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The Hidden Costs of Government Contracting (And How to Avoid Them)

Sep 22, 2020 12:00:00 PM / by Hayden Johnson posted in Simplified Acquisition Program (SAP), Information for New Vendors

As a business owner, you know that it takes money to make money. The same applies to government contracting. On paper, all it takes is a registration in the System for Award Management (SAM) and you're ready to submit bids. In reality, it's a lot more complex than that.

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Foret Contracting Group, LLC Wins $12,000 Contract with the U.S. Coast Guard

Sep 22, 2020 8:45:00 AM / by USFCR posted in Simplified Acquisition Program (SAP), Success Stories

US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) client, Foret Contracting Group, LLC won a $12,000 contract with the U.S. Coast Guard in just four months. Learn more about this success story by watching the USFCR video case study below. 

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Meet Us Monday: Robert Renzella - Registration & Contracting Specialist

Sep 21, 2020 9:29:37 AM / by USFCR posted in Team

Since 2014, Robert Renzella has been helping businesses develop long-term, sustainable relationships with government agencies. He also specializes in helping clients establish a recognizable brand within the federal marketplace.  📆 Schedule a call with Robert.

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Meet Us Monday: Aaron Nasworthy - Registration & Contracting Specialist

Sep 14, 2020 9:47:16 AM / by USFCR posted in Team

Since 2019, Aaron Nasworthy has been bringing over 25 years worth of experience in sales, customer service, and business consultation to government contractors. His overall goal is to help clients succeed on both a business and personal level. 

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August 2020 Monthly Update

Sep 1, 2020 8:45:00 AM / by USFCR posted in USFCR Info

Hi USFCR Blog Subscriber, here's your monthly update from US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) of federal contracting information, including webinars, articles, videos, and podcasts. Enjoy!

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Meet Us Monday: Liliana Lander - Registration & Contracting Specialist

Aug 31, 2020 9:50:46 AM / by USFCR posted in Team

Since 2013, Liliana Lander has helped clients complete and renew their System for Award Management (SAM) registrations as well as  learn how to bid on contracts, and communicate to procurement officers. 

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Meet Us Monday: Tammy Helgren - Registration & Contracting Specialist

Aug 24, 2020 10:05:24 AM / by USFCR posted in Team

Since 2013, Tammy Helgren has been making her mark on government contracting one business at a time. Driven to help her clients succeed, she wants businesses new to this sector to feel comfortable with the government contracting processes. 

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Small Business Procurement Continues to Grow

Aug 21, 2020 2:03:07 PM / by Hayden Johnson posted in 8(a) Business Development Program, Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone), Veteran Owned Small Business (VETBIZ), Women Owned Small Business (WOSB/EDWOSB), News

The results are in. The Small Business Administration (SBA) released its FY2019 Small Business Procurement Scorecard. This scorecard serves as an annual report showing if federal agencies met their small business contracting requirements. Although things are looking dismal in the commercial sector, the federal sector is still going strong on small business spending. 

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Meet Us Monday: Rania Farah - Registration & Contracting Specialist

Aug 17, 2020 9:57:26 AM / by USFCR posted in Team

Since 2019, Rania "Farah" Farah has been dedicated to helping her clients achieve their federal contracting goals. Her mission is to help deliver federal success as seamlessly and conveniently as possible. 📆 Schedule a call with Rania.

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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. 

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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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