Okay, now you've written the proposal. The finish line is in sight, but you're still not quite done. Take some time to make your proposal visually appealing. You might want to incorporate your company logo, use colored borders, or employ special bullet points and fonts. Just make sure that any added graphic touches match your style and the tone of your proposal. Don't forget to spell_check and proofread every page. For the final check, it's a good idea to recruit a proofreader who hasn't read your proposal before. It's way too easy to miss errors in your own work.
It's all about the relationship first. Many newbie business owners give a proposal to anyone that they think seems interested in their services. That is an easy way to waste your time. Before you submit a proposal, you should have already developed a strong relationship with the buyer and showed the value that you are going to deliver. Your proposal should be a reiteration of that value and relationship and should only be submitted when you know that you are going to make the sale.