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I am interested in pursuing contracts on my own. Any suggestions on getting started?


Carey Jones Elbert, CO

I have already registered with all the appropriate agencies and am legally able to bid on contracts in SAMS. I have pursued a SBIR contract, but was not selected. I have also contacted my local PTAC for advice and have been set up with a Bid Match search.

9 October 2020 2 replies General



June Webb Washington, DC


You may want to go back and do an analysis of why you were not selected for the SBIR. This is a great way to learn through the process of what worked and what didn’t work and adjust.

Thank you for your service.

June Webb


Deb Yeagle Tampa, FL

Thanks for you service! I have a number of resources which might be helpful for you, but will need to know what services / products you are planning to offer the Government and what agencies you are targeting in order to provide you with the most helpful information. Please feel free to reach out to me via Private Message or direct email to and I will get back to you. As a preview of some general information you will need for conducting Business Development including Proposal Development, check out my blog here:

Thanks again and I look forward to hearing from you!

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