For a full discussion of how to select an appropriate journal see Knight and Steinbach (2008).
Less experienced scholars sometimes choose to submit their research work to two or more journals at the same time.
Authors sometimes rely on the fact that they will always have an opportunity to address their work’s shortcomings after the feedback received from the journal editor and reviewers has identified them.
A proactive approach and attitude will reduce the chance of rejection and disappointment.
Elsevier provides an innovative Journal Finder search facility on its website.
Authors enter the article title, a brief abstract and the field of research to get a list of the most appropriate journals for their article.
In my opinion, a logical flow of activities dominates every research activity and should be followed for preparing a manuscript as well.
Such activities include carefully re-reading your manuscript at different times and perhaps at different places.
The title and abstract are incredibly important components of a manuscript as they are the first elements a journal editor sees.
I have been fortunate to receive advice from editors and reviewers on my submissions, and feedback from many colleagues at academic conferences, and this is what I’ve learned: Dr.