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Thursday, June 6, 2024 - Sales

Sales conversations but different

The fact that a good sales conversation is the basis for a successful proposal is not 'rocket science'. But what is a good sales conversation and how do you convince a prospect? Sales conversations but different - understanding and convincing customers

Tuesday, May 7, 2024 - Create Proposal

Making proposals in financially uncertain times

“Can a prospect see that my business is doing badly based on my proposal?” This interesting question came to me. Tips for proposals in uncertain times

Saturday, March 30, 2024 - Product Updates

New contact management and functionalities

High time for a party at Offorte! We are launching a new version of customer management. After months of hard work, the job is done. Upgrade of customer management and functionalities

Tuesday, February 20, 2024 - Inspiration

The story behind Starbucks

The story behind Starbucks. Discover the entrepreneurial story behind this special company and be inspired. The story behind Starbucks

Wednesday, January 3, 2024 - Create Proposal

Increase your proposal conversions with call to actions

To get more results from your proposals, it is important to encourage the reader to take action. Learn all about call to actions in your proposals Use call to actions in your proposals

Tuesday, December 12, 2023 - Inspiration

Airbnb: How 3 air mattresses took the world by storm

How do you grow from 3 air mattresses to a global player? read this fascinating story about the origin and success story of airbnb. The inspiring story behind Airbnb

Monday, November 20, 2023 - Inspiration

Tips for sales professionals

Cold acquisition, qualifying leads, using your CRM... we give you 6 smart tips to take your sales game to a higher level. Smart and fun tips for sales professionals

Monday, October 9, 2023 - Create Proposal

Monkey sandwich stories in proposals: deal breaker

In the world of sales, proposals are a crucial part of the process. It is the moment when potential customers get a first or second impression of your organization and the services or products you offer. Then of course you won't come along with a few monkey stories. But you could be wrong about that... Nonsense in proposals are deal breakers

Tuesday, September 19, 2023 - Create Proposal

The history of the proposal: from handshake to digital signature

Want to write about the history of the proposal? Of course! I immediately saw it in front of me: a guy who makes something out of a proposal using cuneiform script. Yes, there is no shortage of imagination. Afterwards, I don't even seem to be wrong that much, but more about that later. Making a proposal over time shows a significant evolution. Proposal history: from shaking hands to digital signatures

Tuesday, August 15, 2023 - Create Proposal

Using chatgpt when making proposals: smart?

No one can have missed it. For months, ChatGPT dominated the news and social media. We were presented with everything. Arguments for and against, possibilities and impossibilities, enthusiasm and fear. As you can imagine, as a content writer, I followed the discussions closely. In addition, I answered clients' questions, published a candid blog and now here on the Offorte website. And with pleasure, because: Is it smart or stupid to use ChatGPT when making proposals? is an interesting question. Read on to discover the pros and cons that may help you decide whether or not to use ChatGPT for proposals. Using chatgpt when creating business proposals

Wednesday, May 10, 2023 - Create Proposal

An 'About us' page in your proposal? Great!

The sales conversation and the proposal are the perfect moments to convince the customer or prospect that working with you (as reliable experts) is the best option. Fine, so far so good. But… don't overdo it make sure you present your company in the right place and in the right way. About us page in your proposal

Monday, April 3, 2023 - Create Proposal

Make a proposal for corporate organizations

Large, corporate organizations generally like to do business with peers. Nevertheless, more and more partnerships are being concluded with smaller companies and/or startups. This allows these large organizations to innovate faster. Smaller companies and startups in turn benefit from the knowledge, facilities and network of corporate organizations. This allows them to develop or grow better and faster. Great, that all looks good. However, corporates speak each other's language, but a 'smaller entrepreneur' had better prepare well in advance, also with regard to proposals. What can you take into account and what are the essentials in a proposal for large organizations? I did some research and listed a few things for you. Making proposals for corporate organizations

Saturday, March 18, 2023 - Product Updates

New proposal editor & viewer

We are excited to share our latest software release with you. After months of hard work, we are finally live. The new proposal editor & viewer help you even better to create smart, winning proposals. Read on to discover all the new features. Offorte has updated the proposal editor & viewer

Friday, March 10, 2023 - Create Proposal

Gender conscious quotes

Gender-aware, gender-neutral and/or inclusive communication will become the new standard. Move with the current era and adjust your writing style on your website, in your newsletters and of course also in your proposals. Write gender neutral proposals

Monday, December 19, 2022 - Proposal software

3 reasons to finally start with online proposals

Is this a shameless advertising blog for Offorte? No. No, because I'm genuinely satisfied with it. So satisfied, in fact, that I've been writing blogs and articles about and for this tool for over four years. In addition, in this blog (note: figuratively), I go with my butt bare. So, read on and find out why I should have started with online proposals much earlier. Why You Should Consider Using Online Proposals: 3 Reasons

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