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Data Mining the Federal Contracting Resources - Schedules and Pricing Tools

Presentation: 24.03.12 Data Mining the Federal Contracting Resources - Schedules and Pricing Tools.pdf

Does your business have the information it needs to be successful in federal contracting? Are you aware of the free, publicly available tools to help you identify buyers, competitors, partners, and opportunities? A foundational understanding of the federal contracting market is essential in developing strategies to pursue federal procurement opportunities. The intelligence you gather from public sources that we will explore will help you differentiate in the competitive government contracting market. Knowing who buys what you sell, how they’re buying it, and who they’re buying from is essential for your success as a vendor at the Department of Veterans Affairs and other government agencies. Join us in this informative, hands-on series as we demonstrate how to use market research tools to identify opportunities, position your business for success, and get the desired results.

The General Services Administration (GSA) maintains several useful tools for small businesses attempting to understand the federal market. During this session, we will explore the different tools and how to use them to understand the federal market. We’ll also cover the GSA Advantage, GSA eLibrary, GSA pricing tools, and the FAS “SSQ+” schedule sales query reporting tool.

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