An Ultimate Guide Discovering the Best Times to Post on Social Media

Whenever you put real efforts into creating an outstanding content, you always wish your content targets as many eyeballs as possible, isn’t it?

best times to post on social media

28% of the internet users are spending their time on 1 social media site

Well, now you can easily grab the chance!

With the help of picking the best times to post on social media, you can maximize the chances for your audience to both see and engage with your posts.

Savvy social media experts have also shared their views – “Posting the content on right time is the key to maximizing engagement with their target audience.

There are many essential things that can help you get more traffic, more engagements and more followers.

Do you want to know what are those interesting yet essential things?

There is a plethora of social media networks like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Linkedin, Pinterest and more, which cater to the different niche of businesses.

All these social media platforms have different configurations, which are applicable when publishing content, images, videos, and much more.

But, the one superseding them is definitely the best times of posting on social media.

When it comes to standard posting time, there is no such specific time period suitable for all social media networks. Actually, it is very difficult to understand the exact time of posting content, because if you’re posting at wrong times, there are chances to invite bad impact.

It is always important to know a range of good posting times as it helps in increasing the engagement rate tremendously.

But, before moving further…

Let’s first know the basics of how the social media platforms are used by different users!

We all are familiar with the major social media platforms, but knowing their basics is like a boon for the newbies!

Let’s have a look! 

Facebook is one of the leading platforms that has the largest audience and is accessed both at home and work. Actually, people use it from their mobiles and desktops, so it depends on who the audience is and how they use this social network.

Twitter is one of the toughest networks from the marketer’s aspect. People use it more while commuting and during breaks. Just like Facebook, it has been largely audience dependent.

Linkedin is used by professional and the working community. They use it anytime around the day depending on the ease of work, breaks, etc.

Pinterest is viewed during the leisurely hours like watching TV or spending some time with the family in the evenings.

Instagram has a huge following of smartphone users who use it just about any time.

Now you might have got a rough idea of the how these major social media platforms are used by different users, right?

But, for a better idea, it is important to know how to post your content on the best times on social media.

Here’s a detailed discussion of the best times to post on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn and more for achieving the finest results. Read more


Written by Manisha Sukhyani, Content Marketer at SocialPilot. She authors in-depth articles that teach users about how to grow traffic through social media marketing. She loves walking on a less traveled road.

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