Writing a Website RFP can seem like a daunting task.
We wanted to provide a few tips below that will help your organization receive quality responses from your selected vendors. Before we jump into the tips below, an RFP is most typically a document that sets a baseline for the proposals you will receive for a project. Providing vendors with an RFP is an important step towards ensuring the proposal’s you receive meet the organization’s needs and provide’s a more solid baseline for a comparison of offerings between vendors.
Provide Organizational Background
The first element of a well composed RFP is a few paragraphs of background on your organization and clear reasoning as to why you are embarking on this project. We always consider the background of the organizations we work with throughly as we want to understand if we have specific expertise in helping similar organizations. We want to understand what brought your organization to this point and what the key issues you are facing.