Government Tenders

How to secure your government tenders

Q: What’s the number one reason why, every year, more than 60% of tenders submitted to all levels of Australian government fail to make it through the first round? A: Non conformance with specific tender requirements. It seems so simple, doesn’t it? Just do what’s asked of you and your bid will get through. However, when you’re dealing with the government, it’s all about responding in exactly the right manner. Not reasonably close to, not somewhere in the near vicinity of, but exactly…

How to secure your government tenders was last modified on August 20th, 2020 by Proof Communications Team
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Your response to a Request for Tender

What does the Tenderer really want? How to ask questions during the Tender process. Once you’ve read all the Request for Tender (RFT) documents supplied by the client, the chances are that you will have many questions! First, clients want the best possible responses to their RFTs. Sometimes they are open to potential tenderers making enquiries as this helps them to correct any omissions and / or errors in their RFTs, clarify the conditions of tendering or refine the scope of…

Your response to a Request for Tender was last modified on July 30th, 2020 by Proof Communications Team
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Clear Desk

Top 10 tips for writing Tenders and Proposals

If we’re honest, tender writing or proposal writing is something most businesses would prefer to avoid. Writing a tender or a proposal takes a lot of time and effort. That’s why getting help is worthwhile. We’ve written hundreds of tenders and proposals for businesses pitching to public and private companies and government organisations. Despite the hopes of many businesses, especially professional services firms, tendering hasn’t yet gone out of fashion. If you’re challenged by a tender or proposal, here are our Top 10 pointers…

Top 10 tips for writing Tenders and Proposals was last modified on July 14th, 2020 by Proof Communications Team
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Top tips for a polished tender

There are so many questions to consider when creating a winning tender bid. Have we defined our unique selling proposition? Have we answered all the criteria? Is our pricing competitive? Why is this all so difficult? In the midst of all that angst, it can be easy to forget that even small things can make a big difference to the overall look and quality of your submission. Formatting Yep, formatting. It’s amazing the number of ‘final’ versions we review whose…

Top tips for a polished tender was last modified on May 19th, 2020 by Proof Communications Team
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tender-tips

Supercharge your chances of winning that tender

Supercharge your chances of winning that tender with these top tips It doesn’t matter whether the request for tender you’ve decided to respond to is large or small, it’s going to take considerable effort to put together. You can pump up the value of all that effort and supercharge your chances of winning by remembering these top tips. Proofread it Most tender writers put this at the end of their to-do list because they see it as a kind of…

Supercharge your chances of winning that tender was last modified on April 21st, 2020 by Proof Communications Team
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Compliance

The secret to winning government tenders

Q: What’s the number one reason why, every year, more than 60% of tenders submitted to all levels of Australian government fail to make it through the first round?   A: Non conformance with specific tender requirements.   It seems so simple, doesn’t it? Just do what’s asked of you and your bid will get through. However, when you’re dealing with the government, it’s all about responding in exactly the right manner. Not reasonably close to, not somewhere in the…

The secret to winning government tenders was last modified on August 28th, 2018 by Proof Communications Author
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