Podcast Ep 8: The Government Buys Medical Supplies - The MSPV Program

Oct 1, 2019 1:03:00 PM / by David Rockwell posted in USFCR Testimonials, News, Podcast

Selling medical supplies is one of the biggest markets in federal contracting. For that reason, many businesses get started with that sole purpose in mind. Plus, The Department of Veterans Affairs is one of the biggest buyers of medical supplies and has preference to buy from Veteran Owned Businesses. On this podcast episode we talk with the CEO of one such business to find out about his story and about a new opportunity called the MSPV program.

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Podcast Ep 7: The Government Buys a...Cloud - The JEDI and DEOS Contracts

Sep 23, 2019 12:56:00 PM / by David Rockwell posted in News, Podcast

The federal government's cloud contracts called JEDI and DEOS are a drama filled with twists and turns. This story is a display of government contracting at its highest levels, but it relates to the small business too. On this podcast episode, we'll explain what these mega contracts could mean for your business.

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Podcast Ep 6: Fiscal Year Q4 Spending Spree

Sep 16, 2019 12:51:00 PM / by David Rockwell posted in News, Podcast

There are a number of reasons why the government spends more in the last quarter of the fiscal year. It is crucial to know when the federal government’s fiscal year actually ends and how your business can get a piece of the action. In this podcast episode we look at Fiscal Year 2019, but this information can easily be translated to Fiscal Year 2020 and beyond.

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Podcast Ep 5: Key Personnel, Your Team's Experts

Sep 9, 2019 12:44:00 PM / by David Rockwell posted in Contract Bidding, Podcast

On some contracts, you will have to provide documentation on your team's key personnel. Episode 5 of "The Government Buys a...Podcast" explains how to select your team's experts and when it is required.

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Podcast Ep 4: Accumulating and Presenting Past Performance

Sep 2, 2019 12:40:00 PM / by David Rockwell posted in General Government Contracting, Podcast

Contracting Officers will look at work that a business has completed in the past to verify that the business is a reliable choice for their procurement needs. Episode 4 of “The Government Buys a...Podcast”, explains what past performance the government may review when analyzing your business and also explains how you might present it to them.

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Podcast EP 3: Building Relationships with Contracting Officers

Aug 26, 2019 12:37:00 PM / by David Rockwell posted in Contract Bidding, Podcast

Building relationships with contracting officers is important for winning contracts. This episode of "The Government Buys...a Podcast" will show you how to forge a working relationship with government agencies. 

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Podcast Ep 2: The System to Conquer All Systems, SAM

Aug 19, 2019 3:01:00 PM / by David Rockwell posted in System for Award Management (SAM), Information for New Vendors, Podcast

Registration in the System for Award Management (SAM) is the first requirement to bid on U.S. federal contracts. You also need it to get paid by the government as well. In this episode of "The Government Buys...a Podcast," we sit down with USFCR Director of Case Management Jessica Summers about this crucial process for getting started. 

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Podcast Ep 1: NAICS Codes, The First Key to Government Contracting

Aug 12, 2019 1:55:00 PM / by David Rockwell posted in Podcast


In the first episode of our podcast, we cover NAICS Codes. What are they and how can they help you maximize government contracting opportunities.

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