ORLANDO, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 29, 2018--IZEA Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: IZEA ), operator of IZEAx®, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and publishers with influential content creators, today announced that it has significantly expanded its relationship with a Fortune 10 customer. Building from its successful execution of influencer marketing campaigns on behalf of the company in the past year, IZEA has closed its largest contract with the company to date this month.

“We are pleased with the brand direct relationships we have forged with many of the world’s leading companies,” said Ted Murphy, Founder and CEO of IZEA Worldwide. “This relationship is particularly exciting, given the massive scale of the company and opportunity to expand within the organization. Since becoming an approved vendor last year, we have had the pleasure to work with multiple groups within the company executing various initiatives. The transactional spend has more than doubled year over year to a mid-six figure relationship in 2018, and we are excited by the momentum we have been able to build by delivering a great customer experience.”

IZEA provides the company with managed services, as well as access to the IZEAx Enterprise Suite. The Enterprise Suite allows IZEA clients to use the IZEAx platform to manage aspects of their influencer marketing campaign such as influencer vetting, content review and approval, and analytics. It also provides access to ContentMine, a repository of all content created by influencers across all of the company’s campaigns in IZEAx.

To request a demo of IZEAx or the IZEAx Enterprise Suite visit www.izea.com.

About IZEA Worldwide, Inc.

IZEA Worldwide, Inc. (“IZEA”) operates online platforms that connect marketers with content creators. IZEA platforms automates 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/.

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This press release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These forward-looking statements, and terms such as “anticipate,” “expect,” “intend,” “believe,” “may,” “will,” “should,” or other comparable terms, are based largely on IZEA's expectations and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties, certain of which are beyond IZEA's control. Actual results could differ materially from these forward-looking statements as a result of, among other factors, changing economic conditions. In light of these risks and uncertainties, there can be no assurance that the forward-looking information contained in this release will in fact occur.

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CONTACT: IZEA Worldwide, Inc.

Justin Braun, 407-674-6911

Manager, Corporate Communications

justin.braun@izea.com

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