HOW TO WRITE A SIMPLE PROPOSAL

Tonia had always thought writing a proposal would be similar to construction in a rocket science. A simple guide like a humble piece below showed her sight through the simple requirements:

Here is a simple approach to help you cover all the bases in your proposal. For each section/requirement that you must address, make sure you answer: who, what, where, how, when, and why. Repeat it until it rolls off your tongue and you have it memorized.

SECTION 1: WHO
A). Who will do the work? B). Who will manage the work? C). Who does the customer call if there is a problem? D). Who is responsible for what?

SECTION 2: WHAT
A). What needs to be done/delivered? B). What will be required to do it? C). what can the customer expect? D). What it will cost?

SECTION 3: WHERE
A). Where will the work be done? B).Where will it be delivered?

SECTION 4: HOW
A). How will be work be done? B). How will it be deployed? C). How will it be managed? D). How will you achieve quality assurance and customer satisfaction? D). How will risks be mitigated? E). How long will it take? F). How will the work benefit the customer?

SECTION 5: WHEN
A). When will you start? B). When will key milestones be scheduled? C). When will the project be complete? D). When is payment due?

SECTION 6: WHY
A). Why have you chosen the approaches and alternatives you have selected? B).Why the customer should select you?

This simple little phrase (who, what, where, how, when, and why) can help you ensure that your proposal says everything needed to “answer the mail.”

For each of the customer’s requirements, go through the list and you will probably have everything covered. You can use it for inspiration when writing and you can use it like a checklist for reviewing a draft proposal.

And you thought proposal writing was supposed to be hard!!! YOU COULD REACH ME ON 08166709119 FOR FURTHER QUESTIONS.
ADENIYAN OLAKUNLE

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