GSA Schedule Proposal: Get It Right the First Time

Businesses that determine that a GSA Schedule contract is a necessary selling tool for federal sales soon realize that obtaining one means writing a GSA Schedule proposal. The proposal is a means to an end, which is an increase in your federal government sales. The customary next step is to start researching the best way to go about completing the GSA Schedule proposal. The ultimate aim of the research is to justify whether to spend money on the effort or not. The question faced by corporate management is "Why spend the money?"  To put it simply, you should do so because you reach your goal faster and at a reduced cost.  For this reason, the majority turn to GSA consultants for assistance with preparing their proposal. 

Preparing a GSA Schedule proposal on your own can lead to disaster.

Fedmarket estimates that approximately half of all GSA Schedule proposals prepared in-house are rejected outright and without further consideration. Unfortunately, it may take GSA three to six months to undertake this initial review and to notify you of the offer's rejection. The reality of the situation is that GSA is overwhelmed by proposals and the quickest way to get a proposal off one's plate is to reject it. The reasons for rejection can be trivial ranging from formatting inconsistencies to the misuse of common terms that are misinterpreted by GSA. So, if you do not have the expertise in-house to develop a proposal that GSA will entertain, you run the risk of adding insult to injury and may find yourself six months down the road without having achieved your goal of contract award. To the extent that you receive a rejection, you will have no alternative but to start again from scratch.

Attend Fedmarket's GSA Proposal Preparation elabPlus and complete your proposal in 3 days. The process is time efficient and you will leave the workshop with a proposal that has been reviewed by our professionals and is ready for submission to GSA.

Upcoming Fedmarket GSA eLabPlus Dates and Locations

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