Sample Editorial Advisory Board Invitation Email

Dear Professor ________,

I trust this e-mail finds you well. I am contacting you based on your expertise in ****Insert topic area****. Currently, I am in the process of editing ****Insert book title here**** to be published by IGI Global ( scheduled for release in ****Insert year here****. In order to strengthen the overall quality of this important publication, I am in the process of organizing an Editorial Advisory Board for this valuable reference and, based on your impressive research records, I would like to invite you to join this Board. As a member of the Board, you will receive a 40% discount should you wish to purchase a copy of ****Insert book title here**** upon its publication.

As a member of the Board, you would be asked to assist me with the process by reviewing proposals, conducting reviews of those manuscripts for which I need a reviewer, and assisting me with submission cases where conflicting reviews exist. Please keep in mind that we also will be arranging for a double-blind review process between authors to evaluate the submissions for this book.

In addition to supporting the review process, you would also be asked to write testimonial statements in support of this book. I would also welcome any suggestions you might have regarding appropriate organizations or publications that may be interested in reviewing the completed publication.

If this invitation is agreeable to you and does not conflict with your current professional and research interests, please let me know by no later than ****Insert date here****. Please let me know if you have any questions regarding this matter. I look forward to hearing from you soon!

Best wishes,
Your Name
Book Title

Last Updated June 20, 2014