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7 Quality Questions For Sales Calls

Among the many informative sessions at last month’s APMP-NCA Mid-Atlantic Conference, one struck me as especially brilliant. It provided an elegant tool to take along to those client or potential client meetings to accomplish what you need. You know those meetings; when you finally get the attention of the buyer in your target agency, and

By , |2023-01-24T05:51:19-05:00January 24th, 2023|Categories: Blog, Home Page|0 Comments

Don’t Make Me Think: 5 Ways to Improve Proposal Readability

This article is reposted from our corporate partner Key Solutions, Inc’s blog. The original post can be found here. In proposals, clear writing is critical to ensuring the evaluators understand your message. Even if you have the most valuable solution, if you can’t clearly articulate it, you won’t have a high chance of winning the

By |2022-12-05T16:15:35-05:00December 2nd, 2022|Categories: Blog, eZine, Featured Article, Home Page, News|0 Comments

How to Get Your Company On-Board with Better Qualification

There are few things worse than finding yourself working late or on the weekend trying to wrap up a proposal you know your company will not win.  Maybe the account executive thought, “why not, it’s worth the shot,” or a go-to-market leader thought your company needed to throw their hat in the ring or that

By |2022-11-01T07:32:16-04:00November 1st, 2022|Categories: Blog, Home Page|0 Comments

How to Be Part of the Proposal Deadline Solution

The proposal tasks have been assigned for two weeks and a few contributing subject matter experts are overdue. The next Review is in two days. So, it’s probably a good time to pick up the phone.  What do we say? If we start by reminding our colleagues about the deadline, they’ll probably tune us out.

By |2022-10-04T22:00:58-04:00October 4th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Home Page|0 Comments

Five Reasons Why Your Company Should Be A Corporate Sponsor At The MAC

The MAC is Back In-Person! Ready to Reach Your Audience? Our Team is putting the final touches on the in-person return of the National Capital Area Chapter’s flagship conference, Wednesday, October 12th in Tysons Corner, Virginia. What’s in it for you?  Here are five reasons why sponsoring the MAC helps you reach your business goals:

By |2022-09-29T15:06:40-04:00September 29th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Featured Article|0 Comments

Three Keys to Prepare for IDIQ Proposals

Republished from our corporate Partner BZ Opportunity Management. Visit their site at https://www.bzopportunity.com/ Multiple award Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contracts provide large and small companies with a critical tool for long-term corporate success. The limited field and pre-approval provide holders a great opportunity to quickly expand their experience. However, many small firms are justifiably

By , |2022-07-20T07:50:13-04:00July 20th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Featured Article|0 Comments

Why Recent Graduates are the Perfect Proposal Writers

Companies hiring proposal writers and coordinators should be scouring LinkedIn for recent graduates and jumping for joy when they apply. Why? Because college prepares all students, regardless of their major, to be good proposal writers. But in spite of this preparation, so many college graduates feel they’re not qualified for even entry-level jobs thanks to

By , |2022-07-08T00:38:04-04:00July 8th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Home Page|0 Comments

Five Tips for Collaborating Across Team Boundaries

This article is reprinted here with permission in collaboration with our corporate partner Xait. Visit Xait's blog at https://www.xait.com/resources/blog Five Tips for Collaborating Across Team Boundaries Sales. Products. Services. Proposals. Team boundaries differentiate one workgroup from another, defining our common tasks and focusing on our shared objectives. When it comes to developing proposals, however, we

By , |2022-06-18T22:48:14-04:00June 18th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Featured Article|0 Comments

Go/No-Go Decisions 101

This article was originally published May 4, 2022 on Team Patri's blog - https://gopatri.com/pro-insights/2022/5/03/go-no-go-decisions-101. Go/No-Go Decisions 101 Professional poker players say the most crucial factor to their success is knowing when to play a hand and when to fold it. Poker players look at the available information, calculate the odds of success, and use this

By , |2022-06-09T23:45:38-04:00June 9th, 2022|Categories: Blog, Regular Article|0 Comments
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