The Best RFP Response Tips (Round-Up)

6/20/17 11:06 AM Anna Duin RFP Responding

You're trying to work faster and smarter. Because when it comes to writing and managing proposals, time is always of the essence. And we continually need to work to figure out how to create and manage better, more compelling content. 

So, based on our numbers of views, clicks, and comments, here are the posts our readers have told us are the best. Our top posts on proposal writing tips, RFP management tools, and RFP response template suggestions. In other words, how to make your proposals easier.  


Proposal Writing Tips and Best Practices 

8 Quick Tips - How to Improve Your Proposal Before 5pm Today

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Because you can't spend endless hours perfecting your proposals, here are eight quick tips on how to improve any proposal before 5 p.m. today. 

Why Your Proposal (Probably) Isn't a Special Snowflake

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Never considered proposal software because your proposals are super-special-snowflakes? You might be making your job harder than it needs to be.

How to Write a Really Persuasive Proposal

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3 steps to more compelling content, including how to manage proposal format, how to get better responses from SMEs, and how to ensure response consistency.

Nagging, SME Harassment, and Other Confessions of a Salesperson

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Marketers, Proposal Writers, and SMEs are you tired of being nagged? Here’s how to quickly get Sales what they need, AND only answer RFP questions once 


RFP Process Tools  

It Doesn't Have to Be Like This: Rethinking RFP Response

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How to write better, faster, proposals - daring to rethink the "digital last frontier" that is traditional RFP response.

What is Proposal Management Software?

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What is proposal management software? How do you know if you even need it? If you do need it, then what? Find out with our free ebook.

How to Find the Best RFP Management Software

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Shopping for a new RFP system? Here are the red flags to be wary of, what to look for in customer reviews, and questions to ask during demos.

Upload Your Word Docs Straight Into RFP365

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Proposal writers rejoice! We're thrilled to announce you can now upload your Word-Doc-RFPs straight into RFP365 -- no reformatting needed.


RFP Response Template Suggestions 

Back to Basics: Proposal Formats and Templates

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Secrets of writing & formatting your RFP response for the win. Best practices on each proposal section and free proposal templates keep things easy.

Proposal Writing Secrets: How to Make Sure Your Bid Gets Noticed

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Your proposal writing requires blood, sweat, and tears. Don't leave its success to chance. The three key steps to making sure your bids are in the spotlight.

3 Reasons Why Proposal Themes Are the Worst 

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Is your content truly compelling? Why proposal themes can distract from what buyers really want, and how to dig down past them to your true differentiators. 

What did we miss? What are your favorite proposal writing resources and tips? Let us know in the comments.