How To Begin Your Career In Digital Book Publishing Companies?

by Dolly K. Digital Marketing Executive

Are you a bookworm or have been wondering to use all the skills to earn money since long time? If the answer is yes, then the article is for you.

Working in book publishing companies is one of the likeable career choices, you can choose to flip- through.

Does a career choice in book publishing house sounds extra-ordinary? What does it look like? What are some legitimate job positions available for a digital book publisher? There is wide array of digital publishing jobs, varying from technical to non-technical, job structure, functions to functions.

Book publishing is not a one step process. A manuscript is passed through multiple stages before getting published. Therefore, aside from writing and editing books, there are other crucial roles involved in the process of digital book publishing to stay ahead in competition.

Some of the significant functions are mentioned below;

Ø Book Planning

Ø Editing

Ø Copywriting

Ø Copyediting

Ø Graphic illustration

Ø Production management

Ø Sales management

Ø Advertisings

Moreover, you can learn to publish a book through literary agents. A literary agent works as an agency who take forward the interest and written drafts of budding writers, professional writers. They are just the connecting dots for writers and top digital book publishing companies in India. Literary agencies will collaborate for free services at initial stage and then charge a percentage based on the contract. Some of the renowned digital book publishing houses are Macmillan Education, Penguin Publication House, HarperCollins and more.

To take the first step in the process; Begin your publishing dream with the job opportunities like:

1.  Book Editors

Book publishers are in the line of finding literary skills and search work to publish. Right from finding a good literary piece to editing a writer’s book, it is their job role to bring a final product in the bookstores, digital platforms.

No wonder, if you are wondering to begin your career on digital publishing platforms, then having some right skills in story writing, editing, and some basic knowledge of publishing can bright your career with potential opportunities.

Acknowledge some renowned digital publishing online learning platform in India to begin with career choices.

2.  Copy Writers

One more career option in the list is that of building copy editor profile. It is important to worth noticing that the job of copy editors is huge as they work on wider scale with various fields including media, magazines, and online websites. In book publishing line of business, copy editors work with professional editors and make sure to grammar check all the manuscripts written by authors.

You can plan accordingly, as copy editors work full-time and part-time as per requirements. You can also choose to work as an intern or freelancer.

3. Publicists

Publicists choose to work in various fields of media, marketing, corporate sector. Their role is to bring press attention for the books, publishing in specific houses. Getting press attention for the books, authors, publishing houses is charged upon publicists. Being a publicist in career might be a good career choice.

If you are one of those who seems great at pitching relationships with book reviewers, professionals, marketers, salespersons, media outlets – start brushing up your exceptional skills to be in the business line.


Most of these key areas requires years of expertise and experience. But if to begin with, start as an intern or a junior assistant in the period of schooling, graduation or even after that. 

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About Dolly K. Advanced   Digital Marketing Executive

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Joined APSense since, March 24th, 2020, From New Delhi, India.

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