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Simplified Acquisition Procedures (SAP) - A Great Business Strategy

9/24/2018
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SAP procedures are also known as small purchases. These small purchases are the easiest way for a small business to get started in government contracting. Since these purchases are at the lower threshold, the government requires less paperwork making it ideal for micro or businesses. Some businesses will even specialize just in this area and never venture into contracts above this threshold. Your business strategy can be as simple as bidding on contracts within the Simplified Acquisition...

Duration:00:07:01

Types of Contracts

9/17/2018
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There are many types of government contracts. Today we will discuss the most common types of contracts that the federal government uses. Types of Contracts -Firm Fixed Price (FFP) FAR Part 16.2 -Cost-Reimbursement and Cost-Plus Contracts FAR Part 16.3 -Time and Materials Contracts Far Part 16.6 -Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity Contracts (IDIQ)FAR Part 16.5 -Sealed Bidding Contracts FAR Part 14 -Negotiated Contracts FAR Part 15 -Simplified Acquisition Threshold (SAT) FAR Part...

Duration:00:08:00

Ethics for Federal Contractors

9/10/2018
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Congratulations, You have decided to enter the world of government contracting. Because you are going to be a federal contractor you need to look at the rules regarding Government and business relationships. Do you know how Government Ethics can impact your business? Do you have an Ethics program in place as part of your business strategy? If not, then please consider adding business ethics to your business strategy immediately. Some contractors will be required to have a business ethics...

Duration:00:14:43

Basic Ordering Agreements - Business Strategy 025

9/3/2018
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Small Businesses will want to consider contracting options that are available as part of your business strategy. One of those options is a Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) otherwise known as a BOA. No, a BOA in this instance is not a snake. A Basic Ordering Agreement (BOA) is a written agreement of understanding, negotiated between the government and a contractor. This agreement includes terms and clauses applicable to future task orders awards as well as a statement of work or products...

Duration:00:04:15

How Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTAC)s can Help?

8/29/2018
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When establishing your business development strategy, you should consider all the costs that are involved with implementing the plan. These costs can make a difference on your Return on Investment, otherwise known as ROI. However, there are free resources or low-cost resources that you should also consider and PTAC is one of those resources. PTAC is a free resource (not really free as it is partially paid by your tax dollars) available to assist you through the federal procurement process....

Duration:00:06:30

How the Past Performance Questionnaire Will Impact Your Business Strategy.

8/28/2018
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It is crucial for small businesses to educate themselves about a topic before they develop a business strategy. Learning the rules and regulations is just a tiny part of this process. In government contracting, the Federal Acquisition Regulation otherwise known as the FAR is the government's bible. Federal agencies and small businesses awarded contracts must follow the procurement rules and policies set forth within the FAR. One of the items contained within the FAR is called the Past...

Duration:00:08:30

Federal Acquisition Regulation for Businesses

8/27/2018
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Welcome to the wonderful world of government contracting. This is episode 20 and today’s topic is on the Federal Acquisition Regulation. We would greatly appreciate it if you would take a moment to subscribe and rate our podcast. Your feedback is important to us and your suggestions help us improves our podcast. While developing your business strategy it is important to get familiar with the rules and regulations associated with government contracting. That is why today's topic is about...

Duration:00:11:19

Free Business Services For Women

8/20/2018
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Episode 019 is on free business services available to women. Listen to Nancy as she discusses the free resources available to women business owners. With over 100 Women Business Centers available nationwide there is bound to be one close to you. If not, sign up for their online counseling and training programs. Either way is a win-win for you. Websites: Women's Business Centers: https://www.sba.gov/tools/local-assistance/wbc SBA www.sba.gov Federal Contracting Made Easy...

Duration:00:03:19

Attention All Veterans - Free Business Counseling Services -018

8/13/2018
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Welcome to the Wonderful World of Government Contracting! We aim to demystify the world of government contracting and make it easy to understand. This week's episode (018) is on a free resource available to a veteran, military, National Guard, Reserve and Military Spouses. Websites: VBOC Nearest You - https://www.sba.gov/offices/headquarters/ovbd/resources/1548576 SBA - www.sba.gov Federal Contracting Made Easy - www.federalcontractingmadeeasy.com Byerly Enterprises -...

Duration:00:04:17

America’s Small Business Development Centers and Why You Need Them

8/6/2018
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Small Business Development Centers can provide a wealth of assistance to small businesses, especially when developing your business strategy. These centers can help small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs obtain free face-to-face business consulting and at-cost training, on topics including business planning, accessing capital, marketing, regulatory compliance, technology development, international trade and much...

Duration:00:04:54

How SCORE Can Help Your Business

7/30/2018
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Learn how this nonprofit organization has been helping small businesses for over 50 years by providing mentorship and consulting services free of charge. Websites: www.score.org www.SBA.gov www.byerlyenterprises.com www.federalcontractingmadeeasy.com contact information nancy@byerlyenterprises.com

Duration:00:06:02

About SBA's All Small Mentor Protege Program

7/23/2018
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All Small program benefits Protégés can get valuable business development help from their mentors in several areas, including: Learn more information by listening to the podcast. websites https://www.sba.gov/federal-contracting/contracting-assistance-programs/all-small-mentor-protege-program Certificate: https://www.sba.gov/course/all-small-mentor-protege-program/ Contact nancy nancy@byerlyenterprises.com www.federalcontractingmadeeasy.com www.byerlyenterprises.com

Duration:00:17:32

All About GSA Schedules-014

7/16/2018
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GSA establishes long-term governmentwide contracts with businesses to provide access to millions of commercial products and services at volume discount pricing for federal agencies. Learn how your business can take advantage of these contracts, and what you must do to keep your contract active. Websites: General Services Administration - GSA.GOV GSA Vendor Toolbox - https://vsc.gsa.gov/ra/toolbox.cfm GSA Application (eOffer/eMod) - https://eoffer.gsa.gov/ Podcast Contact...

Duration:00:09:11

Where are Federal Opportunities Listed

7/2/2018
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Join Nancy as she discusses the Federal Business Opportunities website at www.fbo.gov. She also goes into detail on the search options available. Learn how to use the website to your advantage. Websites discussed in today's show: www.fbo.gov (All other Agencies) www.faaco.faa.gov (FAA opportunities) www.FederalContractingMadeEasy.com www.ByerlyEnterprises.com Contact: Nancy at Nancy@byerlyenterprises.com Phone: 385-244-0134

Duration:00:05:34

How to Register to Do Business With the Federal Government

6/21/2018
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Join Nancy as she discusses how to register with the System for Award Management (SAM.GOV) and recent developments with the system that will impact everyone registered with the system. Enclosed is a free worksheet to help you gather the necessary information to register your business. Contact email: nancy@byerlyenterprises.com www.federalcontractingmadeeasy.com www.byerlyenterprises.com

Duration:00:08:09

Woman-Owned Small Business -Business Development

6/18/2018
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As a small business owner, you realize that business development is a necessary and essential part of your business. What better way to grow and develop your business than to expand into government contracting? If your business is owned by a woman then see if you qualify for this set-aside program and get your piece of the government contracting pie. Contact information www.federalcontractingmadeeasy.com www.byerlyenterprises.com Email:...

Duration:00:13:57

Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business

6/11/2018
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If you have been listening for a while you will remember that I discussed that the SDVOSB program has a 3% goal. This 3% goal applies to all the prime contracting dollars spent during the Federal Governments fiscal year. That is approximately $15 Billion that should be set-aside for this program. That is a lot of money folks.

Duration:00:05:23

About the HUBZone Program

6/4/2018
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Learn about the HUBZone program

Duration:00:03:51

Capitalizing on Your 8(a) Status

5/28/2018
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Learn about two strategies that can help you capitalize on your 8(a) status. These strategies have been used by former 8(a) firms to gain federal experience.

Duration:00:15:15

Introduction to SBA's 8(a) BD Program

5/21/2018
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Learn about SBA's 8(a) BD program.

Duration:00:13:25