The Advantages of Commercial Publishing

Navigating the world of publishing can be intimidating. Especially today when there are so many choices available. Hello, decision fatigue! There are still advantages of commercial publishing.

As you ponder on all the choices ready at your fingertips, you’ll no doubt come across commercial publishing, the most popular of them all. Yet you may be wondering, what are the advantages of commercial publishing? And is it the right choice for you?

To start, the advantage of commercial publishing is that it includes an advance, which is money you are guaranteed to earn no matter how your book performs in the market. In addition, the publisher bears all the financial risk for you. Meaning, there is no need to worry about spending that grand advance on book production, as the publisher will take care of all that for you.

An advantage of commercial publishing would be their expertise on the subject. Once you have made your deal with the publisher, they will assign a team of professionals to produce your book. This means professional editors, proofreaders, cover designers, and more, fully devoted to readying your book for publication.

Adding on to a commercial publisher’s many areas of expertise, they are very good at marketing.  Most publisher work with a professional marketing team, constantly evaluating the best way to market your book. And so, working with a commercial publisher ensures that your work sells well. 

One of the many advantages of commercial publishing is the ability to reach international markets. Commercial publishers, essentially, are well-versed in getting your book out to different parts of the world. So, if your wish is to be a worldwide bestseller whose work reaches readers everywhere, a commercial publisher is more than ready to make that dream come true.

One of the most significant advantage of commercial publishing  is the great opportunities it brings writers. Book awards, five-star reviews, and more are only some of the successes awaiting a commercially published author. With all the services and advantages mentioned above, it’s not an overstatement to say that you have a chance to see your book on the bestsellers list if you choose commercial publishing.

Finally, the last advantage we must share with you is a simple but priceless one. Free time. As you can see, the commercial publishing route takes much of the work off your hands. And so, working with a commercial publisher grants you extra time to get started on that next bestseller!

We hope this information is helpful and if you feel that the advantages of commercial publishing sound appealing, Langtons International Agency is a literary agency and has the expertise needed to help you and your work reach the commercial publishers.  Do get in touch with us.