Article

Will Price
Will Price 21 September 2017
Categories B2B, Content, Social Media

Infographic - The Best Times and Days to Post to Social Media

With the social media landscape changing literally every single day, it's become a full-time job for social media managers to merely stay up-to-date on emerging and shifting trends and best practices. It's tedious, time-consuming, detail-oriented, and, quite frankly, a bit of a headache. But thanks to this new infographic, some guessing can be taken out of social media management.

“If I build it, they will come.” While that worked for an Iowan farmer hearing ghostly voices in the ether, it's most definitely not true in the world of social media. Why? Well, aside from the fact that Dubuque County was in dire need of a baseball field, there is just entirely TOO much content floating around the Internet. The best social media managers and/or content creators know it’s not enough to just have good content. On top of having the best content, you have to also understand where and when to post it to make sure your engagement levels are up to snuff and your audience is interacting with your efforts.

There's no catch-all best times and days to post to social media for every industry, but there are general best practices, like those highlighted in this infographic from SOCi, Inc. It's imperative to understand when your target audiences are the most active across different social platforms, who exactly they are, and what types of content they are engaging with the most.

Best-Days-and-Times-to-Post-to-Social-Media-Infographic.jpg

While the landscape of social media continues to shift, social media marketers have no choice but to keep up... Unless they are content still adding people to their Top 8 and hoping for engagement metrics to improve. Yes, staying up-to-date with social media trends and updates is tedious, time-consuming, confusing (sometimes), and almost impossible. Thankfully, it's not impossible. 

Brands: Are you connecting with your fanbase? 

Brands that stay up to date on industry trends have a better chance of surviving in this digital age than those that simply “exist” and expect everything to be just fine. One of the most important insights brands need to take note of is when their audiences are most active and where. Add in the what and the how,  and you're golden. For now...

Please login or register to add a comment.

Contribute Now!

Loving our articles? Do you have an insightful post that you want to shout about? Well, you've come to the right place! We are always looking for fresh Doughnuts to be a part of our community.

Popular Articles

See all
How to Review a Website — A Guide for Beginners

How to Review a Website — A Guide for Beginners

A company website is crucial for any business's digital marketing strategy. To keep up with the changing trends and customer buying behaviors, it's important to review and make necessary changes regularly...

Digital Doughnut Contributor
Digital Doughnut Contributor 25 March 2024
Read more
10 Daily Habits That Set High-Performing Designers & Marketers Apart

10 Daily Habits That Set High-Performing Designers & Marketers Apart

Discover the 10 daily habits that elevate designers & marketers to high-performance levels. Transform your routine for success today.

Nevilson Christian
Nevilson Christian 23 April 2024
Read more
The Impact of New Technology on Marketing

The Impact of New Technology on Marketing

Technology has impacted every part of our lives. From household chores to business disciplines and etiquette, there's a gadget or app for it. Marketing has changed dramatically over the years, but what is the...

Alex Lysak
Alex Lysak 3 April 2024
Read more
7 Reasons Why Social Media Marketing is Important For Your Business

7 Reasons Why Social Media Marketing is Important For Your Business

In the past two decades social media has become a crucial tool for marketers, enabling businesses to connect with potential customers. If your business has yet to embrace social media and you want to know why it is...

Sharron Nelson
Sharron Nelson 29 February 2024
Read more
10 Factors that Influence Customer Buying Behaviour Online

10 Factors that Influence Customer Buying Behaviour Online

Now is an era where customers take the center stags influencing business strategies across industries. No business can afford to overlook factors that could either break the customer experience or even pose a risk of...

Edward Roesch
Edward Roesch 4 June 2018
Read more