Archive for Tag: Public Sector Tenders

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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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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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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