And on the 7th day, the Internet said let there be rest!
You’ve probably read from plenty social media new sources the best and worst times to post. According to Social Media Today, the best times to tweet are Monday-Friday at Noon, 5pm and 6pm. These are generally times when people are on their lunch breaks, have some spare time or are commuting home. On Thursday and Friday, the best times to post on Facebook are 1pm and 3pm. These are the best times to get the most engagement because users are generally online. You can see more of their statistic for yourself, here.
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I want to take a different approach and talk about the types of ways you should post Monday-Sunday. These suggestions come from years of experience on each platform, plus a good amount of research. Take note, these are generally meant for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. However, it can also be applied to other networks as well. Social media is unpredictable and sometimes you can’t always go by routine. However, knowing how to post during the week can set you up for social media success.
Here’s a Monday-Sunday breakdown of your social media week:
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