Attracting Submissions

As an editor, you know the challenges that authors face, and what they require from the journals in which they publish. The want to publish work quickly, make their research known as widely as possible, and comply with funder mandates and government policies. But understanding these needs is only half the story—knowing how to respond to these needs can make a big difference to a journal's success.

Find out how to attract submissions from high-growth markets.
Find out how our English language editing services can support your authors.

 

Attracting Submissions from High-Growth Markets  

A good editor thinks globally. The quality of research being done across the world is getting better all the time and reaching out to these high-growth markets can do amazing things for your journal.
If you want to encourage submissions from a region that you aren't familiar with, here are a few great places to start:

Make use of your network of contacts. Draw on the expertise of local experts wherever possible.
Talk to your editorial board. They may have strong personal or institutional links in the region.
Go to conferences in the region. Promote the online version of your journal.

 

Editing, Translation, and Formatting Support for Authors  

We believe that language shouldn't be a barrier to getting your quality research published. But every year hundreds of papers are rejected because editors and reviewers are not able to accurately assess the research due to language issues.

English language editing services, such as Wiley Editing Services, are a way to prevent that from happening. It benefits the publishing process by:

Improving quality ensures a high standard for the language, style, and flow of articles.
Emphasizing the research avoids rejection due to English language and formatting issues.
Saving time and effort prevents formatting issues and lengthy review times.
Providing equal opportunities assists authors of all nationalities and experience levels in bringing research to the global community.

 

Wiley Editing Services are available to any author, meaning that the author doesn't have to submit their manuscript to a Wiley journal in order to use the service. If you are asked for help by an author who is struggling to get published because of their language, suggest that they visit wileyeditingservices.com. This will ensure that any language barriers do not get in the way of allowing the best possible research to make it into your journal.

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