For marketers looking for more information on how to set up a social media account or campaign, this post from Ron Jones will prove insightful. Jones explains that understanding social media will help you build a strategy. He defines the various kinds of social media sites, breaking them down into social news, sharing, networks and bookmarking sites.
Even if you're a power user, the list of sites will come in handy as you plan and set up campaigns. Aside from the links, Jones also offers up some (unsourced) staggering statistics about social media, like: 45% of adult Internet users have created content online; people post 1.2 million blogs daily.