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
Written By: June Bachman ~ 7/20/2018 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 at noon.
  • Wednesdays at noon, and between 5pm and 6pm
  • Weekdays between noon and 3pm
  • Monday through Thursday are the strongest days to post
  • Wednesday is the most recommended day to post in the week
  • 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.
  • Tuesdays between 10am and 11am
  • Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays between 7:30 am and 8:30 am
  • Thursdays between 5pm - 6pm
  • Tuesday through Thursday are the most recommended days 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

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