Bitzio, Inc.
OTC Bulletin Board : BTZO

Bitzio, Inc.

September 30, 2011 16:00 ET

Bitzio, Inc. Retains National Public Relations/Investor Relations Firm

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA--(Marketwire - Sept. 30, 2011) - Bitzio, Inc. (OTCBB:BTZO) today announced it has retained the national public relations firm Martin E. Janis & Company, Inc. to carry out a fully integrated public relations and investor relations program for the company. The 60-year old firm, with its home office in Chicago, has represented numerous emerging growth companies in a variety of industries, helping these companies tell their stories to appropriate constituencies for optimum results.

"We believe the Janis organization has the creativity and necessary understanding of a wide variety of industries that will be particularly important to us as we continue our aggressive roll-up of companies involved in smart phone applications, social media and marketing optimization," said Gordon McDougall, CEO of Bitzio. "They understand emerging, entrepreneurial businesses and as such we believe they will be able to convey our story to the financial community and business news media."

The program is expected to consist of both investor relations activities, including meetings with the financial communities in a number of US markets, as well as public relations activities such as media relations.

About Bitzio, Inc.

Bitzio, Inc. is a company with a strong focus on smartphone applications, social media and marketing optimization. The company works with developers of mobile applications to dramatically improve their marketing reach, sales conversion, revenue and bottom line profits. Bitzio envisions a mobile community where mobile applications enable people to connect in new and meaningful ways and where Bitzio is a key driving force enabling those connections. More information is available at the company's website: www.bitzio.com.

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