25 Nov '11, 5pm

GrowSmartBusiness: Small Biz Resource Tip: OPEN Forum: Government Contracting #li

In 2010, the federal government spent $500 billion on private contracts; 23 percent of those contracts went to small businesses. Now American Express OPEN has launched a new and improved online tool to help businesses get their piece of the government pie. The site offers step-by-step guides to handling government contracts (each designed for different levels of experience), a search engine to help you find federal government contracting opportunities, articles and advice on eligibility requirements, and case studies of real small businesses and how they scored government contracts. Beginners should start with the “Start Contracting” section to learn what’s required.

Full article: http://www.networksolutions.com/smallbusiness/2011/11/sma...

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