Don’t overlook the opportunities made available to you through government contracting.

Let us show you how to incorporate government contracting as one of your revenue sources

  • learn how to get into government contracting
  • start with your state and work your way to federal contracts
  • Governmentl contracts are revenue sources not a means to build a business
  • The Federal Government can be the best friend of small business

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 to add government contracting to it’s revenue streams.  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.

UNDERSTANDING   fEDERAL GOVERNMENT SOCIO ECONOMIC SET-ASIDE PROGRAMS IS THE ADDITION OF ANOTHER REVENUE SOURCE. YOU CANNOT BUILD A BUSINESS WITH THEM. GOING THROUGH THE APPLICATION PROCESS CAN BE DIFFICULT FOR MANY PEOPLE WHO QUALIFY. BUT WE GUARANTEE TO GET YOU READY FOR APPROVAL.

See how you can benefit by selling to the federal government

Determine if you qualify to get 8(a) certified

See if you qualify to become a HUB Zone certified business

Getting your company ready to win government contracts

Why small businesses that qualify should try to win government contracts

If your company qualifies to be a government contractor follow these steps.

Lay a solid foundation for marketing to the government

Once your application is approved, develop a marketing strategy for selling to the  government.

Consider subcontracting as a means to get your foot in the door

Attend Government procurement sessions, but ask the right questions

Identify other members of the 8(a) program with similar NAICS codes

 

IT’S BEST IF YOU HAVE A FULLY FUNCTIONING BUSINESS WHEN ATTEMPTING TO GET GOVERNMENT CONTRACTS. LET US HELP GET YOU STARTED

 

 

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