You never get a second chance to make a first impression. The same is true when responding to request for proposal (RFP) opportunities. A successful RFP response establishes its tone immediately through a well-thought-out cover letter that provides a concise overview detailing to the reader exactly why your organization is best-suited to meet the issuer’s […]
Anything can happen in a New York minute, including finding the perfect New York RFP opportunity to help your business reach new heights. Whether your organization is NY-based, or simply determined to penetrate the world’s 12th largest economy, winning a bid proposal in NY is no easy feat. The competition in the City and the […]
Finding the right Request for Proposal (RFP) can mark a major turning point for your business or organization. Billions of dollars in contracts are awarded each year through the RFP process, but in such a competitive landscape, it can be difficult to know where to begin one’s search. At The Bid Lab, we’re experts in identifying RFPs that strategically align with our clients’ business goals. If you are trying to find and source RFPs for your organization, here are several tips we’re happy to share.
The Request for Proposal (RFP) process – or how organizations source, evaluate, and acquire goods and services – used to be a pretty archaic ordeal. Think binders slowly making their way through the mail, typewriters bleeding ink, and warehouses full of questionnaires piled as high as the eye can see.
Your organization – private, public or nonprofit – needs to implement a project, such as building a new website, and you’ve been chosen to lead the process to find a vendor to do it. You’ve decided the best way to compare vendors is through the RFP process since there are many advantages to doing so.
Many people hate Request for Proposals (RFPs) – I mean really hate RFPs. And it’s tough to blame them. Oftentimes, RFPs are hundreds of pages long, requesting painstakingly detailed information about a product or service with the understanding that responses are contractually binding, pricing should be firm, and due dates strictly adhered to.