How To Build a Business Proposal That Wins Clients

Socialmedia.biz

Even if you worked for months to close a deal, the business proposal is still the most important stage of the process. Let’s explore how to create a proposal that sells and that clients will have a hard time saying “no” to. Structure the proposal like a tree.

How to write persuasive case studies that win more proposals

Social Media Today

Let your work speak for itself by writing killer case studies for your proposals

11 Criteria for Comparing Influencer Marketing Proposals

Ignite Social Media

Of course, doing your due diligence, you got more than one proposal. They both seem great, so how do you compare influencer marketing proposals to ensure you get the best fit? When comparing multiple influencer marketing proposals, these criteria seem important, but may not be.

UK Proposes Sweeping New Social Media Laws

Forbes Social Media

The UK has proposed a new set of regulations for social media companies that would include fines, site blocks and prosecution of senior management for companies that fail to protect their users

Data-drive Your Agency Proposals with Social Intelligence

Digimind

The post Data-drive Your Agency Proposals with Social Intelligence appeared first on Digimind Blog. If you work in a marketing or communications agency, then you’re probably familiar with the late nights and weekends spent working on pitches… on top of your day-to-day tasks.

Internet Giants Slam New UK Eavesdropping Proposals

Forbes Social Media

Apple, Google, Microsoft and WhatsApp, along with dozens of other companies and civil liberties groups, have joined forces to condemn UK spy agency GCHQ for plans to eavesdrop on encrypted messages

Universities Are Economic And Knowledge Engines - A Proposed 41% Cut In Alaska Is Scary

Forbes Social Media

The University of Alaska system faces a 41% budget cut. Why that is devastating to education, science, and society

3 Tips for Issuing a Last Minute Social Media Agency RFP

Ignite Social Media

Issue a boilerplate Request for Proposal (RFP), then head out the door to enjoy the holiday season. Second, it helps the agency prioritize their proposal as if it is their own money. It’s that time of year again.

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How to Write a Successful Social Media Proposal: Free Template Included

Sprout Social

For freelancers and agencies who provide social media services, having a proposal ready for your client should be an essential part of your workflow. We’ll walk through the important components of a social media proposal, aided by tips from people who write proposals on a daily basis.

Proposal for Federal Office of Nonstandard Communications

Socialized

Sample Proposals for RootsTech Presentations - Which Would You Choose?

Stay N' Alive

I''m putting together a proposal for a presentation or two at RootsTech , a conference put on by FamilySearch.org around family history technologies. The focus will be on Social Media. I have a few ideas - what else do you think would be interesting in terms of interesting uses of social media for family history?

Online Reputation Management Proposals: A Guide

Viper Chill

Work 2.0 and the Challenge of Work vs. Personal - a GRAMA Proposal

Stay N' Alive

I've worked for many companies, large and small, and consulted for others and they have all had the same problem, particularly the large ones. It's the CIO's dilemma.

Smoking Jay fumbles proposal, Oreo and comics

Jeff Esposito

Jay Cutler texts proposal, mails ring – oh man. If your wife ever calls you unromantic, show her how awesome Jay Cutler is at proposing. I was hoping to write this post from New Jersey on a relaxing morning. Unfortunately this Blizzard called Nemo delayed that trip.

Facebook Takes First Steps Towards Building a Dedicated, 'Trusted' News Section

Social Media Today

Facebook has approached several news publishers with a proposal for participation in a new, trusted news section within Facebook

The Structure of a Proper Client Proposal That Will Land You a Blogging Gig

ProBlogger

Namely, we’re going to discuss how to craft a proposal that will win you freelance blogging gigs. Here’s what Ruben Gamez – the founder of Bidsketch (client proposal software for freelancers) – thinks about the no.1 This is a guest contribution from Karol K.

The Structure of a Proper Client Proposal That Will Land You a Blogging Gig

ProBlogger

Namely, we’re going to discuss how to craft a proposal that will win you freelance blogging gigs. Here’s what Ruben Gamez – the founder of Bidsketch (client proposal software for freelancers) – thinks about the no.1 This is a guest contribution from Karol K.

4 Ways to Take Your Sales Strategy to the Next Level with a Video Presentation

Social Media Today

Using video in your initial marketing pitch can help make your brand and proposals stand out - here are some tips

Myth: PR Campaigns Can’t Be Measured

Meltwater

Have you ever proposed a new initiative or asked for an increased budget without knowing… Read More.

Barcamp Delhi 5: Spreading the Word out !

The Marketing Blog

BarCamp Delhi is proposed to be a camp where enthusiasts get together and discuss/ brain-storm/ share opinions/ information/ wisdom about anything. Home About In the Media SMTP Settings in MediaWiki After Hiatus, Social Media Predictions & 2009 October 10, 2008.7:08 08 am Barcamp Delhi 5: Spreading the Word out ! Jump to Comments Image via Wikipedia It is that time of the year when some of the brightest minds gather to discuss about technology, business, startups and much more.

On 1310news Powerlunch

Sherrilynne Starkie

proposed renovations at the Chateau Laurier hotel. Once a month or so Mark Sutcliffe invites me on the PowerLunch. It’s a show where business people discuss the current events and the news stories of the day.

Guide Dog And Wheelchair Users To Be Added To Official Emoji Roster

Forbes Social Media

A list of 59 new proposed symbols has been announced by the Unicode Consortium and will be officially adopted in March

India's New Rules To Govern Social Media Raise Fears Of More Censorship

Forbes Social Media

India has proposed a set of rules that would force a whole range of internet companies to actively censor content on their platforms. NASDAQ:FB

Private companies, ID cards, data and employees

The Way of the Web

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Facebook offers translation for Canadian Indigenous language

Sherrilynne Starkie

Done in partnership with Nunavut Tunngavik Incorporated (NTI) and Inuit Uqausinginnik Taiguusiliuqtiit (IUT), now Inuktut speakers can use the Translate Facebook app to offer a proposed translation for the strings of words and phrases. Others in the community can vote the translation “up” or “down”, and once there are enough votes up, it becomes the official proposed translation for that string.

Warren Wants To Break Up Amazon, Facebook, Google

Forbes Social Media

She is proposing to break up Amazon, Facebook and Google, regulate them like utilities and unwind many of the acquisitions the firms have made in recent years The biggest tech companies have gotten too big, presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren argues.

Is Life A Recursive Video Game?

Forbes Social Media

Many religions propose the existence of a creator—an omnipotent deity who formed the world and set its rules in motion—but this is simply another way of framing the video game hypothesis. The idea that we humans are living inside a simulation is not new. It’s bigger than you think

What Should CEOs In Self-Regulated Industries Learn From UK Web Crackdown?

Forbes Social Media

The world's first online safety laws have been proposed to control internet firms who allow dangerous online content to prosper. How should other self-regulated industries conduct themselves as corporate citizens if they want to avoid being thrown into an enforced regulated reality

Why audience Insights can save your agency both time and money

Audiense

On top of that, if you add working simultaneously on several campaigns, answering emails and calls from different clients and generating proposals to gain new clients … How much time do you really have left to manually analyze excel sheets full of yet more data?

Are Digital Badges and DIY Learning the Future of Education?

SocialFish

Looks like two associations actually submitted proposals: the American Library Association and the American Association of Physics Teachers. Take a look at those two proposals for a glimpse of what the future of association learning could look like.

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9 Criteria For Selecting A Social Media Agency

Dave Fleet

How to assess: Look for proposals that focus on long-term growth rather than (or in addition to) short-term benefits. Good agencies should be able to (with the help of other agncies, if necessary) formulate, propose and, if necessary, work with your other agencies to execute an integrated plan that pulls together multiple media – earned, paid, owned and social. How to assess: Look for ideas that blend the strengths of different media forms when assessing proposals.

It Sucks When You Don’t Win

Waxing UnLyrical

Like the MUTHA of all proposals. And even though the prospect was “very impressed” with the proposal (it was/is beeyootiful) and a really cool video we I put together for the presentation… we didn’t win.

Does SOPA Have a Point? [Infographic]

Idaconcpts

It was the month that our government made a final decision to enact the proposed bills, SOPA and PROTECT IP. Now that you know more about the motives behind SOPA, do you still feel like the government’s proposals are justified and that something needs to be done to limit piracy?

New LinkedIn Features Aim to Drive Engagement

Ignite Social Media

The proposed new options include: clap, insightful, hmm, and support. In the last few months, you may have noticed some changes to the LinkedIn platform. Recently, LinkedIn has introduced some new engagement features with the goal of improving user experience and encouraging engagements.

Viral video: Jim Carrey’s take on gun control

Sherrilynne Starkie

The classic example is Jonathan Swift’s 1729 essay ‘A Modest Proposal’ in which he suggests eating the Irish children as a solution to the country’s famine, thereby mocking the heartless attitudes among the rich people of the day towards the poor.

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About SOPA and Today’s Blackout – Infographic, Video, and Call to Action

Kikolani

Today, Kikolani is joining in the SOPA Blackout and will go dark from 8am to 8pm EST. This is in protest against SOPA / PIPA legislation proposed by the U.S.

Will Facebook’s Libra Help Bring Cryptocurrency to The Masses?

The Realtime Report

Facebook’s Libra is proposed as a stablecoin, which is a form of cryptocurrency. Will Facebook’s Libra Help Bring Cryptocurrency to The Masses?

Twitter Badges For Brands Who Want to Avoid Narcissism

Adam Cohen

A Proposal. I propose the following to the Twitter Pantheon: Get rid of “Follow Us&# signs on web pages, blogs, email, direct mail, catalogs, billing inserts and anywhere else a business wants to use a badge.

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Will Facebook’s Libra Help Bring Cryptocurrency to The Masses?

The Realtime Report

Facebook’s Libra is proposed as a stablecoin, which is a form of cryptocurrency. Will Facebook’s Libra Help Bring Cryptocurrency to The Masses?

Content Marketing Week Starts Tomorrow!

Webbiquity SMM

With that in mind, we at the Webbiquity blog propose Content Marketing Week—a week dedicated to promulgating best practices, research, guidance and wisdom in general starting tomorrow. Is there any question content marketing has taken off?