3 Steps To A Winning Proposal
Whether you’re new to the world of influencer marketing or a seasoned veteran in the industry, convincing potential brands that you’re the best fit for the job is always a major hurdle.
Writing a strong proposal that can beat out experienced competitors, is instrumental to winning the best campaigns and increasing your income as an influencer. If done right, a truly great proposal will make your potential campaigns want you, even more than you want them.
And on top of that, in order to stand out from the crowd in a busy inbox, even more importantly, you need to communicate your strengths the way your potential collaborators want to read. In such a cutthroat environment, anything less than your absolute best probably won’t get you very far. With that in mind, pulled straight from reading dozens of winning proposals, here are our 3 steps to writing the best proposal you’re capable of.
Making a Strong Entrance.
What are you doing to wow them straight out the gates? What makes your proposal different from everybody else throwing their hat into the ring for this gig?
A captivating entrance that excites, shows you did your research, and delivers actual value, is what will kindle an immediate interest in your potential collaborator’s mind.
Since a proposal is effectively a form of an elevator pitch, explaining why you’re qualified for the campaign, quickly showcasing your strongest (relevant) statistics is essential to the conversation (demographics, average engagement, past work). You also want to convey confidence in your ability to get the job done without coming off as arrogant.
Making a strong entrance also means demonstrating your commitment towards the campaign. You’ll want to demonstrate to the brand that you have fully read their requirement and understand exactly what they are looking for.
Whatever the campaign you’re applying to do for a potential client, it’s your job to tailor showcase your strengths right off the hop. Highlight your most attractive photos in your profile portfolio. Make sure your bio is completed and your profile photo is uploaded. You can manage your profile here:
If you have the marketing skills to really sell yourself as a strong content marketer, and not just an Instagrammer. then lean on those strengths—give them proof of the results you’ve driven for previous blog posts. Don’t make the mistake of focusing on unrelated or irrelevant strengths (and always keep your proposals as short but descriptive as possible.
Raise Your Social Influence Score.
Your social influence score is calculated by the engagement on your social media posts in relation to your followers. Profiles with higher social influencer score are more likely to be selected for campaigns. Also, the higher your social engagement score is the higher your profile is prioritized in searches. You can increase this score by sharing your profile link on this page – https://glambassador.co/dashboard/invite/
Each time a unique visitor views your profile, your social influence score is increased. Profiles with higher social influence scores are more likely to be chosen for campaigns. You can also increase your social influence score by inviting your friends to Glambassador. Every successful referral increases your score. You can use our invite tools or send invites using your own email or newsletter. Another way to raise your social influence score to is to GO VIP. You can learn more about the premium accounts here:
Utilizing these three steps to create your freelance proposals, will ensure you’re doing all you can to set yourself apart from the competition. Whether your goal is to land higher-paying campaigns for your social networks or start with a solid foundation of being able to pitch yourself professionally.