IZEA to Power Influencer Marketing Initiative for Leading Retailer
Orlando, Florida (April 6, 2022) – IZEA Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: IZEA), the premier provider of influencer marketing technology, data, and services for the world’s leading brands, announced today that it has been awarded a $2 million contract with a leading retailer. IZEA will be providing the retailer with managed influencer marketing services. The annual contract award is an expansion of a previously existing relationship with the company.
This new contract follows IZEA’s recently announced record-breaking first quarter for Managed Services bookings, when IZEA secured contract expansions and new deals totaling $12.1 million, an increase of 88% year over year.
“Team IZEA is off to a strong start to Q2, continuing the strong sales momentum that we have seen over the past several quarters,” said Ted Murphy, IZEA’s Founder and CEO. “We are delighted to welcome back a long-time customer who is expanding their influencer marketing investment with us and look forward to bringing their collaboration opportunities to the IZEA network.”
To work with IZEA as a brand or influencer, visit izea.com.
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