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How To Write a Winning Proposal
Your proposal should prove your case, and motivate the client to buy your services or applications. But all too often, reading a proposal is almost as painfully

proposal letter  give customers a boilerplate proposal in today's market. You have to include their name and their company's name throughout the proposal. You have to acknowledge that you have listened to them and remember what you learned about them from previous interactions. Here are four conclusions that emerge from the reality of heightened customer expectations: Effective sales people do not deliver one message They do not treat customers as demographic units. They engage in conversations, they listen, and they view

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