Today he is Founder and CEO of IZEA. Murphy has been called the father of paid blogging and is largely credited for creating the social media sponsored influence industry. Ted's vision for democratizing content and influencer compensation is now a reality in most marketing strategies, from top brands and agencies to small businesses.
Ted has grown the IZEA network to over 750,000 registered influencers and 50,000 registered advertisers in 147 countries. The company has successfully completed more than 3.5 million social media sponsorships across the company’s platforms including Staree, IZEA Media, Sponsored Tweets and SocialSpark.
Ted is active in the Orlando, Florida community and supports a variety of charities.
Twitter ID: @TedMurphy