Don’t overlook the opportunities made available to you through government contracting.
Not every company sells a product or service the federal or state governments buy. That should not however, be your concern. Your goal must be to develop a profitable company and if you qualify to become a government contractor, great!!! Just make sure your company is ready. The procurement process in all levels of government is extremely slow. So, you would be ill advised to try to start a company with it. It however, it can be a great business builder for small businesses, that have existing clients. Marketing to the government is no different from marketing in private industry. It’s more about who you know than what you know. But when you get someone to listen to you if you don’t have the basics, like a website, you may not get another chance to present your company. Remember, you never get a second chance to make a first impression. Read the selections below if you feel you qualify to get government contracts. Contact Saafenet if you’re not sure, and have one of our small business consultants give you a free evaluation.
BECOMING A PART OF YOUR STATE DISADVANTAGED BUSINESS ENTERPRISE (DBE) PROGRAM IS A GREAT WAY TO BEGIN TO DETERMINE IF GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING IS RIGHT FOR YOUR COMPANY.
BECOMING A PART OF THE 8(A) PROGRAM IS THE ADDITION OF ANOTHER REVENUE SOURCE. YOU CANNOT BUILD A BUSINESS WITH IT. GOING THROUGH THE APPLICATION PROCESS CAN BE DIFFICULT FOR MANY PEOPLE WHO QUALIFY. BUT WE GUARANTEE TO GET YOU READY FOR APPROVAL.
IT’S BEST IF YOU HAVE A FULLY FUNCTIONING BUSINESS WHEN ATTEMPTING TO GET GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS. LET US HELP GET YOU STARTED