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Hoozu Honored as Australia’s Best Boutique Influencer Marketing Agency

IZEA Worldwide, Inc. 4 mins read

SYDNEY, Australia, March 04, 2024 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- IZEA Worldwide, Inc. (NASDAQ: IZEA), the premier provider of technology, data, and services for the Creator Economy, today announced that the Australian Influencer Marketing Council (AiMCO) has named Hoozu the best boutique influencer agency at its annual AiMCO Awards ceremony in Sydney.

The AiMCO Awards recognize outstanding partnerships between brands and creators that captivate audiences with authentic, original, engaging content.

"The influencer marketing industry is wonderfully unique,” said Natalie Giddings, Hoozu CEO. “We get to work with a diverse array of creative people from all walks of life every day. This recognition not only celebrates our team’s hard work and passion but also those creators who help bring our ideas to life.”

IZEA acquired Hoozu in December 2023 as part of its broader ongoing strategy to expand its global footprint. Hoozu serves regional brands, including Bunnings, Emma Sleep, Super Cheap Auto, and Ryobi. In addition to its core services, Hoozu’s talent management division, Huume, represents creators in the Australian market.

“I’m thrilled for Natt and our entire Hoozu team on this well-deserved industry honor,” said Ryan Schram, IZEA President and COO. “We’ve always known Hoozu to be passionate innovators and trusted advisers for their clients, and it’s rewarding to see that recognized in such a meaningful way.”

Hoozu and Huume received three overall nominations in the 2023 awards, including recognition for its Garage Goals Campaign with Pinnacle Hardware.

To work with Hoozu, visit hoozu.com. For news and resources, follow IZEA at x.com/izea.

About IZEA Worldwide, Inc.

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

About Hoozu

Hoozu, a trailblazer in the influencer marketing industry for over a decade, is Australia’s leading influencer marketing company. Based in Sydney, with local team members in Melbourne, Hoozu partners with an impressive roster of the region’s brands. Renowned for its comprehensive program management, Hoozu offers a suite of services designed to maximize the impact of influencer marketing campaigns. These services include strategic planning, influencer and creator quality assessment, briefing and contracting, in-depth reporting and insights, and content amplification. Hoozu also has a talent management division called Huume that focuses on influencers in the Australian market.

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Nicole O’Hara
IZEA Worldwide, Inc.
Phone: 407-674-6911
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