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How to Choose the Best Self-Publishing Company

In 2018, there were over 1.5 million new self-published titles that hit the market. Since then, the number of new authors has only increased. Because of this trend, more self-publishing companies are appearing; it seems a new company pops up in my social media feeds almost every day. This is both good news and bad…

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Twenty-One Easy Tips for Cookbook Photography

Have you ever wanted to take all those cool recipes that were handed down to you from your grandmother and create a cookbook? Or perhaps, you live in a region where they have a particular cuisine not found elsewhere, and you want to share how to make these dishes with the world. Cookbooks have two…

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Is Self-Publishing a Book a Good Idea?

If you want to be a writer and you have yet to be published, you may be considering self-publishing. As you weigh the pros and cons, you might ask yourself if self-publishing is a good idea. And you are right to question it. But we’re here to tell you that the difference is not in…

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Self Publishing an Activity Book

Activity books are all the rage today, so if you’re thinking of self-publishing an activity book, this is a great time to do it. What if you have an idea but you don’t know how to self-publish a book? That’s what Izzard Ink is here for! Our expert team will help you every step of…

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The Top 7 Publishing Trends of 2020 and Beyond

2020 will mark the end of a transformative decade for the publishing world, but the pace of change isn’t likely to slow down anytime soon. Many authors and publishers are still catching their breath and working hard to keep pace with the shifts we’ve already seen. But to find success in the coming years, authors…

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Developing an Idea for Your Self-Published Book

Izzard Ink is your partner in self-publishing. Unlike a vanity press, which prints anything in exchange for money, our self-publishing company works alongside of budding authors, putting forth our best effort to help you succeed. While we want authors to stay true to themselves, their ideas, and their concepts, we also know a thing or…

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Steps for Self-Publishing a Cookbook

Cookbooks are always popular, but today Americans are staying home and cooking more than ever, so the market is especially ripe for this genre. If you have been thinking about self-publishing a cookbook, now is the time to get moving on your project! Many authors delay their projects because they don’t know where to start. The…

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How to Self-Publish Your Book in 10 Steps

1. Feel the Pulse of the Market. You may wonder how to publish a book that sells well. Start with knowing your audience. Before completing a rough draft of your manuscript; research, and understand the market for your book. What genre is your book; fiction, or nonfiction? Look into current trends in the subgenres, so…

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How Can Authors Build a Platform?

So much of success in self-publishing these days is about standing out from the crowd. Writing and publishing a quality book is a prerequisite for success, but it’s not enough. Sadly, the market is so packed with low quality books, authors need a way to stand out, be heard, and rise above the competition. Building…

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How We Help Budding Authors Self-Publish a Book

Are you thinking about self-publishing a book? It’s fun and it’s exciting, but it’s also a lot of work. Here at Izzard Ink, we offer writers help, guiding them along the path from the first germ of an idea to seeing their book on the shelf at their local bookstore. Today more than ever, new…