Request For Proposal Service FAQs


RFP 'Creating' FAQs | RFP 'Replying' FAQs | RFP 'Searching' FAQs | Assorted Other FAQs

RFP 'Creating' FAQs

  1. What is an RFP?
  2. How do I write an RFP?
  3. Can I post an RFP in any language other than English?
  4. How soon after I submit an RFP will it be posted?
  5. When will I see results?
  6. I can't seem to access the RFP page. What do I do?
  7. The RFP Submission form keeps coming up with errors. What am I doing wrong?
  8. My browser does not support forms. Is there another way I can post an RFP on your list?
  9. Should I save a copy of my submission?
  10. Will the RFP only be e-mailed to prospects?
  11. Will my RFP be excluded if it is for a fringe type of site (x-rated, hate group, religious cult, etc.)?
  12. What if I do not know exactly what the project will entail?
  13. How will I know if my RFP is accepted or rejected?
  14. Does requesting volunteer proposals violate the price discussion rule?
  15. What if your RFP posting form does not include the skills I seek?
  16. Can I request proposals for multiple projects in one RFP?
  17. In my country, we don't have states, provinces or shires in our postal addresses. What should I write in that required field?

RFP 'Replying' FAQs

  1. How do I respond to an RFP?
  2. I am not a full member. Can I still post or reply to an RFP?
  3. If I can't put a job listing here, is there a place where I can?
  4. Is there a listing somewhere of what experience I need in order to respond to an RFP?
  5. What if I have some of the requested qualifications to respond to an RFP but not all?
  6. I am not a full member. Can I at least read the RFP postings to get an idea of what kind of experience I need?
  7. I am not finding any RFPs for work in my city, what can I do?
  8. I can't access the archive of expired RFPs. What am I doing wrong?
  9. Do I send my proposals to you guys?

RFP 'Searching' FAQs

  1. How can I pull up the largest number of RFPs in my query?
  2. I left all fields blank when searching, but got no results. Why?
  3. Why did I get few or no results when specifying only one date?

Assorted Other FAQs

  1. I don't know the fair market value for my services or for the services I am requesting. Where can I find this information?
  2. I don't know all the legal mumbo jumbo concerning freelancing or hiring someone on a contract basis. Is there a FAQ somewhere that can help me?
  3. I contracted with an HWG member to do some work for me. I paid them already, but... (substitute your horror story here)... What actions can I take? Don't you screen your members better? Will you stand behind their work?
  4. Can I discuss financial remuneration in my RFP? If not, where can I discuss it?
  5. I don't want every cyber-geek on the net replying to my RFP. Is there a way to filter out the ones that don't have the qualifications I need?
  6. What guarantees do I have that whoever I get through this service will be qualified and perform the services I need?
  7. Can I subscribe to receive only certain RFPs via e-mail?
  8. My RFP expired a day early/late. What happened?

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