Wordman Speaks

Custom Microsoft Word templates, add-ins, and specialist training for Proposal Professionals


Proposal development using Microsoft Word presents its own challenges. Over the years, I have identified areas where automation using Microsoft's Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) could help. These add-ins for Word 2007 and 2010 to 2016 (32- and 64-bit) will save you hours of work (click images for more information):

Helps you layout graphics and text
in your proposal using tables

Creates a master abbreviation list
for your proposal
Highlights multiple words and phrases
in your documents

Acrogen and Hiliter in one add-in
Creates a master cross-reference or
compliance matrix
Protects and combines multiple documents containing comments
Three-level sort for PowerPoint tables  


  • "Dick Eassom was literally my first encounter the Association of Proposal Management Professionals (APMP). I called the phone number on their website and Dick (CEO at the time) i..."
    Ruth Turman, CF APMP Fellow, PAHM
    Senior Proposal Developer at Companion Data Services, LLC