Each proposal must be unique to your client. However, there are proven best practices that can be applied to any bid. Here are ten best practices that can make your sales proposals better:
Frustration is a feeling we all experience. This emotion is usually felt when we are trying out something new, doing a different task or trying to gain progress. Overcoming your initial frustration and barrier can be achieved in three ways.
Though facilities managers are great at meeting people and offering unique solutions, it can be difficult putting this across in the written proposal. It is important to keep your proposal customer focused and not company focused. Here are some tips on writing winning bids and tenders.
Contrary to popular belief, the key to making good bid decisions is not picking the deals in your pipeline that you are going to win, but instead, it is discarding the deals that you are going to lose. It should be obvious that to raise your company win rate, you must stop bidding deals that you have little or no chance of winning. To make the bid/no-bid decision, there are several factors to consider.
Being ambitious is really important but being realistic about your goals is also important. Deadlines should not be your primary concern when you are trying to complete your aim. Here are some ways you can be realistic in the ways you set your goals.
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