Preparing a Budget Narrative

You’ve begun your journey into applying for government funding or procurement. A narrative has been developed on the company’s technical approach or proposed project and even a budget has been built. But now you need to explain the why – that is why your budget is what it is.

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5 Tips for Managing Tight Proposal Deadlines

Whether imposed by a government agency or forced by a last-minute decision to bid, most business development teams have come face-to-face with an anxiety-inducing deadline. The proposal lifecycle can and oftentimes must be flexible to support tight deadlines. The following tips will help you and your proposal team manage a quick deadline without compromising the quality of your proposal submission.

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The Well-Trained B2G Sales Team

Every profession has a preferred, trusted source for continuing education programs. Even the somewhat obscure field of Business to Government (B2G) sales has its favorite. It’s called Shipley Associates (Shipley) and JetCo Solutions’ clients might not even know they are benefiting from it.

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Why Develop a Bid Asset Library?

JetCo has read more government contracts than Oprah has self-help books. Seriously, we’ve read thousands of government contracts from hundreds of agencies. With our expertise and extensive knowledge of the requirements in those contracts, we have created a valid process to build Bid Asset Libraries for clients, in any industry, that are filled with the frequently required items for bid responses.

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The Top Challenges with Price-to-Win

Many people ask JetCo, “What is price-to-win?” For us, it’s the process of building the price point that fulfills the customer’s requirements and needs and beats the competition. We use our Price-to-Win methodology for all levels of government while we also determine how our clients’ capabilities meet the government’s needs.

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Taking a More Inclusive Approach to Paid Holidays

Paid holidays aren’t just about giving your employees some time off. It can also be about giving employees support and flexibility. Recently, we at JetCo started offering employees the chance to choose several of the holidays they would prefer to celebrate.

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Small Business Set Asides

Every fiscal year the USG must set aside at least 23% of all contracts for small businesses, thus guaranteeing small business growth through business to government (B2G) sales and reinforcing the SBA’s mission statement: “To maintain and strengthen the nation’s economy by enabling the establishment and viability of small businesses and by assisting in the economic recovery of communities after disasters.”

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