It can seem laborious to write detailed method statements for core parts of your service but it is essential that you do so.
When preparing to tender, ensure all policy documents are updated and signed off.
Where you have the freedom to set a page style, do so with the reader in mind.
Did you resolve to ‘work smarter’ on your proposals in 2013? Did you plan to have a more organised tender library? And did you resolve this last year? And the year before?
Many companies review their business figures in January and set new targets.
Does your finished document resemble a Christmas cracker which generates lots of excitement but actually contains a bad joke?
A little glitter can make the most mundane Christmas card sparkle.
My Christmas wish list is sent on behalf of all the dedicated and talented bid writers who convert opportunities into orders.
Job titles should be consistent throughout your document. Wherever possible, mirror those used by your client.
Do not complicate your proposal documents unnecessarily. Even the most complex solutions and high value submissions have to be read and understood.