Federal Government Contracts Under 25,000 for Small Businesses - The micro market...
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The micro market offers contractors the benefit of receiving
same-day purchasing decisions from government agencies. It also
allows you to avoid spending hours putting together bid packages
and waiting weeks for responses. Plus, the system makes it easy
to receive repeat business from government organizations that
are satisfied with your work.
Simplified acquisitions are more involved than micro purchasing;
yet, they’re more straightforward than formal bidding processes.
With simplified acquisitions, managers solicit three to four
informal quotes by telephone, email, fax or mail. These direct
and unadvertised contracts can range from $2,500 to $100,000
in value. Contracts between $25,000 and $100,000 are publicly
As with micro purchasing, contractors can receive quick
responses through the simplified acquisitions process. Decisions
for project awards are delivered within one to several days,
instead of weeks.
Before you set out to win government contracts, be sure to
define your contracting niche—whether it’s the micro purchase or
simplified acquisitions market.
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