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The purpose of this site is to familiarize you with writing effective business proposals, and provide you with a wizard that guides you through the creation of your business proposal. Before creating a new proposal using our Business Proposal Wizard, review the helpful hints, templates and tools below to help you determine just how you want to structure and present your business proposal to your customer.

 
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Business Proposal Tools
 

 

The Online Business Proposal Wizard
The Online Business Proposal Wizard has been developed to assist you with the initial writing of a business proposal.  The information you supply in the wizard will be used to generate a proposal.  The proposal can be printed from your web browser or cut and pasted into Word (or similar software) for completion.

Increased Revenue Calculator
Ultimately, a successful proposal is one that wins.  A higher quality proposal - one that focuses on the issues your customer cares about and targets their business needs - wins more business!  What would an increase in your win ratio mean for you? Use this calculator to determine what your potential sales revenue could be if you increased your win ratio.

Read The Extra Edge For Writing Business Proposals
A collection of tips concerning proposals.  There are four sections:  General-purpose, Pre-proposal work, Proposal management and Proposal writing.

Charts & Spreadsheets
Select this link to be given a choice of several chart and spreadsheet templates where you can enter your own data and create charts and spreadsheets for your customers to support your proposal.

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Sample Documents

Proposal Planning Worksheet
This worksheet is designed to help you lay the foundation for a business proposal.  It  includes such items as project manager, strategy for proposal, audience analysis, and customer profile.

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Request For Letter Of Reference
This tool would be used to obtain testimonials from satisfied customers, to be included in future business proposals.

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Sample Proposal
This sample proposal shows you what a finished business proposal should look like.

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Proposal Writer's Checklist
This form is to be reviewed after the proposal is completed and prior to presenting it to the customer.  Four areas covered are:  the development phase, style, structure and mechanics.

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Sample Cover Letter
This is a sample of the type of cover letter that should accompany a business proposal.

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Customer Feedback Form
This form is intended to give you feedback concerning proposals that you have prepared.  It should be used whether the proposal was won or lost.  This form will aid you in writing future proposals by letting you know the strong and or weak areas of their proposals.

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Presentations

 

How To Write Winning Proposals
Using the science of persuasion!  These PowerPoint presentations will show you, step by step, how to create winning proposals that cause the decision maker to say "Yes!".


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Winning Service Contracts With Business Proposals
Writing a sales proposal is a challenging task but there are some practical tips that can help make the job easier.  Presented by Robin Foell, Program Coordinator for Service Marketing, this multimedia presentation shows you how to translate these tips into action.


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For questions regarding this Service Marketing Business Proposal Resource Site contact Robin Foell.