AVITO.ru selects Fleishman-Hillard Vanguard

AVITO.ru, the largest online classifieds website in Russia signed agreement to appoint Fleishman-Hillard Vanguard as its PR partner.

“This partnership is a breakthrough for AVITO.ru which, in October 2007, was acknowledged as the fastest growing online resource in Russia. By entering into the agreement with Fleishman-Hillard Vanguard, we acquired a strong partner on the Russian market providing us with all we were looking for, – says Jonas Nordlander, General Director. – We expect this partnership will allow us to maintain a leading position on the Russian market and declare AVITO.ru as strong player in Internet business”.

AVITO.ru offers to Runet users a fast and easy way to place ads. Every day, over a million of individual users visit the site, over 25 million of displays are registered, and about 100,000 new ads are placed. More than 40% of the items at AVITO.ru are sold within a week. With AVITO.ru user-friendly navigation and search system, visitors are able to find the things they need in a particular region and contact the seller by telephone or e-mail even without registration. No fee is charged for ad placement, if they wish, users can buy optional functions – advanced search, highlighting ads, etc. The web-site offers a special “Shop” service for companies and businessmen.

Elena Fadeeva, CEO, Fleishman-Hillard Vanguard said: “We are happy to cooperate with AVITO.ru team which has unique experience in the creation and development of a popular resource in the Russian Internet segment. We strongly believe that, in our work together we will ensure the successful implementation of the AVITO project plans”.


AVITO.ru is the most frequently visited personal ads web-site in Russia. Every month, over 13 million individual visitors visit this resource. AVITO.ru users place about 100,000 new ads each day. More than 40% of items are sold at AVITO.ru in only one week. No fee is charged for placing an ad but if you wish you may pay optional functions – advanced search, highlighting ads, etc. The web-site offers a special “Shop” service for companies and businessmen. Visit http://www.avito.ru/contact for more details.