Jake Lamarche, CF APMP, CPTC

Jake Lamarche is a Proposal Development Consultant with Key Solutions. He is experienced in copy editing, résumé writing, and compliance checking. He is certified at the Foundation Level by APMP and is also a Certified Professional Technical Communicator. Jake is an alumnus of Randolph-Macon College and studied English and Writing. In his free time, he enjoys writing fiction and is a volunteer editor for an online literary magazine.

Recent Posts

Four Formative Experiences for New Proposal Managers (and What to Learn)

By Jake Lamarche, CF APMP, CPTC on Jun 2, 2022

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Beyond the Basics: 5 Ways to Take Your Proposal Writing to the Next Level

By Jake Lamarche, CF APMP, CPTC on Apr 20, 2022

If you have participated in a proposal effort or two, odds are you know the basics of proposal writing.

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How to Create a Proposal Management Plan Using the KSI Advantage© Approach

By Jake Lamarche, CF APMP, CPTC on Jan 5, 2022

The Proposal Management Plan is the operations plan for the Proposal Manager and the proposal team to answer the RFP.

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Need a High-Scoring Past Performance Section? Use the KSI Advantage© Approach!

By Jake Lamarche, CF APMP, CPTC on Dec 1, 2021

The Past Performance section in a proposal provides evidence of your previous success to your customer by exhibiting your proven ability to deliver a quality product or service in a timely and cost-controlled manner.

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3 Free Project Management Tools for Your Next Proposal (and How to Use Them)

By Jake Lamarche, CF APMP, CPTC on May 20, 2021

As I discovered after graduating college and having to pay for my own Microsoft Office (MSO) subscription, software can be expensive! This is especially true for commonly used project management and office programs.

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The Ultimate Guide to Oral Proposal Presentations

By Jake Lamarche, CF APMP, CPTC on Jan 28, 2021

An oral presentation with the government is like a job interview. Your goal is to present well and ultimately win the contract.

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How to Set Up Graphics and Production for Proposals

By Jake Lamarche, CF APMP, CPTC on Oct 1, 2020

Graphics are what distinguish an effective proposal. Research shows that readers recall seven times more information when presented with a graphic than through text alone.

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Just the Facts: A Guide to Crafting a Great Data Call

By Jake Lamarche, CF APMP, CPTC on Mar 25, 2020

Data calls typically occur early in the proposal effort, but can ostensibly happen at any point during the proposal planning or writing processes.

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Money Talks: How to Develop Winning Cost Proposals

By Jake Lamarche, CF APMP, CPTC on Feb 19, 2020

The Cost or Price Proposal is exactly what it sounds like: a detailed account of the costs of your Technical and Management Approaches for a potential government contract.

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How to Set Up RFP Compliance Using the KSI Advantage

By Jake Lamarche, CF APMP, CPTC on Dec 12, 2019

Successful proposals must be two things: compliant and responsive.

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