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Your Win Themes Are Not About You

Winning proposals contain relevant win themes. And if you aren’t winning with your federal proposal responses, get introspective. Win themes play a crucial role in bid responses. So, let’s dive into the topic.

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What Does it Mean to Have a “Responsive” Bid?

Every solicitation states that in addition to being technically advantageous and/or lowest cost, the winning bid must be responsive. Responsiveness is often the first criteria measured by the government, and if your bid is unresponsive, it doesn’t matter if you have the best price—you’re out.

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Breaking Down the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

Like a kid on their way to see to Santa, government officials are prepping their wish lists for the new infrastructure bill. On Monday, November 15, 2021, President Biden signed the largest infrastructure package in U.S. history. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) will fund projects for many years to come, like a gift that keeps on giving.

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Building a Winning Proposal Response Team – Part 1

Government bid responses are unlike commercial proposals. Responses must adhere to specified formats; those with a high probability for a win are the culmination of a concerted capture effort. Winning responses result from dedicated effort led by experienced proposal professionals.

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3 Tips for Effectively Communicating with a Technical Writer

Technical writers are the bridge between your business and the government. For your technical writer to produce the most effective solicitation response, there are a few steps you can take to maximize this resource: Identify your Subject Matter Experts (SMEs), Make time for solutioning, and review the draft.

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How to Ask Bid Questions to The Government

Frequently when working on writing a government proposal, you will have a few questions arise out of the solicitation. Whatever your question, you must ask it correctly so that you get a clear response. There are three tips for formatting your question: stick to email, be specific, and reference documents.

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