By Linda Julian

The 4 Cs of persuasion

August 14, 2013 | Posted in: Win Tenders Bids Proposals

We’ve all had the experience of watching a TV commercial and wondering “what was that all about?”, or reading a sales promotion letter and thinking “so what?  why should I care?” Or even worse, receiving a proposal and groaning at the thought of reading the whole document. Persuasive messages can be characterised by the four […]

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By Linda Julian

Case studies – using them to improve your tender or proposal

February 6, 2013 | Posted in: Win Tenders Bids Proposals

Well-devised case studies in tenders or proposals can be compelling. Case studies, in this context, mean write-ups (in a journalistic or “article” style) of individual cases or circumstances which demonstrate: your distinctive expertise your understanding of the client’s industry and business challenges your appreciation of the special requirements, preferences, and culture of your prospective client […]

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How to create value add services for tenders, bids & proposals

How to create value add services for tenders, bids & proposals

Value add services have become de rigueur for B2B services relationships and can be a positive, indeed tender-winning differentiator for your business. ‘Free of charge’ is music to clients’ ears given in the 21st century we’re all being expected to do more with less. And as we know, you have to give in order to […]