Onvia Opens New Window Into State And Local Government Opportunities

Market SnapShot provides view into number of open government opportunities by industry and geography

Aug 28, 2013, 10:00 ET from Onvia, Inc.

SEATTLE, Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Onvia, Inc. (www.onvia.com ; NASDAQ: ONVI), a leading provider of comprehensive government business market intelligence, announced today a new interactive section of the company website: the Onvia Government Market SnapShot. It provides prospects and clients a quick way to see the number of current state and local contract opportunities in their market and geography.  With over 89,000 state and local government entities publishing contract opportunities, it isn't easy to get a picture of just how much potential business is available; especially without dedicated resources to do the research.  With the Onvia Government Market SnapShot, companies can get a quick look into how many contract opportunities are available and how many they could potentially win.

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The scroll down animation on the site lets you pick the general industry category in which you work as well as the specific states in which your company operates to see the number of current open contracts. It also provides immediate numbers and information on: the historical background of contracts awarded, recurring contracts, advance notices of projects and agency spending plans for future projects.  Finally, the Onvia Government Market SnapShot estimates the time needed to respond to bids and the percentage of the open opportunities your business can effectively address.

Pulling from Onvia's deep knowledge base, the information in the Government Market SnapShot is current and timely. With the insights provided, companies can begin to understand what opportunities they may be missing.

According to Scott Merrick, Direct of Marketing for Onvia, "Knowing how many opportunities are available from the Onvia Government Market SnapShot is the first step for a company to focus on developing strategies for winning the business and growing revenue." The innovative animation along with the valuable information provided keeps you fully engaged.  Mr. Merrick continues, "Winning government business is not just about responding to bids.  It requires a thoughtful, considered approach including: doing the research on the agencies that publish the types of opportunities that match a company's product offering; targeting the right opportunities then building relationships with the key contacts within an agency; and finally, making sure the response is first class and showcases what differentiates a company from the competition."

About Onvia For more than 12 years Onvia www.onvia.com has been delivering the research, analytics and tools companies rely on to succeed in the $5.5 trillion government market. Onvia tracks, analyzes and reports the spending of tens of thousands of federal, state and local government agencies, giving companies a single source for conducting open, intelligent and efficient business with government. Along with providing an exclusive suite of integrated business tools for a wide variety of industries, Onvia offers DemandStar, the automated system that streamlines agency procurement processes. For information about Onvia visit www.onvia.com.

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