Best Days and Times to Post on Social Media - Part 2: Twitter and LinkedIn

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Best Days and Times to Post on Social Media - Part 2: Twitter and LinkedIn
By: June Bachman ~ 7/21/2017 9:00:00 AM

Our latest blog series is all about knowing the best times to post on your social media sites for the most engagement and participation from your followers and fans.  Maximizing your audience participation and engagement is not just about the content that you post, but getting the timing right as well.  
Work to improve the traffic, engagement and followers to your social media sites, by posting at the optimum days and times.


Content Suggestions - Follow your industry leaders.  Avoid over promotion.
For the most retweets, post on Thursday afternoons.
  • Thursday
  • Wednesday
  • Tuesday
  • 12 - 1pm
  • 5 - 7 pm
  • 3 - 4 pm
  • Monday through Thursday are the strongest days to post
  • Thursday is the most recommended day to post in the week
  • Noon on Thursday is the most active time in the week
  • Safe to post any weekday between noon and 3 p.m.
  • Early mornings and late nights are the worst posting times


Content Suggestions - Post things that link back to your website.
Posting mid-week, afternoons garners the most engagement.
  • Tuesday
  • Wednesday
  • Thursday
  • 5 - 6pm
  • 12 - 1pm
  • Tuesday through Thursday are the most recommended days to post
  • Noon and 5 p.m. Tuesday through Thursday are the best times to post
  • Least optimal posting times include every day from 7 p.m. to 6 a.m.
  • Worst posting days include Saturday and Sunday
  • Safe to post 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays