A Guide to
Bids & Quotes
All the key information
you need to get started
Easy to comprehend
with sample bids and
How To Write
Step-by-step guide to
writing winning proposal.
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Written in easy to follow terms with no government-speak jargon, they are designed so that even beginners can easily learn all they need to know to find and win government contracts
Government Contracting Basics
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Where to find government contracts listed in your area
How to order solicitations from procurement offices
How to assess contracts relative to your business
Gain an edge on the competition. How to find out what other companies have bid in the past to win
How to prepare winning bids and quotes–a simple step-by-step guide. (This is a great refresher for even seasoned veterans)
Actual bid forms issued by the government with annotations and notes to show how to fill them out
Sample cover letters and to submit with your bid
How to avoid the common "killer mistakes" that get bids thrown out
Bid bonds. What are they? Will you need one?
Tips on what the government looks for in winning bids
Minority and Disadvantaged business opportunities. 8(a) Certification overview
How to Write Winning Proposals
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RFPs, (Request For Proposals), differ from bids and quotes. They are usually issued for larger jobs. Find out the key elements they all have in common.
Proposals are best thought of as a series of responses to a series of questions. Learn how to organize your proposal logically to match the RFP's requirements.
Learn how to lay it out and present it most effectively.
Learn what the pros know: It's really not hard to write a winning proposal if you just follow some simple rules.
Expert tips on how to make your proposal stand out from the crowd.
Easy to follow step-by-step guide for the non-expert.
How to use a simple Freedom of Information Act request to get an advantage over the competition to find out what the contract is really worth.
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