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IZEA CEO Ted Murphy to Keynote 2018 International Food Blogger Conference Panel Discussion


operator of IZEAx®, the premier online marketplace connecting brands and
publishers with influential content creators, announced today that Ted
Murphy, CEO and Founder of IZEA will participate in the keynote panel at
the 2018
International Food Blogger Conference
(IFBC) in New Orleans, LA.
Held at the Royal Sonesta Hotel from August 24 – August 26, the
conference celebrates its 10th anniversary with a focus on maximizing
exposure and building brands for food bloggers, influencers, social
media specialists and marketing professionals.

Ted Murphy will present a sneak peek at the findings from the 2018
"State of the Creator Economy" study during a moderated keynote panel
discussion. Also participating will be Yuni Sameshima, CEO of Chicory,
who will discuss how influencer marketing is helping to drive a new wave
of online consumer shopping habits.

"We are thrilled to have IZEA join the line-up at the 10th
anniversary of the IFBC in New Orleans next month," said Kristy Wenz,
marketing director for the IFBC. "Blogging has drastically changed in
the past decade leading to more cross-over, collaboration, and sometimes
even complete transitioning, between traditional writers and media
influencers. We look forward to hearing the insights Ted will present to
our attendees and know that it will help us navigate these ever-changing
media dynamics."

To register to attend the conference or view the full lineup of
speakers, please visit

About IZEA

IZEA operates IZEAx, the premier online marketplace that connects
marketers with content creators. IZEAx 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. The stock of IZEA
is traded on the Nasdaq Capital Market. For more information about IZEA,

About IFBC

Established in 2009, The International Food Blogger Conference (IFBC)
was the first food blogging conference in the United States and is
organized by Zephyr Conferences. The event is open to food bloggers,
food media influencers, writers, photographers and cookbook authors, as
well as publishers, agents and editors; food and restaurant industry
professionals; and food marketing and public relations professionals.
The IFBC draws between 175 to 250 attendees focused on collaboration,
education and opportunity each year. For more information on attending
or for sponsorship opportunities, please visit us
or follow us on Twitter @IFBC, Instagram
@foodbloggerconference, Facebook
or through #IFBC18.

Safe Harbor Statement

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," "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, inability or delay in integrating the
operations and technologies of TapInfluence and IZEA and the attainment
of expected benefits from the transaction, 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 and
changing economic conditions that are less favorable than expected. In
light of these risks and uncertainties, there can be no assurance that
the forward-looking information contained in this press release will in
fact occur.

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