Articles tagged with : winning proposals

[Webinar replay ] Increasing your competitiveness and proposal excellence

Lohfeld Business Winning Webinar

In this webinar, Bob Lohfeld discussed the government’s shrinking budget, enhanced competing to increase corporate revenues and maintain profits, and fierce competition in smaller markets raising competitiveness standards for all bidders. Bob also explored objectives of winning proposals, critical evaluation factors, how you should look at your proposals for competitiveness, and a new standard for excellence with your proposals. Click to watch the webinar replay and download the presentation. During the webinar, Bob referenced our Win Rates Double with 7 Quality Measures research report on strengths-based solutioning and what content evaluators are looking for in your proposals. Click to download Win Rates Double with 7 Quality Measures research report  

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[Webinar replay ] Increasing your competitiveness and proposal excellence

Lohfeld Business Winning Webinar

In this webinar, Bob Lohfeld discussed the government’s shrinking budget, enhanced competing to increase corporate revenues and maintain profits, and fierce competition in smaller markets raising competitiveness standards for all bidders. Bob also explored objectives of winning proposals, critical evaluation factors, how you should look at your proposals for competitiveness, and a new standard for excellence with your proposals. Click to watch the webinar replay and download the presentation. During the webinar, Bob referenced our Win Rates Double with 7 Quality Measures research report on strengths-based solutioning and what content evaluators are looking for in your proposals. Click to download Win Rates Double with 7 Quality Measures research report  

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7 steps from good to great proposals

A win doesn't always mean what you submitted was the best it could be

We all strive to write great proposals and often pat ourselves on the back when our proposals win. Each victory fills us with pride and reassures us that we’re writing great proposals, but that’s not always the case. Great proposals frequently lose on price, and poorly written proposals win when competition is limited or the bid price is low. Because of this, victory is not always a good indicator of proposal quality. All great proposals have seven essential attributes, and you can use these attributes to measure the quality of your proposal. Once you make it a practice to measure these attributes, you’ll be surprised at how quickly all of your proposals improve. To be a great proposal, a proposal must embody the following: 1. Compliant structure – First and foremost, the proposal must be structured to comply exactly with the request for proposals (RFP) instructions and attachments, thereby making...

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