How to find and bid on state, local
and federal government bids
BidSync Links PLUS Webinar Series
5/20/2012
Government Business Quick Facts
‣ Multi-trillion dollar market
‣ What will a trillion dollars can buy?
o $3 Lattes every d...
Government Business Quick Facts
‣ $1 Trillion Visualized
$100 $10,000
*Images: pagetutor.com
Government Business Quick Facts
‣ $1 Trillion Visualized
$1 Million
*Images: pagetutor.com
Government Business Quick Facts
‣ $1 Trillion Visualized
$100 Million
*Images: pagetutor.com
Government Business Quick Facts
‣ $1 Trillion Visualized
$1 Billion
*Images: pagetutor.com
Government Business Quick Facts
‣ $1 Trillion Visualized
$1 TRILLION!
*Images: pagetutor.com
Government Business Quick Facts
‣ The U.S. government is the largest buyer of
goods and services in the world.
‣ Governmen...
Government Business Quick Facts
‣ Government purchases goods & services in nearly
every industry.
‣ What do they buy?
o If...
Unique Benefits of Government Business
‣ Multi-year contracts (many 3-5 yrs. long)
‣ High profile client – marketing tool
...
Unique Benefits of Government Business
‣ Prompt payments and reliable contracts
‣ Sub-Contracting opportunities
‣ Large Co...
Finding government bids
‣ Who issues bids/solicitations?
o Federal government
o State government
o Local government
• Coun...
Finding government bids
‣ Internet
‣ Newspaper Ads
o Less common
‣ Direct invitations – email, postal mail
o Often require...
Finding government bids
‣ Internet advertisements (most often)
o Thousands of bids posted daily
o Costly and time consumin...
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Government contracts are reliable, long term, have an average larger spend and a preference for the small, minority or disadvantaged business. Government agencies have contracts in nearly every industry.

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Discover how to find and win government bids

  1. 1. How to find and bid on state, local and federal government bids BidSync Links PLUS Webinar Series 5/20/2012
  2. 2. Government Business Quick Facts ‣ Multi-trillion dollar market ‣ What will a trillion dollars can buy? o $3 Lattes every day for 900 million years* o American Rent checks for 3 years* o 11 week vacation for every working American* *mint.com & wallstats.com
  3. 3. Government Business Quick Facts ‣ $1 Trillion Visualized $100 $10,000 *Images: pagetutor.com
  4. 4. Government Business Quick Facts ‣ $1 Trillion Visualized $1 Million *Images: pagetutor.com
  5. 5. Government Business Quick Facts ‣ $1 Trillion Visualized $100 Million *Images: pagetutor.com
  6. 6. Government Business Quick Facts ‣ $1 Trillion Visualized $1 Billion *Images: pagetutor.com
  7. 7. Government Business Quick Facts ‣ $1 Trillion Visualized $1 TRILLION! *Images: pagetutor.com
  8. 8. Government Business Quick Facts ‣ The U.S. government is the largest buyer of goods and services in the world. ‣ Government contracts are not just for large enterprises. o 23% of federal contracts are “set-aside” for small & minority owned businesses o Many state and local entities are following suit. ‣ BidSync is tracking nearly 1 million bid releases per year.
  9. 9. Government Business Quick Facts ‣ Government purchases goods & services in nearly every industry. ‣ What do they buy? o If you can eat it, wear it, drive it, burn it, or otherwise use it, chances are the government buys it. Services Products
  10. 10. Unique Benefits of Government Business ‣ Multi-year contracts (many 3-5 yrs. long) ‣ High profile client – marketing tool ‣ “Preference programs” or “Set-Aside” programs to encourage small business participation
  11. 11. Unique Benefits of Government Business ‣ Prompt payments and reliable contracts ‣ Sub-Contracting opportunities ‣ Large Contracts; many contracts over $25, 000
  12. 12. Finding government bids ‣ Who issues bids/solicitations? o Federal government o State government o Local government • County • City • University • School District o Special Districts • Water • Transit • Housing • And more…
  13. 13. Finding government bids ‣ Internet ‣ Newspaper Ads o Less common ‣ Direct invitations – email, postal mail o Often requires registration ‣ Word of mouth
  14. 14. Finding government bids ‣ Internet advertisements (most often) o Thousands of bids posted daily o Costly and time consuming to search for, identify and categorize relevant bid leads ‣ The Solution? BidSync Links & Links PLUS
  15. 15. Welcome to Links
  16. 16. Build Your Profile
  17. 17. Review Daily Bid Notifications Email. Text. Fax.
  18. 18. Links vs Links PLUS
  19. 19. Package Options

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