Are you a professional who has written a business book and want to publish it in the traditional way, rather than self-publish?
Take a look at the following 18 top business book publishing companies in USA and UK accepting submissions.
1. Amacom Books
If you’re looking to collaborate with the biggest business book publisher in the US, Amacom can be your best bet. A subsidiary of the HarperCollins, Amacom is a New York based publishing company that is entirely focused on rolling out business and self-help titles. Over the last one decade, they’ve worked with leading authors like Tom Agnew, Dan Carisson and Paul Cherry. Since Amacom covers every genre and sub-genre under the business niche, you can always count on them for your upcoming titles on management, investing, strategy or anything else. As of now, the company is looking for new business titles with a motivating narrative voice. So if you’ve churned out something similar, check out their guidelines on this page.
With more than four decades in business, Entrepreneur Press is one of the oldest publishing houses to be featured on our list. This company is currently owned by Peter Shea, who also handles several other divisions of the Entrepreneur Media Group. As evident from their name, Entrepreneur Press was established with the sole aim of publishing business titles that had the power to change the world. Right now, with more than forty years in business and hundreds of best-selling titles in their portfolio, the company definitely seems to have achieved their mission. While the group is primarily fond of titles written by small business owners, you too can pitch in a proposal if you think its good enough to make the cut. Visit this page for more details about their submission guidelines.
Established in 1989 by Tad Crawford, Allworth Press is a NYC based publishing house, primarily focused on publishing non-fiction books. Although the company works with many different genres, they are best known for their comprehensive and insightful business titles. In 2011, Allworth was acquired by Skyhorse Publishing and since then, they’ve rolled out several award winning titles like ‘Fund Your Dreams’ and ‘Love & Money’. While the company has already covered almost every single genre in business books, motivational/self-help books for budding corporate professionals. Luckily enough, the company is currently accepting book proposals. So if you’ve written something which you think will strike the chord, send in your submissions here.
4. Career Press
When Career Press was established in 1985, it had the reputation of a niche publisher for specific career directories. Almost three decades down the line, the company has a new imprint; and more than 1000 titles in their portfolio. Career Press has assisted thousands of job seekers and business professionals with useful, practical and informative titles. They’ve been consistent in their quality and incredibly successful in distribution. In case you don’t know already, ‘The Leader Phrase Book’ and ‘Lead inside the Box’ are some of their award-winning, best-selling titles. While the company works with every talented author, they are particularly fond of works coming from established, media-savvy corporate professionals. So if you feel you’d fit their requirements, browse through their submission guidelines and send in a copy of your manuscript here.
Established in 2008, Business Expert Press is a relatively new publishing agency, based in New York. As you’d already guess from their name, the company is completely focused on publishing business titles with a compelling narrative voice and groundbreaking ideas. If you browse through their portfolio, you will find most of their titles to be catered to students, business professionals and academicians who are looking to establish a solid reputation as entrepreneurs or corporate professionals. ‘Communication Beyond Boundaries’, ‘Social Content Marketing for Entrepreneurs’ and ‘A Practical Guide to the Media Business’ are a couple of their bestselling titles. The company is currently accepting new book proposals and you can always contact them here for more details about their submission guidelines.
Widely known for collaborating with best-selling authors, McGraw-Hill Professional is leading publisher of business, self-help and coffee-table titles. The company is a subsidiary of McGraw-Hill Education that was co-founded by James H. McGraw and John A. Hill. With solid reputation for publishing distinctive titles under marketing, business narrative, finance and investing- this company is definitely a one-stop-solution for your upcoming business book. Some of their best-selling titles include, ‘The New IT’, ‘The Hybrid Sales Channel’ and ‘Predictable Prospecting’. So if you think you’ve written something on a similar note, reach out to them on this page.
Established in 1992, Berrett-Koehler is an independent publishing agency that works with business, coffee-table and self-help titles. The company is driven by a single mission- to create a world with equal opportunities, and going by their published titles, they definitely seem to have achieved this goal. Over the last two decades, Berrett-Koehler Publishers have come up with hundreds of inspiring titles that has motivated several people to take charge of their lives and strive towards a positive change. Although their company is small, they’ve managed to achieve quite a lot with their best-selling titles like ‘Six Secrets Of Raising Capital’, ‘The Reciprocity of Advantage’ and ‘A Crowdfunder’s Strategy Guide’. Luckily enough, the company is currently open for submissions. So, if you have a compelling business title up and ready- read their submission guidelines and send in a copy of your manuscript here.
Headquartered in the Flatiron District of NYC, Midpoint Trade Books is yet another publisher of business, trade, and self-help books. While the company had its humble beginnings under the leadership of Eric Kampmann, it soon established its reputation as one of the leading publishing houses in the city. Since its very inception, Midpoint has been driven by the entrepreneurial spirit to innovate and create something new. And perhaps this is why they focus on books from newcomers who are looking to change the world with their out-of-the-box entrepreneurial insights. Luckily enough, Midpoint Trade Books have an open submissions policy. So if you’ve written a business title, contact them here with your book proposal.
Founded in 1984, Turner Publishing is an independent publishing house located in Kentucky. Although they aren’t entirely focused on publishing business titles, they have a pretty decent selection in this genre. Turner’s business books usually follow a practical approach with useful insights from industry-insiders. Right now, they have more than 5000 titles in their portfolio, and most of them are critically acclaimed for their excellent content. Some of their best-selling business titles include, ‘Fundraising Online’ and ‘Money doesn’t grow on Trees’. So if you’ve penned down something similar in style, get in touch with them here.
Skyhorse Publishing opened their doors in 2006 to publish a wide range of non-fiction titles. Within just twelve years, they managed to publish 6000+ books and more than forty-eight NYT best-sellers. Going by their record-breaking sales and incredibly popular titles, Publishers Weekly called them one of the fastest growing small publishers of America (2011). While the core categories of this company include history, true crime and politics, they do publish a select few trade and business books every year. As of now, Skyhorse Publishing is currently up for submissions. So if you have your best works to share, read their submission guidelines on this page.
11. Rosetta Books
Rosetta Books is a small publishing house nestled in streets of NYC. The company was established around 18 years back with a couple of leading backlist titles. Over the next couple of years, they managed to build a solid reputation, and right now, they have a portfolio of more than 800 non-fiction titles. Rosetta Books joined the prestigious list of Inc Companies in 2015. Currently it is known as one of fastest growing publishing companies in the US. Throughout the last eighteen years, the company has published several critically acclaimed business titles that have been loved and praised for their content, form and clarity. As of now, they are open for your publishing queries. So if you have a book proposal to share, contact the editors on this page.
12. Pearson Press
Can you ever go wrong with a company that has represented hundreds of best-selling authors? Well, this is exactly why you should consider collaborating with Pearson Press. Established in 1844 by Samuel Pearson, Pearson Press is a leading publisher of both fiction and non-fiction titles. Although the company specializes in educational texts, they have worked with many business and self-help titles with both newbie and established authors. Luckily enough, they are currently open for submissions. So if you think your business title is good enough to be considered, check out the submission guidelines and send in a copy of your manuscript here.
13. Business Books
A subsidiary of the prestigious John Hunt Publishing House, Business Books is a small publishing agency that is entirely focused on publishing business, self-help and motivational titles. While the company rolls out many different genres, they are particularly fond of books that cover several aspects of management skills, leadership skills, career coaching and the likes of it. Some of their best-selling titles include ‘Being a Supervisor’, ‘Team Works’ and ’15 Ways To Own Your Future’. As of now, Business Books is welcoming new authors with motivational business titles. So if you’re looking to send in your work, simply drop in a proposal here.
14. Harriman House
Harriman House was established almost three decades back by publisher Philip Jenks and Stephen Eckett. Their company started out as a small publishing agency that specifically focused on trade books. Almost twenty-eight years down the line, they are still going strong! In fact, such is the popularity of Harriman House that they are often touted to be the leading publisher of business and trade books in the UK. While the publishing house practically covers every single genre in the business niche, they are particularly fond of titles that deal with economics, biographies of great businessmen and technical analysis of innovative business strategies. Since the company has an open submissions policy, you can always reach out to them on this page.
15. Lid Publishing
Lid Publishing is a small London based publishing company that is best known for its insightful business titles. While they cover quite a few genres, the publishing house primarily works with corporate professionals and businessmen who are looking to promote their brand with groundbreaking business titles. Over the last two decades, Lid Publishing has collaborated with more than 1700 authors, most of whose works have been widely appreciated by leading critics. In case you didn’t guess already, this publishing house is extremely strict with quality and they only publish around 100-120 titles every year. As of now, Lid is accepting new submissions. So if you’ve completed your business title, contact them here to send in your book proposal.
16. Oneworld Press
Oneworld Press was established in 1986 by husband-wife duo, Novin and Juliet Doostdar. Since their very inception, this publishing house has been inclined to come up with compelling non-fiction titles. Although they don’t specifically work with business titles, you will definitely find a couple of business, trade and self-help books in their portfolio. Some of their best-sellers include- ‘Supermind’, ‘The Reputation Game’ and ‘Head in the Cloud’. Interestingly enough, unlike many other companies featured on our list, Oneworld Press believes in giving newbie authors an opportunity to etch their name in the increasingly crowded publishing marketplace. So if you’ve written a business title for the first time, you definitely have a chance of collaborating with this company. As of now, Oneworld is actively seeking your non-fiction titles. So if you’ve written a business book off late, contact them on this page for more details.
17. Profile Books
Profile Books was established on the 1st of April 1996 with the collaborative efforts of Andrew Franklin and Stephen Brough. This publisher duo came up with the platform to roll out gripping non-fiction titles covering every possible genre. And guess what? Almost 23 years down the line, their efforts are still going strong! Over the last couple of years, Profile Books has published hundreds of business books from best-selling authors like Mary Beard, Alan Bennett and Susan Hill. So if you’re looking to collaborate with them, be completely assured of widespread distribution. Profile Books is currently accepting unsolicited manuscripts. So if you have your best works to share, reach out to them on this page.
Founded in 1999 by Campbell Brown & Alison McBride, Black and One Publishing is a prestigious UK based publishing company that rolls out both fiction and non-fiction titles. Like Austin Macauley, they too don’t specialize in business titles. However, the company will definitely consider your work if it is of exceptional merit. The few business titles that they’ve represented cover the investing, self-help and management niche. Since Black & White has an open submissions policy, you can contact them with your work at any point of time. In case you’re looking to find more details about their submission guidelines, visit this page.
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