We are geared up and ready for a productive and amazing 2017! This April marks our 16th year of being in business. Each new year brings its own challenges and rewards. We are rewarded every day when we hear our customers say how happy they are with the software, or after a great training class when we receive your feedback!  Our goal is to never stop striving to make our software, support and training top notch!

One of the things I am hearing from new contractors is how do we bid on a contract that requires a coefficient? How can I review a unit price book that has tens of thousands of line items and know what type of work I am going to perform?

I can start off with letting you know, bidding on contracts is not easy and if it was, anyone could do it, and competition would grow even more than you see now.  During the bidding stage, understanding the contract requirements, keeping up with all the questions, answers, changes, and submitting the winning proposal is more than a handful. The development of the coefficient is very important, as that is what the team will use for the term of the contract.

I wish we had the perfect answer; the “Bidding on Federal Contracts” cheat sheet. Enough have asked, and each year we have new contractors that are ready to start bidding but need a little bit more knowledge and experiences. Great news! We are going to address this in the next few months and develop a white paper. We will let everyone know through the website and social media, as well as in the next 4Clicks Chatter newsletter. We will focus on the opportunities, the process, and many of the things you need to consider when you are responding to an opportunity. There are hundreds of new opportunities released each month in the private, city, state, healthcare, education, Co-Op and Federal government arena.

If you have questions for us, no matter how big or small they seem, don’t hesitate to contact us and we will do our best to help you get the most out of your e4Clicks Project Estimator, so you can be the most comfortable using the software and ultimately, win more bids!

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