Important note: The first proposal you send from the system during your trial will be a test and will not count towards your allowance. After this first test send, any proposal you send going forwards - even if it's to yourself will count as a sent proposal. You can re-send for free once you've sent any proposal to yourself but the first send of any proposal after this one will deduct one from your monthly allowance. You can view more information on your sending allowance here.
Sending your test proposal
In the left-hand sidebar, click Documents > Create New Document.
If this is your first proposal, your own company name will be filled in for you, otherwise you can choose to send to an existing/new contact.
Choose the sample cover or select 'Start from Scratch' if you want to create your own.
Select a template if you have added any to your account or leave this as 'Start from Scratch without a template'
Your financial settings will be pulled in here from your brand but you can edit the currency and tax settings.
Click 'Next' in the top right and you’ll now be able to edit the text on your cover. Edit it if you like by clicking on the text you want to edit, or just click the green ‘Next’ button in the top right.
You’ll now be on your proposal page. You can add pages on the left and add content blocks using the green 'Add to this page' block. For more information on adding elements to your proposal, check out these articles:
Adding a text block and using the editor
Adding a feature block
Adding a video from Youtube, Vimeo or Wistia
Adding a quote or pricing table
Adding a digital signature block
9. Once you're done, click the green Next button in the top right.
10. If you’re on the Premium or Enterprise plan, you’ll have a chance to receive helpful advice from our revolutionary Proposal AI, an unprecedented feature that suggests you how to improve your proposal to match the top proposal trends in the industry. After this quick review point and sorting any improvements on your proposal, click ‘Next’.
11. This is the last step – the sending page. You will see your details populated in the section that tells you who the proposal will come from. Type your details into the first name, surname and email boxes, type yourself a subject line and message in the box on the right and hit ‘Send Proposal’.
It’s the same process for any type of document, whether you’d like to send a proposal, quote, contract, brochure or any other document. Use our software to streamline your sales and document management, it will make your life easier. :)