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The latest insights for government contracting success, GSA Schedule assistance, & IT Manufacturer support.

Stephanie Hagan

Stephanie Hagan is the Content Writer and Digital Editor for Winvale where she helps the marketing department continue to develop and distribute GSA and government contracting content. Stephanie grew up in Sarasota, Florida, and earned her Bachelor's of Arts in Journalism and Rhetoric/Communications from the University of Richmond.

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GSA Schedule | Government

Biden’s Electric Vehicle Investment Means More Government Contracting Opportunities

By: Stephanie Hagan
April 21st, 2021

The Biden-Harris Administration intends to heavily invest in our nation’s infrastructure. In March 2021, Biden unveiled the the American Jobs Plan, which will allocate $2 trillion to create more jobs and rebuild the U.S. infrastructure.  A significant aspect of the American Jobs Plan is a $621 billion investment in transportation infrastructure, including public transit, modernizing roads, bridges, and highways, and electric vehicles (EVs). Electric vehicles are a large part of Biden’s plan—he wants to build a network of EV charging ports across the nation’s highway system and electrify the federal government’s transportation fleet.

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GSA Schedule

Bid Protests 101: What GSA Contractors Should Know About the Process

By: Stephanie Hagan
March 24th, 2021

When you decide to bid on a federal contract solicitation, you are signing up for a substantial commitment. Proposals are crucial to a GSA Schedule contractor’s business development, but they are not an easy win. Drafting a proposal takes time, resources, and a considerable amount of finances, so it’s only natural that you want to make sure the federal government releases a realistic solicitation and awards contracts fairly. This is what bid protests are for. 

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Top 10 Reasons to Get on the GSA Schedule

Top 10 Reasons to Get on the GSA Schedule

Do you know what the real benefits of being on the GSA Schedule are? Learn the top 10 reasons (and advantages) why you should consider it.

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GSA Schedule

Commercial Sales Practices vs. Transactional Data Reporting

By: Stephanie Hagan
March 15th, 2021

GSA Schedule contract compliance can be a constant battle. There are so many requirements to abide by and keep up with, and frankly, it can be overwhelming. Don’t get the wrong idea, GSA Schedule contracts are a very valuable asset for your company. But sometimes, the best things come at a price.

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Government | Technology

How Will 5G Impact the Federal Government?

By: Stephanie Hagan
March 3rd, 2021

When 5G is eventually implemented worldwide, it’s going to revolutionize the way we communicate with each other. However, it’s more than just faster data and downloading speeds on our smartphones. 5G technology has the potential to connect electronic devices and machines so they are all in sync with each other. This opens up a whole new world of potential for industries like the U.S. federal government.

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Government | Resources and Insight

Trends Government Contractors Should Watch During the Biden-Harris Administration

By: Stephanie Hagan
March 1st, 2021

When President-elect Joe Biden took the stage in January and recited the oath of office, he became the 46th president of the United States. With the inauguration comes not only a new president and vice president, but a new administration. This means that policy priorities and spending habits may change, and as a result, so will the government marketplace. 

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Government Business Development

How to Find Federal Opportunities and Capture Government Business

By: Stephanie Hagan
February 24th, 2021

One of the basic requirements to a successful acquisition is having an access point into the federal marketplace. As a GSA Schedule contractor, you not only have a major access point through the GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS), but you have an advantage over other government contractors. The federal government likes to choose GSA contractors for their solutions because they are pre-vetted, and the prices are guaranteed the best value. While the federal government often prefers to purchase through the GSA MAS program, opportunities will not necessarily fall into your lap. You’ll need to be proactive about finding federal opportunities and winning business through a well thought out capture strategy and proposal which we'll walk you through below.  

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