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 Successfully Interview a SME as a Proposal Writer

By Cosette Puckett, CF APMP on Apr 6, 2022

To write a winning proposal, a proposal development team must present a solution that addresses the customer’s technical needs in a compelling, easy-to-understand narrative.

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How to Write a Compliant and Responsive Proposal [Tips and Tools]

By Terri Cooper, CF APMP on Mar 23, 2022

In the competitive world of bids and proposals, it is critical for proposals to not only be compliant but also responsive. 

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How to Select Key Personnel for Your Proposal [Guide + Resume Template]

By Thomas Abraham on Mar 10, 2022

Individual accomplishments and experience have a chance to shine in today's competitive bid environment.

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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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Ace Your Proposal Evaluation by Thinking Like an Evaluator

By Thomas Abraham on Oct 7, 2021

Think of the last time you saw something and immediately realized you were going to enjoy it.

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Using Layers of Proof  to Strengthen Proposal Claims

By Harry Pritchett, CF APMP on Sep 16, 2021

In July 2018, we published an article on how to turn unsubstantiated proposal claims into credible proofs. In this article, I take a deeper dive into developing compelling proofs, with examples and techniques to build solid proofs for a higher win rate.

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How to Get the Most Value From SMEs to Write a Winning Proposal

By Carol Turpin on Aug 2, 2021

Subject matter experts (SMEs) are necessary to almost every proposal. They are the ones who design and build the product (or provide the service).

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The Fundamentals of Proposal Training: A Guide for Junior Writers

By Caroline Shawver, CF APMP on Feb 25, 2021

Starting a new job is an exciting endeavor, and like many recent college grads, I felt privileged to land a job—as a junior proposal writer at a great organization.

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A Comprehensive Guide to High-Quality Proposal Writing

By Ashley Kayes, CP APMP on Jan 14, 2021

Writing is such a critical component of the proposal process.

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