Ten Commandments of Government Contract Bid Proposal Writing

Overlooking These Basic Commandments Can Cost You An Award Protest decisions continue to show that companies are losing contracts simply because they overlook these basic ten commandments of Government proposal writing. It’s important to note that Federal source selection teams take a very detailed approach when evaluating your proposal. By taking a moment… Read more »

How to Write a Proposal For the Government

Develop Simple Proposal Response Strategies That Actually Work Writing contract RFP responses and knowing how to write a proposal for federal contracts requires a careful approach because you have to balance the sales aspect with the regulatory aspects. As compared to the commercial sector, writing contract RFP responses for federal procurement is a different… Read more »

Good Proposal Ideas For Government Contracts

When you find a federal Request for Proposal that you believe that you can perform, you also want to develop good proposal ideas that can reduce the government’s risk, and can also offer additional value. The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) does not give a checklist of suggestions to create additional value. The burden… Read more »

Proposal Writing and Government Contracts Training for Contractors

Government Contracts  and Proposal Writing Training For Companies Seeking to Avoid Costly Mistakes and to Increase Company Revenues. Watson & Associates provide proactive government contracts training for companies across the United States. Review our training classes and seminars. Seats are limited. Register for our Proposal Writing Training Classes. Contact a… Read more »

Green Procurement Program Policy — Proposal Writing Tip & Guidelines

A proposal writing tip to consider is that the federal government has taken an interest in mobilizing its Green Procurement Program Policy as a measure to improve the environment. As government contractors, you should seriously consider the guidelines, benefits and visibility that you can achieve in your proposal writing efforts. … Read more »

Government Small Business Subcontracting Plan Requirements & Proposals

Overcoming Government Contractor Release of Claims Hurdles

It is common practice in federal government proposal writing process for you to submit small business subcontracting plan requirements or, in the most recent cases, small business participation plans. The question is how do you write one that withstands bid protest scrutiny or gets higher scores than your competition? Many businesses… Read more »

Government Proposal Templates – Avoid Costly Mistakes

A substantial amount of contractors look to find quick and easy government proposal templates on the Internet when responding to government solicitations. However, there has been at least one GAO case where the government stated that the proposal template used did not mirror the solicitation requirements. Using templated responses increase… Read more »

Government Proposal and SBA 8a Certifications

Rules for SBA 8a Certification in Government Proposals When it comes to SBA 8a certifications, although contracting agencies can consider subcontractor experience in government proposals, there is no mandatory requirement to do so. A government contracting agency need not consider your subcontractor experience where the solicitation contemplates award of a… Read more »

Government Proposal Training Classes

Double Sales and Take Your Company to the Next Level If You are Not Seeing Results With You Current Proposal Writing Efforts. If your company is not generating enough revenue in government contracts and you want to take it to the next level, then our government contracts training and proposal… Read more »

How to Create a Proposal Outline for Government RFPs

Avoid Costly Mistakes When Learning How to Create a Proposal Outline For Government Contract RFPs  When learning how to create a proposal / RFP outline for federal contract bids, you have most likely heard of other companies that are eliminated from the competition. Typically, you should develop a  format and proposal outline that… Read more »