SOURCE: Cody Ventures Corporation

March 04, 2008 08:35 ET

Cody Ventures Corp. Announces Flagship Property,, Surpasses 2,000 Members Naturally

Leading Social Network for the Arts and Letters Grows Membership

NEWPORT BEACH, CA--(Marketwire - March 4, 2008) - Cody Ventures Corp. (PINKSHEETS: CVCP) announced today that its flagship social networking website,, has in 9 months of operation surpassed 2,000 natural members at a growth of about 80% per week. reports huge growth among its musician and writer categories.

"We are very excited at the growth we are seeing on site. Our milestones are being met and with a new round of financing and our marketing and advertising plan we are going to blow the lid off the industry," said Ray Cooper CVCP President.

According to the internet intelligence company Hitwise, in September 2006 one in every twenty U.S. Internet visits went to one of the top 20 social networking sites, nearly double the hits of the previous year. Social networking sites are increasing in users exponentially each day. Industry leader,, recently sold to Rupert Murdoch for $580 million dollars, is said to be adding new users at a rate of 230,000 registrants a day (Source: CNN). In Emarketer's December 2007 report they predicted that ad spending on social networking websites will be $3.5 billion by 2010.

Cody Ventures delivers unique internet communities that are user driven and supported with user content. By catering to the website users through forums, interactive media, and a loyalty points system for which users are rewarded for their use of the site, the users not only help to build the site, but also feel as though they have a vested Interest in the site development and success. Cody Ventures has had much success with its social networking site to date, as its average page views now outnumber its main rivals, Myspace and Facebook's.

About is a place for like-minded people to gather, network, and share their ideas and creativity. On this site, users can create portfolios of their artwork, photography, pictures, films or other creative projects to share on their page. Each member chooses a category when they sign up (Writer, Artist, Photographer, Actor, Band, Musician, Designer, Organization, Art Gallery, Film maker, Fashionista or Fan) and then can search for users in the category of people they are looking to network with. So far, the site has worked to pair artists with art galleries, actors with filmmakers, etc, and is growing by the day.

About Cody Ventures Corp.

Cody Ventures Corp. is an Internet content and website development company, focusing on the delivery of an interactive experience to the user free of charge. Cody Ventures Corp. will intend to use advertising to bring revenue to the sites, creating fully self-sufficient advertising-driven sites.

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