If you are looking to make your business grow online (which hopefully you are) the times at which you post can make a difference in terms of how many of your potential customers will see your post. This is very important and every business should have an idea of what their ideal posting times are. Analytics data which is provided for free by most Social Media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest provide a wealth of invaluable information; including what time is your best time to post. Making a habit of looking at your analytics report once a week is something a small business owner should try to fit into their schedule to make the most of their social media marketing strategy.
In addition to the analytics you are provided you can also look at industry trends, this a a good indication for new followers and potential customers. For example, maybe you analytics reports are saying that 5 pm is the best time to post for your current followers which are 50 plus but you want to target millennials, then posting at a different time might help you reach another audience.
Here are the best times to post according to Hubpost, which collected data from multiple sources such as CoScheudle and Buffer:
What do you think? Do these times make sense with what works for your business? Feel free to post your comments or join me on twitter to discuss more.
For more help with growing your online business, please contact me for a free consultation on how social media marketing can help your business succeed.