Tag: proposal development
Bid and proposal (B&P) activities require significant investments, so allocating the proper budget ensures all opportunities have enough time, money, and resources to maximize their chance of winning. To stretch… Continue reading Setting the Stage Before the Proposal Manager’s Arrival
One of a typical proposal writer’s biggest complaints is that the proposal is too page-constrained. Having a 50-page statement of work (SOW) and a 25-page proposal limit is not unusual,… Continue reading 50 Words, Phrases, and Techniques that Save Proposal Space
The term “standup meeting” was coined to describe a proposal meeting so brief that attendees could stand without discomfort. Standup meetings should be long enough to efficiently communicate status and… Continue reading Daily Proposal Standup Meeting Management Tips
Calling out your benefits, Strengths, and discriminators helps the customer recognize them and can help raise your proposal score. You can call out benefits, Strengths, and discriminators using icons, graphics,… Continue reading 50 Words and phrases that call attention to your benefits, strengths, and discriminators
Building confidence in your solution and casting doubt on a competitor’s solution is one of the best ways to influence a customer to select your solution. In the proposal industry,… Continue reading 50 Words and phrases to ghost competitors
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We all use it! Microsoft Word. The number 1 software tool used for proposal preparation. In time, we all discover those lesser-known features that really improve productivity. The Style Separator… Continue reading A Microsoft Word feature you will love!
Our industry tends to separate the work of Technical Volume Leads and Business Volume Leads. Clearly, businesses need to protect their rate structures, pricing, and salary information. However, there are… Continue reading 7 ways a technical volume lead can improve the business volume
Nothing is more frustrating than a string of losing proposals. It demoralizes the bid and proposal (B&P) team, wastes B&P funds, and results in operations personnel losing their jobs. Despite… Continue reading Turn that losing streak around now (or avoid a losing streak in the first place!)