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Your RFP Checklist

Your RFP Checklist

Responding to a Request for Proposal (RFP) is a common challenge to companies ushering new business into an organization. The response process can typically involve multiple departments and a ...
5 Important Steps in RFI Response

5 Important Steps in RFI Response

Receiving an RFI, or Request for Information, is often a critical first step in a sales process. It is crucial to respond to an RFI in a compelling way that will set your company apart from the ...
Tips for RFP and Proposal Content Management Software

Tips for RFP and Proposal Content Management Software

If you're reading this, you've likely been tasked with managing content for a Request for Proposal (RFP) or proposal response. If so, you're in good company. More and more companies are relying ...
RFP Software Training: How Expedience Prepares You for Success

RFP Software Training: How Expedience Prepares You for Success

Responding to a Request for Proposal (RFP) can be critical to ongoing business success. Although RFPs are an intricate part of helping companies to connect with new clients, secure deals, and ...
How to Create a Style Guide for Your Brand

How to Create a Style Guide for Your Brand

A universal style guide is essential for your organization's content and messaging success. It can provide clear guidance to eliminate brand failures that originate from inconsistency or ...
A Proposal Writer’s Guide to Proposal Management

A Proposal Writer’s Guide to Proposal Management

The proper proposal management process is critical to a proposal writer’s success. In this guide, you will learn what a proposal management process is, the steps to set up a process that is ...
Use Tables to Control Formatting

Use Tables to Control Formatting

Use Word Tables to Control Positioning of Text and Images. Creating complex layouts in MS Word documents can be challenging, especially when positioning images and text boxes. Inserting images...
Color Themes in Microsoft Word

Color Themes in Microsoft Word

Use Custom Color Themes to Control Document Formatting. Maintaining corporate standards on document formatting can be challenging. Use Microsoft Color Themes to create custom color palettes that...
AutoText for Common Proposal Content

AutoText for Common Proposal Content

Create Galleries of Commonly Used Content for Proposals and SOWs. Relying on old documents for commonly needed content is tedious and error-prone. Use Microsoft Words content galleries, such as...
Full Cover Page Images

Full Cover Page Images

Use Document Header to Secure Full-Page Images. Adding a full-page, edge-to-edge image to a document cover page can produce a dramatic effect but can make adding titles and other text difficult.
Mapped Content Controls

Mapped Content Controls

Use Document Properties to Map Content Controls. Microsoft Word Content Controls are a useful method to guide tailoring content for specific opportunities. Sometimes a Content Control may appear...
Deploying Word Templates via OneDrive

Deploying Word Templates via OneDrive

SharePoint/OneDrive Sync App Runs Word Templates saved on Cloud. Microsoft Word templates, .dotx, and .dotm extensions require a desktop environment to generate new documents correctly. Word...
Default Text & Color in Content Controls

Default Text & Color in Content Controls

Make Word Content Controls Easy to Find and Edit. MS Word Content Controls make it easy to tailor content with the correct client name and other details. But sometimes, the content controls can...
Custom Quick Access Toolbars

Custom Quick Access Toolbars

Add Custom Quick Access Toolbars to your Custom Word Templates. Quick Access Toolbars (QATs) can provide handy shortcuts to common Word commands and can help guide your users to best...
Statement of Work vs. Scope of Work: Which Do You Need?

Statement of Work vs. Scope of Work: Which Do You Need?

This article will cover the differences between a Statement of Work and a Scope of Work and explain their purposes and when to use each.
5 Benefits of RFP Software

5 Benefits of RFP Software

As companies face increased losses to competitors, frustrations within the company, and slow response times to RFPs, there is increasing interest in automating the RFP response process. ...
RFI vs. RFP: What Are The Differences?

RFI vs. RFP: What Are The Differences?

Although they seem quite similar, the acronyms RFI and RFP represent different components in the procurement process. The RFI is a (Request For Information), and the RFP is a (Request For ...
The Benefits of RFI Software

The Benefits of RFI Software

When responding to a Request for Information (RFI) with a looming deadline, it is sometimes tempting to rush the response process and simply get the RFI (Request for Information) completed and ...

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I used several proposal software applications and knew the importance of ease of use. Many of the proposal apps are so complicated that users revolt against the system. Expedience is the easiest proposal automation software that I’ve ever used, and our proposal writers actually love using it!

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