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Frequently Asked Questions

Most Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

General Questions

Bid Crawl, the place where “Government and You Join Hands”. We are one of the fastest growing companies with a purpose. By connecting & helping millions of customers to do business with Federal, State & Local Government in USA, Canada, Mexico and India, we take immense pleasure of helping local economies thrive. Our mission is to help government eradicate wasteful spending and maximize the value of every dollar spent to procure small or big ticket products and services by connecting you to already competitively procured contractors. And, help Vendors by providing tools to enhance their chances of winning government and/or private contracts. Our highest quality tools and solutions will not only help government increase efficiency and create transparency. But also, help vendors respond to solicitation and quotations, view and download contracts/bid tabulations, manage thousands of contacts and bridge communications with government.

Our agents search through various sources every day. We make sure that you get frequent alerts and the information about solicitations well in advance.

We have 2 different (Gold & Platinum) packages to choose from. Each package is designed to provide you with necessary options to help you increase the sales. Please click on the link below to see our pricing structure.
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Our agents search through various sources. We monitor several government websites, non-profit associations, newspapers and other eProcurement sites. We also receive direct posts from few government agencies every now and then.

Yes, Bid Crawl provides you with advance search and filter tools. You can use any keywords, select country and state to suit your needs.

You could most certainly search and find these bids yourself, if you are willing to spend countless hours, dedicated staff and resources to search and monitor thousands of sources. As a business for profit, you will definitely be benefited by choosing Bid Crawl and getting all the information for just $900 a year instead of spending thousands of dollars a year.

No, we don't offer trial period as we offer a competitive pricing. Please click on the link below to see our pricing structure.
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Yes, you can cancel your subscription anytime. However, if you have subscribed for yearly package, you will not be refunded for the remaining contract period. If you have chosen month to month package and, if you cancel in-between the month, then, you will not be refunded for the remaining days of the month. During that period, your account will be active and, you will be able to use all the services provided in the package that you had chosen.

We will not send a notification of renewal unless there is a change in subscription terms. All notices regarding your subscription will be sent to your last email of record. To cancel your subscription without your account being charged for the next term, you must do so before the Renewal Date. Please keep a record of when your subscription term ends and the next Renewal Date. You are responsible for timely canceling your subscription regardless of whether you receive any notice from us. Click here for the steps to cancel the subscription.

Bid Crawl sends out notifications specifically targeted for you by country, industry and geographical location. You may sometimes get notifications in-between the day if an addendum is added and you have favorited the agency. You can also manage your alerts in your dashboard.

We try our level best to cover all agencies and some might get missed in the process. If you are looking for an agency and can’t find it in the list, please email us at and we will make sure to add it to our list.

No. With thousands of agencies listed in several different sources, it will possible that we might miss some. However, our experienced agents and industry leading search algorithms cover a lot of agencies.

We have answered most of the questions in the knowledge base and community section under the help page. The help page can be found by clicking on the link beside ( ). However, you may write to us at, and we will get back to you within 24 hours.

We are very sorry. Currently, support requests are not handled by phone. While we are working on getting the phone assistance option implemented, you can get help quickly and easily by submitting us a ticket in the help page (

We have several videos posted across the site that shows you how to use the site. You can also email us at to schedule a training and we will be more than happy to walk you through our site at your convenient time.

Bid Crawl provides many features that will help you to increase your sales and respond to solicitation, quotations, view and download contracts/bid tabulations, manage thousands of contacts and bridge communications with government. We have highlighted some of the features that we provide below.

  • Cooperative Purchasing Solution
  • Market Analytics
  • Search Bids/RFPs
  • Search and Post Private Projects
  • Purchase Order Insights
  • View and Respond to Quotes
  • Contacts Management
  • Post a Bid
  • Favorite a Bid, Agency, Contacts
  • Daily Notifications
  • Download Executed Contracts.
  • Your own Personal Dashboard
And more.

There are several cooperative Purchasing Agencies that provides government agencies access to thousands of competitively priced contracts for goods and services. All the contracts available under these cooperative Purchasing Agencies are awarded by the virtue of a public competitive procurement process compliant with most state statues. To avoid huge time, resources and money to bid a project or services, thousands of government organizations are already using the cooperative programs to procure through pre-negotiated contracts. Bid Crawl will help you gain access, request & respond to quotes through several cooperative purchasing agencies at ease. With less than 3 clicks, a member will be able to request for quotes from hundreds of contractors that are listed under various cooperative purchasing agencies. With our specialized daily notification system for Bids and/or proposals, Bid Crawl will help small and large companies enter the billion-dollar cooperative purchasing world.

No, Bid Crawl only provides you with information about potential opportunities with government and does not negotiate contracts. All contractual agreements will be executed directly with the agencies. Bid Crawl is not affiliated with any of the public, private and/or cooperative purchasing agencies. The tools are developed only to make it easy for the users to contact vendors, contractors and/or public personnel to conduct further business.

No, Bid Crawl does not guarantee you that you will get the award as the decision is in the government agency’s hands. Bid Crawl is not affiliated with any of the public, private and/or cooperative purchasing agencies. The tools are developed only to make it easy for the users to contact vendors, contractors and/or public personnel to conduct further business

Yes, it is absolutely free to “Request a Quote” from as many Coop Vendors you want.

Yes, you may “Request a Quote” from any vendor that is associated with the type of product or service category you choose. To see how to “Request a Quote”, please click on the below link to view the video.
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Under the “Government Analytics”, you will find four sections.
1. Spending Analytics
2. Purchase Trends
3. Bids/RFP
4. Contracts.

  • Spending Analytics: Spending Analysis section gives you access to viewing the spending and buying trends of a government sector. By discovering the spending trends, you will have an advantage to price your future products or services more competitively. You will also be able to monitor competitors’ activity, anticipate agencies future spending plans and make strategic decisions.
  • Purchase Trends: Bid Crawl’s Purchase Trends will help you analyze your customers and competitors. Data sourced from thousands of agencies will help you identify the purchase trends much earlier than your competitors. You will also be able to monitor and anticipate future spending plans of several state and local agencies.
  • Bids/RFPs: Search thousands of Bids/RFPs specifically targeted to you by country, industry and geographical location. Bid Crawl’s advance search tools will help you find and pursue the right Bids, RFPs, Informal Quotes and Private Projects from thousands of State, Local, Non-Profit and Federal agencies across United States, Mexico, Canada and India. Bid Crawl also will help you to increase your sales by providing several other key benefits like, Government Spending Analytics, Respond to Quotes, Download Executed Contracts and Bid Tabulations.
  • Contracts: Download contract documents, track activity and efficiently manage all aspects of government procurement, all from one central location. Access to huge database of Executed Contracts, Bid Tabulations and Specifications that will help you understand and evaluate how your competitors are performing in the multibillion dollar cooperative purchasing business.

We take security very seriously. We use “https” encryption and all your transactions are very safe. Please see our Privacy Policy for more information.

Absolutely! We use Stripe as our payment processing partner. Stripe ensures PCI compliance and secured communications platform. On top of what Stripe uses, we use industry standard encryption and secured server to process your payments. Please click on the link to know more.

You can login to our site and click on “My Accounts” tab to visit the Dashboard. In the Dashboard choose the ‘Account Info’ tab to edit your profile.

Click on forgot my password link in the login page and link to reset your password will be sent to your email click on the link and you will be prompted to change the password.