Articles by Mark Amtower

  • The power of video in GovCon

    Kurt Schneid, executive producer,director and editor Brand Ready Media, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to explain the power of videos in B2B and B2G and how they can help companies win government contracts.

  • All things contracting with Larry Allen

    Larry Allen, managing director of the Federal Market Access practice at BDO, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center, to discuss the top contracting issues including end of fiscal year IT spending, and whether there will be another government shutdown.

  • The board and nothing but the board

    What should companies think about when assembling boards of advisers and directors? Find out when Stan Krecji, principal of the SK Group LLC, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center.

  • 930gov: Where IT comes together

    Mike Smoyer, CEO of the Digital Government Institute, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss cybersecurity, IT modernization and the upcoming 930gov conference.

  • The keys to winning government contracts

    Lohfeld Consulting CEO Bob Lohfeld and Deep Water Point Partner and GM Andy Patrichuk, join host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss what companies can do to increase their odds of winning government contracts.

  • The benefits of strategic sourcing

    Bob Gemmill, vice president of Strategic Sourcing at Leidos, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss how subcontractors can build a more strategic relationship with his company, and how Leidos selects and works with VARs.

  • The 2019 Content Marketing Review

    Market Connections President Aaron Heffron joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss the findings in his company’s recently released 2019 Content Marketing Review.

  • The power of content in GovCon

    Patricia Davis-Muffett, director of Public Sector marketing for Amazon Web Services joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center for a wide ranging discussion of GovCon marketing. She also gives a preview of the upcoming AWS Public Sector Summit that begins on June 10th.

  • Small contractors: Under siege

    Are some GSA and OMB initiatives making it difficult for small contractors to succeed in the federal market? Find out when Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center.

  • Unlocking the power of podcasts

    Robert Shea of Grant Thornton and Kurt Schneid of Brand Ready Media, joined host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center, discuss how to leverage podcasts to build your company’s brand.

  • Big picture impacts on the GovCon market

    Stan Soloway, president and CEO of Celero Strategies, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss the market conditions impacting government contracting, and how to develop and agile mindset when working with your agency client.

  • Big issues facing small contractors: Wrap up episode

    Larry Allen, president of Allen Federal Business Partners, joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss some of the big issues facing small contractors, including the impact of “best in class” contracts and the Section 809 Panel recommendation on set-asides.

  • The evolution of GovCon marketing

    Marketing industry executive Aileen Black joins host Mark Amtower on this week’s Amtower Off Center to discuss how innovative new marketing tools are helping companies get their message out to new and existing customers.

  • Amplifying your brand in the GovCon market

    How are communications and public relations evolving in the GovCon market? Host Mark Amtower discusses the evolving nature the two concepts in the government contracting market with Evan Weisel Tony Welz and Stephen Mackey of W2 Communications.