Keys to Successful Proposal Writing

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Successfully Respond to Government RFPs

Answering this question can lead to either success or failure for your company. The keys to successful proposal writing include:
 
  • Knowing exactly what the government is requesting. Give the government evaluators exactly what “they“ want, not what “you“ want them to have. Leave your marketing copy out of your response and focus on the evaluation criteria they are asking for. Many qualified contractors lose by not following this advice.

  • As in all sales bids, with RFP Government contracts, you must distinguish your company from the competition in a way that differentiates you in a positive way, thereby creating a competitive advantage in the mind of the evaluators--there is only one winner!

  • Government department staff looks for the company that provides the least risk. In fact, in their evaluation they are first looking for those companies that they can easily eliminate from the process, rather than looking for the winner. They will choose the winning bidder from the last few companies remaining after eliminating those that appear to carry a higher risk.

  • Present an experience leadership and management team. Typically, they ask for background information on those who will be managing and implementing the project. Show that your team is well experienced and competent to do the job.

  • Keep in mind that you do not have to have all of the necessary experience in-house. Using subcontractors is very acceptable and common. Often you can leverage the experience of a teaming partner or subcontractor to fill a gap in past performance. Even so, your company must appear to be the driving force with the required management expertise.

When using RFP proposal writing services, the service of a professional proposal-writing firm should closely follow these key performance criteria throughout the proposal writing and preparation process. Government proposals are very specific and an understanding of the contracting procurement process is critical.
 
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