Contracting Officer can give your company, with no competition, an instant contract worth up to $5,000 How great it that? So, what are you waiting for? Here's where those $5,000 opportunities are, and what you need to do to win some of them.

The 30-Day Proposal: What Really You Need

Want Hermione's Time-Turner to give you the extra proposal hours you need?
“I need more time,” you’re thinking as you pull another all-nighter slammed up against yet one more proposal deadline. “How does anybody get these things done in 30 days?” What you need most is a reality check. If you’re looking for the way to do the whole job, start-to-finish, in 30 days, stop what you’re doing right now. Take a lesson from the man who led the team that designed the fastest aircraft that has ever flown:

Federal Fiscal Year-End Tool Kit (Part One)

Tools for federal fiscal year end, Judy Bradt, GSA, Federal Sales, FYE
While the White House has proposed spending cuts in every agency except DHS, DoD and VA, Congress is pushing back hard. That means federal buyers are uncertain about what FY18 will bring…and eager to spend every last dollar they have in the current year’s budget! So get a jump start on Q4: if you haven’t started doing these things now, you can bet your competitors have. This three-part series brings you tips to stay ahead of the game!

Federal Business - Get The Easy Pickings

Looking for the low-hanging fruit in federal contracting? People who know you are your best prospects, even if they’ve never done business with you before. You just need to catch them before they come into full bloom for everyone else to see.

Here are the “Five R’s:” things you can be doing right now to line up business for easy picking in the fourth quarter.

Big Email Fail (and 7 ways to avoid it)!

I'm sharing my "fall-flat" moment to keep you from doing the same.

The big relief is that I didn't fail a client. I just managed to leave a really bad impression of my own business.

Do you ever get overwhelmed with your business? Happens to me. About once a day, most days. Sooooo much to do. It's not possible to do it all.

I host my most popular teleclass, "Building Blocks of a Winning Proposal," a couple times a year. I love the difference it makes for every business owner who attends!