Government agencies want to work with companies they know and trust. Building that trust is largely contingent on your ability to prove you can do the work.
"It is a truth universally acknowledged that a competitive bid must be in want of a great proposal team." - Jane Austen
Have you ever asked yourself if an evaluator gets bored reading your proposal? To break up the sea of text, you use proposal graphics. But are your graphics also boring?
If you’ll indulge in a music analogy, Federal Government Contracting in the United States is a long and winding road, while State, Local, and Education (SLED) contracting is a smaller ticket to ride. But hey, you still might want to drive that car!
In proposals, clear writing is critical to ensuring the evaluators understand your message.
Let's set the scene. You’ve just come on to a new proposal effort and are anxiously awaiting your writing assignment.
Federal proposals often require contractors to include resumes of their proposed team.
While it may not be immediately obvious, there is no doubt that the design of your government proposal can significantly impact how your response is received and has the potential to help you stand out from the competition.
Everyone knows that color team review phases are essential to the development of winning proposals.
Desktop Publishing (DTP) is required before every proposal is submitted to ensure the proposal is presented in a visually pleasing manner, the information is presented in an easy-to-understand format, and the proposal complies with the solicitation requirements.