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Ted Murphy

IZEA Releases The 2020 State of Influencer Equality

Influencers Who Identify as a Person of Color Command up to a 51% Premium Over Their Caucasian Counterparts IZEA Worldwide, Inc., operator of IZEAx, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and publishers with influential content creators, released the industry’s first ever examination of earnings equality among social influencers. The report provides analysis of influencer earnings observed in IZEA’s online marketplace spanning 2014 to 2019. Data is comprised of negotiated rates between marketers and creators…

IZEA Awarded Custom Content Program by Fortune 10 Customer

IZEA Worldwide, Inc., operator of IZEAx, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and publishers with influential content creators, announced that it has been awarded a new custom content program from a returning Fortune 10 customer. The customer began working directly with IZEA on e-commerce content several years ago and has initiated its first content program of 2019 with this commitment. Also Read: Bazaarvoice Appoints Joe Rohrlich as Chief Revenue Officer “While diversification of revenue remains a top…

IZEA Announces IZEAx Discovery

New Self-Service Discovery Platform Provides Access to Influencer Profiles and VizSearch IZEA Worldwide, Inc., operator of IZEAx, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and publishers with influential content creators, has announced the official launch of IZEAx Discovery. The new platform provides marketers with access to search influencer profiles as well access to VizSearch, IZEA’s unique content discovery engine. IZEAx Discovery is available as a standalone feature for $149 per month and marketers can…

Interview with Ted Murphy, Founder, Chairman and CEO, IZEA

"There is real money being spent on Influencer Marketing, but there is also real money being wasted at the same time — both in spend and operational inefficiencies at brands and agencies." Tell us about your role and journey into technology. What made you start IZEA? I am currently the Founder, Chairman and CEO of IZEA, which I started in 2006. I have always been in the marketing space and had an interest in technology. I started my first agency when I was 19 years old. After selling that agency I started an…

Patrick Venetucci Joins IZEA Board of Directors

Executive Brings 28 Years of Advertising, Technology and Media Experience to Company IZEA Worldwide, Inc., operator of IZEAx, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and publishers with influential content creators, announced the election of Patrick Venetucci to IZEA’s Board of Directors. Mr. Venetucci has 28 years of experience leading technology, marketing and media initiatives for some of the world’s leading brands. He is currently CEO of Merge, a creative technology company where digital transformation meets…

IZEA Appoints Francesca Cruz as Vice President SaaS Customer Success

IZEA, Inc., operator of IZEAx, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and publishers with influential content creators, announces the appointment of Francesca Cruz to Vice President of SaaS Customer Success, effective immediately. IZEA Appoints Francesca Cruz as Vice President SaaS Customer Success The appointment of Ms. Cruz to the role follows the recent close of the acquisition of TapInfluence. Ms. Cruz will lead the team responsible for ensuring the successful adoption and marketplace utilization of…