General topics in proposal writing
Do these 8 things to become a better proposal manager.
There are 9 things successful proposal professionals do differently. How many of these traits do you have?
Good proposals should include good graphics.
Boilerplate prose can either help or hurt your proposal depending on how you use it.
Proposal win rates often are used to measure business success. After all, there is a big difference between winning 30 percent and 60 percent of your bids. However, win rates are slippery numbers, and they may cloud rather than clarify your business efforts.
Here are my new year’s resolutions for proposal professionals.
If we build social capital where we live and work, then we are likely to be happier as proposal professionals.
Achieving a reasonable and satisfactory work/life balance is important for proposal professionals.
You need effective reviews of your written proposal sections to be a good proposal writer!
When it comes to your proposal prose, revise, revise, and then revise!
To write proposals effectively, organize!
Cliches are the death of proposal prose. Avoid using them.
Your Red Team review is the last chance you have to improve your proposal.
Link your features to your benefits to create persuasive proposals.
Follow a sound proposal schedule to avoid having your time slip away.
Good graphics will make your proposals more persuasive.
Grest proposal managers should have these eight core beliefs.
Learn to stay fresh and sharp as a proposal professional.
Build social capital at your business, and you will become a happier person.
Get the new Shipley Proposal Guide 4.0 to improve your proposals and advance your career.
Go green! It is good for you, your company, and your planet.
The traits of highly successful salespeople also should characterize you and your proposal.
To develop successful proposals, you must get reviewers to understand, remember, and believe your major themes.
Writing to win is a key element in winning proposals.
There are eight essential sales skills that apply to proposals.
Proposal professionals should be grateful for their careers in the private sector.
Companies and proposal managers can take concrete steps to encourage good health among proposal professionals.
You can build strong social capital at work by creating a healthy work environment.
Create a satisfying work environment, and both you and your co-workers will be happier.
Creating “flow experiences” at work will enhance the lives of proposal professionals.
Religious organizations are a major source of social capital and happiness in America.
If you want to sustain strong bonds at work, be cooperative and promote reconciliation.
Proposal professionals should support public policies that increase happiness and social capital.
You can learn to distress the proposal process.
You can take steps to help your proposal writers and SMEs write well.
You can create a successful lessons-learned process for your proposal efforts.
Are you ready to switch from the business to the nonprofit world?
Joining the Association of Proposal Management Professionals will expand your horizons and boost your career.
Help reviewers easily understand your proposal prose by using MS Word’s Review tab.
You can take simple steps to make your proposals more visually appealing.