Who are these services for?

End-to-end author and publisher support services


wishing to maximize market impact in China through specialized sales, marketing, and consultancy services for the Chinese publishing market.


requiring professional English language editing services from leading doctoral-level editors across scientific and scholarly disciplines.


looking to partner with publishers to provide the academic community in China with researcher resources and information.


needing superior-quality English language editing and publication support services, for institutional authors, and academic resources and information.


We provide services globally

Visit our regional websites to know about all the services we provide and explore more about Charlesworth’s quality commitment.


Comprehensive Services


Charlesworth can provide a full sales agency service in China or provide specific sales support across print and digital. We are leading agents for the licensing of content into the major consortia in China, including the National Science and Technology Library (NSTL), Digital Resource Acquisition Alliance of Chinese Academic Libraries (DRAA), Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

Agency Services

Our dedicated, expert marketing agency team provides customized consultancy packages and ongoing marketing services. Our comprehensive marketing services include WeChat Marketing, social marketing via Weibo, Zhihu, and Bilibili, SEO, PPC, content marketing, website building, webinars, and live stream events, among others.

Media Monitoring

Authors in China regularly use social media platforms and online forums to comment on journal titles and publishers. Through our dedicated monitoring service, we can provide detailed information on the Chinese academic community’s perception of your service, allowing you to find gaps in your market offering and optimize your marketing efforts using our data.


Charlesworth Gateway is a web-based content marketing and author communication platform used for managing author communication within the STM workflow through WeChat. Create a direct relationship with the Chinese academic community through a truly localized solution.


The Charlesworth Group provides an APC Payment gateway that allows authors to pay with WeChat Pay or Alipay and receive a Chinese invoice, ensuring that their author experience is easy and in line with their expectations. Our Payment Gateway is integrated into your workflow to create a seamless payment workflow.

Language Polishing

We provide academic editing via our team of PhD expert editors. By using our services, researchers maximize their chances of getting published in international journals. We have experience in all forms of academic writing, and have world-renowned clients including the Academy of Management, The Royal Society, and the American Institute of Physics among others.

Our Clients

Connecting Publishers with Authors

WeChat Gateway: A Charlesworth Innovation

The Charlesworth WeChat Gateway provides STM Publishers with the ability to integrate back-end systems into WeChat to create engaging experiences for China-based authors. The Charlesworth Group won the 2022 ALPSP Awards for Innovation.

Our Clients Speak

Our greatest source of inspiration and motivation is our clients’ testimonies and faith in us! Here is what some of them had to say about our services.

Angela Jones

General Manager,
Dove Medical Press Ltd

Our marketing team can now assess how our WeChat followers engage with our content, which better informs our customer service strategy in the region. Growth of our WeChat followers and growth in the number of our authors using our new paper status update function is a long-term investment for us.

Julia Sewell

Head of China Marketing,

We are delighted to be able to increase the brand profile in China with the support of The Charlesworth Group – by working together with authors, editors, reviewers and readers, we can better understand the changing needs of researchers, the challenges they face, and how we can contribute to scholarly communication by providing them with the tools & resources they need.

Marc Gillett

Head of Publishing Operations, IOP

Our Track My Article service receives 800,000 requests a year and makes it as easy as possible for researchers to track the status of their article with IOP Publishing. Chinese authors can now get live updates on their article by following IOP Publishing on WeChat and then providing their article ID. We’ve received over 20,500 enquiries to the service since launch and overwhelmingly positive feedback from Chinese authors.

Debbie Vaughan

Marketing Manager,
Royal Society Publishing

As an academic publisher, we have several perennial objectives. These include increasing high-quality submissions to our journals and driving usage of our content...Charlesworth's WeChat Account Management Service allows us to do all of these things with that crucial Chinese audience. In particular, we find it useful for engaging with authors that have already published with us.