10 Top Website Best Practices to Achieve Your B2G Goals

By Stacey Piper and Nicholas Kosar Web development and web design practices emerge one year and solidify as trends or fade away as fads in nearly every industry. It can be confusing for businesses to prioritize their best practices approach to building effective websites. Fortunately, GovCon and AEC have the …

Make Your Marketing List & Check It Twice

By Stacey Piper Even before I put away the Halloween decorations this year, the stores were already stocked with Christmas decorations. The press is issuing dire warnings that there won’t be any gifts on the shelves for procrastinators due to pandemic-impacted supply chains. In other words, if you haven’t finished …

Market Chat: Winning Federal Business Takes an Orchestra

I was pleased to be a guest on Federal News Network’s Market Chat to discuss federal government marketing. In this radio program we discussed how the “RIGHT” Capture Team is a singularly focused, multi-faceted, cross-organizational team B2G companies put in place around a specific initiative that is of the highest …

Pipeline Composition and Ansoff Matrix: Supercharging your 2018 Revenue Plan

If you are like many of my clients, you finished up the end-of-fiscal year push for Q3, used the first half of the month to catch up, and have now begun the annual task of revenue planning. Few things are one-size-fits-all when it comes to the intricacies of pipeline planning, …

Applying SPIN Selling Techniques to the Federal Sales Process

To be really effective at selling professional services you need to leverage not just traditional capture, marketing, and sales staff, but also the efforts of your project staff that interact onsite with the client. The approach I recommend uses “investigation skills”—or questioning—to help both “sellers and doers” determine not only …