Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Social Media Top Tips: What Are The Best Times To Post On Social Media?



Time and time again we are asked in our Social Media courses, when exactly is the best time to post on Social Media? And it’s always a really tricky question to answer! Because not only does it depend on your customer and your target audience but it also depends on the Social Media platform that you are using!

But we’ve found some great top tips from QuickSprout about the most effective times for posting on your chosen Social Media platform…

Facebook


The best days overall to post are on Thursdays and Fridays, with 86% of posts being published during the work week and engagement peaking on Thursday and Friday
But engagement rates fall 3.5% below average for posts published on Monday through to Wednesday!

The best time of the day to post on Facebook is in the early afternoon!



Twitter

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For B2B’s the best days to tweet are weekdays which provide 14% more engagement than weekends. But for B2C’s engagement is highest on weekends and Wednesday’s

Tweet at 5pm to get the most retweets! This could be due to people looking for something to keep them occupied on their commute home from work




LinkedIn


According to LinkedIn, weekdays during business hours are the best times to post and the best days to post are Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

LinkedIn consist primarily of a B2B audience, that’s probably the reason why the highest engagement rates are during weekdays and business hours.






Check out the rest of QuickSprout's great tips on the best time for posting including more on Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, and also Instagram, Pinterest and Google +


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