Perfect pitches – Five key points (Video)

This short (10 minute) video takes a look at pitching and shows the client reaction to submissions to a fun make-belief pitch. Five tips are explored: process, research and empathy, relationship, document and presentation and differentiation. Please enjoy perfect pitches – five key points. Video script Hi, I’m Kim Tasso Read More

By |2021-04-01T17:15:42+01:00February 5, 2021|

Pitching and Tenders – Nine top tips and client feedback (June 2019)

I’ve led several public courses on tendering and pitches recently (e.g. through Professional Marketing Forum https://www.pmforum.co.uk/training.aspx) and for professional service firm clients on an in-house basis. Here’s a round-up of the points that had most resonance on pitching and tenders – Nine top tips and client feedback: 1. Have a Read More

By |2019-07-05T09:55:07+01:00July 5, 2019|

Book review – “Strategic tendering for professional services” by Matthew Fuller and Tim Nightingale

It’s about time that there was a new book on strategic tendering for professional services. It’s too long – 1993 - since John de Forte and Guy Jones wrote their ground breaking “Proposals, pitches and beauty parades”. Whilst I valued Basil Sawczuk’s “Creating winning bids” in 2013 it is focused Read More

By |2017-05-11T14:13:05+01:00May 11, 2017|

Do perfect pitches need proper processes?

I’m just back from a fabulous session with lots of marketers and business developers from law firms, accountants and wealth managers at the PM Forum training session on “Helping fee-earners prepare the perfect pitch”. Thank you Addleshaw Goddard for hosting the event – your breakfast and hospitality staff were amongst Read More

By |2021-04-11T20:19:46+01:00October 8, 2015|
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