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IZEA Unveils Next Generation of IZEAx® Unity Suite

New User Experience Integrates Features of IZEAx®, Shake®, and BrandGraph® with Focus on Influencer Discovery IZEA Worldwide, Inc., the premier provider of influencer marketing technology, data, and services for the world’s leading brands, today revealed the next generation of IZEAx® Unity Suite, the company’s enterprise SaaS influencer marketing solution. The latest improvements to the platform’s functionality and features focus primarily on influencer discovery across leading social platforms, including Facebook,…

IZEA Delivers Best All-Time Monthly Bookings in April 2021

IZEA Worldwide, Inc. , the premier provider of influencer marketing technology, data, and services for the world’s leading brands, announced today that it has set an all-time record for the month of April as the best month of total bookings in its 15 years of business. The company has been awarded influencer marketing contracts by two multi-billion-dollar Silicon Valley tech companies, along with a variety of other contracts awarded in the last weeks of April. The month of April was particularly strong in the technology…

IZEA Triples Fortune 10 Customer Relationship

IZEA Worldwide, Inc, the premier provider of influencer marketing technology, data, and services for the world’s leading brands, announced today that it has been awarded a new contract from a Fortune 10 customer. The total amount awarded under this individual contract, which follows a smaller agreement signed only months ago, more than doubles the total amount of Managed Services bookings attributable to this customer in 2020. In total, the customer has tripled its budget with IZEA in the first four months of 2021 as…

IZEA Appoints Peter Biere as Chief Financial Officer

Executive brings 25+ years of Financial Leadership and Software Industry Experience to Team IZEA IZEA Worldwide, Inc., the premier provider of influencer marketing technology, data, and services for the world’s leading brands, announced the appointment of Peter J. Biere as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, effective April 1, 2021. Mr. Biere will serve on the IZEA Executive Leadership Team and will report directly to Ted Murphy, Chief Executive Officer of IZEA Worldwide. Marketing Technology News: MarTech Interview…

IZEA Awarded Influencer Marketing Contract Expansion From Fortune 10 Customer

IZEA Worldwide, Inc. , the premier provider of influencer marketing technology, data, and services for the world’s leading brands, announced today that the company’s Managed Services bookings for Q1 2021 to date are now 60% greater than Managed Services bookings for all of Q1 2020. The sales momentum builds upon previous announcements throughout the quarter, as IZEA has seen a dramatic uptick in Managed Services contracts that began in Q4 of 2020. IZEA previously reported that its Managed Services bookings increased 48% in…

IZEA Announces Clubhouse Support in Shake

Shake Becomes First Influencer Marketing Platform to Support Clubhouse IZEA Worldwide, Inc., the premier provider of influencer marketing technology, data, and services for the world’s leading brands, today announced that Shake has added support for Clubhouse, the social audio app. Shake is IZEA’s first platform to offer Clubhouse sponsorships and influential individuals and club users are invited to begin submitting Shake listings for sponsored Clubhouse conversations. Shake will allow influential Clubhouse users to sell…

Jill Golder Rejoins IZEA Board of Directors

Former Chief Financial Officer of Cracker Barrel brings 30+ years of Fortune 500 Experience to the Company IZEA Worldwide, Inc., the premier provider of influencer marketing technology, data, and services for the world’s leading brands, announced the addition of Jill Golder to the company’s Board of Directors. Ms. Golder served as the Chief Financial Officer for Cracker Barrel Old Country Store until her retirement on December 31, 2020. As Chief Financial Officer, Ms. Golder managed all areas of Corporate Finance,…

IZEA Appoints Ryan Schram as President & COO

IZEA Worldwide, Inc., the premier provider of influencer marketing technology, data, and services for leading brands  announced the appointment of Ryan Schram as the company’s President & Chief Operating Officer. Schram, who will celebrate his 10th year with the company in 2021, first joined the IZEA as Chief Marketing Officer in 2011 and was promoted to Chief Operating Officer in 2012. Schram will continue to report to IZEA Founder, Chairman, and CEO Ted Murphy as the company enters its next phase of growth. Marketing…

Katie Mellor Joins IZEA as Vice President, Client Services

WPP and Latcha+Associates veteran enhances leadership team IZEA Worldwide, Inc., the premier provider of influencer marketing technology, data, and services for leading brands today announced the appointment of Katie Mellor as the company’s new Head of Client Services. Mellor will join IZEA’s Senior Staff and be responsible for leading a team of Campaign Management professionals and Creator Ecosystem consultants that interact with IZEA clients daily to drive strategic growth. Marketing Technology News: Deck Commerce…

NFL and NBA Athletes Join Shake

IZEA Worldwide, Inc., the premier provider of influencer marketing technology, data, and services for the world’s leading brands, announced that twelve professional athletes from the NBA and NFL have joined IZEA’s Shake platform. Shake is a new online marketplace that allows creators to offer their services, delivered digitally, for a self-determined price. Influencers, speakers, photographers, podcasters, and more can use IZEA’s Shake to collaborate and transact with marketers and individual buyers. Marketing Technology…

IZEA Announces Instagram Reels Support in Shake

IZEA Worldwide, Inc., the premier provider of influencer marketing technology, data, and services for the world’s leading brands, announced that Shake has added support for Instagram Reels, just two days after public availability of the new feature was announced by Facebook. Shake is IZEA’s first platform to offer sponsorships of Instagram Reels, and influencers are invited to begin submitting Shake listings for Reels starting today. Currently in pre-registration, Shake is a new online marketplace that allows creators to…

The Commonwealth of Kentucky Partners with IZEA to Launch COVID-19 Mask Education Influencer Campaign

IZEA Worldwide, Inc., the premier provider of influencer marketing technology, data, and services for the world’s leading brands, announced that it will be launching an influencer marketing campaign in partnership with Doe-Anderson, headquartered in Louisville, Ky. to drive awareness and education about the benefits of wearing a mask to reduce the spread of COVID-19 for the Commonwealth of Kentucky. “We are proud to partner with the Commonwealth of Kentucky to help combat misconceptions about masks and assist in reducing…

IZEA Announces Launch of BrandGraph Pulse with Slack Integration

ZEA Worldwide, Inc., the premier provider of influencer marketing technology, data, and services for the world’s leading brands, today announced the launch of BrandGraph® Pulse. BrandGraph Pulse is a new feature that allows users to monitor the social media content mentioning any brand entity found in the platform. Powered by IZEA’s proprietary content classification engine and social content dataset, BrandGraph Pulse surfaces insights about brands and delivers daily or weekly activity digests directly to the user via a…

IZEA Provides COVID-19 Operations Update

Company Increases Q2 Managed Services YoY Bookings Growth Outlook from 25%+ to 40%+ IZEA Worldwide, Inc., the premier provider of influencer marketing technology, data, and services for the world’s leading brands, provided an operations update to investors. The company has revised and increased its Q2 2020 Managed Services bookings outlook from 25%+ to 40%+ following a series of new customer wins and renewals from existing customers. In addition to previously announced contract wins, the company has seen the return of…

IZEA Invites Podcasters to Join Shake

Platform Expands IZEA’s Offerings to Include Podcast Sponsorships for the First Time IZEA Worldwide, Inc., the premier provider of influencer marketing technology, data, and services for the world’s leading brands, announced that Shake will be IZEA’s first platform to facilitate podcast sponsorships. Shake is a new online marketplace that allows creators to offer their services, delivered digitally, for a self-determined price. Influencers, photographers, writers, podcasters, and more can use IZEA’s Shake to collaborate and…

IZEA Announces “Cashtag” Support in BrandGraph

IZEA Worldwide, Inc., the premier provider of influencer marketing technology, data, and services for the world’s leading brands, today announced “Cashtag” support in BrandGraph Trends. A “Cashtag” is the terminology commonly used when a social media user “tags” a particular stock when mentioning the stock in a piece of content. For example, “$GE” would be referring to the stock of General Electric. The new feature allows licensees to identify, compare and contrast the momentum of discussion around stock symbols and the…

IZEA Releases Shake Platform Details

New Creator Marketplace Will be Open to All Buyers, Unveils Creators First Pricing IZEA Worldwide, Inc., the premier provider of influencer marketing technology, data, and services for the world’s leading brands, announced additional details on Shake, a new online marketplace that allows creators to offer their services, delivered digitally, for a self-determined price. The details were provided during an investor conference call on Thursday evening. Influencers, photographers, writers, musicians, and more can use IZEA’s…

IZEA Announces Launch of BrandGraph Proximity Identifiers

New Technology Increases Identification of Ambiguous Brand Names By Up To 491% IZEA Worldwide, Inc., the premier provider of influencer marketing technology, data, and services for the world’s leading brands, today announced the launch of BrandGraph® Proximity Identifiers. The new technology marks another leap forward for the BrandGraph platform, further enhancing its ability to help marketers identify, compare and contrast momentum across brands, topics, and concepts in social media. Powered by IZEA’s proprietary content…

IZEA Awarded New Contracts by Two Fortune 500 Retailers

IZEA Worldwide, the premier provider of influencer marketing technology, data, and services for the world’s leading brands, announced today that it received renewed commitments from two global retailers on Monday. One retailer is a Fortune 500 company, the other a Fortune 10 company. Both commitments mark the first time IZEA has seen spending from these customers since COVID-19 began to disrupt the economy and global supply chain. Marketing Technology News: Grammarly Launches Style Guides to Help Businesses Improve…

IZEA Announces $1 Million In Managed Services Bookings

IZEA Worldwide, Inc., the premier provider of influencer marketing technology, data, and services for the world’s leading brands, announced that it has significantly expanded its relationship with a Global Fortune 10 customer for influencer marketing managed services. In addition, the company has also signed a managed services contract expanding its relationship with a leading multi-billion dollar consumer packaged goods manufacturer to provide influencer marketing services. The two contracts, totaling $1 million, were…