APMP

APMP ANZ Chapter Wins Global Award

For those that are not aware, our ANZ Chapter was successful in taking out an award at the 2017 APMP Bid and Proposal Con in New Orleans. The award was for the “APMP Chapter Programs/Special Events Award 2016”, and was essentially for our inaugural conference in Melbourne last year. This…

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Tips

How To Manage Tight Word Or Page Counts

Page and word limits can be challenging but resist the urge to reduce the font to 4pt, shrink the margins and remove all punctuation marks to squeeze in a few extra words! Limits are usually an indication that the client wants to receive a concise and relevant response. They don’t…

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APMP

BidWrite – Asia Pacific’s First APMP Accredited Training Organisation

The Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP®), announced this week that BidWrite has become their first Approved Training Organisation (ATO) in the Asia Pacific region and tenth ATO globally. This achievement for BidWrite comes after three years delivering APMP-Foundation™ level training to proposal professionals across Australia and New Zealand under…

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Tips

Before You Submit – Check, Check and Check

Last minute changes, multiple authors and deadline pressures can sometimes mean things are missed at the end of the bid. During the last stages of a bid there is usually a strong focus on strategic messaging and price which are vital. However, before you submit make sure you take some…

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Tips

Looking for a Rental? Learn from Bidding Best Practice

Kelly Richmond, CP.APMP, Senior Bid Consultant   This month I relocated to the newly opened Melbourne BidWrite office, marking an exciting change for both the business and me. In the process of moving though came the inevitable house hunt and in my case, submission of endless rental forms. At first I…

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Tips

Convince with Evidence

David Harvey, CP.APMP, BidWrite Director.   Anyone can make a statement such as:  “Our Company is focused on delivering the highest quality outcomes for our clients.  Our team is client-focused and professional in everything we do.  We offer a low-risk, value for money solution.”  We’ve all seen similar statements, and may have even written a few ourselves. So,…

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Tips

Tender Open Periods Never Seem Long Enough

Use your time wisely for better results. Tenders and proposals, need to be submitted within a defined time frame.  Whether this is a few days or several months, it never seems long enough. In fact, most people underestimate how much work is required and often leave everything to the last minute. The simple…

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APMP

International APMP Awards Sweep

BidWrite co-founder and Director Nigel Dennis has just returned from the Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP) Bid and Proposal Con 2015 held in Seattle USA, where he presented a session on persuasive writing. However, Nigel’s suitcase was heavier on the return journey, due to him winning three awards, including the esteemed…

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