JERICHO, NY--(Marketwired - May 6, 2014) - Social Media Ventures-- Social Media Ventures, Inc. (OTC Pink: SMVI) (PINKSHEETS: SMVI) today announced that the company has entered into an agreement to build and launch a PetsPlaces online and mobile app store. The mobile application will be compatible with both IOS and Android operating systems. The site will feature pet related items on sale as well as daily deal offerings.
The new business website, PetsPlacesDeals, will focus on sales of practical and innovative products for the pet community. The site will launch in the next 30 days and the mobile application within 90 days. The site will offer daily deals and online offers to serve the many pet owners in the United States.
In the United States over 118 million U.S. households own at least one pet and the Company sees an opportunity to bring a unique vision to the pet marketplace, utilizing its current pet social networking site, PetsPlaces.com as a marketing tool for the new online marketplace to be offered both online and in a mobile site. Potential customers will be able to shop online and also through their smartphone.
The Company hopes to utilize PetPlaces.com as a great place to announce exciting news for future offers for the online and mobile app store as well as special daily deals for specialty pet items.
The Company hopes to build a sales funnel or lead capture funnel, by first utilizing its database of members from its social networking site.
The Company continues with part of its strategy to broaden its product and service offerings as well as researching additional new sectors for new endeavors. Only statements from a company website, OTC filings, and press releases are those of the Company.
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