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Thursday, April 8, 2021 - Create Proposal

Top 5 proposal blunders

This time a blog about proposal blunders. Not to point the finger or to laugh at the creators, certainly not. Besides, I also have a few in my name, number 3 for example, been there, done that. No, this blog is mainly meant to prevent you from commuting these flaters and just get lots of orders! Proposal blunders: the top 5

Friday, March 12, 2021 - Product Updates

In-depth insights into your proposal process with Insights from Offorte

Curious about your monthly performance from your account and individual users? Do you want to know what your conversion ratio is and how many days it takes on average to get an agreement on your proposal? You can discover this data and much more now with the new Premium feature: Trends & Insights. New trends & insights overview

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - Create Proposal

Beat writer's block when creating proposals with these tips

Everyone gets stuck when making a proposal. Maybe you can't focus for a moment, or you just don't find the right words. And... the thought that the proposal may arrive at the customer later than expected results in a short circuit rather than inspiration. Fortunately, we have something for that: no less than 10 practical and directly applicable tips with which you can deliver your proposal perfect and on time. Solve writer's block when creating your proposals

Thursday, January 21, 2021 - Product Updates

Proposals almost write themselves with the use of Artificial Intelligence

Writing a business proposal is not a hobby for everyone, but it is essential for your business. To make your life easier and to help you when you are staring at a blank screen, we have added a new feature to Offorte that writes proposal texts for you. At least, that will help you on your way and can inspire you to come up with that ultimate, deal winning piece of text. Artificial Intelligence used to write business proposals

Monday, January 18, 2021 - Sales

Help, a customer is not sure about my proposal!

You are satisfied with the conversation and the proposal you sent afterward. You think there is a good chance that you can carry out the assignment, and you are even looking forward to it. Then it is quite a bit to swallow if the customer or prospect indicates that he does not know yet. But it is not, however, a reason to be discouraged. On the contrary, it is an extra opportunity! The customer or prospect may need more information to make a decision. Read on to find out how best to dispel any doubts. Convince doubting customers with these handy tips

Monday, December 14, 2020 - Sales

Very strong! Social proof in your business offers

If 1,000 people indicate that something is good, it will be. This is how social proof works. It will not surprise you that especially web shops use this every day. It ensures demonstrably more conversion. The numbers don't lie! A great opportunity to strengthen the persuasiveness of your proposals. In this blog, therefore, everything about social evidential value and how you can apply this successfully in your offers. Use social proof in business proposals

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 - Sales

Good cooperation starts with your proposal

Good cooperation is based on trust and attention for each other. It is about clear agreements and responsibilities. About achieving goals and using knowledge and strength. But even with these opportunities in mind, it is occasionally a challenge to find the right words for your proposal. In this blog, three inspiring tips that will help you achieve an agreement and good cooperation. A proposal is the starting point for a good cooperation

Friday, December 4, 2020 - Proposal software

Digital proposals: answers to the most frequently asked questions

Are you looking for an online proposal tool? Smart move! A proposal is an important link in the sales process and also a perfect tool with which you can distinguish yourself from the competition. A clear, well-prepared proposal is then a prerequisite. But customers nowadays expect more from the proposals they receive. Customer experience, clear options and digital signatures are high on their wish list. With a digital proposal you can quickly and easily meet all these wishes. Answer to questions about digital proposals

Monday, November 30, 2020 - Proposal software

Legal validity of digital signature explained

More and more people are discovering the benefits of online proposals. Where traditional (PDF) proposals often remain printed out on a desk for a few weeks, we see that online proposals are approved much faster. Customers can immediately accept proposals online and confirm this via an electronic signature. But what about those electronic signatures? Are they just as valid from a legal point of view as an ordinary signature? Read on and discover how it works. Electronic signatures explained simply

Friday, November 20, 2020 - Product Updates

Automations & reminders for your proposals

With the new Automations & Reminders functionalities you can automate your proposal process even further. Plan the day you want to send your proposal, send reminders to your customer and follow up with smart messages. Discover how automations make your life easier. New proposal automation & reminder functionalities

Friday, October 30, 2020 - Sales

Get a job or order? Activate the customer's yes button!

Of course you want to win great assignments or orders with your proposals. You do your best to make the best possible offer to the customer or prospect. If only you could crawl into his head to turn on the yes button. The yes button is invisible in everyone's brain. Only neuro-researchers can see it. Fortunately for us, they share their knowledge. Just search neuromarketing. Communication and advertising specialists use the research results to get a grip on the thinking and decision process of consumers (and with success, for that matter). But beware, many of these insights can easily be applied when making proposals. Incorporate one or more neuroprinciples in your proposal and you immediately have a strong lead over your competitors. Read on to discover the 5 most effective neuro-principles that revolutionize the odds of winning proposals! Use neuro principles in your sales and proposals

Tuesday, October 6, 2020 - Create Proposal

Must know: the ideal structure for a proposal

How great would it be if you knew the ideal proposal structure? That you always had a blueprint that you only had to adapt to the customer with each request. A blueprint with the right structure that puts the customer in the right mood doubles the chance of an agreement. The following must-knows guarantee an ideal, successful construction. Take advantage of it and create your own proposal blueprint! 10 most important parts of a proposal

Thursday, September 24, 2020 - Create Proposal

Making a proposal? Let the customer choose!

Most proposals focus on the best product or the most suitable service. That is fine and often very successful, especially if you highlight all the benefits and your proposal looks tip-top. And yet it can be even better. How? By giving a prospect or customer different options. Find out how to do this and increase the conversion rate of your proposals (and your turnover!). Discover how you can let the customer choose in your proposal

Friday, September 18, 2020 - Create Proposal

Following up proposals: timing is everything

Timing is everything, also when making business proposals and following them up. If you are too fast, you may seem too eager. If you are late, this can be interpreted as disinterest. And then the follow-up: when do you call a (potential) customer to ask what he thinks of your proposal? Dilemmas, tips, how-tos - you can read everything there is to know in this blog. In just a few minutes you are fully aware of all options and you know what works and what doesn't! Timing is super important when following up on a proposal

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - Product Updates

New proposal examples & templates

Several new proposal examples have been added to the marketing website. They can also be used directly as a template when you create new proposals with the proposal software. Several proposal examples and templates are added

Monday, September 7, 2020 - Proposal software

Convince your prospects with the help of surprising proposal software

In this blog, we will tell you about the three main advantages of Offorte's proposal software. Convince your prospects! proposal software - Convince your prospects! | Offorte software

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - Proposal software

The advantages of a proposal software

It is impossible to generate new business without proposals. Read in this blog what the benefits are of proposal software for your company. The advantages of a proposal software | Offorte

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 - Proposal program

A higher chance of success by using a proposal program

Companies are increasingly making use of effective proposal programs. The professional appearance and ease of use for the customer increases the chance of success. A higher chance of success by using a proposal program

Thursday, August 20, 2020 - Create Proposal

4 ultimate tips for winning proposals

How do you ensure that the customer chooses you. Outsmart the competition with these 4 ultimate tips for winning proposals. Create winning proposals with these 4 tips

Monday, August 17, 2020 - Product Updates

Now use your own email domain for proposal sending

With this new feature it is possible to use your own domain for sending your proposals and avoid the spam box. Use your own e-mail domain for sending proposals

Saturday, August 8, 2020 - Create Proposal

proposal automation: efficient and yet personal

Automation of your proposal process makes proposals more fun. Discover how to stay personal and never miss a deal again. Automate proposal process while retaining personal character

Tuesday, July 21, 2020 - Product Updates

Connect your apps and automate your workflows with Zapier

With the new Zapier connection, Offorte helps you connect your apps and proposal system without having to be a programmer. With this digital super glue you can connect apps, create optimal workflows and automate tasks in no time. Integrate your crm and apps with Offorte through Zapier

Wednesday, July 15, 2020 - Create Proposal

Trending: inspiring proposals in which customer experience is central

How do you convey experience in your proposals? How do you respond to the preferences or desires of the customer or his target group? And how do you make your company stand out as the best? It's time to share the most important secrets for inspiring proposals with you. Make inspiring proposals where customer experience is central

Wednesday, July 1, 2020 - Create Proposal

How to make the perfect proposal without Microsoft Word

Do you still use Microsoft Word to create your proposals and this takes a lot of time. In this blog, we show you how you can make perfect proposals in less time with the right tool. Create the perfect proposal without Microsoft Word

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