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When I worked full time as a proposal writer, we evaluated two products,
Proposal Master by Sant, and the RFP Machine by Pragmatech. I didn't really
think that their level of functionality was worth their high cost, but you may
want to check them out--I've included the links below.
> I'm pretty new to the list and I'm hoping that someone out there can give me
> some advice. I'm a junior technical writer at a Canadian telecom. company
> and I also write bids and proposals. We're looking into investing in a
> proposal software package and I'm just starting to research a few. I know
> that this isn't in the usual technical writer "vein", but I was hoping that
> someone on the list was familiar with a good proposal software package and
> could recommend one or two to me. Also, if anyone knows of any to avoid, I'd
> appreciate that information, too.
> Laura Scharf