Social Media Ventures Renews Agreement with Pet Celebrity, Vladae The Russian Dog Wizard

Aug 02, 2011, 08:33 ET from Social Media Ventures, Inc.

JERICHO, N.Y., Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Social Media Ventures, Inc.. (Other OTC: SMVI.PK) announces it has renewed its marketing agreement with Vladae, The World Famous Russian Dog Wizard, to market its popular, recently redesigned social networking site, and its new daily deal site, www.PetInThe.Net .  

Vladae, The Russian Dog Wizard has been featured on television networks including CBS, ABC, NBC, CNN and FOX as well as SiriusXM satellite radio. Vladae will provide with new content for marketing, advertising and promotional purposes such as audio and film clips, instructional videos, and instructional dog training samples.

The updated PetsPlaces site features a beautiful design with a multi-faceted registration sign-up, providing members to register with their Facebook, MySpace or Foursquare account as well as many other popular social networking portals. The redesigned site also offers clearer navigation, focused content and a clean user interface for enhanced usability for all members of PetsPlaces members.

Social Media Ventures CEO, Robert W. Thayer states, "The timing is great for Vladae's committed involvement with the launch of the new, redesigned Vladae continues to be one of the more popular pet celebrities and his recent projects have all of us excited to have him on board." Thayer continues, "Our vision is clear in that we want to attract new users and keep them engaged for potential advertisers and members."

PetsPlaces continues to attract new members and new attention from users online. According to, in this past month the estimated percentage of visits to that came from a search engine has increased 161%.

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 the social networking site as well as web portals; www.PetInThe.Net and  

About Vladae, The Russian Dog Wizard

Vladae Roytapel is an expert Southern California dog trainer of celebrity status - but well grounded in professional dog training experience and canine communication, he offers affordable in-home dog training in Southern California. Vladae has successfully trained dogs for 28 years in 5 countries all over the world and has been featured on many television networks as well as radio in the United States. Additional information about Vladae can be found in the media room at

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