Section 1: Get started Searching

Lesson 1: How to Start Searching
There are many different ways to run a search in GovSpend and the number of options may be overwhelming at first. For new users, a good place to start is to...
Mon, Feb 26, 2018 at 3:59 PM
Lesson 2: How to Exclude Words from Your Search
Due to the extensive nature of our database, sometimes there will be data you don't need cluttering your results. In the left-hand sidebar, there is...
Mon, Feb 26, 2018 at 4:00 PM
Lesson 3: How to Add Filters for Narrowed Searches
So part of a good search is using filters to narrow down the results you're getting so that you have useful information to work with. That is why we...
Mon, Feb 26, 2018 at 4:00 PM
Lesson 4: What is the Federal Place of Performance FIlter
Federal agencies are often listed as being in Washington D.C. when in fact we all know that there are offices located all over the country. So here is ho...
Mon, Feb 26, 2018 at 4:00 PM
Lesson 5: What's the Difference Between Purchase Date Vs. Purchase Order Date Added
Purchase Date is the date of the purchase and can be found on the top right-hand corner or each purchase order.  You can also use the purchase d...
Mon, Feb 26, 2018 at 4:01 PM
Lesson 6: How to Use Additional Filters to Search with NAICS Codes
The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is used by businesses and governments to classify and measure economic activity in the United Stat...
Mon, Feb 26, 2018 at 4:01 PM
Lesson 7: What are Purchase Order Tags?
Once you have initiated your search and found the relevant purchase orders you can tag them, make notes, and add them to your calendar to follow up with the...
Mon, Feb 26, 2018 at 4:01 PM
Lesson 8: How to View, Save, & Share Your Search Results
Search Result Tabs After a search has been made, a series of tabs appear listing various types of information pulled from the GovSpend database. Users can ...
Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 11:51 AM
Lesson 9: How to Download the Visible List vs. Exporting Search Line Items
Download Visible List  If you are running a search and you don't have SmartExport or you want to quickly grab a list of contacts from your search ther...
Wed, Apr 11, 2018 at 1:11 PM
Lesson 10: Sharing Saved Searches with Your Company
You have the ability to share your saved searches with your company so that anyone else working within SmartProcure can also work with the search you create...
Mon, Feb 26, 2018 at 4:02 PM