Frequently Asked Questions

Why to Publish with us

  • About us
  • Our Approach on your Book
  • Editorial
  • Production & Processing
  • Marketing & Sales

About Us

Our mission is to publish textbooks of the very highest scholarship that will contribute and enhance academic debate, knowledge and student learning.

We recognize that authors are integral to this mission and to the ultimate success of Tech-Max Publications and so we pride ourselves on the level and manner of our service to them.

As an Tech-Max Publications author, your book will join a renowned list comprising works by some of the foremost scholars and professionals in the fields of Engineering, Management and Pharmacy.

As an independent firm we combine the benefits of a friendly and personalized service to authors with a significant reputation.

Our Approach on Your Book

From the outset your proposal will be managed by a dedicated editor who will endeavor to reach a publishing decision in as short a time as possible.

We offer our authors and editors an extremely personal and efficient service. You will work directly with your own dedicated commissioning editor, editor and desk editor. Your book will be produced to the very highest of standards. It will be copy-edited, proofread and printed, and it will have its own individual cover design, on which you will be consulted.

Our marketing reach is widely spread and all of our titles are marketed as such.

The major channels through which we market are through our sales representatives, email and our website. In addition, we regularly have displays at the various Book Fairs. If your book is a textbook, it will also be vigorously promoted through Complimentary copies.

Editorial

We will provide you with a first class service from the moment we open discussions about your book.

We will be the first publisher to respond to your idea.

We will have your proposal or manuscript reviewed within just a few weeks.

You can expect the same consideration whether you are a first-time or an established author.

As a specialist publisher we understand your subject area.

Your queries will be dealt with by a responsive and supportive editor who will be familiar with and dedicated to your book.

We recognize that for some authors, particularly those working on their first book, the publishing process can be daunting. As such, our editorial team is firmly committed to assisting authors throughout the preparation of their manuscript, and will always been on hand to offer advice and guidance.

We are actively commissioning new titles and are always happy to consider and advise on ideas and proposals at any stage. If you would like to discuss your work, please feel free to contact us - we will reply promptly.

Production and Processing

Your book will be produced carefully, efficiently and to the highest standard possible. We have prepared clear and concise guidelines to assist you in the preparation of your manuscript and will always be on hand to offer advice and guidance through the entire process.

Your dedicated desk editor will oversee the processing and production of your book. We will have your manuscript copy-edited and proofread, and you will be kept informed of progress at every stage of production. All of our manuscripts are copy-edited and proofread in the by our experienced network of freelancers/staff members. We will also consult you about your jacket copy and jacket design.

Marketing and Sales

We have experienced and energetic marketing departments in both the UK and in our associate company in the United States, Edward Elgar Publishing Inc. in Northampton, MA.

Your book will be published almost simultaneously in the United States through our associate company.

We will liaise with you long before the book is published to create a bespoke marketing plan, and you will be consulted about all aspects of the marketing of your book.

Your book will be promoted widely in subject catalogues, targeted leaflets, on our website and through our tailored email notification service. We adopt a global approach in our marketing efforts and have significant reach into all of the major markets worldwide. For example, our annual economics catalogues is mailed to over 90,000 academics, booksellers, professionals and libraries. Our extensive in-house databases of specialised mailing lists enable us to target key audiences all over the world.

In addition, we will advise you on how best to self-promote your book and will provide marketing materials to support this.

All the major journals will be notified about the publication of your book and we will ensure that you receive any published reviews. 

Book Proposal form

Submission Guidelines

If you would like to submit a book proposal or a manuscript to us please fill the form mentioned below. Because of the volume of submissions received, we regret that we cannot confirm receipt of your submission. We do not accept proposals via email.

Permissions

Authors are responsible for obtaining permission from copyright holders for reproducing any illustrations, tables, figures or lengthy quotations previously published elsewhere. Once we receive your email you will be notified about the decision in 5 working days.

Our contracts have been vetted by authors attorneys. We feel confident that we offer our authors one of the most author-friendly contracts in publishing.

Manuscript Rejection

Manuscripts submitted for peer review publication may be rejected for a number of different reasons, which may be:

  • Copyright Issues.
  • Poor English grammar, style, and syntax.
  • Book not according to Syllabus.
  • Insufficient sample chapter size.
  • Schedule of Manuscript Submission.
  • Insufficient number of students/readers.
  • Author unwilling to revise- the manuscript.

The Tech Max Author Website is your resource for discovering what it is like to write for us, learning about the writing opportunities currently available, and getting in touch with a editor.

Editorial Contacts

Chetan Pasalkar :

editor@techmaxbooks.com
9372138245

Prashant Patel :

prashant@techmaxbooks.com
9326391413