Style manuals are essential to any large proposal, guiding writers and (more importantly) editors in the task of making text from many writers look as if it came from one mind.
Writing good RFP responses is iterative: get the content, get it clear, and then look for successively better ways to make it “pop.” Allow time for this process in your schedule.
Managing standards is an essential element in project management of RFP responses: doing more than “good enough” or “professional enough” is neither good nor professional.
Deadlines are the voice of reason in proposal management – helping us focus on what matters above all: on-time delivery.
Resumes are notoriously difficult documents in RFP responses, requiring special attention as well as the acceptance that they will not be as good as we want .