SOURCE: Marine Exploration, Inc.

Marine Exploration, Inc.

February 18, 2009 06:00 ET

Marine Exploration, Inc. Announces the Launch of Their Investor Relations 2.0 Initiative to Facilitate Interaction and Engagement With Shareholders and Investors

MIAMI, FL--(Marketwire - February 18, 2009) - Marine Exploration, Inc. (OTCBB: MEXP) announced today that the Company has retained NetGenPR, a Digital PR Agency and Social Media Consultant, to provide online public relations and investor relations services as part of their Investor Relations 2.0 Initiative.

The initiative will combine the use of a Social Media News Room at and expansion of brand presence into interactive spaces such as and The Social Media News Room (SMNR) will act as a moderated communication platform for shareholders and investors to talk directly with the company and reference tool for investors and members of the media.

"An April 2008 Cogent Research survey found that U.S. investors are highly engaged in social media and their investment decisions are influenced accordingly." (source:

"Companies can no longer afford to sit on the sidelines when it comes to social media," stated Paul Enright, President. "Investors and consumers alike are demanding greater transparency and interaction from companies. Marine Exploration, Inc. strives to be a leader in the marine salvage business and is determined to be a leader in their corporate communication with shareholders as well."

Mr. Enright further stated, "We believe that 2009 will be our breakout year. We have plenty of business on the table and engaging the public is the best way to develop an awareness of our unique business. We are pleased to engage NetGenPr to help us build our brand and raise awareness of our Company and its operations."

About Marine Exploration: Marine Exploration, Inc. is currently pursuing two primary projects north of the Dominican Republic for which an exclusive host country treasure-salvage contract is in place. This press release contains statements, which may constitute "forward-looking statements" within the meaning of the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Prospective investors are cautioned that any such forward-looking statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties, and that actual results may differ materially from those contemplated by such forward-looking statements. Important factors currently known to management that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in forward-looking statements include fluctuation of operating results, the ability to compete successfully and the ability to complete before-mentioned transactions. The company undertakes no obligation to update or revise forward-looking statements to reflect changed assumptions, the occurrence of unanticipated events or changes to future operating results. To see our social media newsroom go to

About NetGenPR: NetGenPR uses social media tools like blogging, viral marketing, social media and social networking and search engines to get their client's message to a larger, more targeted audience faster than ever before. It combines traditional media assets such as press releases, videos, photos with new media relations to more effectively reach and engage consumers, investors, and journalists. Utilizing social media enables the client company to build and interact with their audience far more effectively than traditional means. NetGenPR builds brand equity which in turn will strengthen the trust and credibility of each client's business in the marketplace.

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