The Best Times to Post on Social Media [Infographic]

The Best Times to Post on Social Media

The Best Times to Post on Social Media [Infographic]

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
Dana Kilroy

Dana Sullivan Kilroy is ShortStack's Director of Communications and Social Media Marketing. Before joining the ShortStack team she was a writer whose work appeared in publications and sites including The New York Times, The Los Angeles Times, The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, Inc. and many other lifestyle publications. Reach her on Twitter @dsullyk. Read more articles by Dana Kilroy.