Paper for proposals

Subject: Paper for proposals
From: geoff-h -at- MTL -dot- FERIC -dot- CA
Date: Fri, 11 Apr 1997 12:57:28 -0500

[Dons contrarian hat...]

I'd agree with those who have suggested not wasting money
on colored paper for a proposal, but I'll disagree with
those who advocated sticking with plain, white bond paper.
Proposals are judged both on the meat and on the packaging,
and picking a nice paper shows that you can pay attention
to detail. Go with something a bit heavier and more opaque
than typical cheapie copy paper, perhaps with a slight
off-white tone... subtly more pleasant than the copy paper,
not an awful lot more expensive, and an easy way to put a
tad more quality into the proposal without throwing it in
the reader's face.

--Geoff Hart @8^{)} geoff-h -at- mtl -dot- feric -dot- ca
Disclaimer: Speaking for myself, not FERIC.

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