RFP

Did you add Reference Letters to your RFP Response?

Did you add Reference Letters to your RFP Response? You read the RFP issued and you provided the mandatory 2 relevant references with contact information. Is that enough? Most organizations responding to RFPs think that this will do. After all, it’s what the issuer asked for. But to stand out in an extremely competitive RFP [...]

By |September 19th, 2017|Business Development, Procurement, RFP, RFP Writer, RFP Writing|0 Comments

Bidders, Suppliers Survey: RFP Proposal Response Strategy

Share your thoughts on RFP strategy with us? We have created this short Survey Monkey Survey to collect some data on what organizations are doing about responding to RFP's. It takes two minutes to complete. Once we have collected enough results, we will share them with visitors to our website. Here's a link to the [...]

By |July 2nd, 2017|Business Development, RFP, RFP Writer|0 Comments

The Best Advice You Will Ever Get to Win an RFP

Here’s the best advice we've got for winning an RFP: Read. The. RFP. Whether you are writing the response yourself or engaging a professional writer, reading the entire Request for Proposal (RFP) will do a couple of things: Differentiate you from much of your competition who won’t bother, thereby ensuring they miss stuff – or [...]

By |May 19th, 2017|Business Development, RFP, RFP Writing|0 Comments

Four Basics of Responding to an IT RFI, RFQ, RFP

Boardroom Metrics provides Request for Proposal (RFP) response writing for Information Technology clients in the United States, Canada and Europe. Information Technology (IT) RFP responses must be written in a way that complies with all the mandatory requirements of the issuer – requirements that are unique to every proposal. In addition, IT RFPs often contain sections that [...]

By |May 18th, 2017|Business Development, RFP, RFP Writing|0 Comments

RFP, Bid Writing: How to Write the Best Executive Summary

The executive summary is arguably the most important element of your RFP response. It tells the reader everything they need to know about the rest of your response: - That it reflects their needs - That it provides a great solution - That its written by an organization with superior skills and expertise to deliver [...]

By |May 1st, 2017|RFP, RFP Writer|0 Comments

RFP’s, RFI’s: The Best Writing Tip I Ever Got

Many years ago, I was part of a consulting firm with a mean, curmudgeonly owner. I wasn’t a fan of his. He wasn't a fan of my writing. So, he decided to teach me how to write. For a period of six months he made me write all of his reports, speeches, articles – and [...]

By |May 1st, 2017|RFP, RFP Writer|0 Comments

Top 12 Tips for Responding to RFP’s

Writing a winning proposal takes some planning, time and skill. Over the years we’ve worked with clients on hundreds of responses. We’ve worked with large organizations and small ones. Regardless of size, there are some clear ways to succeed. Stepping back a little, here’s our list of the top twelve tips for writing a winning [...]

By |August 23rd, 2016|Family Business, Private Business, RFP, RFP Writing|0 Comments

RFP Creation

Professional Services: RFP Creation A well-crafted, clearly-written Request for Proposal (RFP) is an invaluable tool for companies seeking new vendors or service providers. But if you’ve never put an RFP together – or can’t devote the time and/or resources it takes because you’re too busy running your day-to-day business – Boardroom Metrics can help. Boardroom [...]

By |January 11th, 2016|RFP|0 Comments