Caveat: You may find that for your audience the timings are different! But if you're going to test out when's best for you, why not start with timings that generally result in the best reach.

The Best Time to Post on Facebook

 Best Time to Post on Facebook
Adapted from infographic by Sure Payroll

Key Takeaways:

  • Post in the afternoon
  • Aim to post on a Wednesday if you're just going to post once a week
  • On the weekend, the best times are between 8am - 8pm
  • Be visual!

Find out what works for you

Use Facebook's Insights tool to see how your posts are doing. It'll tell you when your posts were published, the reach and engagement. 

The Best Time to Tweet

 Best Time to Post on Twitter
Adapted from infographic by Sure Payroll

Key Takeaways:

  • Fridays just aren't great
  • Afternoons tend to be best
  • Tweet before 3pm
  • Be visual!

Find out what works for you

Twitter's new analytics tool will show you your post reach as well as interest info of your followers.

For details on LinkedIn, Pinterest, Tumblr and Google+ view the full infographic:

Best Time to Post on Social Media
Infographic from Sure Payroll

 

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