The Best and Worst times to post on social networks

Maximize the reach of your social media posts by learning the best (and worst) times to communicate with your audience.

For Facebook
Best: 1pm to 4pm, traffic builds after 9am and peak time is Wednesday at 3pm.
Worst: 8pm to 8am, traffic fades after 4pm and avoid posting on weekends.

For Twitter
Best: 1pm to 3pm, traffic builds after 11am and peak time from Monday to Thursday.
Worst: 8pm to 9am, traffic fades after 3pm and avoid posting after 3pm on Friday.

For LinkedIn
Best: 7am – 9am or 5pm – 6pm, traffic builds before/after business hours and peak time from Tuesday to Thursday.
Worst: 10pm to 6am, traffic fades 9am-12pm and 1pm-5pm, avoid posting on Monday and Firday.

For Google+
Best: 9am to 11am, traffic builds after 9am and peak time during work hours.
Worst: 6pm to 8am, traffic fades after 5pm and avoid posting in the evening.

For Pinterest
Best: 2pm – 4pm or 8pm – 1am, traffic builds after 12pm and peak time Satuday morning.
Worst: 5pm to 7pm, traffic builds after 5pm and avoid posting in the late afternoon.

Published by Thomas Apel

, a dynamic and self-motivated information technology architect, with a thorough knowledge of all facets pertaining to system and network infrastructure design, implementation and administration. I enjoy the technical writing process and answering readers' comments included.