Best Days to Post on Social Media


social media infographicWe are often asked when is the best day and best time to post on social media pages. J. Murray & Associates created a social media infographic that explains our favorite social channels – Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and Pinterest. And don’t forget to add #hashtags to your posts. Hashtags are keywords that search engines and your followers are looking for to find a particular product or service.

 

What is the best day to post on Facebook?

The best days to post on Facebook are Thursdays and Fridays. If you are looking to get more shares, we suggest you post at 1:00 p.m. To get more clicks, post at 3:00 p.m. And if you’re looking for engagement, studies show consumers are on Facebook reading their feeds from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. (specific industries vary slightly) We also suggest adding a photo to your post to grab attention.

What day is best to tweet on Twitter?

If you are targeting businesses (B2B), Monday through Friday are the best days to tweet. If you are targeting consumers (B2C), Sunday, Wednesday and Saturday are the best days to tweet. The highest click-through-rate (CTR) is at noon and 6:00 p.m. If you want more retweets, 5:00 p.m. proves to be the most retweets.

 

What is the best day to post on LinkedIn?

The best days to post on LinkedIn are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. 7:00 to 8:00 a.m. is the best time to post. To receive more clicks and shares, we suggest you post your news between 10:00 to 11:00 a.m. and/or 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Monday and Friday are the worst days to post on LinkedIn.

 

What is the best day to post on Google+?

Weekdays, Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. is the best time to post on Google+. Add a link to your website or an image to grab attention to your post.

 

What day is best to pin on Pinterest?

If you are targeting businesses (B2B) and consumers (B2C), we have found that Saturday is the best day to pin between 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. and from 9:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
If you own a retail show or are in the fashion industry, Friday at 3:00 p.m. is the best days to pin.

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