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SOURCE Snap Interactive, Inc.
*Active subscriber count increased 26% YTD; seventh consecutive month of active subscriber growth
*Snap begins testing paid 'add-on features' on AYI.com
*Snap signs advertising deal with Zoosk.com
NEW YORK, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Snap Interactive, Inc. ("SNAP" or the "Company") (OTCQB: STVI), a leading online dating site developer and owner of AYI.com, today announced June subscriber information along with business updates.
* Active subscriber count increased approximately 26% YTD through June 30, 2014, from approximately 77,700 as of December 31, 2013 to approximately 98,000 as of June 30, 2014;
* New subscription transactions increased approximately 33% YTD through June 30, 2014 as compared to the same period in 2013; and
* New subscription transactions in June 2014 increased 18% as compared to June 2013.
*Snap begins testing paid add-on features to improve revenue generation from new and existing subscribers.
*Snap signs marketing agreement with Zoosk
SNAP's Chief Executive Officer, Clifford Lerner, commented, "There were several important developments in June that we're excited to report including subscriber growth, a new advertising relationship, and incremental revenue opportunities. June was our seventh consecutive month of subscriber growth, with an increase in our active subscriber base of 26% during the first six months of 2014."
Lerner continued, "We were pleased to continue to grow our subscriber base despite lower advertising and marketing expense compared to Q1. We're also very excited to report a new advertising relationship with Zoosk.com. Our agreement gives us an opportunity to earn incremental advertising revenue." Information on the Zoosk relationship can be found here: http://biz.yahoo.com/e/140701/stvi8-k.html.
SNAP's Chief Operating Officer, Alex Harrington, added, "In addition to the continued growth in our subscriber base, one of our primary objectives is to grow revenue on a per subscriber basis. As such, we've begun to test various add-on features with the goal of increasing revenues generated from existing subscribers as well as other users. The early results are very promising, and we believe these opportunities will increase revenue on an incremental basis. We look forward to reporting on the progress of these add-on features in upcoming months."
About Snap Interactive, Inc.
Snap Interactive, Inc. develops, owns and operates a social dating application for social networking websites and mobile platforms. SNAP's flagship brand, AYI.com is one of the largest social and mobile dating applications on the Internet and offers a completely integrated Facebook, iPhone, Android and Web dating application. AYI.com's mission is to improve the online dating experience of meeting new people by integrating a user's friends and interests to enable more meaningful connections.
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