Powerful Proposals: How to Give Your Business the Winning Edge by Terry BaconPowerful Proposals: How to Give Your Business the Winning Edge by Terry Bacon

Powerful Proposals: How to Give Your Business the Winning Edge

byTerry Bacon, David Pugh

Hardcover | January 3, 2005

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How does a company constantly win more business than its rivals? A key factor is the ability to create proposals that outshine those from even the strongest competitors. Powerful Proposals helps businesses maximize the selling power of their proposals, with proven strategies for going beyond "this is what we do" documents in favor of customer-centered offers that highlight the tangible benefits your company offers. This powerful process offers tools and techniques that will let any firm: * assess their "winner or loser" proposal status and take proactive steps to become a winner * address the ""Big Four"" questions that a proposal must answer to be successful * create "A+" proposals in less time with less wasted effort via a simple, repeatable process * neutralize the issue of price when the firm is not the low-price provider Powerful Proposals takes readers step by step through designing executive summaries, writing themes, and generating the text. There is also valuable information on strategy, graphics, callouts, and other visual elements.
TERRY R. BACON (Durango, CO) is the founder of Lore International Institute, a widely respected executive-development firm recently acquired by Korn/Ferry International. He is now the scholar in residence in that firm and is the author of many books including Powerful Proposals (978-0-8144-7232-3), What People Want, and The Elements of...
Title:Powerful Proposals: How to Give Your Business the Winning EdgeFormat:HardcoverDimensions:256 pages, 9.25 × 6.25 × 1 inPublished:January 3, 2005Publisher:AmacomLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:081447232X

ISBN - 13:9780814472323

Appropriate for ages: 17


Editorial Reviews

Technical Communication: Powerful Proposals is the ideal book for people involved in business and academia..Whether you're writing a paper or writing a proposal, Powerful Proposals can give you that winning edge over others.""