Eight Ways to Improve Your Chances of Journal Acceptance and Publication

Every journal is focused on providing papers that adhere to strict standards that are in place to protect and develop the validity and reputation of the journal. Manuscripts submitted for journal publication undergo intense examination to ensure they meet these standards. If you want to increase your chances of publication, consider your paper in relation to the following points.

Write Logically and Appropriately

No matter what the topic of the paper, it must be written in a clear, concise manner. This means there is no contradictory information, the thought processes are presented in a logical manner, and the information is written in a way that induces interest and reader engagement.

Provide New Insights

Research is a highly competitive field, and journal submissions should reflect this. Your paper needs to provide new information, or shed light on an issue or problem that currently exists in a new way. Regurgitation of existing material limits the possibility of publication, unless the material is presented in a new and insightful manner.

Raise Questions through New Insights

The insights presented in your work should raise new questions on a topic that can further the field of study. In other words, the information you provide needs to approach a problem or issue in a new way that leads to the potential for further study.

Include Useful Information

The information in your submission must be useful to others in the field. This information should provide insight that can assist with decision-making processes that affect long-term goals within a field of study.

Use Accepted Methods for Exploration

The information in the manuscript should be based on exploration methods that are acceptable and relevant. Explain the methods used to collect information and data, as well as how the data is analyzed to support your claims.

Make Relevant Connections

Connect your own research and analysis to previously accepted work in the field. Make sure that these connections are relevant to your topic, and are used in a manner that supports your thesis, arguments, and conclusions.

Provide Complete Information

The information in your submission needs to consider all of the evidence presented by prior research. You must ensure that your paper considers all arguments, including those that are contradictory to your own conclusions. These contradictions should be properly addressed and refuted within your work.

Make It Worthwhile

Your paper should provide new, expanded information that assists with clarification in the field. This means that the analysis and arguments presented should provide significant advancement on a topic, rather than providing a small part of a larger issue.

When editing and revising your work, following these points will provide a higher quality manuscript for submission. The goal of any journal is to advance the ideas and study currently available. No matter what your chosen topic, your presentation needs to contain new, useable information that has a basis in stringent research, data collection, and analysis that backs up the arguments you are presenting. Your work needs to be new, without relying heavily on information that others have already presented.

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Puneet Chadha
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Puneet Chadha is the first generation entrepreneur and have founded companies like ELK Education Consultants Pvt Ltd and EMarketz India Pvt Ltd. He is keenly interested in doctorate research assistance, open access journals, digital marketing and web technology. He has mentored over 120 PhD candidates in US and Canada in the last five years. He is a renowned speaker on digital marketing and open access research publishing and has attended 50 workshops on these themes.

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