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Why Proposal Automation Software?

Why Proposal Automation Software?

The Costs of Manual Proposal Processes   Typical Manual RFP/Proposal Creation Process This child’s board game illustrates an all-too-common scenario for organizations with manual proposal ...
Why Proposal Automation Software? Part Two

Why Proposal Automation Software? Part Two

How Do You Spend Your Proposal Creation Time? The purpose of proposal automation software is to reduce the time your writers spend on administrative functions when creating a proposal while ...
Why Proposal Automation Software? Part Three

Why Proposal Automation Software? Part Three

Building the Business Case Proposal automation software doesn’t make sense for every business. For example, organizations with less complex sales cycles, or organizations that create few ...
How to Become a Microsoft® Styles Superhero

How to Become a Microsoft® Styles Superhero

Defending the Cause of Consistent Proposal Formatting Do you spend too much time formatting (and reformatting) the same content and not enough time on higher-level activities? Maybe your branding
National Deal Week: Win More with Compelling Win Themes

National Deal Week: Win More with Compelling Win Themes

As we celebrate National Deal Week, we are examining the critical importance of compelling win themes to securing and ultimately winning sales proposals. At a time when proposal volumes are ...
Embrace Role-Model Proposal Best Practices

Embrace Role-Model Proposal Best Practices

Three Takeaways from New APMP Proposal Industry Benchmark Report   November is National Inspirational Role Models Month. Role models are passionate about creating value in their organizations. ...
Saluting Women Business Owners in the Proposal Industry

Saluting Women Business Owners in the Proposal Industry

This week is National Business Women’s Week® -- did you know that women own 42% of all businesses in the United States and that these businesses generated $1.9 trillion annually? Our company is ...
Customer Service Week: Exemplary Training Key to Service

Customer Service Week: Exemplary Training Key to Service

Expedience Shares Four Core Training Philosophies that Have Helped Drive a +94% Retention Rate It’s Customer Service Week – an international celebration of the importance of customer service – ...
What Proposal Writers can Learn from the ‘KonMari Method’

What Proposal Writers can Learn from the ‘KonMari Method’

Tidying Up Your Proposal Content Today I am posting part two of our blog series for proposal writers looking to bring order to their content. Once again, I draw inspiration from the KonMari ...
Does this Paragraph Spark Joy?

Does this Paragraph Spark Joy?

What Proposal Writers can Learn from the ‘KonMari Method’ No one likes clutter -- not in closets, and not in a proposal content library. But in the fast-paced world of RFP deadlines, proposal ...
Microsoft Sets the Pace for Proposal Automation in 2020

Microsoft Sets the Pace for Proposal Automation in 2020

Microsoft just closed its financial year on June 30 with record results ($126B revenue) with dramatic increases in its efforts to add advanced features and technologies to its Office 365 product ...
Excel for Proposal Writers: References

Excel for Proposal Writers: References

Learn to use Excel Tables and Filters to Create Dynamic Lists such as References, Case Studies, and More. Matching the best references or case studies to a specific proposal can be challenging, ...
Stress Free SMEs

Stress Free SMEs

Tips for Working with Subject Matter Experts that Minimize your Stress Levels and Theirs Proposal Managers must juggle resources and calendars to make their deadlines.  Here are a few tips to ...
5 Ways Your Proposals Today Are Killing Your Business

5 Ways Your Proposals Today Are Killing Your Business

There are a million things that your business could invest in this year. Why should proposal software be on the top of that list? Let me share with you my 5 Ways Your Proposals Today Are Killing
Building Internal Support for Proposal Automation and Other Musings

Building Internal Support for Proposal Automation and Other Musings

Contributing Author:  Jason Anderson  VP, Sales  Expedience Software In attending my first ever APMP conference last week, I learned something that was almost therapeutic: I am not the only ...
How to Motivate SMEs to Ensure Better Compliance with Deadlines?

How to Motivate SMEs to Ensure Better Compliance with Deadlines?

Continuing our series, we now turn our attention toward the education of the SME team. Some of your SMEs will likely be familiar with RFPs and proposals, but others may not. Have you ever thought
Bullet Lists in Excel

Bullet Lists in Excel

“How do I insert bullet lists into Excel?” This is one the most frequent Excel questions that we receive at Expedience. Unlike Microsoft Word, Excel does not provide a simple way to apply ...
Part Two: How to Motivate SMEs to Ensure Better Compliance with Deadlines?

Part Two: How to Motivate SMEs to Ensure Better Compliance with Deadlines?

In our initial article on this topic, we turned the question around – focusing on how we as Proposal professionals can first evaluate and manage our own efforts to better assist our SMEs. ‘Be a ...
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I used several proposal software applications and knew the importance of ease of use. Many of the proposal apps are so complicated that users revolt against the system. Expedience is the easiest proposal automation software that I’ve ever used, and our proposal writers actually love using it!

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