You followed government contracting news posted on the GTPAC website throughout the year, and we tracked what interested you most. This article is an analysis, with links to the most popular articles in 2015.
49,000 visitors came to the GTPAC web site 76,000 times in calendar year 2015, viewing individual pages 179,000 times. Compared to a year ago, that’s an 8 percent increase in both number of visitors and pages viewed.
Our visitors come from all parts of Georgia — 229 locations in all. During 2015, the top 25 locations in Georgia visiting the GTPAC web site were: Atlanta, Warner Robins, Roswell, North Druid Hills, Marietta, Macon, Sandy Springs, Lawrenceville, Flowery Branch, Norcross, Augusta, Gainesville, Loganville, Redan, Union City, Savannah, Stockbridge, Duluth, Cumming, Albany, Mableton, Conyers, Smyrna, Johns Creek, and Columbus.
There were lots of smaller communities where business people paid attention to the GTPAC website, too. Those include: Appling, Cave Spring, Experiment, Hahira, Hiawassee, Oxford, Reynolds, Roopville, Riceboro, Skidaway Island, Sylvania, Swainsboro, Tallapoosa, Temple, Trion, Warm Springs, Watkinsville, and Waynesville.
There’s no question about it, in-state visitors to our web site reflect the fact that GTPAC actively serves more than 2,700 business people within 2,000 businesses located in almost all 159 counties in Georgia.
Now you have the chance to see what you may have missed.
Our analysis has identified the dozen most-read articles and resources of 2015. Each headline below is hyper-linked to the story:
- Georgia companies who won federal contracts in 2015
- FBI warns of online scams posing as government services websites
- New rules proposed for mentor-protégé, HUBZone, 8(a) and other SBA programs
- SBA announces new HUBZone designations effective Jan. 1, 2015
- Win a GSA Schedule contract with Georgia Tech’s help
- 4 face prison for alleged fraud in claiming 8(a) and SDVOSB status for millions of dollars of federal contracts
- DLA to make major changes in contractor shipping requirements
- Approximately 600 small contractors will lose their set-aside status in 2015 — and might not know it
- Beware of ‘government vendor registration’ websites that charge a fee
- Subcontracting could be your starting point into the government market
- New rule allows sole source awards to women-owned small businesses
- What you need to know about changes to the National Defense Authorization Act
And what topics did visitors to GTPAC’s web site search for most in 2015? Below is a list of the top dozen and, again, each one is hyperlinked:
- SAM Registration (the federal government’s vendor database)
- Useful Links (to government contracting resources)
- Sources Sought (how government agencies identify vendors)
- Capabilities Statement (marketing to government agencies)
- Responding to Government Solicitations (tips for responding to an RFP)
- Money Laundering and Bribery (reports of government contract fraud)
- Small Business Specialists (and how they can help you)
- Contracting News (the latest developments)
- Small Business (opportunities and developments)
- Contracting Tips (practical information)
- GSA Schedule (resources for preparing a Schedule proposal)
- Elevator Speech (what it is and why you need one)
Significantly, even though the GTPAC web site is designed for Georgia businesses, half of our U.S. visitors came from the other 49 states, and almost 10 percent of our visitors came from 159 other countries.
With what amounts to worldwide interest in the content on GTPAC’s web site, shouldn’t you be paying closer attention?
Be sure to visit the GTPAC web site regularly for all the latest news and information about doing business with the government. New information and resources are posted every weekday at www.gtpac.org!