USFCR Academy Live: Quality Assurance

Feb 17, 2020 11:51:05 AM / by Anna Rose posted in USFCR Academy

On this week's episode of USFCR Academy Live, we're covering subcontracting. Join us on Wednesday 2/26 at 2 PM ET by signing up on our webinar page.

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Video: About USFCR

Feb 12, 2020 11:51:00 AM / by Hayden Johnson posted in USFCR Info, Videos

US Federal Contractor Registration is the world's largest and most trusted government registration firm. Since 2010, we've had one mission: simplifying government contracting. Watch the video below to know about who we are, our mission, and why we're dedicated to helping your business.

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Podcast EP 22: Interview with Brett W. Josephson Ph.D. Part 2

Feb 11, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Alex Siniari posted in General Government Contracting, Podcast

On this episode of TGBAP we interview Brett W. Josephson, Ph.D. Brett is the Director of Executive Development at George Mason University and an Assistant Professor of Marketing at Mason’s School of Business. He is also an Affiliated Faculty member for Mason’s Center for Government Contracting. His unique research into government contracting provides insights for businesses moving into the federal market. Part 2 of the conversation answers the question, "Is the government a good customer?" If so, "How do you extract value from this customer once you've made the commitment?"

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USFCR Academy Live: Subcontracting

Feb 10, 2020 11:20:36 AM / by Anna Rose posted in USFCR Academy, Subcontracting

On this week's episode of USFCR Academy Live, we're covering subcontracting. Catch the latest episode every Wednesday at 2 pm ET on Facebook

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Video: How the GSA Program Works

Feb 4, 2020 3:40:00 PM / by Hayden Johnson posted in General Services Administration (GSA), GSAP Registration, Videos

USFCR's GSA Program was created to streamline the application process for a GSA schedule. Unlike our competitors, USFCR uses a pay-as-completed model to make sure our service is cost effective for your business. Learn more about how it works in the video below. 

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Podcast EP 21: Interview with Brett W. Josephson Ph.D. Part 1

Feb 4, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Alex Siniari posted in General Government Contracting, Podcast

On this episode of TGBAP, we interview Brett W. Josephson, Ph.D. Brett is the Director of Executive Development at George Mason University and an Assistant Professor of Marketing at Mason’s School of Business. He is also an Affiliated Faculty member for Mason’s Center for Government Contracting. His unique research into government contracting provides insights for businesses moving into the federal market. Part 1 of the conversation explores the major questions one might ask when researching the world's biggest buyer.

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USFCR Academy Live: The History of the System for Award Management

Feb 3, 2020 12:13:34 PM / by Anna Rose posted in System for Award Management (SAM), USFCR Academy

The System for Award Management, commonly referred to as "SAM," was implemented in July 2012. SAM is an online system that helps both government and non-government entities manage their federal awards. 

Catch the newest episode of USFCR Academy Live every Wednesday at 2 PM ET on Facebook

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Client Success: Foret Contracting Group, L.L.C. Wins USCG Contract

Jan 28, 2020 2:30:53 PM / by Hayden Johnson posted in Simplified Acquisition Program (SAP), Success Stories

Foret Contracting Group, LLC is a construction, landscaping, and building maintenance company based out of Thibodaux, Louisiana. Through US Federal Contractor Registration's (USFCR) Simplified Acquisition Program, they won a contract for grounds maintenance for the U.S. Coast Guard Base New Orleans.

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USFCR Academy Live: FAR 22

Jan 27, 2020 1:15:14 PM / by Anna Rose posted in USFCR Academy

This month on USFCR Academy Live, we are covering the basics of understanding the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). FAR is a set of regulations issued to make a standard set of processes for government acquisitions. 

Check out the new episode of USFCR Academy Live every Wednesday at 2 PM ET on Facebook

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USFCR Academy Live: FAR 19

Jan 24, 2020 12:16:27 PM / by Anna Rose

This month we are covering the basics of understanding the FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulation). It is a set of regulations issued to make a standard set of processes for government acquisitions. If you are a small business owner, FAR 19 is a part that you should pay particular attention to. 

Catch USFCR Academy Live Every Wednesday at 2 PM ET on Facebook. 

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Video: How the Simplified Acquisition Program Works

Jan 22, 2020 9:25:19 AM / by Hayden Johnson posted in Videos

USFCR's Simplified Acquisition Program (SAP) was designed to give you a headstart for working with the largest buyer of goods and services. Not only does it get you compliant in the System for Award Management (SAM), but you will also be provided with an optimized Dynamic Small Business Search (DSBS) profile, an online capabilities statement, and custom email domain.

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Reading the FAR: The Quick Guide for 2020

Jan 16, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by Hayden Johnson posted in Guides

This is your ultimate (and quick) guide to approach the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). Here, we are going to cover: 

  • What is the FAR?
  • How the FAR is broken down? 
  • Key Sections for Contractors. 
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FAR Parts 11, 13, and 15

Jan 14, 2020 3:46:06 PM / by Anna Rose posted in USFCR Academy, Information for New Vendors

Last week we covered the basics for understanding the FAR (Federal Acquisition Regulation). It
is a set of regulations issued to make a standard set of processes for government acquisitions.
 
Here are some FAR Regulations in more detail.
 
USFCR Academy Live is hosted every Wednesday at 2 PM ET,  check out this week's USFCR Academy Live on YouTube. 
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B2G Points of Contact Guide for 2020

Jan 10, 2020 3:09:29 PM / by Hayden Johnson posted in Information for New Vendors, Guides

In any system, communication is key. The same applies to when businesses contract with the federal a government. For this blog post, we're going to cover points of contact. Without a firm understanding of this concept, you will be at a disadvantage in the federal marketplace. 

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Understanding the FAR and DFARS

Jan 10, 2020 10:41:00 AM / by Anna Rose posted in USFCR Academy

FAR stands for the Federal Acquisition Regulation. It is a set of rules issued to make a standard set of processes for government acquisitions.
 
Basically, they are the guidelines for both vendors and the government to follow in regard to federal acquisitions. The FAR covers topics such as acquisition planning, contract administration, labor laws, simplified acquisition thresholds and more. Contracting professionals and vendors are expected to be familiar with the FAR.
 
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Podcast EP 20: The Government Buys From Small Businesses

Dec 17, 2019 9:00:00 AM / by Alex Siniari posted in Podcast

Small business set asides can make a crucial difference in a small business owner's ability to compete in a federal contracting marketplace that is typically dominated by large corporations. Join us as we root for the underdog in this episode of The Government Buys...a Podcast.

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Podcast EP 19: The Government Buys From Woman Owned Small Businesses

Dec 17, 2019 9:00:00 AM / by Alex Siniari posted in Woman Owned Small Business (WOSB/EDWOSB), Podcast

Woman Owned Small Businesses (WOSB) and Economically Disadvantaged Woman Owned Small Businesses (EDWOSB) can be eligible for set asides that can even the playing field in an oftentimes male-dominated federal contracting marketplace. Get your documents together and find out what it takes to qualify on this episode of The Government Buys A Podcast.

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Video: How Our Veteran-Owned Business Registration Service Works

Dec 12, 2019 5:14:19 PM / by David Rockwell posted in Veteran Owned Small Business (VETBIZ), Videos

Certification as a Veteran Owned Small Business (VOSB) and/or a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) can help your business win more government contracts. USFCR provides a streamlined process to make sure this process happens error-free and compliantly.

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Video: How our HUBZone Certification Service Works

Dec 11, 2019 10:48:00 AM / by David Rockwell posted in Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone), Videos

The HUBZone Certification Program can help your business win more government contracts. USFCR provides a streamlined process to make sure this process happens error-free and compliantly.

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Podcast EP 18: The Government Buys From Veterans

Dec 10, 2019 9:00:00 AM / by Alex Siniari posted in Podcast

Set asides for Veteran-Owned Small Businesses and Service Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Businesses can provide an advantage to veterans in the competitive federal contracting marketplace. Stand behind those who have stood behind us all on this episode of The Government Buys a Podcast.

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