|Every year, government agencies spend billions of dollars in the private sector. Traditionally, contracts only went to huge companies, but recent emphasis gives smaller firms a slice of the government pie. Disabled Veterans Business Enterprise, Small Business Enterprise, Women’s Business Enterprise, Minority Business Enterprise, and other targeted programs provide opportunities for small business to prosper from government procurement. That’s just the first step, the highly competitive marketing and bid process can be arduous, complicated, costly, long, and ultimately unsuccessful. If you win a bid, you may find that the profits (if there are any) simply weren’t worth the effort. On the other hand, it could be your gravy train! Selling to the government can be extremely lucrative, but very complex and may not be your best strategy. It can be an agonizingly bureaucratic, expensive, and time consuming process just to become an approved vendor.
I can help you determine if your product or service is appropriate for sale to the government and: