FAR Small Business Subcontracting Plan Requirements

It is common practice in federal government proposal writing process for you to meet FAR small business subcontracting plan requirements (FAR 52.219-9)or, in the most recent cases, small business participation plans. The question is how do you write one that withstands bid protest scrutiny or potentially gets higher scores than your… Read more »

Government Proposal Templates – Avoid Costly Mistakes

A substantial amount of contractors look to find quick and easy government proposal templates on the Internet when responding to government solicitations. However, there has been at least one GAO case where the government stated that the proposal template used did not mirror the solicitation requirements. Using templated responses increase… Read more »

Government Proposal and SBA 8a Certifications

Rules for SBA 8a Certification in Government Proposals When it comes to SBA 8a certifications, although contracting agencies can consider subcontractor experience in government proposals, there is no mandatory requirement to do so. A government contracting agency need not consider your subcontractor experience where the solicitation contemplates award of a… Read more »

Government Proposal Training Classes

Double Sales and Take Your Company to the Next Level If You are Not Seeing Results With You Current Proposal Writing Efforts. If your company is not generating enough revenue in government contracts and you want to take it to the next level, then our government contracts training and proposal… Read more »

How to Create a Proposal Outline for Government RFPs

Avoid Costly Mistakes When Learning How to Create a Proposal Outline For Government Contract RFPs  When learning how to create a proposal / RFP outline for federal contract bids, you have most likely heard of other companies that are eliminated from the competition. Typically, you should develop a  format and proposal outline that… Read more »

Innovative and Competitive RFP Response Cover Letters

Avoid Templated Proposal Cover Letter To the Federal Government Companies tend to minimize the impact of writing a meaningful proposal cover letter when bidding on government contracts. As a result, the source selection team does not feel the excitement  in wanting to find out more about what you have to… Read more »

Government Contracting Prompt Payment Act

The Prompt Payment Act (PPA), as enacted by Congress requires the government to pay invoices by the required due date. As a practical matter, the federal government usually pays invoices within 30 days. However, this does not always happen. As a government contractor, your ability to collect prompt payments from the federal government is essential to… Read more »

Proposal Technical Writing for Government Contracts

Technical proposal writing for government contracts is one of the most difficult tasks for government contractors to overcome when responding to an Agency’s Request for Proposal.  Although you might meet the solicitation requirements, your bid often may not reach either the competitive range or final award stage. Knowing how to write a technical… Read more »