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Thursday, March 31, 2022 - Create Proposal

How well do you verify your proposals?

A proposal can be the beginning of a great cooperation or - when it comes to an existing customer - strengthening your relationship. Anyway, you want your proposal to be knocked on all sides before it goes out. Of course, you check for language, spelling and the correct rates. But there are many more points of interest. Take your proposals to the next level and discover the 5 most important checkpoints! Make proposals and take them to the next level

Tuesday, February 1, 2022 - Product Updates

Sneakpreview new proposal editor and display

A completely new proposal editor & viewer has been working hard for months. It will take a while before you can start using it, but today you can already see a first sneak preview. Sneakpreview February 2022 - New proposal editor & viewer

Friday, January 28, 2022 - Sales

3 tips for successful subscriptions to business tenders

Enrolling in a tender is generally considered a time-consuming and complicated process. And yet, especially when you want to work with the government, this is the only way you can get a foothold in there. In addition to government institutions, nowadays commercial organizations also place tenders. So plenty of reasons for a blog with tips! Tips for successful business tender proposals

Monday, December 6, 2021 - Sales

Discounts in proposals: to do or not to do?

“The proposal looks good, but I'm afraid the price is a bit above our budget. Can we have a little talk about that?” We all experience it and may have asked for a discount ourselves. A discount in proposals is often a discussion point. That's why we've listed the most important pros and cons for you. Just to think about, to keep them in the light when making a proposal or as a handy tool for negotiation. Do or dont include a discount in your proposals?

Monday, October 4, 2021 - Sales

A good sales call is worth gold

A good sales call is worth gold, that's not rocket science, we all know that. And yet we might underestimate these conversations. There are plenty of them that end up with disappointment. One thing is for sure: after a good sales interview, the chances of getting a yes to your proposal are significantly higher. In other words, with a good conversation, you will lay the foundation for your offer and put the customer or prospect into yes mode. But what is a good sales conversation and how do you realize it? In this blog, we'll take a closer look at this. Are you an ambitious entrepreneur or sales professional and want to improve your conversations and conversion? Read on and get inspired! The Power of a Sales meeting

Monday, July 12, 2021 - Sales

Make a Proposal? Know your customers' UBRs!

In the past, when writing a proposal, you could do with sales arguments that made the distinction between your company and the competition clear. But nowadays, not your company, but the customer is central. Reason enough to take a good look at your customer or prospect's sales motives and include them in your proposals. Use Unique Buying Reasons to create proposals

Friday, May 28, 2021 - Sales

Start Gamification for more sales

More and more companies are applying gamification in their sales process. Gamification gives your sales a decent boost! What am I saying? I've come across cases where there was more than a doubling. That alone is reason enough to devote a blog to it. So, are you ready to play? Use gamification in your sales process

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

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