Do you want to bid for digital marketing tenders but aren’t sure how to get started? If that’s the case then don’t worry, we can help.
This blog will tell you what to expect from digital marketing tenders. We’ll cover different subsectors and the key things you’ll need to consider before producing your bid. Keep reading to find out more!
Digital marketing tenders can be found in both the public and private sectors, and include a range of subsectors. The different services include, but is not limited to:
When you’re tendering for contracts in the creative sector, there are certain things that you should expect. These include:
When bidding for digital marketing tenders, you’ll likely have to provide information about your economic financial standing. Your economic financial standing considers the following:
Buyers consider this to make sure that you’re able to carry out the work.
As a general rule, we advise that you don’t bid for contracts worth more than 50% of your annual turnover. For example, if your annual turnover is £1,000,000, you should avoid contracts worth more than £500,000.
When bidding for digital marketing tenders, you should expect to provide evidence of your previous experience. This helps reassure the buyer that you’re capable of delivering the project.
You should aim to provide the buyer with 2 – 3 case studies from the last 3 – 5 years. Ideally, these examples will be similar in size, scope and complexity to the tender at hand. The most important thing to remember is that your evidence needs to be relevant. For example, your experience with design won’t show the buyer how well you’ll manage a social media campaign. If it’s not relevant to the buyer’s project, don’t include it in your tender response.
To successfully bid for digital marketing tenders, you’ll need to demonstrate added value in your tender response.
Added value, also known as social value, is now mandatory in public sector contracts, with a compulsory weighting of 10%. You need to demonstrate how your business will deal with the environmental, social and economic aspects of the contract.
For example, you should consider how your business will:
You don’t always have the time or resources to write a winning response in house. Outsourcing to bid writing experts can help. Our sister company, Hudson Succeed, offer four levels of bid writing support. They boast an 87% success rate and have over 60 years of bid writing experience. The services on offer include:
Running your own business takes up a lot of your time. The last thing you want to be doing is trawling hundreds of websites searching for digital marketing tenders. Most websites post multi-industry opportunities and filtering them with CPV codes can produce unreliable results. Luckily for you, we have a solution.
Creative Tenders is an easy-to-navigate, centralised portal hosting live creative tender opportunities from across the UK.
Below are 5 past examples of digital marketing tenders sourced on our portal:
Digital Marketing Consultancy to Target an International Audience
International Pheromone Systems Limited – North West – Budget: £10k
Promotional Materials, Internal & External Signage & Wall Art & Digital Marketing Materials
Delta Academies Trust – Yorkshire – Budget: £200k
Digital & Social Media Agency Services (China)
University of Dundee – Scotland – Budget: £500k
Provision of a Digital Marketing Campaign Programme for SMEs
Advance Northumberland Limited – North East – Budget: Undisclosed
Invitation to Tender for the Provision of Event, Production & Digital Media Support for the 4 Corners Festival 2022
4 Corners Festival – Northern Ireland – Budget: Undisclosed
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