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Searching for practical advice to help you with your Business Development and Marketing efforts? You’ll find it here. It’s all covered in articles from The BD Ladder team and other featured guest experts. All of our blogs and articles are focused on giving you practical advice. Welcome to our Business Development and Marketing Insights page.

Many people have a good understanding of what Marketing is. However, they are less sure about what Business Development is. Business Development is often defined as the strategies that create long-term value. This value comes from your clients. Therefore, the articles below are aimed at growing your business.

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Why an External bid review is priceless
The title may seem like this article has been written with the intention of us feathering our own nest…However, the ...
Mastering Pre-RFP Client Engagement Meetings: A Guide to Effective Practices
Pre-RFP client engagement meetings play a crucial role in building strong relationships and winning new business opportunities. These meetings provide ...
The power of post-rfp client feedback in the professional services sector
In the competitive landscape of the professional services sector, feedback plays a pivotal role in shaping the success and growth ...
6 components of a winning bid response
In today’s highly competitive business landscape, the ability to produce a persuasive and compelling proposal is crucial for professional services ...
RFP Preparation - 8 things you should include in your checklist
If you have followed the advice and tips set out in 8 ways to pre-position for an RFP, you will have been invited to ...
8 ways to pre-position for an RFP
If you sit and wait for RFPs to be issued, then your chances of being successful are very slim. That ...
5 key benefits of engaging a consultant on a bid response
I don’t know how many bid responses, tenders, or capability statements I’ve written, but it would be over 1000 (back ...
10 tips to nail your bid presentations
After successfully submitting your proposal, you’ve made it through the first big stage. Now you’ve been invited to the dreaded ...
The 12 steps to writing a winning bid. Proposal success made easy.
Writing RFP responses isn’t easy. Turning an adequate response into a winning bid, takes time, effort and a great deal ...
How to say no to an RFP
One of the biggest issues professionals face, is knowing how to say no to an RFP. It is all very ...