Do You Need RFP Writing Services?

Many vendors will be tempted to forgo RFP writing services and undertake the entire bid writing process themselves. After all, who knows the response plan and advantages of the firm better than the people who make it possible?  While this may be true, it’s important to point out that there’s an art to proposal writing….

Do You Need an RFP Consultant?

What Does an RFP Consultant Do? An RFP consultant assists companies in formulating responses that adhere to the oftentimes complex requirements of Requests for Proposals (RFPs). So, what are the differences between an RFP writer and an RFP consultant? Typically, an RFP consultant builds upon the work of the RFP writer. An RFP consultant also provides an…

How to Find an RFP in Healthcare

There are many projects and entities in healthcare that need services from qualified vendors, so it’s only fitting to discuss how we can find these highly sought-after RFPs in healthcare opportunities for small businesses.  While an RFP in healthcare bid can provide enormous potential, finding the best-suited match is not always straightforward. The sheer volume…

Can Your Government RFP Still Look Good?

Navigating a complicated Request for Proposals (RFP) process can be a taxing process. Combining RFPs with the tedium of old-fashioned government bureaucracy can bore even the most dedicated paper-pushers to tears. Luckily, our RFP experts at The Bid Lab have seen our fair share of government RFP procurement paperwork. The good news? There are plenty…

How to Organize Original Documents and Forms of Solicitation

Once we have found an RFP that our team is qualified to compete for, our first step is simply to understand what the entity has provided through the original documents and forms of solicitation. Often, the issuing body will list their postings on their website, especially if a government agency sends them. These listings will…

How to Submit an RFP By Mail

Every step of the bidding process brings with it unique challenges and pitfalls. There are some unexpected issues that might arise when submitting an RFP by mail. This is why we are here to guide you through this crucial submission step. When searching databases to find the perfect request for proposals (RFP), you need to…

SAM Registration: The Path to Visibility and Opportunities

Did you know any business, be it small or large, can do business with the federal government? However, in order to work with the government, you must first register your business in the System for Award Management (SAM). So, ready to register with SAM.gov to expand your opportunities through government RFPs? In that case, keep…

Get an RFP Editor to Tackle Your RFP!

All Writers Need Editors! The most ironic part about mistakes is that many people have a more difficult time seeing their own. This is also true when it comes to writing. Writers might roll their eyes when editors say, “You need an editor.” They may think editors are just attempting to drum up business for…

Federal Bid: How Small and Medium Businesses Win Federal RFPs

Small businesses would love to win that federal bid. Unfortunately, when big, fancy corporations raise their hands, it can make you (as a small- or medium-sized business owner) feel like the “Homer Simpson in the bush” gif. Luckily, you don’t have to let responding to federal RFPs intimidate you! At The Bid Lab, we’ve helped…

Get Noticed by Getting Certified!

Did you know the government spends over $500 billion per year on goods and services? What’s more, they also spend money to fund many different operations and stimulate growth. Basically, a significant percentage of these dollars are given out via open procurement processes, which include Requests for Proposals, or RFPs. The catch is that with…