FirstEditing Differentiates Itself in a Number of Important Ways
Easy Communication. We encourage direct communication between authors and their editors to prevent frustration and confusion.
Subject Matter Expert Team. Our team includes subject matter experts (SMEs) in all major scientific disciplines. We take special care to direct your manuscript to a qualified individual in the appropriate field of study.
Experience from Top Universities. Our PhD science editors have extensive experience working with researchers and scientists from the world’s top universities, research institutions, and government agencies.
100% Satisfaction Guaranteed. We ensure your satisfaction with the quality of our editor’s work. Most of our clients return for editing services several times a year.
English Language Editors. Our PhD editors are native speakers who live in the United States, Canada, and the UK.
Great Pricing and Discounts. We are generous with discounts. As a new client, we can offer you a 25% discount. For returning clients, we offer a Client Reward Program. You can normally work with the same editor of your choice for several years.
Subject Areas and Journal Publication Experience
FirstEditing’s team has a broad range of expertise in hundreds of scientific and academic disciplines, some of which are listed below. We assign your editing to a trained and vetted editor within your discipline. (Unlike most editing companies, we do not post your work on a community board for hundreds of random freelance editors to grab.)
And many others….
Get Professional Recommendations from Subject Matter Experts
Our Subject Matter Experts help you select one or more target journals. You also receive a report that ranks the journal(s) and explains how they evaluate submitted manuscripts. This helps you overcome the threshold.
As part of your pre-submission process, our editors provide professional recommendations which significantly increase the production value of your work, such as:
changing the title and abstract
improving the presentation of visual elements
generating a persuasive submission letter
showing a clear understanding of the journal’s aim and scope
highlighting compelling reasons for publication
Most times, following an evaluation of your submission, journal reviewers issue a conditional approval that requires you to address certain issues.
In such cases, FirstEditing’s experts specialize in responding to such difficult comments and questions from journal reviewers. This personalized service significantly increases your chances of receiving final approval for publication.
Order an advanced edit to get professional FEEDBACK for your revision. This allows you to rework your English grammar and text successfully.
Academic English Editing is your ideal choice when you need in-depth help with technical English language and academic research writing. We recommend this if you are not fluent in the English language or struggle with technical presentations.
Your Academic English Editor corrects your overall technical composition and presentation to improve the readability of your manuscript.
Technical Copy Editing is your ideal choice during the final revisions of your research. We only recommend this if you are fluent in the English language.
Your selected technical copy editor correct your manuscript’s grammar and improve the organization, style, readability and tone of your manuscript. The Copy Editor provides you with valuable editorial insights, corrections, remarks, suggestions, and explanations throughout your manuscript.
This is the Comprehensive Developmental Editing and Publishing Service for researchers and academically publishing authors.
You receive a consultation with a highly qualified Subject Matter Expert and technical editor early in your writing process to create a higher impact with your research. Increased competition makes it difficult to publish in premier journals.
Our expert Developmental Impact Editors collaborate closely with you to create a compelling manuscript that distinguishes your important work and impresses high-impact journal editors.
“Level 4 – Developmental Impact Editing and Publishing Package” includes ALL Levels of Editing (see below) plus the advanced services of:
Consulting online at an early stage to ensure high-quality documentation
Collaborating with an expert Developmental Impact Editor with extensive subject matter, publication, and production value expertise
Optimizing your Abstract for Impact Ratings and online exposure
ADDITIONAL SERVICES FOR FREE:
FREE High Impact English” Language Enhancement to highlight the core elements of your research (Value of $.045/word)
FREE Three Multi-Round Edits (MRE) within 6 months if required* (Value of $.028/word)
Proofreading – ONE FREE Final Proof and Quality Check” of your corrections* (Value of $.022/word)
“Level 3 – Substantive Content Editing” includes:
Receiving a Subject Matter Expert (SME) for Scientific Research Editing
Implementing a professional Content Review and Abstract Critique
Critiquing your supporting visual elements, such as tables, images, figures, diagrams, and schematics
Recommending improvements to tables, images, figures, diagrams, and schematics
“Level 2 – Advanced Academic English Editing” includes:
Reducing up to 10% of your word count as necessary
Reworking basic sentence and paragraph structure
Formatting to journal style guidelines (e.g., APA, MLA)
Modifying & enhancing your use of the technical English language
Assigning a Scientific Editor experienced in your field of study
Confirming the meaning and substance of your manuscript communicates accurately
Critiquing the presentation, flow, continuity, and consistency of thoughts
Evaluating the evidence provided to support claims, assertions, and conclusions
After you select the necessary level of editing for your manuscript, it is important to consider adding certain additional services, depending on your particular situation. The most common added services include:
Our professional senior editors will advise you about additional services that may benefit your manuscript.
Certificate of English Editing–Many journals require this certificate to be submitted with your manuscript, especially if you are a non-native English speaker.
English Support and High Impact Enhancement—This is useful for ESL clients who need more comprehensive language-based revisions to ensure the overall readability is consistent with journal editor and reviewer expectations.
Expert Content Assessment Report (ECAR)–Authors choose this when they want to confirm their paper is coherent and offers a rational discussion of the subject.
Final Pre-submission Proofread of Revisions–Many authors like to make modifications after they receive the edited version of their paper. If your changes are significant, you may request a follow-up proofread of the changed or newly added text.
Journal Submission Cover Letter–Our editors can prepare very persuasive cover letters to highlight the compelling nature of your study and paper.
Multi-Round Edits–This is for clients who have substantive content issues to address.-
Publication Support Services–Our experienced editors will help you identify several target journals to consider submitting your manuscript to for review.
Responses to Reviewer Comments–In most cases, journal editors and reviewers provide several comments that must be addressed prior to getting approval for publication. Our editors work closely with clients to ensure responses are persuasive.
Plagiarism Check–This is the most common added service. If you are consider about accidental plagiarism, we will help you reword and rephrase original work.
Global Reach Initiative: Serving Clients Worldwide
FirstEditing’s Global Reach Initiative began in 2008 with the primary mission of identifying emerging research “hotspots” outside the United States, Canada, and Europe. Over the past 12 years, we have expanded our collaborations with researchers from 14 to 76 countries, and we are now active on 5 continents, including regions of the world currently undergoing dramatic changes socially, economically, and culturally.
We take great pride in our collaborations with analysts who are just beginning their research endeavors, besides our more experienced clients. We proudly assist those seeking to enhance their careers. It is essential to focus on publication in high-impact Q1 journals consistently. Whether you are just getting started down the research path or you have been involved in it for decades, our editors and publication support team can provide the support necessary to accomplish your goals.