Blog

29
Dec

Which words are (still) killing your best proposals?

Which words are (still) killing your best proposals? Winning bids contain clear, concise language. They are easy to review, they are credible. Credibility comes in many forms. One of the easiest ways to sabotage an otherwise strong bid is to use wordy language, peppered with clichés and trite phrases. During 2011, we used VisibleThread to …

24
Jun

Can Plain Language save cost? – You better believe it!

Can Plain Language save cost? – You better believe it! Did you know that ‘plain language’ is the law? In October 2010, Barack Obama signed the ‘Plain Language’ bill. It mandated that all federal communications adhere to plain language principals. The implementation deadline is October 2011. By that date, all fed communications must be plain …