There are a wide range of mistakes Federal proposal responders regularly make. The biggest of which is forgetting that proposals need to persuade the Government that you possess some competitive advantage that your competition does not. Once you have the right content, you need to make sure that it is communicated well to the evaluator. On top of that, your proposal needs to meet all compliance requirements. It is a huge job!! This whitepaper discusses thirteen common Federal proposal blunders suggesting ways in which you can solve the problems.