Mystified by the success of some social media or email campaigns? Aside of sharing a compelling message, are you sharing at the right time? It seems timing has as much to do with the success of a campaign as the message itself. Entrepreneur magazine posted a great story earlier this week that explored that exact topic. Read the full story here.
BEST TIMES TO POST, TWEET, + AND SHARE
Facebook: between 1:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
Twitter: between 1:00 p.m. and 3:00 p.m.
Google +: between 9:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.
Instagram: between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.
Pinterest: between 8:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m.
See more at Entrepreneur.com and learn the specific reasons behind these findings.
That story also made us take a look at the best days and times for email campaigns. We looked at Mailchimp. The company sends between 200 to 300 million emails daily for clients, and they looked at the data to identify best times and trends.
Wednesday and Thursday are the best days to send emails.
Highest percentage of opens between 3:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.
More about Mailchimp.