Archive for Category: Winning Tenders

How to Present Figures in a Bid Submission

Using Figures in Tenders

How to Present Figures in a Bid Submission Most RFP responses, and even business reports, are littered with inconsistencies when using figures. Here are a few rules from the Economist Style Guide to keep you on the straight and narrow. In the style guide of most publications figures start at 10, but avoid mixing figures

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How to Tackle the Value Add Services question in Bids

Value Add Services

How to Tackle the Value Add Services question in Bids Questions on value add services frequently appear in RFPs. Similar to executive summaries respondents tend to give them less thought then they deserve and serve up mediocre answers. This is a mistake and not just because there are marks on offer. When it comes to

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Bid Writing Tips

Bid Writing Style

Bid Writing Tips In Rework, Jason Fried and David Heinemeier-Hansson tell us to “hire great writers….because being a good writer is about more than writing.  Clear writing is a sign of clear thinking.  Great writers know how to communicate.  They make things easy to understand.  They can put themselves in someone else’s shoes.  They know

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