The Best Times to Post on Social Media [Infographic]

Learn the best times to post on social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, and Google+.

By Dana Kilroy ・1 min read
Social Media

Have you wondered about the times of day your content is most likely to be shared on social media networks? Do you know during which days of the week your followers are the most highly engaged? Is the time of engagement different on Facebook than on Twitter or on Instagram?

Creating and posting awesome content on social media platforms doesn’t work without a strategy that takes timing into account. The key to successful social media engagement is to post content during peak hours and days, for your audience. Of course, the "best times" change periodically, but if you pay attention to the times when your followers are active on social media, you will increase web traffic and the number of shares. The best time to post is different on every social media network. Thanks to Quick Sprout's detailed infographic, you can learn the best times to post on your favorite social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, and Google+. Take a look at the following infographic and schedule accordingly.


Courtesy of: Quick Sprout

About the author

By Dana Kilroy ・1 min read

Dana Sullivan Kilroy is a communications professional with more than 20 years of experience delivering compelling content. Her work has appeared in national, award-winning publications and sites, including: The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, and Fast Company, Inc.

Get marketing tips straight to your inbox

Thank you!
Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.
We’ll email you 1-3 times per week—and never share your info.