Publishing Phases for Academic and Research Individuals

eContent Pro will put your edited or authored monograph through a rigorous peer review process and provide high-quality production services to publish your work in OA. Below, each OA publishing phase is explained to give you a full understanding of the actions happening to your monograph throughout our entire OA publishing process.

Phase 1
Submit a Book Proposal

Fill out eContent Pro’s book proposal form to include crucial information regarding your monograph and the requirements needed to be published.

Proposal Fee Payment

As a part of the full-service publishing fees, eContent Pro charges a $250 book proposal fee to review the book proposal.

Proposal Evaluation

eContent Pro will review your proposal and make a publication decision based on the content and specific requests of the author.

Publication Agreement

Once the proposal evaluation is complete and approved, eContent Pro will send you an official publication agreement to finalize the provided publishing services.

1st Manuscript Draft Submitted

After the publication agreement is finalized, the author will submit their first manuscript draft to eContent Pro.

1st Publishing Fee Installment or Full Amount Paid
Formal Manuscript Evaluation

eContent Pro’s expert Scientific & Scholarly editors will provide a formal manuscript evaluation on your publication.

Revision Phase

After receiving our Scientific & Scholarly editor’s evaluation, the author is given time to revise their publication.

Chapter Submission Process

After the publication agreement is finalized, the author will work with eContent Pro and the eED submission system to create a call for chapters.

1st Publishing Fee Installment or Full Amount Paid
Peer Review Process:

eContent Pro’s expert Scientific & Scholarly editors will conduct a formal peer review process on your publication.

Revision Phase

After receiving the peer reviewed chapters, the authors are given time to revise their book chapters.

Phase 3
Final Manuscript Submission

After the author has revised their publication, they submit their final version to eContent Pro.

2nd Publishing Fee Installment (If Applicable)
Copy Editing & Proofreading

After receiving the final submission of the publication, eContent Pro will provide their high-quality copy editing and proofreading services.

Pre-Production Author Proofing

Before entering production, the author is given time to proof through their publication one last time after the copy editing is completed.

Final Typesetting

eContent Pro’s skilled production team will provide all of your typesetting and design cover needs by choosing from one of our designed templates.

Creative Commons License Assigned

eContent Pro offers the author the Creative Commons licensing arrangement to allow the copyright for the work to remain with the author.

Book Immediately Available

eContent Pro will provide your publication in PDF, ePub, and HTML formats for immediate use.

Sent to Printer

Authors publishing with eContent Pro receive two free physical copies of their publication but can request as many copies as they want at a discounted printing rate.

Online Hosting

eContent Pro offers the option of hosting your publication in the eContent Pro Bookstore for no additional cost.

Phase 4
Phase 5
Submitted for Consideration to Indices

Allow eContent Pro to submit your publication to relevant indices for consideration.

Promotional Campaign

Allow eContent Pro to launch a promotional campaign for your publication

Distribution and Marketing

Utilize eContent Pro’s global marketing and distributing services to further the reach of your publication.

Publishing Pricing

Full-Service Publishing
50,000 to 80,000 Total Words
$10,000 USD (plus applicable taxes)*
80,001 to 100,000 Total Words
$15,000 USD (plus applicable taxes)*
100,001 to 150,000 Total Words
$17,500 USD (plus applicable taxes)*
150,001 to 200,000 Total Words
$20,000 USD (plus applicable taxes)*
200,000+ Total Words
Contact for Pricing
For questions regarding pricing, please contact our Communications Coordinator, Courtney Mengel, at
*Pricing may be subject to change based on the complexity of the project.
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Licensing & Author’s Warranty

eContent Pro open access book publishing offers authors the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0) licensing arrangement. The copyright for the work remains solely with the author(s) of the manuscript.

Others may disseminate, remix, modify, and build upon the work, even commercially, so long as they credit the author for the original creation.

All authors are required to sign an author's warranty stating that the materials are original and unpublished elsewhere. eContent Pro will not publish any material that has been previously published elsewhere.