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Podcast Ep 30: The Government Buys... a Boat

Aug 11, 2020 11:13:35 AM / by David Rockwell posted in Podcast

Around 2010, a contracting officer at a military base in Tampa, Florida, unknowingly initiated a major change in the way small businesses win federal contracts. It all started with the purchase of a boat. The short story is that the government's boat purchase illustrated a problem which needed a solution.

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Meet Us Monday: Jonael Castro - Registration & Contracting Specialist

Aug 10, 2020 10:03:43 AM / by USFCR posted in Team

Since 2018, Jonael "JC" Castro has been bringing his personable, easy-to-talk-to, and caring approach to clients. He follows through on his commitments and has a genuine desire for every one to succeed.  📆 Schedule a call with Jonael.

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FEMA Contracting Part 3: Wildfires

Aug 6, 2020 3:04:55 PM / by Hayden Johnson posted in Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)

In the United States, wildfire season tends to peak between June and August, however, federal agencies prepare for them year-round. Part 1 of our FEMA contracting series focused on COVID-19 and Part 2 focused on Hurricanes. In this installment we're going to cover how FEMA responds to wildfires. 

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July 2020 Monthly Update

Aug 4, 2020 8:50:00 AM / by USFCR posted in USFCR Info

July was jam-packed with new podcasts, webinars, blogs and more- catch up now with your monthly USFCR update video below. 

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Meet Us Monday: Jennifer Brining - Registration & Contracting Specialist

Aug 3, 2020 9:44:22 AM / by USFCR posted in Team

Since 2019, Jennifer Brining has been helping businesses get started in the government contracting sector. She aims to bring her genuine passion for sales to the clients she works with in order to help them sell to the federal government. 📆 Schedule a call with Jennifer.

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The Online Capabilities Statement

Jul 29, 2020 10:45:13 AM / by Hayden Johnson posted in Simplified Acquisition Program (SAP), Videos

Being able to market your products and services effectively can make all the difference in your government contracting venture. That's why US Federal Contractor Registration provides every business enrolled in the Simplified Acquisition Program with an online capabilities statement. 

How can an online capabilities statement help your business find success? Watch the video in this post to find out. 

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Meet Us Monday: Nicole Smith - Senior Registration & Contracting Specialist

Jul 27, 2020 9:49:26 AM / by USFCR posted in Team

Since 2011, Nicole Smith has been helping clients win government contracts with her customized marketing campaigns. She is dedicated to the clients she works with and will do whatever it takes for them to succeed.  

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Meet Us Monday: Michael McKellligot - Senior Registration & Contracting Specialist

Jul 20, 2020 9:32:31 AM / by USFCR posted in Team

Since 2018, Michael McKelligot has been providing guidance to businesses entering the federal marketplace. As a former small business owner, he understands and identifies with the needs of clients. 

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Podcast Ep 29: The Government Forecasts... a Buy

Jul 14, 2020 5:43:34 PM / by David Rockwell posted in USFCR Academy, Podcast

Before the government buys anything, there is usually a build up process to that need. This allows the government to plan their acquisitions. Planning isn’t just to create a laundry list of things that need to be done. It's to also provide the biggest opportunity to small businesses.

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Client Success: SDVOSB Wins $65,880 Contract with VA

Jul 13, 2020 4:47:36 PM / by Hayden Johnson posted in Success Stories

Ariel's River Contracting Group, LLC (ARCG) is a Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) based out of North Potomac, Maryland. Their main products and services include janitorial, pest control, HVAC, flooring, and interpretation services. Within three months of entering the federal marketplace they won their first government contract.

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Meet Us Monday: Amanda Burch - Billing Specialist

Jul 13, 2020 10:02:16 AM / by USFCR posted in Team

Since 2019, Amanda Burch has provided billing support to US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) clients. In her role, she also gives assistance across all departments and works to streamline various processes. 

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June 2020 Monthly Update

Jul 7, 2020 11:48:10 AM / by USFCR posted in USFCR Info

June was another eventful month for federal contracting and USFCR! Catch up with your USFCR monthly update below. 

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Podcast Ep 28: The Government Buys... a Disaster

Jul 6, 2020 1:04:27 PM / by Alex Siniari posted in USFCR Academy, Podcast

With beginnings in 1979, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has become the go-to source for federal disaster relief. FEMA recognizes the importance of private-sector partnerships to restore communities after disasters and that is where federal contracts come into play. With a little guidance, businesses can provide assistance and win federal contracts.

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Meet Us Monday: Hayden Johnson - Creative Copywriter

Jul 6, 2020 10:40:12 AM / by USFCR posted in Team

Since 2018, Hayden Johnson has been writing and editing content about the federal marketplace. At US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) he helps keep clients informed about services that can help them succeed in federal contracting. 

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Video: How to Join USFCR Academy to Learn Federal Contracting

Jun 30, 2020 10:43:09 AM / by David Rockwell posted in USFCR Academy, Videos

USFCR Academy, the training branch of US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR), the world’s largest government registration firm, has worked with over 100,000 businesses over ten years on their journey into government contracting.

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Meet Us Monday: Amanda Webster - Case Manager

Jun 29, 2020 10:03:23 AM / by USFCR posted in Team

Since 2018, Amanda Webster has been helping businesses get in compliance for federal contracting by processing their System for Award Management (SAM ) registrations. As a US Federal Contractor Registration Case Manager Amanda assists clients with her over 10 years of customer service experience. 

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Video: Become a FEMA Contractor

Jun 17, 2020 10:54:38 AM / by USFCR posted in Videos

All year round, communities rely on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) when they are faced with disaster and their resources are depleted. FEMA depends on small businesses just like yours. Check out this video to see how US Federal Contractor Registration can help build a bridge between your business and FEMA. 

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Key Personnel

Jun 16, 2020 2:43:05 PM / by Anna Rose

Join us on Wednesday, June 17 at 2:00 PM Eastern for our presentation titled "How to Present Past Performance to the Government."

Sign up here to reserve your spot. If your company doesn't have past performance with the government, then don't fret. We'll cover how you can get around that in this blog post. 

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Meet Us Monday: John Lynch - Senior Registration & Contracting Specialist

Jun 15, 2020 8:21:22 AM / by USFCR posted in Team

Since 2009, John Lynch has been helping contractors with his knowledge of government data systems. He also helps them understand concepts such as simplified acquisition contracts, sealed bidding, micro-purchases, and negotiated purchases. 

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May 2020 Monthly Update

Jun 11, 2020 12:21:54 PM / by USFCR

May 2020 was an unprecedented month for businesses, but federal contracting has continued to grow...  and we haven't slowed down either! Watch our first ever monthly update video now for your month, in 5 minutes.

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