Closing the Million Dollar Deal

How did one of my clients close a million dollar deal? 1. It started with  an event – a prospect, someone she had not done business with in the past, came to an event geared toward educating our audience on the trends and risks associated with today’s cyber criminals. 2. An assessment was done – […]

How Long Does It Take You To Write A Proposal?

It takes me about five minutes to write most of my proposals.  Whether my fee is $200 or $100,000 dollars for the project in question, the proposal looks the same and communicates the same information. The difference in fee has to do with the value I am proposing, not the format of my proposal. © […]

Before You Write Your Next Proposal, Consider…

One issue that repeatedly comes up in sales coaching sessions is how to write an effective proposal.  A few comments before you write anything… … you should be clear about what a proposal is.  Marketing groups and managers have done a disservice to their sales team by creating mammoth documents, unreadable terms and conditions, and […]