Kizzy Dominguez – Government Contractor Shares Secrets To Success
Today, I interviewed Kizzy Dominguez a Government Contractor with K. Parks Consulting Incorporated an Economically Disadvantaged Women-Owned Small Business (EDWOSB) that has successfully won government contracts. Kizzy is going to share will our viewers today, tips and strategies to help you achieve success in government contracting. Nancy (00:00): Hello and welcome to today’s show. I’m […]
Paramount Sources On Government Contracts
Many small businesses are not aware that the Federal Government cannot just go out and compete for a contract to obtain supplies and services. There is a requirement that the Government must first go through the mandatory sources of supply and services before they seek supplies or services from any other source. Today, I will […]
Which Parts of the Federal Acquisition Regulation Matter to Small Businesses?
The Federal Acquisition Regulation, otherwise known as the FAR, is massive. It contains 52 parts, which detail how government officials write the solicitations and the contracts. However, there is one part of the Federal Acquisition Regulation that is written and pertains to Government Contractors. Please make sure you stay till the end so that you, […]
What Contracts Are Used in Government Contracting?
In this video, I will be discussing seven different types of contracts used in government contracting. I will also be providing the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) reference for your information. Now, if you are new to the government contracting world, then you need to know that the FAR is the primary regulation used by executive […]
What is the DBE Program|Tips and Tricks
What is the DBE Program? | Tips and Tricks Let’s face it, we all need all the help we can get with government contracting. (#government contracting) That is where today’s topic comes into play. What is the DBE Program (#DBE)and Tips & Tricks is aimed to help you make the most of this program. The […]
Key To Winning Contracts – Wrap Rates
We are going to continue our accounting series by discussing wrap rates. No, I am not talking about wrapping a car. Before we go any further, I must tell you I am not an expert in this field. All I can do is explain wrap rates as they were explained to me a long time […]
Top MISTAKE Gov’t Contractors Make
The number one mistake that new government contractors make is not having a plan. It is tough to break into this market. The best way to do so is to have a plan. Now, I am not talking about a set-aside here. I am talking about a plan on how you believe you can break […]
7 Lessons to Know as a Government Contractor
Government contracting is continually changing. Either you learn to adapt or the opportunities pass you by. Today, we are looking at ways successful government contractors have managed to stay on top of their market. It is suggested that you start by adapting one lesson at a time. Political impasses, sequestration, debt ceilings, continuing resolutions, and […]
Why You Need a Strategy in Gov’t Contracting?
I recently read an article by Deltek regarding Government Contracting Industry Study. Although this article is almost a year old, I believe that the study of the government contracting industry is still spot-on for the industry. Deltek has identified essential trends, challenges, and benchmarks in the government contracting sector. Overall, the statements made in the […]
Government Contractors-DUNS Number Is Going Away
The General Services Administration (GSA) is replacing the DUNS number with a new 12-character identifier ID. How soon will this happen? GSA states that this is happening by December 2020. Why Change the DUNS Number? Dun & Bradstreet created the DUNS number back in 1962. The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) required a number as part of […]