Archive for Category: Public Sector Tenders

How To Present Memorable Ideas

Great Bid Writing

How to Present Memorable Ideas When Writing Bids When you’re pitching to a client you have to work hard to make sure that your product, service or idea stands out from the competition.  Writing about outsourced services or accounting software is not sexy, but one of your competitors will understand the importance of presenting and

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Don't Trust Your Spell Checker

Spell Checking Bids

Don’t Trust Your Spell Checker When you are editing your documents do not place too much trust in your spell checker.  Weed out every error by going through each section line by line.  The following poem contains a number of homophones – a homophone is a word that is pronounced the same as another word but

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Use the Active Voice Writing Tenders

Bids in The Active Voice

Use the Active Voice Writing Tenders The writing style of most business documents relies heavily on the passive voice.  With the active voice the subject of the sentence is actually doing something, whereas with the passive voice something is being done to the subject. In his book On Writing Stephen King gives a humorous insight

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