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How to Prepare Quotes for Clients that Get Accepted

No connection to this article, I just think the monkey is cool.

Let me set the scene for you.

January 2009, sitting in front of a boardroom of 50-something year old men. I was brought in to speak about how to get their website more traffic for their high end political consulting firm.

These guys were making a decision between buying a 50 thousand dollar interactive green screen monitor to do ‘podcasts’ on statistical relationships between US and Canadian sociopolitical environments or hiring my team for three months to build their online presence.

After 2 presentations, multiple phone calls and a full board meeting, they went with the TV…

This is not a “How to”, as I’m not an expert. I used consulting to fund my crazy entrepreneurial projects down the years so it wasn’t my core business.

This post will be more of a basic set of guidelines to navigate the do’s and don’ts of how to put together a quote and get it accepted. Find out more