Recommended Resources: From Start-Up to Award

Contrary to what you may have heard on Instagram or otherwise, there is no such thing as a “GovCon Start-up”. While it’s recommended by the feds that you have government contracting built into your business plan, whether a small business even HAS a business plan is a whole other pain point. A common challenge most […]

Top 7 Novice Mistakes in Government Contracting (Still)

Introduction In my 13-ish years in this arena, it’s no surprise that things change rapidly – especially during the pandemic. Over the years, though, there has been some consistency. Those consistencies are usually the common mistakes made by emerging government contractors that, at times, cause them to throw in the towel and give up. Naturally, […]

FEMA 4-1-1: Getting Ready for Hurricane Season

Introduction Disasters happen so frequently nowadays and with hurricane season in full force, so many small businesses are scrambling to get in position to engage with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to aid in disaster relief efforts. It’s been a while since I’ve done a thorough data dive so I went ahead and skimmed […]