SOURCE: Social Media Ventures, Inc.

October 21, 2010 08:00 ET

Social Media Ventures Signs Website Development and Marketing Agreement for

JERICHO, NY--(Marketwire - October 21, 2010) -  Social Media Ventures, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SMVI) announced the execution of a web development and marketing agreement with the DPM Group, Inc, to advertise, develop and enhance the pet social networking portal, ( The agreement calls for the DPM Group, Inc. to market through its email marketing distribution channels, as well as create additional content and online games for the popular online pet community. Targeted markets include the more than 70 million pet owners in the United States.

SMVI CEO Robert W. Thayer stated, "Social Media Ventures is pleased to announce this milestone web-developmental agreement for, with our experienced marketing partner, the DPM Group. We are hoping this agreement will begin to increase our membership base by utilizing the sophisticated email marketing campaigns provided by the DPM Group as well as provide the site with significant upgrades in services offered. By increasing our membership base, we hope to increase the valuation of and develop a significant source of advertising revenue from"

According to the American Pet Products Association for 2010, it estimated that $47.7 billion will be spent on our pets in the United States alone.

The DPM Group, Inc. will utilize its experience by developing an email marketing and advertising program for to attract new pet owners to its website. Both companies will work together to develop new services, such as online games and mobile phone content, for The DPM Group will share in the ad revenue generated through if certain milestones in membership are met, showing their commitment to the success of this marketing venture.

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 two social networking sites; and

About the DPM Group, Inc.

The DPM Group, Inc. is a private company specializing in the marketing and advertising of products and services online. The company currently operates and supports the IR Success Team, that provides online investor relations and outbound call center services to publicly traded companies;

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