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When using social media marketing for your sales and marketing efforts, it is a good idea to make sure you are current with the latest image dimension specifications and statistics on the best time to post your content. Ideally you should monitor the best times based on your following:

Facebook:  The best time to post on Facebook is 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday. Other optimal times include 12:00–1:00 p.m. on Saturdays and Sundays and 1:00–4:00 p.m. on Thursdays and Fridays.

Twitter: The best times to post on Twitter are weekdays from 12:00–3:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.

LinkedIN:   The best time to post on LinkedIn is midweek from 5:00–6:00 p.m. Other optimal times include Tuesdays from 10:00–11:00 a.m., and Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 7:30–8:30 a.m., at 12:00 p.m., and from 5:00–6:00 p.m.

Pinterest:  The best time to post on Pinterest is in the evening any day of the week, especially Saturdays from 8:00–11:00 p.m.

Instagram:  The best times to post on Instagram are Mondays and Thursdays at any time except between 3:00–4:00 p.m.

(Source: The Best Times to Post on Social Media http://blog.hubspot.com/marketing/best-times-post-pin-tweet-social-media-infographic  – courtesy: Hubspot)

Through various channels, we monitor the changes on social.  When it comes to social media, there are a few practical questions that clients always bring up:

  • What are the most effective days and times for us to post on different social media channels?
  • What size images should we create for the different social media channels?
  • Are there any tips and tools we can and should be using to make our social media efforts more efficient and converting?

The infographic showing below from On Blast Blog directly addresses one or more of the practical social media questions above. This will be a good read and a great tools worth sharing.

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