IZEA partners with Vennly to power sponsored audio through

Orlando, Fla., July 13, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — IZEA in the worldInc. (NASDAQ: IZEA), the leading provider of influencer marketing technology, data and services for the world’s biggest brands, today announced its partnership with Vennly, a leading audio software company that enables the distribution of audio content directly to existing marketing and communication channels, such as social media, newsletters, SMS and web properties. At the heart of the relationship, Vennly will introduce the brands to IZEA’s network of influencers in the audio media market, and Vennly will join the growing IZEA Solution Partner Program.

The audio and podcasting industry is growing rapidly, accelerated by the pandemic, and it plans to be a $95 billion industry by 2028, according to Grand View Research. This represents an opportunity for influencers and marketers to create value for their respective brands.

“Brands are eager to engage with creators in audio because the format offers exceptional authenticity and trust,” said Brian Landau, CEO of Vennly. “In partnership with IZEA, we’re not only able to better connect marketers with the right kinds of creators for their brand, but we’re enabling that testimonial and branded audio content to be published directly where their audience already, which maximizes reach and engagement.”

“Partnering with Vennly allows IZEA to differentiate its offering to our new and existing customers,” said Ross Yellowlees, IZEA Managing Director, Emerging Markets. “As audio continues to grow at an exponential rate, this partnership further diversifies how IZEA can bring our customers’ vision to life through a variety of innovative means. We also look forward to bringing IZEA’s industry-leading network of creators to Vennly’s customer base to leverage the intertwined worlds of audio and influencers.

To work with IZEA as a brand or influencer, visit izea.com. Follow IZEA on Twitter at twitter.com/izea.

About Vennly

Vennly is an audio technology company that enables businesses to seamlessly distribute and measure audio and podcast content directly across social media, web properties, email newsletters and SMS. Vennly allows brands to customize their audio players and easily share their audio content on their favorite channels. Vennly provides brand partners with solid listener insights and intelligence on all published content items. Vennly is headquartered in New York, to learn more about Vennly, please visit www.vennly.co.

About IZEA Worldwide, Inc.

IZEA Worldwide, Inc. (“IZEA”) is a marketing technology company providing professional software and services that enable brands to collaborate and engage with the full spectrum of today’s top social influencers and content creators. . The company serves as a champion of the growing creator economy, enabling individuals to monetize their content, creativity and influence. IZEA launched the industry’s first influencer marketing platform in 2006 and has since facilitated nearly 4 million transactions between buyers and sellers online. Leading brands and agencies partner with IZEA to increase digital engagement, diversify brand voice, scale content production and drive measurable ROI.

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