captureplanning.com Tutorials and resources for proposal writing and business development

Why We don't Recommend Using Storyboards for Proposals

Storyboards are are a bad way to plan the writing of a proposal. While you can collect useful information that way, no matter what headings you choose it will be a tradeoff between levels of granularity, and coverage of topics. It will also inherently store the information under headings that are different from what is needed by the document, increasing inefficiency. But the issue really shouldn't be about whether or not to use storyboards. It should be about what's the most effective way to plan your proposal content.

Why We Don't Use Storyboards To Plan Our Proposals Storyboards are a planning tool that many people have heard of, but very few have implemented successfully. Find out where it makes sense to use them, where it doesn't, and what we use instead.

The Real Reasons Nobody Uses Storyboards on Proposals Storyboards are one of those things that everyone recommends as a best practice, but hardly anyone actually uses. Here are some of the reasons why...

What We Really Need (But Aren’t Getting) From Storyboards The first step in developing a better alternative to storyboards is to be clear about what we need from our proposal planning efforts. Here is a list of things you need in order to successfully plan your proposal content.





If you find our site useful, why not show us some love by sharing it with others.




PropLIBRARY
is our professional tool for people who want to win RFPs like their business depends on it.




Get our apps for Android devices:

Gig Pipeline: For business development and proposal consultants

Get Help Winning: Helps companies find consultants and resources for winning


Free Articles:
Hundreds of free proposal writing and business development articles that provide a taste of what's in our premium content:

Advice for Writing Great Proposals
How to Write a Business Proposal
Proposal Management
Red Teams & Proposal Quality Validation
How to Create a Compliance Matrix
Process and Procedures
Win Strategies and Themes
How to Write an Executive Summary
Professional Services Marketing
Proposal Templates and Reuse
Miscellaneous Proposal Tips
Storyboards and Content Planning
Government Contracting
Request for Proposals (RFP)
Bid/No-Bid Decisions
Business Development and Marketing
Relationship Marketing and Customer Contacts
Sales Letters & Copy Writing




About Us | Privacy Policy | Contact Us

Copyright © 2015. Please view the Terms of Use prior to copying or distributing. This site is part of the CapturePlanning.com Network.