If you’re in the business of training or education, the odds are that you are perpetually seeking new clients. These days, the competition is fierce and more and more, you may be competing against low-cost online services. How do you make your services stand out from the crowd? You need to write a persuasive proposal to pitch your training services to new clients.
A big disadvantage to using a web-based system is that the proposal software and your business information are stored on the web. A web-based system is potentially more at risk from hackers, because the data from thousands of businesses presents a high-value target for hackers seeking confidential business information. Also, a web-based solution may not be available when you need it, like those times you can’t log in when you are flying or on the road. You should also consider whether or not you can easily extract your proposal data from a web-based system for use elsewhere. Most web-based solutions are new business ventures without proven track records – and if you read some of their support blogs you will find out which ones have frequent web site outages.
You’ve decided to respond to a Request for Proposal (RFP) from a private company. You’ve got the RFP paperwork in hand, or maybe you read the requirements on the company’s website. Now you’re wondering how to get started.
Looking for a solution to help you write business proposals contracts, RFPs, or grant applications? There are three main types of proposal writing systems available on the market: