Social Media - Times To Post

 

Social media can be one of the best ways to promote the great content you’re creating to  grow your business online. Knowing the best times for highest engagement on Social Media is helpful to get the best exposure for your business.

People ask… When is the best time of the day to post content?

Unfortunately, there’s no perfect answer to that question. Different people may find different days and times that work best for them in what they do. It also depends on your audience that follows you as well because different audiences interact differently.

As an internet marketer, I recommend you post content every day because it will increase your engagement. However there are several optimal times to post on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Linkedin and Pinterest so the times listed below should be used as a general guide for the best engagement times on your post.

 

Highest User Engagement Times On Facebook

People use Facebook at work and at home, logging in with their desktop computers and mobile devices.  The amount of interaction depends on your followers.

Best Times to Post:

  • Wednesday at 3:00pm
  • Saturdays & Sundays at 12:00pm – 1:00pm
  • Thursday and Fridays at 1:00pm – 4:00pm

The worst times to post content on Facebook are weekends before 8:00am and after 8:00pm

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Best Times To Post On Facebook


Highest User Engagement Times On Twitter

People use Twitter at work and at home, logging in with their desktop computers and mobile devices.  The amount of interaction depends on your followers. People usually treat Twitter like an RSS feed. You know something to look at when you’re on break at work, standing in line at Starbucks or whenever you have a few seconds or minutes to spare.

Best Times to Post:

  • Monday thru Friday 12:00pm – 3:00pm and 5:00pm

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Best Times To Post On Twitter

Highest User Engagement Times On Linkedin

Linkedin is mainly used by the Pros, you know the professional folks. They use it during the workweek during working hours. To be more specific they use it just before work starts and after work ends.

Best Times to Post:

  • Tuesdays from 7:30am – 8:30am | 12:00pm | 5:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Wednesday from 7:30am – 8:30am | 12:00pm | 5:00pm – 6:00pm
  • Thursday 7:30am – 8:30am | 12:00pm | 5:00pm – 6:00pm

Best Times To Post On Social Media
Best Times To Post On Social Media


Highest User Engagement Times On Instagram

Since Instagram is a Social media app, users seem to use it all the time throughout the day. However users engage more on Instagram during after work hours than when they are at work or school.

Best Times to Post:

  • Mondays thru Thursdays – Anytime (except between 3:00pm – 4:00pm)

Best Times To Post On Social Media

Best Times To Post On Social Media


Highest User Engagement Times On Pinterest

Pinterest is a website that has large female user base. Pinterest users are more active in the evening.

Best Times to Post:

  • Sunday thru Friday from 6pm – 11:00pm
  • Saturdays from 8:00pm – 11:00pm  

Best Times To Post On Social Media
Best Times To Post On Social Media

Note:

Remember as a rule it’s always best to post often and frequently so the times listed above are just a guide to help you find the optimal engagement times for your business.


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