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Ted Murphy

Ted Murphy is the Founder and CEO of IZEA, Inc (http://www.izea.com). Murphy has been called the father of paid blogging and is responsible for the ... More »Ted Murphy is the Founder and CEO of IZEA, Inc (http://www.izea.com). Murphy has been called the father of paid blogging and is responsible for the worlds first paid blogging marketplace PayPerPost.com. A serial entrepreneur, Murphy has founded six companies since 1994 and has a reputation for disruptive creativity. Immediately prior to IZEA, Ted founded interactive agency MindComet, the company that created PayPerPost under his direction. PayPerPost was spun out of MindComet in 2006 and later became IZEA.

IZEA Founder and Serial Entrepreneur Ted Murphy to Keynote Pubcon Las Vegas 2014

Pubcon Las Vegas 2014, the premier social media and digital marketing conference, is happy to announce a major keynote presentation by noted serial entrepreneur Ted Murphy, founder, chief executive and chairman at IZEA (OTCQB: IZEA), who will highlight one of the year’s biggest and best ...

Izea's Ted Murphy on how to create happy workers (Video)

If you check out this Friday’s issue of Orlando Business Journal, I did a Face Time video interview with Ted Murphy, the founder and CEO of Izea. The scenery for the interview — Murphy's office — was colorful and fun. There’s a big slice of bacon on the wall, a gas mask as well. ...

Ted Murphy on how Izea will spend $12M (Video)

“I’m a happy guy today,” Ted Murphy, founder and CEO, said. So what will Izea be using the money for? Primarily accelerating its growth plans, Murphy said, which is good news for the Orlando tech economy and commercial real estate market. “We were looking to add 25 to 30 people ...

Orlando social media expert on why you should be LinkedIn Vote for the best company in Orlando's b

Ted Murphy, CEO of Winter Park-based company IZEA which specializes in connecting brands with social media influencers ranging from college students to celebrities, believes LinkedIn is clearly the best site for professionals to use, hands down. “If you are looking to research potential ...

IZEA's Staree Garners 1.1 Million Visits in First 30 Days

"This is the biggest platform launch in IZEA's history," said Ted Murphy, Founder and CEO, IZEA. "In its first month Staree has seen ten times the number of visits we saw when we launched SponsoredTweets.com. It is a testament to the power of mobile photos, and underscores the ...

Izea raises $12 million

The round was led by Special Situations Fund and had Izea’s CEO Ted Murphy, as well as board members, participating in the fund raise. The news is good news for the local tech ecosystem, as companies raising money are able to grow and expand, and add jobs. The company will sell 34.2 ...

Izea adding 30 jobs in 2014 (Video)

Ted Murphy, founder and CEO of Izea Inc. in Winter Park, said Izea will grow from 50 employees to 80 in 2014, hiring jobs in the sales and engineering departments. “We’ve got some big growth plans,” Murphy said in an interview with Orlando Business Journal. “Going from 50 to 80 is ...

Why Orlando techies want flexible meeting space at Magic complex

Ted Murphy, president and CEO of Orlando-based Izea Inc., echoed Glass’s sentiment. “One of the things we really lack is anything meaningful downtown,” Murphy said. “Not like traditional convention space, but maybe something a bit unique and geared toward tech would be my ...

Izea Opens Doors To Sponsorship Marketplace

Izea Founder and CEO Ted Murphy said in a release announcing Sponsorship Marketplace: What was taboo in 2006 is today’s norm, and what we’ve created is the modern-day equivalent of product placement and endorsements through social mediums. Brands want to achieve scale and a simplified ...

Bestselling Digital Marketing Author Jay Baer To Keynote Pubcon Las Vegas 2014

Join keynote speakers including Baer, noted serial entrepreneur and IZEA founder Ted Murphy, and at least four additional major Pubcon keynote speakers to be announced in the coming weeks for Pubcon Las Vegas 2014 — the search marketing event of the year in one of the most entertaining ...

IZEA CEO Announces Upcoming Speaking Schedule

Mon, Aug 12, 2013, 7:37 AM EDT - U.S. Markets open in 1 hr 53 mins ), the leader in sponsored influence, today announced upcoming events featuring Ted Murphy, the company's Founder and Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Murphy has been called "the father of sponsored content" and is ...

Social-media firm raises capital to add jobs

CEO Ted Murphy said the new capital will fuel the company's expansion and hiring plans for the rest of 2014. The next round of hiring will nearly double IZEA's work force of 45 in Orlando, he said. "We will be launching a new social-media platform later this quarter," he said. "We will ...

Izea Inc (IZEA): Izea's CEO Discusses Q3 2013 Results

And joining me on the call today is IZEA’s Founder and CEO, Ted Murphy, we’re very pleased to have you with us. As a reminder, today’s call may contain forward-looking statements within the meaning of 21-E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These forward-looking statements are based ...

Orlando Entrepreneurs Say Magic Is Returning

Ted Murphy, founder of IZEA, a company that connects national advertisers with social media influencers, was forced to let go of half of his staff after one of his VC backers told him he needed to “cut off one arm and one leg and see if we could still swim,” Murphy recalls. “It ...

IZEA's CEO Discusses Q4 2012 Results

With us today are IZEA's founder and CEO, Ted Murphy; Chief Financial Officer, Donna Mackenzie; and Chief Operating Officer, Ryan Schram. Before I hand the call over to Donna, may I remind our listeners that on this call, management's prepared remarks contain forward-looking statements ...

IZEA Announces Record Revenue for Fiscal 2012

"The Company continues to grow its top line while remaining focused on the bottom line," said Ted Murphy, IZEA's founder and chief executive officer. "Throughout 2012, we retooled our sales organization, reduced operational expenses and refocused our efforts on our core technology ...

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Ted Murphy, CEO of IZEA (OTC.BB: IZEA) was named a finalist in the Maverick of the Year category in The 2012 American Business Awards, and will ultimately be a Gold, Silver, or Bronze Stevie Award winner in the program. The American Business Awards are the nation's premier business ...

Socal Sponsorship Company Izea Raises $12 Million in New Funding

Although social sponsorship and its cousin, native advertising, have gained acceptance, it wasn't always that way, noted Ted Murphy, Izea's founder, CEO and chairman. "When the company was originally founded and we started doing sponsored posts, they were considered taboo," he said. "A ...

Brian W. Brady Joins IZEA Board of Directors

ORLANDO, FL--(Marketwire -08/08/12)- IZEA, Inc. ( IZEAD ) ( IZEAD ), announces the addition of Brian Brady, Founder and CEO of Northwest Broadcasting, Inc., to its Board of Directors, joining Ted Murphy, Donna Mackenzie, Ed Sim and Dan Rua. "Mr. Brady brings more than 25 years of ...

IZEA Unveils Staree: A New Platform for the Monetization of Videos and Photos

"IZEA's mission is to help social media fans monetize their content, creativity and influence," said Ted Murphy, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, IZEA. "We brought paid blogging to the market six years ago, and were pioneers in sponsored tweets and check-ins. The monetization of ...

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