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This fuzzy math costs small businesses around $11 billion a year

Fuzzy Metrics are Crap

By The JetCo Solutions Team | December 1, 2015

When the SBA size guidelines come out, we pay attention. We look at agencies grade poorly as targets with the thought they might want to increase their scores. We look…

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Let’s Get Physical

By The JetCo Solutions Team | November 25, 2015

Team JetCo works hard, with frequent unpredictable hours due to solicitation deadlines. As a result, we have to be particularly committed and creative to fit fitness into our lives. The…

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WOSB Federal Contract Program

By The JetCo Solutions Team | October 14, 2015

Today is a big day for women owned small businesses (WOSB) pursuing federal contracts. October 14, 2015 is the effective date for an expansion of the WOSB Federal Contract Program.…

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Happy New Year!

By The JetCo Solutions Team | September 24, 2015

Twas the week before year end And all through the land Federal budget watchers lamented No spending plan at hand… In the Senate and the House Committees passed funding bills,…

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WOSB Federal Contract Program

By The JetCo Solutions Team | September 14, 2015

On September 11, 2015, the SBA issued a final rule authorizing federal agencies to award sole source contracts to eligible women-owned small businesses (WOSB) under the WOSB Federal Contract Program.…

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Finding Meaning as a Small Business

By The JetCo Solutions Team | September 8, 2015

Like many small business owners, this is the time of year we begin developing our strategic plan for 2016. We are growing deliberately and we want to ensure future growth…

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Contractors and Campaign Contributions

By The JetCo Solutions Team | July 9, 2015

My husband and I are involved in government. (Obviously… we own and run a government contracting consulting firm.) But outside of work, we are involved. We are passionate advocates for…

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Government Registrations

By The JetCo Solutions Team | May 7, 2015

Decided to sell to government agencies? Once you know your target agencies (federal, state, local, etc.), take the time to complete any registrations required. These registrations serve many purposes, and…

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Be the Giraffelope: How to Stand Out in Your Government Proposals

By The JetCo Solutions Team | April 17, 2015

It is sunrise on the Serengeti. Your expedition has been delightful up until this point. You have viewed lions, elephants, giraffes, and antelopes in addition to the vast, breathtaking endless…