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Using White Papers and Point Papers to Gain More Federal Business

We’re continuing along with the question, “What should you have in your business developer’s toolkit?” In addition to a capability statement and unsolicited proposals, you should also have white papers and point papers. A white paper is a thorough report that presents a problem and proposed solution persuasively and with authority. A point paper is Read More

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Master Getting Government Sole Source Awards to Make Life Easier for You and Your Federal Customers

“The supreme art of war is to subdue the enemy without fighting.” The Art of War by Sun Tzu When we talk about the goals of federal business development and capture management at our Bid & Proposal Academy training courses, we pragmatically reduce them to only five: Identify opportunities to bid on Eliminate competition Reduce Read More

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Use Pipeline Criteria to Find the Best Federal Contracting Opportunities

The government has an annual goal to award 23% of all eligible prime contracts to small businesses. This is good news because that means you have a lot of opportunities. The bad news is that you don’t have the time to filter through each opportunity properly to qualify it. The best way to expedite finding Read More

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Invest in Your Business Development Education

Business owners recognize that they are ultimately responsible for achieving excellence in business development, which requires constant honing your skills. Proposal professionals must constantly look for new training and professional challenges. You must document your accomplishments, and build your resume to produce greater results and increase compensation and freedom. You should strive to do your Read More

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Win Federal Contracts By Improving Your Business Development Part 2

Federal contracting can be a profitable and dynamic business. Not to mention there can be advantages to being a small business in the federal contracting market. The government aims to award at least 23% of prime contracting dollars to small businesses. In the last fiscal year, that amounted to approximately $110 billion.  Win Federal contracts Read More