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Old 10-12-2007, 10:59 AM
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The season is starting to end. Start looking for new contracts, Most contracts will end in December and commercial accounts will start taking bids this month. Look on your county website, City`s websites look for vendors / purchasing link. You can also if they have it, look at the Current Bids, That will tell you who won the bid last year and how much the county or city is paying them. You can also do state contracts. Listen, There is BIG money in these contracts if your willing to do it and bid on them. Stop and talk with Apartment Mangers, Homeowners' Association for sub-divison. There is money to be made don`t wait till next year to find the work. Get it now while its hot. Come on people get out there beat the bush, Its not always going to come to you, You have to go to it.

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Hi Rodman,

We were talking in another post about this and I wanted to know if you had more information. Have you come across government bids that gave preference to women owned businesses? If so, do you have any advice as how best to find them?
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Quote[/b] (Team Gopher @ Oct. 12 2007,11:53)]Hi Rodman,

We were talking in another post about this and I wanted to know if you had more information. Have you come across government bids that gave preference to women owned businesses? If so, do you have any advice as how best to find them?
Goverment always leans towards the Minority. If you are women own business you can almost be certain that you will get the job.
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Quote[/b] (pnplawn @ Oct. 12 2007,10:59)]The season is starting to end. Start looking for new contracts, Most contracts will end in December and commercial accounts will start taking bids this month. Look on your county website, City`s websites look for vendors / purchasing link. You can also if they have it, look at the Current Bids, That will tell you who won the bid last year and how much the county or city is paying them. You can also do state contracts. Listen, There is BIG money in these contracts if your willing to do it and bid on them. Stop and talk with Apartment Mangers, Homeowners' Association for sub-divison. There is money to be made don`t wait till next year to find the work. Get it now while its hot. Come on people get out there beat the bush, Its not always going to come to you, You have to go to it.

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how do i go about looking up my county website for my town and towns, City`s websites look for vendors / purchasing link and such.

Very interested in doing this

also i got the bid for pressure washing that house i put up here a few days go, $185 for about 2-4 hours worth of work



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name the county and state and some citys near you ill help you look them up.
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Quote[/b] (pnplawn @ Oct. 12 2007,9:54)]name the county and state and some citys near you ill help you look them up.
county-
houston county <**main one * * * * * *
henry county <**10 minutes away

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Alabama

city-
dothan
headland
abbeville

wife owns company also- could she win bids over me,lol



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virginia beach,virginia
hampton roads includes lots of cities- norfolk, portsmouth, chesapeake, virginia beach, hampton, newport news, suffolk, yorktown, williamsburg
is that what you need?

woman owned? meaning I am a woman and I own this company and my husband and another man work for me.... does that count?

how do we find 'homeowners' association for sub-division'?



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Quote[/b] ]woman owned? meaning I am a woman and I own this company and my husband and another man work for me.... does that count?
As far as I know, it doesn't matter who the employees are. Certain government contracts give preferential treatment if the company has a majority owner who is female or a minority.
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Quote[/b] (pnplawn @ Oct. 12 2007,9:54)]name the county and state and some citys near you ill help you look them up.
county-
houston county <**main one
henry county <**10 minutes away

state-
Alabama

city-
dothan
headland
abbeville
Here is the addy for dothan. dothan

Look down where you see Open Bid .





This is your countys website. I did not see anywhere for bids like I did the citys. BUT you could call ask someone if they do have open bids. And that you would like to become a Vendor.

Houston County Website
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Quote[/b] (Clean Lawn @ Oct. 12 2007,5:11)]how do we find 'homeowners' association for sub-division'?
That's what I want to know. The only thing I can think of would be to go to the neighborhood, knock on a few doors handing out fliers and quotes, and ask the homeowners about the HoA. They should be able to tell you at least an address.
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