Although presentation counts, as you saw with these proposal templates, that’s not the only thing that matters. Even with these stellar business proposal templates, the content is still critical, and that’s up to you to create.
If you’ve worked with a client before, convincing him or her to hire you on retainer (an ongoing basis) is one of the most effective ways to increase your income. Familiarity with your client’s unique needs, work style, and industry are all powerful motivators to convince them to choose you instead of anyone else.
The secret behind writing a winning business proposal and one that will just be set aside is the presence of what I call the 3 Ps: problem statement, proposed solution, and pricing information.
The main objective of submitting a business proposal is to offer a solution to a problem faced by a prospective client. This part should be as detailed as possible, and able to address each and every need you have discovered.