Tag: govcon

5 tips for using social media to advance capture in the GovCon market

The number of government customers using social media to communicate their objectives and requirements is growing yearly, and LinkedIn is their social media tool of choice. In his annual 2022/2023… Continue reading 5 tips for using social media to advance capture in the GovCon market

Where do you get your GovCon news?

The government contracting (GovCon) market is enormous. It’s valued at approximately $700B as of fiscal year (FY) 2022 and growing. The GovCon market is equally diverse, spanning everything from artificial… Continue reading Where do you get your GovCon news?

Get ready for five great Q3 bids

While the government’s fourth quarter (Q4) offers the highest number and collective value of solicitations during the year, the government starts to turn on the spigot in the third quarter… Continue reading Get ready for five great Q3 bids

Teaming friends, frenemies, and enemies – 12 tips to mitigate harmful effects

Did you know that contracting officers spend up to 20% of their time mitigating disputes between teaming partners? In an informal poll we conducted on LinkedIn last month, 40% of… Continue reading Teaming friends, frenemies, and enemies – 12 tips to mitigate harmful effects

How do you stand out in a crowded field of competitors?

How do you stand out in a field of talented competitors, many of whom offer similar services? For example, many firms in the U.S. GovCon marketplace provide Agile development services.… Continue reading How do you stand out in a crowded field of competitors?

Mitigate turnover risk in your Bid and Proposal department

The Bid and Proposal field is rich with new work, advancement, and consulting opportunities. Most experienced bid and proposal professionals receive multiple contacts from recruiters monthly looking to staff jobs.… Continue reading Mitigate turnover risk in your Bid and Proposal department

Book Review: Government Marketing Best Practices 2.0

Government Marketing Best Practices 2.0 is written by Mark Amtower and the Government Marketing University. The book is a compilation of 17 essays addressing topics including: “Strategic Planning” by Stephanie… Continue reading Book Review: Government Marketing Best Practices 2.0

[Webinar replay available] An insider’s look at government source selection – how it really works and what you need to know: Part 2

Our free two-part series examines the Federal Government acquisition and source selection life cycle with our experts in DOD, GSA, and civilian agency acquisition and source selection. We discuss: Procurement… Continue reading [Webinar replay available] An insider’s look at government source selection – how it really works and what you need to know: Part 2

[Webinar replay] An insider’s look at government source selection – how it really works and what you need to know: Part 1

We examine the Federal Government acquisition and source selection life cycle with our experts in DOD, GSA, and civilian agency acquisition and source selections in part one of our two-part… Continue reading [Webinar replay] An insider’s look at government source selection – how it really works and what you need to know: Part 1

GWACs, BICs, & Category Management: Where does Small Biz fit? | Amtower Off Center

Click here to listen to Mark’s interview On January 7, 2020 on Amtower Off Center, host Mark Amtower interviewed Bob Lohfeld, Founder and CEO of Lohfeld Consulting Group and Kevin… Continue reading GWACs, BICs, & Category Management: Where does Small Biz fit? | Amtower Off Center