BidSketch is an online application developed for designers as a way to simplify the process of sending and receiving proposals and project offers. Rather than creating each proposal from scratch, and struggling to keep those proposals organized as you hear back from various clients, BidSketch is a system that lets users create, distribute, track, and manage their proposals all in one place. From developing the initial design, to sending out the proposals, and tracking which offers have come back in, BidSketch will handle nearly any aspect of the proposal process for freelance designers.
Whether you’re planning to develop your own proposal design from scratch or use a template, BidSketch gives you the flexibility to build a custom proposal that is both unique and professional looking. Once you’ve customized your design, you’re ready to begin uploading contact information—as well as private notes and essential information—for each of your current and prospective clients. From there, you can create new proposals and send them out to clients directly through the BidSketch system. Not only can you easily input the important information like proposed costs and time requirements, but BidSketch also lets you embed videos and images into the proposals you send out, as well.
Client “landing pages” give your business contacts as central spot to leave comments or feedback on new proposals. In addition, if a client chooses to accept a proposal, you’ll be instantly notified and the project’s status on your BidSketch dashboard will update immediately. For any designers who are looking for a better way to juggle multiple clients and proposals at once, BidSketch is a management system that is certainly worth taking a closer look at.
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