How to win business

Top tips for Winning Business Awards

There are so many benefits of winning an award, including: They raise your personal profile and the profile of your business; clients or customers like it as they are associated with you; it’s great for the morale of your staff; and it attracts new employees and potential investment. It’s great for your corporate CV. If you ask anyone who’s entered an award, even if they didn’t win, they will tell you how much they benefited from the process. Entering awards…

Top tips for Winning Business Awards was last modified on July 28th, 2020 by Proof Communications Team
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Tender Loving Care

Should you respond? Tender or proposal opportunities arise in many ways. But before you rush off and start writing your tender, there are a few things to think about. Read the Request For Tender (RFT) TWICE. Read the RFT straight through from beginning to end. Then read it again, highlighting the key points, especially: • Closing date and time • How the tender is to be submitted: online upload, USB, email, by mail? • Format of the document: using template…

Tender Loving Care was last modified on June 23rd, 2020 by Proof Communications Team
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Business Documents

38 surefire ways to write better business documents

1. Whatever you write online represents your brand, so make sure your company’s social media pages look and sound as professional as your website. 2. Use humour sparingly and wisely. 3. Using contractions such as “you’ll”, “it’s” and “we’ll” reduces formality and puts your copy on a much more personal level. 4. A great headline zeroes in on one big idea; usually your most important benefit. 5. Watch out for overly long sentences. Break them up to make copy more…

38 surefire ways to write better business documents was last modified on June 9th, 2020 by Proof Communications Team
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No dog balls – why using a professional business writer is better for your business

When you come across a park sign that says, ‘No dog balls, bicycles, skateboards allowed in the park’ you get a pretty clear picture of why punctuation is so important. Not only does it mean less embarrassment for our four-legged friends, punctuation gives rhythm and reason to your writing so that readers can relax and get into the whole point of whatever it is you’re writing about. But clear punctuation is only one part of the equation when it comes…

No dog balls – why using a professional business writer is better for your business was last modified on May 22nd, 2020 by Proof Communications Team
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Why winning an award is a win-win situation

Despite mountains of evidence, some business owners still remain unconvinced of the benefits of winning a business award. So, listen up: here’s what will happen. You immediately look way better than your competitors You won, they didn’t. End of. Customer trust increases Winning a business award increases customer confidence in your brand. Brace yourself for recognition Lots of it. You’ll be perceived as an expert within your peer group and an industry leader. Others will seek your opinion. Your staff…

Why winning an award is a win-win situation was last modified on May 5th, 2020 by Proof Communications Team
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Win that award with a professional award writer

Many individuals tasked with writing a company’s business award entries see it as being on par with being asked to put their head in a vice. Hardly surprising given that writing business awards is almost certainly not the skill set they were originally employed for. Fortunately, there is an alternative. Commissioning a professional award writer adds real value by enabling a company to submit exceptionally well written, compelling award submissions. How can a professional award writer help? A skilled award…

Win that award with a professional award writer was last modified on April 28th, 2020 by Proof Communications Team
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Why Hiring a Professional Business Writer Makes Good Financial Sense

Writing for one’s own business undoubtedly poses a significant challenge for some business owners. If you find yourself grappling with how best to get a message across, panic not. Investing in the services of a professional business writer is money well spent for a whole heap of reasons. Business writers know how to write When you know what you want to say but not how to say it, it can be incredibly stressful. On the other hand, fine tuning a…

Why Hiring a Professional Business Writer Makes Good Financial Sense was last modified on April 28th, 2020 by Proof Communications Team
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Help yourself to win that award!

Help yourself to win that award! Everybody likes the thought of winning business awards, it’s just that writing award submissions can be such a pain. Why is that? Surely talking about one’s achievements can’t be that hard? Well, over the snags at a weekend BBQ, it’s not. But officially putting it out there for judgement by colleagues and industry peers can be a different thing altogether. Make it easier on yourself by considering the following. Choose well Not every business…

Help yourself to win that award! was last modified on April 14th, 2020 by Proof Communications Team
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Request for tender? How to get to know the prospect

As any organisation knows, one size does not fit all: clients have different needs and companies must respond to this to deliver the best customer experience. Likewise, when tendering for work, businesses need to tailor their offer to their prospects’ requirements. It’s always good to have a face-to-face relationship with prospects and to keep leads warm. That way, you may be invited to tender when the contract comes up. Knowing the prospect well will mean that when the time comes…

Request for tender? How to get to know the prospect was last modified on April 8th, 2020 by Proof Communications Team
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Australian Financial Review – Most Innovative Companies 2020 – Are you a leader in your industry?

The annual AFR BOSS Most Innovative Companies award is always hotly contested and winning is public confirmation that your business is on the right path. Being announced as a finalist or category winner can have a massive positive impact on your business and your staff. And because the award is run by one of Australia’s most widely respected newspapers and magazines, your achievement will shine through to more than 2.5M readers! Entries are open to all organisations and there are…

Australian Financial Review – Most Innovative Companies 2020 – Are you a leader in your industry? was last modified on April 2nd, 2020 by Proof Communications Team
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