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The Best and Worst Rated Federal Agencies For Minority Contracting

Office of Minority and Women Inclusion reveals performance opportunities

The Office of Minority and Women Inclusion reveals performance opportunities for minority-owned firms.

By Carolyn M. Brown

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SBA Wants to Increase Government Contracting Opportunities for Women-Owned Businesses

The Sole-Source provision will enable women-owned small businesses to receive sole-source awards from a federal agency

The SBA has proposed that women-owned small businesses be given additional contracting authority to enable…

By Nicole Cober, Esq.

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No Money Left Behind: 7 Mistakes to Avoid When Going After Government Contracts

Make sure you don't miss out on lucrative business opportunities

LaShonda Bracey doesn’t look for paths that lead to nowhere, instead she blazes her own.

By Roz A Gee

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How to Land Multimillion Dollar Federal Contracts

Necole Parker of The ELOCEN Group used the 8(a) program to grow her business and gain government clients

Necole Parker spent nearly two decades designing a reputation built upon innovation as a senior…

By Renita Burns

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5 Tips to Successfully Gain 8(a) Certification

Getting accepted into the SBA's development program can be challenging. Here are some inside tips

Obtaining certification can be a rigorous and daunting process, though not impossible

By Carolyn M. Brown

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We Can’t Let Washington Wreck Our Businesses

Within the next few weeks, the federal government is expected to make spending cuts that will inevitably hurt legions of small businesses

African Americans will more than likely feel the most severe pain.

By Derek T. Dingle

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Winning Government Bids

Minority business owners are making small inroads in getting more federal contracts

Small minority-owned firms are winning as many federal contracts as their mainstream counterparts, but are…

By Tamara E. Holmes

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Fire When Ready

When Marvin Carroll’s Tec-Masters Inc. landed its first military contract—a $25,000 deal to support a…

By Alan Hughes

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3 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Find Business Opportunities with Government

Entrepreneurs must be proactive and creative to gain capital and contracts

Entrepreneurs with imagination, chutzpa and hustle will be among those that find lucrative opportunities. DASNY…

By Derek T. Dingle

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2010 Entrepreneurs Conference: The Nitty Gritty of Government Contracts

There's more to doing business with Uncle Sam than forms and certification

I’ve long been fascinated with the process of securing a government contract. The largest purchaser…

By Renita Burns

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News Roundup: Week of Aug. 31- Sept. 6

Jobless rate rises; GlobalHue joins aqueduct team

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