The Best and Worst Times to Post to Social Media

When do you post to social media sites?

An article in Entrepreneur magazine today reference a new infographic from Social Caffeine that gave these stats on the best/most effective times to post your content on three social media sites.  Take a look through the results, are they similar to what you’ve experienced?

Facebook: Traffic is highest between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. ET.

Best time: Between 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. ET

Worst time: 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. ET

Pinterest: Saturday morning is the best time to post.

Best time: 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. ET or 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. ET

Worst time: 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET

LinkedIn: Post before or after business hours.

Best time: 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. ET or 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. ET

Worst time: 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. ET

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The original article is here: The Best and Worst Times to Post to Social Media (Infographic) |

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