Tag Archives: RFP

Proposal Writing Course – Lesson #1 How to Write Customer-Focused Proposals

In this updated proposal writing course, we’re going to start by looking at how you can write a more customer focused proposal. Now, this might sound obvious but it can easy to miss the mark when you, and other contributors, are looking for ways to promote your company.
So, before you start writing a ‘me’ focused proposal, let’s look at how to step back, study the ask from the client’s point of view, so you can craft a response that zeroes in on their specific needs.

Excel Template – RFP Bidder’s Cost Matrix

In this Excel template, RFP Bidders can describe the costs involved when replying to an RFP. Based on information provided in the template, and in the Scope of Work, Bidders can provide the costs required to successfully meet the RFP requirements. Use this template if you are publishing an RFP, and want to make sure […]

Request For Proposal (RFP) Templates (MS Office and Apple iWorks)

Looking for Request For Proposal (RFP) Templates? If you want to know how to write a Request For Proposal or are looking for a simple RFP example with forms, checklists, and sample material, then download this RFP template and get started today. Ideal for construction, information technology or government RFPs. We’ve updated the very popular RFP […]

10 Ways to Improve Your Business Proposal Format

Proposal Format. Your Business Proposal should match the Request For Proposal guidelines and include a three-page executive summary. This applies to proposals to Government, Research, Sales and Construction Proposals. How do I format my Business Proposal? If the Government agency’s Request For Proposal does not provide guidelines, then format your proposal as follows:

5 Ways to Demonstrate Value-For-Money in your Business Proposal

You know your Business Proposal matches the client’s requirements exactly, right? You also know that your proposal is good Value For Money and resolves the pain points for the funding agency. But, you still need to show them why.

NEW: 10 Business Proposal Templates (MS Word and Excel)

Since we started the site in 1997, the business proposal templates have been the most popular by far. The User Guides come second. However, for some reason, we didn’t update them for quite a while. Not sure why as we do a lot of freelance proposal writing and should (read: will) add more proposal writing […]

Report Writing: How to write the Conclusions section

The conclusion section to this strategy report, eGovernment Strategies, The Case of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), from Dr. Ali M. Al-Khouri, United Arab Emirates, provides an excellent template on how to summarize the main points in a strategy document. This conclusion section is divided into five paragraphs: Problem statement: need to develop new capabilities […]

How to Write a Preface for Technical Documents

Summary: Create a preface for technical documents to describe the scope, contents, and materials referenced in the main document. Does a document need a preface? Not always. Short documents are fine without one. However, longer documents, especially those that have changed over releases will benefit from a preface. From one angle, the purpose of the preface is to set […]