The Best Time to Post on Social Media

We all want to know the best time to post content on social media. After all, it takes time to craft and post content and the goal is to have it seen.

Well, not just have it seen. We want it seen by the target audience. That is key. And, it’s an important context as you view the infographic below.

CoSchedule condensed the results of 20 best times guides to formulate a report and infographic on best posting times. The results provide some insightful guidelines and can be used to guide your efforts.

However, the real best time to post is specific to the habits of the people you want to reach. You can use this information as a starting point, but to learn what times are best for you to post you need to:

  • Study your analytics, such as Google Analytics and Facebook Insights
  • Test different post times
  • Note the posting day and time of posts that get the most engagement, such as shares and comments

Below is a condensed view of the guidance from 20 sources. The full research behind the report is also available.