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Hayden Johnson

Hayden is USFCR's Creative Copywriter. His goal is to help businesses navigate the federal marketplace with quick and simple guides.
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6 Tips For Getting Started in Federal Contracting

Apr 23, 2021 10:35:04 AM / by Hayden Johnson

Editor's Note: This post was originally published in April 2021 and has been updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.

Federal contracting is an excellent way for businesses to open up a new stream of revenue. That's because as a customer, the federal government is one who: 

  • Actively looks to work with small businesses
  • Is guaranteed to have the funds to pay you
  • Spends more in times of recession
  • Wants to build long-term working relationships with reliable vendors

So how do you even approach working with the largest buyer of goods and services in the world? 

That's what this blog post is going to cover. 

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New Buy American Executive Order Signed

Jan 26, 2021 10:33:09 AM / by Hayden Johnson

On Monday, January 25, 2021, the White House signed an executive order to strengthen Buy American provisions, that will affect all federal contractors. 

So what does that mean for your business?

That's what we're going to answer in this blog post.

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RTG Building Services Inc. Wins $1.04 Million in Contracts

Dec 7, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by Hayden Johnson posted in USFCR Academy, Success Stories

US Federal Contractor Registration client, RTG Building Services Inc. won $1.04 million in contracts with the U.S. Air Force and Department of Veterans Affairs. Learn how they accomplished this in the case study below. 

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Pacific Continental Textiles, Inc. Wins $166,000 With the Defense Logistics Agency

Oct 29, 2020 4:26:05 PM / by Hayden Johnson posted in USFCR Academy, Simplified Acquisition Program (SAP), Success Stories

US Federal Contractor Registration (USFCR) client, Pacific Continental Textiles, Inc. (PCT) won a $166,000 contract with the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) in just four months. Learn more about this success story by watching the USFCR video case study below. 

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Why Federal Contracting? - Protect Your Business

Oct 22, 2020 10:35:37 AM / by Hayden Johnson

There are plenty of great reasons for your business to get started in federal contracting. In our second installment of "Why Federal Contracting?" we covered how working with the government can diversify your business. In our third installment of "Why Federal Contracting?" we'll go over how federal contracting can help protect your business.

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Why Federal Contracting? - Diversify Your Business

Oct 15, 2020 9:00:00 AM / by Hayden Johnson

There are plenty of great reasons for your business to get started in federal contracting. In our first installment of "Why Federal Contracting?" we covered how working with the government can grow your business. In our second installment of "Why Federal Contracting?" we'll go over how federal contracting can help diversify your business.

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USFCR to Give Away $5 Million Worth in APP Subscriptions

Oct 5, 2020 4:16:28 PM / by Hayden Johnson posted in USFCR Info

As part of US Federal Contractor Registration's "Putting America Back to Work" initiative, we are announcing a giveaway of $5 million worth in subscriptions to our Advanced Procurement Portal (APP), USFCR's federal contracting search and management platform. Learn more about this initiative, how APP can help your business, and how to take advantage of this great offer in this blog post.

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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)

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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Small Business Procurement Continues to Grow

Aug 21, 2020 2:03:07 PM / by Hayden Johnson posted in Veteran Owned Small Business (VETBIZ), 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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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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