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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 creation processes. In this model, the proposal writer usually starts with an...

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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 increasing the quality and consistency of their output. Some organizations...

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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 proposals, or organizations that create proposals with no repetitive content or...

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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 has a fresh new look, but what is the best way to put the new...

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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. Proposal and bid teams need to embody role-model best practices to develop...

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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 teams who lack a well-defined process and system will find themselves...

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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, especially when there are many to choose from and lots of variables to...

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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 leverage your subject matter experts (SMEs) without...

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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 bullets to a list. However, with a few simple tricks you can leverage Word’s...

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Checking-In on Google Docs

Checking-In on Google Docs

Google Docs:  Ready for Power Proposal and RFP Response Users? We frequently monitor the progress Google is making with Google Docs. Given the ubiquity of the Google offerings and their web-based approach we wanted to see what’s changed in the last year that may add...

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