RFP template for content management system (CMS)

Streamline your CMS evaluation process with our free RFP template.

Brightspot CMS RFP Template.png

Evaluate CMS vendors like a pro and make informed business decisions with our customizable RFP template.

Don't waste time sifting through endless CMS vendor options, only to end up with more questions than answers. Our RFP template is tailored to help you evaluate your business needs so you can find the right content management solution for you. We've designed this template so that you can be confident that you're selecting a content platform that aligns with your digital strategy. Inside, you'll find all the critical questions to ask vendors during the RFP process, saving you time and resources.

Download the template

Related Resources for You

CMS comparison guides

What do you need to consider when selecting a content management system? Check out these resources to learn more about choosing the right CMS for you.

Selecting the right CMS for your business is a pivotal decision, and one of the first strategic decisions to be made is whether to opt for an open source or proprietary CMS. This guide offers an in-depth comparison to help you make an informed decision.
Integrating a CMS into your e-commerce strategy isn't just about managing content—it's about crafting compelling narratives around your products. As the digital marketplace expands, harnessing the capabilities of a CMS can be the difference between thriving and surviving in the competitive world of online retail.
Choosing the right CMS can make your company shine online, but the wrong choice can drain resources. With countless options available, this guide navigates you toward the perfect fit for your small business needs.

CMS architecture

The options for CMS architectures have grown along with the number of vendors trying to convince you their approach is the best. To help you cut through all the clutter, we've developed guides to explain the differences between the main types of CMS platforms, including coupled CMS, decoupled CMS and headless CMS, as well as the pros and cons for each.

Featured guides

Headless CMS solutions are a subset of decoupled CMS architecture. With a headless CMS platform, there is no fixed front end—instead, the solution acts as a content-only data source. Learn more about headless CMS here.
Find out everything you need to know about decoupled CMS architecture and the questions decision makers need to ask when considering different CMS options—headless, decoupled, hybrid—for their organizations.
Discover why hybrid CMS architecture is the most flexible option for content management, and how it offers the ability to mix presentation choices.

CMS insights

Get expert insights about extending the full capabilities of your content management system to publish content, manage digital experiences and reach the right audiences no matter the channel or device.

A carefully considered RFP solicitation will attract the right CMS vendors and avert major headaches.