A Guide to
entry-level guide that any business person can use to successfully
compete in government
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"Government Contracting Basics – Bids & Quotes" This book will show you how tofind contracts for your business–any type of business anywhere in the country. It will show you how to obtain the government solicitations (bid and proposal forms) and how to prepare the most common types of bids and quotes. It demonstrates the entire process from start to finish in simple and easy to understand language.
Though there are several books currently on the market about writing government contracts, they generally assume the reader is already well versed in the process, making it difficult for a beginner just starting out. This book starts at the beginning and provides the reader with all the fundamentals needed to find and win government contracts.
KEY ELEMENTS HIGHLIGHTED
The first volume, "Government Contracting Basics–A Beginner's Guide." starts with bids (IFBs) and quotes (RFQs) and only takes a couple of hours to master. The second volume, "How To Write Winning Proposals," addresses Requests For Proposals (RFPs). The books include three actual government contracts, or solicitations–one of each type–with notations added at every key point to easily guide you through
Bids & Quotes
Easy to comprehend
with sample bids and quotes
How To Write
Step-by-step guide to
writing winning proposal.
WINNING PROPOSALS: QUICKLY LEARN HOW
TO WRITE THEM LIKE A PRO THE FIRST TIME!
Once you see how easy it is to write and submit your first bid you will wonder why you didn't start sooner. Even though the various branches of government comprise the biggest purchaser of goods and services in the world, the fact is that less than one percent of all business owners in the United States are involved in government contracting.
STARTED IN GOVERNMENT CONTRACTING Operating a government
contract has some great advantages,
including long term cash flow with a customer that always pays on time.
The government wants you to compete. These clear and easy to
follow guides will show you how to start.
They also offer expert tips on how to find out what the competition
will be and how to price your bids accordingly. How to cherry pick the
best contracts and how to present your company in the best possible
light with sample cover letters and suggested follow-up materials.
NOTE: These guides were originally published by the American Association of Government Contractors for the benefit of their members and have been recently updated to include the latest information on government contracting.