Tender writing 101: The drafting process for major tender submissions and proposals
A tender writer uses core processes and systems to ensure each document addresses the needs of the client and the requirements of the tender.
Upcoming transport infrastructure projects make for exciting times in tender town
It’s been a busy year for companies that tendered for transport projects in Sydney and throughout Australia in 2014. There were big wins for some of the major players while others had a year they would rather forget.
Walking 200 kilometres in two months: crazy or caring?
Walking to and from work more than five times a day might seem like an odd concept, but that’s how Andrew Whitelaw explains it.
The role of a tender writer during the different stages of a tender submission
The day-to-day role of a tender writer is to work with subject matter experts to convert technical information into persuasive, easy-to-read content, so the client easily understands the benefits of the proposed solution.
Better writer tip #5: Work on your interview technique, but only if you want to write great stories
You’ve got a great angle on story, it’s exclusive and your editor loves it. Now you just have to nail the interview with your subject and the story writes itself. Easy, right? Wrong. Interviewing someone is hard. So, here are my top tips for conducting better interviews.
Sustainability in Seattle
Imagine an entire city centre of property owners, managers, developers and tenants collectively focused on reducing the environmental impacts of building construction and operations in the city centre.
Better writer tip #4: Ban tautologies from your business writing and editing
An easy way to improve your writing and editing is to remove unnecessary words. A tautology is the use of redundant words.
Better writer tip #3: Get rid of empty words: express your ideas clearly and effectively
Your readers' time is valuable. Don't make them read more words than are necessary.
5 top tips from a tender writer to improve your future bids
Give your tenders a big boost with these top tips from a tender writer.
Better writer tip #2: Use the active voice to improve your writing style
Writing in the active voice means constructing sentences where the subject performs the action of the verb. It is used when you want your writing to be clear, direct and easy to read.