How to Conduct a Proposal Lessons Learned Session

By Melissa Serna on Jun 27, 2024

It is far too common, once the dust settles after submitting a proposal, for a Proposal Team, including subject matter experts (SMEs), account managers, and senior management, to move on to the next project without taking a moment to reflect.

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Teamwork Makes the Dream Work! How to Harness Proposal Roles Effectively

By Jeannette Calderon, CF APMP on Apr 3, 2024

Listen: Teamwork Makes the Dream Work! How to Harness Proposal Roles Effectively

How important are the roles on a proposal development team – from the Proposal Manager to the Graphic Designer?

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So, You Want to Manage a Proposal? Things Every First-Time Proposal Manager Should Know

By Emilie Waickwicz, CF APMP on Mar 13, 2024

Stepping into a Proposal Manager role for the first time can be overwhelming and intimidating. Many proposal professionals learn on the job or through a trial-by-fire scenario. The “this is fine” meme comes to mind.

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The Benefits of a Successfully Executed Third-Party Assessment for Government Contractors

By Thomas Abraham on Feb 28, 2024

In our industry, gaining as much insight as possible about contractor performance is always crucial, and who better to know about the positives and negatives of a program than your own Government customers?

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Master the Art of Writing an Executive Summary [Tips + Checklist]

By Melissa Serna on Feb 14, 2024

The Executive Summary holds a unique and pivotal role in setting the stage for a winning proposal.

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How to Create a Proposal Writing Template That Wows!

By Jeannette Calderon, CF APMP on Dec 6, 2023

Writing templates are one of the first steps to complete once the draft and final solicitation are released. A writing template serves as the base of a successful proposal.

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Five Proposal Writing Tasks to Do Before the RFP Drops

By Harry Pritchett, CF APMP on Nov 8, 2023

In the deadline-driven and highly competitive world of proposal development, effective time management is critical.

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How to Create an Effective Proposal Schedule [Examples + Templates]

By Melissa Serna on Oct 25, 2023

For businesses seeking to secure Government contracts, a clearly defined and comprehensive proposal schedule is essential for a smooth and successful proposal submission.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Understanding Self-Scoring Bids

By Emilie Waickwicz, CF APMP on Jul 13, 2023

The number of self-scoring solicitations is increasing each fiscal year. Are you planning to pursue these opportunities but not quite sure where to start?

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An Introductory Guide to Governmentwide Acquisition Contracts (GWACs)

By Ashley Kayes, CPP APMP on Jun 21, 2023

Within the world of US Federal Government Contracting, it is easy to become overwhelmed with all the acronyms that get thrown around. One acronym you might have come across is GWAC.

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