SOURCE: Social Media Ventures, Inc.

November 30, 2009 08:30 ET

SMVI's Continues to Gain in Popularity on the Web

The Pet Market Is a $51 Billion Industry and Growing; Social Network Industry Projected to Approach $10 Billion per Annum by 2010

JERICHO, NY--(Marketwire - November 30, 2009) - Social Media Ventures, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SMVI) is pleased to announce that it has seen a significant increase in web traffic for the Company's innovative social networking site for pet owners, (

According to, the web information company, has received a site traffic increase of 30%, in the past three months.

This past year, Management of SMVI has entered into numerous affiliate advertising agreements with such companies as PETCO,, and also entered into a marketing agreement with the popular pet celebrity, Vladae, the Russian Dog Wizard. And most recently, a virtual gifts platform was launched for members of All of these actions are part of a strategy by Management to increase membership for and build upon the increasing popularity of both social networking and the pet market in the United States.

"I plan to continue to pursue new marketing and advertising strategies for in this upcoming year," said Robert W. Thayer, CEO of SMVI. "The fact that is gaining in popularity on the Internet is fantastic and it is our hope that our approach leads us to maximize our future virtual gifts and advertising revenue for"

About Social Media Ventures, Inc.

Social Media Ventures (SMVI) is an online media venture company, creating and acquiring niche social networking websites as well as revenue generating web sites. SMVI will integrate an online advertising program that focuses on attracting advertisers to its core demographics for each social networking site. Currently SMVI operates next-generation social networking sites including and

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