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Fortune 1000 Technology Company Selects IZEAx as its Influencer Marketing Platform

November 28, 2018

ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov 28, 2018--IZEA Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: IZEA ), operator of IZEAx®, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and publishers with influential content creators, today announced that a Fortune 1000 technology company has selected IZEAx as its influencer marketing platform. The company has licensed IZEAx to manage its influencer marketing efforts and has contracted for a mid six-figure spend through the IZEAx marketplace.

“We have seen significant growth of IZEAx licensing and marketplace spend this year,” commented Ted Murphy, Founder and CEO of IZEA. “The rapid pace of IZEAx feature innovation combined with the technology we have integrated from the TapInfluence acquisition has positioned us very uniquely in our industry. Customers are recognizing the numerous advantages provided by our platform, and appreciate the scale our organization brings to support their ongoing success.”

About IZEA Worldwide, Inc.

IZEA Worldwide, Inc. (“IZEA”) operates online platforms that connect marketers with content creators. IZEA platforms automate influencer marketing and custom content development, allowing brands and agencies to scale their marketing programs. IZEA influencers include everyday creators as well as celebrities and accredited journalists. Creators are compensated for producing unique content such as long and short form text, videos, photos, status updates, and illustrations for marketers or distributing such content on behalf of marketers through their personal websites, blogs, and social media channels. Marketers receive influential content and engaging, shareable stories that drive awareness. For more information about IZEA, visit https://izea.com/.

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Forward-looking statements, which are based on certain assumptions and describe our future plans, strategies and expectations, can generally be identified by the use of forward-looking terms such as “anticipates,” “believes,” “estimates,” “expects,” “intends,” “may,” “plans,” “projects,” “will,” “would” or other comparable terms. Examples of forward-looking statements include, among others, statements we make regarding expectations concerning IZEA’s ability to increase its revenue and sales pipeline, expectations with respect to operational efficiency, and expectations concerning IZEA’s business strategy.

Forward-looking statements involve inherent risks and uncertainties, which could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements, as a result of various factors, including, among others, the following: competitive conditions in the content and social sponsorship segment in which IZEA operates; failure to popularize one or more of the marketplace platforms of IZEA; changing economic conditions that are less favorable than expected; and other risks and uncertainties described in IZEA’s periodic reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. IZEA assumes no obligation to update any such forward-looking statements to reflect actual results or changes in expectations, except as otherwise required by law.

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CONTACT: Press Contact

Martin Smith

IZEA Worldwide, Inc.

Phone: 407-674-6911

Email:ir@izea.com

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