If you’re looking to make a great first impression, proposal software is your golden ticket. It can speed up your proposal process, ensure accuracy and consistency, and of course, help you stand out from your competition. But as great as it is, it can be expensive. So whether you’re on a budget or just looking to test the waters, we’ve rounded up some of the best free proposal software in 2022.
Between the long hours, demanding clients, and meticulous attention to detail, the landscaping business is tough. But before any of the work can even begin, landscaping companies are faced with an even bigger task: getting their prospect on board and securing the landscaping contract. If they want to gain an edge over the many other companies competing for their share of business, they need to find a way to set themselves apart. Here’s how.
When it comes to proposals, it’s no secret that automation is the way of the future. Why spend time putting together docs manually when you can automate the process to skip the hassle, reduce room for error, and get proposals out the door sooner? In this post, we make the infographic argument that proposal automation is the only way to go if you and your team are serious about sending impressive proposals that get deals done—without the agonizing admin.
Business proposals are your reps’ best, and sometimes final, chance to seal the deal. They help prospects see the value in your offering, explain why your solution is the best one, and lay down a clear path towards a successful working relationship. With so much hinging on getting them right, sending proposals manually is no longer sufficient. In 2021, there’s no excuse not to be using proposal software.
Do your proposal templates need a polish? Contracts need a clean up? Quotes a quicken? We've got you. Our team of pro designers have been hard at work creating brand new templates purpose-built to help you expedite your closes—and look good while you're doing it.
From software to analytics and beyond, many companies spend significant resources measuring and tracking their top-of-funnel activities. And that’s great, because the top of the funnel is essential for generating quality leads and it only becomes more effective when decisions are backed by data. But it’s not so great when they neglect the bottom of the funnel — you know, the part that’s crucial for generating revenue.
Your business proposal can be one of the most valuable assets to help you get deals over the line. But even at this late stage in the sales cycle, you’re probably not the only one competing for your prospect’s business. If you want to stand out in a crowded business deal, your proposal needs to shine. These data-backed proposal best practices will help take yours from average to ace.
Your CRM is one of the most powerful sales tools in your tech stack. Whether you use HubSpot, Salesforce, or any other platform, popular or niche, it’s your sales team's single source of truth and numero uno for managing customer information and deal stages. With so many potential applications, it’s no wonder over 91% of companies with 10+ employees now use a CRM. But as powerful as it may be, it becomes even more impactful when you bring other tools, like proposal software, into the mix.
In the world of sales, there are few things more scary than the word “burnout.” We've all seen it. Reps struggling to get through each day, showing up exhausted, and unmotivated -- or not showing up at all. Whatever the underlying cause may be, it’s your job as a leader to help them get back on their feet.
But what about you?
On top of the pressure you receive from above, the constant focus on hitting metrics, and your ongoing drive to break sales records, you’re tasked with keeping your reps on track. It all adds up, and sometimes it can be too much. Sales burnout is a real problem, and it affects everyone on the sales team, including sales leaders.
As a salesperson, you need to be convincing in order to win prospects over. While this might sound like an opportunity to flaunt your knowledge and expertise, sales aren’t made by showing your prospect how smart you are. In fact, using too much jargon or technical language can actually have the opposite effect.