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How To Write a Winning Proposal
Your proposal should prove your case, and motivate the client to buy your services or applications. But all too often, reading a proposal is almost as painfully

client proposal example  services will help the client solve a business problem or close an important gap? Does the proposal writer believe that facts alone are enough to motivate a prospect to say yes ? Winning proposals must be client centered, not company- or product-centered. Most people buy because they're looking for solutions to pressing problems, additional resources to close gaps, or the means to cope with difficult issues. What this means is that a proposal is not a price quote, a bill of materials, or a project plan.

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Outsourcing--Applications Software RFI/RFP Template

Employees, Application Software Related Experience, Processes and Tools, Certifications and Accreditations, Industry Skills and Experience, Domain Skills and Experience, Application Software Package Skills and Experience, Technology Skills and Experience, Professional Services and Implementation Consulting Services, Client Experience, Internal Infrastructure and Enabling Technology, Business Flexibility  

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