IZEA Managed Services Bookings Reach 187% Growth in Q2 to

Orlando, Florida, July 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — IZEA Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: IZEA), the premier supplier of influencer advertising know-how, knowledge, and companies for the world’s main manufacturers, introduced at present that it has set a Managed Services bookings file for the perfect quarter in firm historical past. Managed Services bookings in Q2 of 2021 elevated 187% to $11.1 million as in contrast to Q2 of 2020, which had been $3.9 million. IZEA added quite a lot of new influencer advertising clients throughout the quarter, together with a number of Fortune 500 manufacturers. IZEA additionally noticed robust repeat enterprise from present clients, together with three Fortune 10 firms. The announcement comes only one quarter after IZEA set a file for its finest Q1 Managed Services bookings ever, which had been $6.4 million. “Team IZEA has been laser centered on buyer progress and we’re seeing the direct outcomes of investments made all through the group,” mentioned Ted Murphy, IZEA’s Chairman and CEO. “Our dedication to offering the perfect know-how and buyer expertise is being rewarded with repeat enterprise from present clients in addition to materials wins from main manufacturers now we have lengthy wanted.” “Our complete energetic software program buyer base reached file numbers in Q2 and have greater than doubled since June of final yr,” continued Murphy. “We added a number of main manufacturers as software program clients together with the world’s largest CPG firm, and plenty of challenger manufacturers and businesses as effectively. Software buyer counts had been largely pushed by IZEAx Discovery, our highly effective and reasonably priced influencer discovery instrument. We are nonetheless in the center of our SaaS pricing transition with overtly printed decrease charges for all our clients to provide industry-leading cost-to-value. Our aggressive pricing modifications for Unity Suite went into impact on the finish of Q3 of 2020 and we’re almost via all of these changes for present clients.” Bookings are a measure of all gross sales orders minus any recognized cancellations or refunds in the identical time interval with respect to such gross sales orders or refunds. Management makes use of bookings to inform expectations of complete gross sales exercise. Bookings should not all the time an indicator of income for the quarter and might be topic to future adjustment. Revenue from Managed Services bookings are usually acknowledged over a 9-month interval on common, although bigger contracts could also be acknowledged over longer intervals of time. IZEA acknowledges Managed Services income based mostly on a share of completion.  IZEA’s internet earnings and money movement outcomes shall be introduced together with the remainder of the corporate’s monetary efficiency when it pronounces Q2 earnings, which is tentatively scheduled for August 12, 2021. IZEA’s Managed Services bookings symbolize just one measure of the corporate’s monetary efficiency and shouldn’t be relied on as an indicator of quarterly monetary outcomes, which depend upon quite a lot of elements – together with the quantity of income acknowledged throughout the quarter, the price of gross sales, and different working bills. About IZEA Worldwide, Inc.IZEA Worldwide, Inc. (“IZEA”) is a advertising know-how firm offering software program {and professional} companies that allow manufacturers to collaborate and transact with the complete spectrum of at present’s prime social influencers and content material creators. The firm serves as a champion for the rising Creator Economy, enabling people to monetize their content material, creativity, and affect. IZEA launched the {industry}’s first-ever influencer advertising platform in 2006 and has since facilitated almost 4 million transactions between on-line patrons and sellers. Leading manufacturers and businesses companion with IZEA to improve digital engagement, diversify model voice, scale content material manufacturing, and drive measurable return on funding. Safe Harbor AssertionAll statements in this launch that aren’t based mostly on historic reality are “forward-looking statements” supposed to qualify for the secure harbor from legal responsibility established by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements, that are based mostly on sure assumptions and describe our future plans, methods and expectations, can typically be recognized by way of forward-looking phrases similar to “could,” “will,” “would,” “may,” “ought to,” “count on,” “anticipate,” “hope,” “estimate,” “consider,” “intend,” “doubtless,” “initiatives,” “plans,” “pursue,” “technique” or “future,” or the damaging of those phrases or different phrases or expressions of comparable that means.  Examples of forward-looking statements embody, amongst others, statements we make concerning expectations regarding IZEA’s means to improve income and bookings, progress or upkeep of buyer relationships, and expectations regarding IZEA’s enterprise technique. Forward-looking statements contain inherent dangers and uncertainties which may trigger precise outcomes to differ materially from these in the forward-looking statements, because of numerous elements together with, amongst others, the next: aggressive situations in the content material and social sponsorship section in which IZEA operates; failure to popularize a number of of {the marketplace} platforms of IZEA; our means to set up efficient disclosure controls and procedures and inside management over monetary reporting; our means to fulfill the necessities for continued itemizing of our widespread inventory on the Nasdaq Capital Market; altering financial situations which might be much less favorable than anticipated; and different dangers and uncertainties described in IZEA’s periodic stories filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The forward-looking statements made in this launch converse solely as of the date of this launch, and IZEA assumes no obligation to replace any such forward-looking statements to replicate precise outcomes or modifications in expectations, besides as in any other case required by regulation.

IZEA Managed Services Bookings Hit All-Time Record in Q2

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