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Articles & White Papers

Here are a number of documents, articles and white papers that provide background information and discuss best practice in bidding and proposal writing. They can be viewed or downloaded in PDF format. Others will be added as they are published.

Working with a professional Proposal Writer
This document explains how a professional Proposal Writer works and how your business could benefit from these specialist skills. It can be downloaded and is designed to be printed double-sided and folded as a pocket size six-page leaflet.
Download Working with a professional Proposal Writer.pdf

 

The Purpose of a Proposal
Feedback from customers, industry analysts and consultants suggests that proposals seldom deliver against reviewers’ expectations. This article looks at what we should expect to see in a proposal and what we hope to achieve.
Download  The Purpose of a Proposal.pdf

Reviewing, Editing and Proof Reading for Proposals
Reviewing, Editing and Proof Reading are three distinct tasks that require different people with different skills. This document discusses the differences and suggests how bid teams can ensure these three tasks are completed separately and effectively. Download  Reviewing, Editing and Proof Reading.pdf

Basic Proof Readers’ marks for proposals – A4 double-sided laminated sheet available by post. Easy-to-read Proof Readers’ Marks on the front and tips on Reviewing, Editing and Proof Reading for Proposals on the reverse. £3.00 plus postage and packing.

Basic Proof Readers’ marks for proposals – A3 single-sided laminated wall chart available by post. Easy-to-read Proof Readers’ Marks and tips on Reviewing, Editing and Proof Reading for Proposals on front side. £5.00 plus postage and packing.

Articles and White Paper

Writing International Proposals
Submitting proposals needs careful thought, particularly when bidding to foreign organisations. This article was published in Overseas Trade Magazine, October 2005 and it looks at several important considerations.
Download  Writing International Proposals.pdf