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The Best Times To Post On Social Media

May 30, 2016

Talk about brand building, and, the first platform that strikes is Social Media. There are millions of Social Media users’ and the brands must stay active on these platforms. But, there are certain factors that must be considered before posting on Social Media platforms. And, time is one amongst them. It has a lot of impact on your likes and shares.

Here are the best times to post on Social Media:

1. Best Times to Post on Facebook:

An individual accesses the Facebook both through their mobile as well as desktop PCs. If you want to target all the users, you must be careful with your post timings. Mondays are usually busy days as people return to work after the weekend. Hence, your posts will not be given importance. The best time to post on Facebook is 3:00 p.m. on Wednesdays, 1:00–4:00 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays, 12:00–1:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays. Fridays are more exciting, hence, you can post some entertaining posts to cheer up the users.

2. Best Times to Post on Twitter:

An individual uses Twitter on both cell phones as well as desktop PCs. It is used both at home and work. The engagement rate depends on the onlookers. The best times to post on Twitter on weekdays are from 12:00–3:00 p.m. You can also experiment several timings and check which one works for your brand.

3. Best Times to Post on LinkedIn:

LinkedIn is majorly utilized by professionals and experts to network with people of same industry, different companies, senior managers and so on. The best time to post on LinkedIn is midweek from 5:00–6:00 p.m. You can post on Tuesdays from 10:00–11:00 a.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 7:30–8:30 a.m., 12:00 p.m., and from 5:00–6:00 p.m. Do not post anything between 10:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m.

4. Best Times to Post on Pinterest:

The best times to post on Pinterest is during the night times as most of the users are active post 10.00 pm. You can post on Fridays at 3:00 p.m., Saturdays from 8:00–11:00 p.m., and other days from 2:00–4:00 a.m. You can also post between 2:00–4:00 p.m.

5. Best Times to Post on Instagram:

The best times to post on Instagram are Mondays and Thursdays between 3:00–4:00 p.m. You can also post between 9.00 p.m. to 10.00 p.m on other days.

Thus, there are severals timings that must be followed to engage more users. The brands can experiment and see what works best for them rather than following the standard timings.

Let us know your input.