There are a lot of small business resources out there. We went digging for the most useful so you didn’t have to. Below are some of our favorites.
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Getting Certified 🏆
Certification Info by State
Selling to Government Agencies 🏦
Learn about the different solicitation types, how to make sure your business is ready for government contracting, and how to find and respond to bids.
Capture management, or the work you should do before a bid is ever listed, is one of the strongest predictors of bid success. This article provides an overview of what the capture management process looks like.
Take a deeper dive into the process of capture management and learn how to build interest among government agencies and increase the chances of scoring a contract.
Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs) provide a wide range of government contracting help (mostly free of charge). Assistance topics include marketing, researching procurement histories, networking, and proposal preparation.
A capability statement is a resume for your business that you can send to prospective clients. This site provides a checklist of what you should include in your capability statement. There’s even a template you can use (just substitute the Australian references).
Proposal Tips, Tricks, and Support 📝
Words of advice from those who release bids, including red flags to look out for.
If podcasts are your thing, take a listen to this one that covers various topics related to public procurement. It may not be as entertaining as your favorite true crime show, but it’s informative!
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You'll learn tips and tricks for writing winning proposal answers from today's leading RFX and sales response experts. We'll help you figure out where to find information to guide your individual and team responses, define your roles and responsibilities, and understand what's going on behind the scenes so you don't miss important deadlines.