Substantive Editing Services for Scientific Manuscripts

Top Impact Editing

10% discount for new clients

Check by Nature Journal Editors Top Impact Editing is a "3 Editor Premium Service" from Enago focused on supporting authors in their research publication journey to high impact factor journals. Editors and peer reviewers having past experience working with journals such as Nature*, The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)*, The Lancet* etc. personally work on your research paper to make it publication ready.

The Top Impact Editing Service includes

  • Scientific editing by an editor with experience working with high impact factor journals
  • Language editing and quality check by two experienced native English language editors
  • Plagiarism check powered by iThenticate
  • Complete editing support and guidance for 365 days post delivery
  • Quality Assurance Check (Paid Option) by peer reviewers with experience working with high impact factor journals

Who is this service recommended for?

Authors aiming to successfully
publish their research faster
to high impact factor journals
Authors seeking to have their paper
edited by distinguished scientific editors associated with high impact factor journals
Authors seeking rigorous quality
assurance from peer reviewers
previously associated with
high impact factor journals

Key Features of Top Impact Editing

Editor Selection

In-depth scientific editing by an editor associated with high impact factor journal along with language editing and quality check by 2 native English speaking editors

(3 Editor System)

Submission Preparation

Full support for journal submission including academic editing, language editing, plagiarism check, formatting for the selected journal, word reduction etc.

Plagiarism Check

Get a detailed plagiarism report powered by Enago’s Plagiarism Check Service powered by iThenticate

Quality Assurance Check

Quality Assurance Check by a peer reviewer associated with high impact factor journals

Support and Guidance

Unlimited editing support for 365 days post delivery

ISO / IEC 27001: 2013 certified company

We adhere to the highest standards of information security, client confidentiality, and trust. Your manuscript is your most important asset and we will always treat it with the greatest integrity.

Expert Profiles

Top journal editors/reviewers

Expert QA editors

Service Deliverables

Scientific Developmental Editing, Reviewing, and Research Enrichment

[3 Editor System]

Scientific and Developmental Editing (Round 1)
This is the main stage of the Top Impact Editing process. A professional developmental editor specializing in the science of your paper will undertake this round of editing, providing practical suggestions and advice. This expert has high experience in judging the quality of papers based on their past association with journals such as Nature*, NEJM*, The Lancet* and others. The editor will look into the following aspects in detail

  • Overall structure, organization, focus, clarity, flow and description of the scientific argument
  • How well your arguments and conclusion reflect and address your central research question
  • Work on sections that are too brief, unnecessarily long or ineffective in their communication
  • Clarity, suitability and effectiveness of supporting materials and supplementary information

Language Editing and Quality Check (Round 2 & 3)

This will be conducted by 2 native English speaking editors. They will review your research paper for redundancies, non-academic tonality, wordiness, triteness and weak sentence style.

Top Impact Report

You shall receive a report created by a top reviewer in the publishing industry containing

  • Feedback on the critical gaps identified and fixed during the editing process together with journal suitability check if the target journal is specified
  • Insightful comments that are similar to the approach taken by journal editors, peer reviewers and readers in reviewing your work
  • Simple but genuine advice for improving your writing in the future
  • Section by section analysis and next steps

Quality Assurance Check

Top Feature - Check by Nature Editors

This is a paid optional service limited to Top Impact Editing. A peer reviewer with past experience working with high impact factor journals such as Nature*, NEJM* and The Lancet* will scrutinize and validate the quality of your research paper. They will review it, including the research itself, and provide detailed recommendations in the form of comments. By using the additional Quality Assurance Check option, you will maximize the benefits of the Top Impact Editing service.

What our peer reviewers from leading journals do

  • They objectively and critically check your research paper so that it can withstand the feedback and criticism of high-level reviewers and readers
  • They review the Top Impact Report and suggest improvements basis the comments made
  • They offer advice and amendments to improve the quality of your research paper to increase the chances of successful publication into top journals

After-Sales Services - Top Impact Editing

Rejection Shield

Rejection Shield

Rejection Shield will help you with journal revision. The scientific editor will help you respond to peer-reviewer comments and prepare your manuscript for resubmission. If you wish to submit your paper to a different journal, we will format it according to the new journal requirements and prepare a fresh cover letter. Use this service unlimited times (365 Days).

The Enago Promise

The Enago Promise

Enago Promise guarantees that a manuscript edited by us will never be rejected on the basis of poor language. Our stringent systems and processes, professional experts, and in-house quality management system help us in delivering this promise to our authors. On a rare occasion if rejection occurs, we will take full responsibility for re-editing the paper for resubmission at no additional cost.

Expert Q&A

Expert Q&A

Expert Q&A lets you ask unlimited questions you have within 365 days to the scientific editor who has worked on your manuscript. They will address any doubts you may have about the services. You can also reply to the editor’s remarks in your manuscript. Based on your replies, the editor may make further changes to the manuscript and deliver the manuscript.


Edited Paper Samples

Plagiarism Report

Top Impact Report

Cover Letter

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Top Impact Editing Service Process


STEP1The author will share the research paper and the journal to which they plan to submit their paper to.
STEP2The scientific editing process is then assigned to the best matched developmental editor specifically suited for the science in your paper.
STEP3The developmental editor focuses on the content in the manuscript and edits it to objectively justify the implications of the research.
STEP42 Native English Speakers conduct language editing and quality check to ensure that the paper does not have errors
STEP5The editor prepares a detailed report that adheres to strict quality standards while sharing feedback on issues identified in your writing and analysis for improvements.
STEP6A cover letter is created for journal submission effectively worded to work in your favor.
STEP7Quality Assurance Check by a peer reviewer with past experience working with high impact factor journals such as Nature*, NEJM*, The Lancet* etc. This is an optional service only available with our Top Impact Editing service

Delivery and Pricing

10% discount for new clients
Service Edit + Review Quality Assurance (QA)
Delivery Option Express Standard Express Standard
Price $0.30 USD/Word $0.20 USD/Word $0.18 USD/Word $0.14 USD/Word
Turnaround Time 4 business days 6 business days 7 business days 10 business days
  • The price table above is for a manuscript with fewer than 3,500 words. If you have a manuscript with more than 3,500 words, please fill-up the quotation form in order to get a customized quote.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the background and specialization of your expert editors?

Our panels of editors are academic experts with over 10 years of experience in reviewing scientific manuscripts and performing detailed proofreading, ensuring your research is aptly communicated and well-understood by a wider audience of the research community. We have 2000+ PhD editors specialized in research areas, including Medical Science, Life Science, Engineering, Social Science and Clinical Trials.

What is the difference between Copy Editing, Substantive Editing and Top Impact Editing services?

Each of our services is distinctive and provides varied editorial-cum-research support–

  • Copy Editing – In this service, the manuscript is put through a meticulous language check to correct for errors related to language, grammar, and punctuation.
  • Substantive Editing – In addition to Copy Editing benefits, this service covers logical, structural and presentation aspects of your manuscript. It is best suited for quality-conscious authors looking to submit their work to high impact peer-reviewed international journals.
  • Top Impact Editing – This is a completely tailored service for authors that provides a combination of developmental content and language editing by the best experts, along with the option of an additional round of quality assurance check performed by Editors and Peer Reviewers who’ve previously worked at reputed High Impact Journals such as Nature, NEJM and Lancet.

Do you guarantee successful acceptance of my manuscript to the desired target journal?

No. We do not guarantee the acceptance of the paper by the journal as it is an autonomous decision by the journal based on their discretion. However, we commit that our top impact editing service by top journal expert editors will make every attempt to strengthen the manuscript thoroughly, thereby improving the chances of success in publishing with the target journal.

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* Top Impact Editing Service Disclaimer:The trademark rights of all journals mentioned on this page, such as Nature, The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM), and The Lancet belong to their respective publishers. This service is not provided by each journal or publisher, and has no relationship with each journal or publisher. The “past experience” and "past association" in this service of individuals are those who have experience in peer review and editing in each journal that provides business to the Company as an individual. Purchasing this service does not guarantee publication in any journal or related journal.

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