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Lesson 3.4.

Time to Post

Discover the best time to post on your social media accounts; when your followers are the most active. This will increase the engagement with your account and the exposure of your posts.

How do I select a timezone for my account?

At your Settings -> Account page.

Compare the Best Time to Post suggestions with your Current Posting time to find out if you are missing the sweet spot.

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Engagement - the sum of all social interactions for the selected time range.

Engagement = (# of Shares + # of Likes + # of Comments)


Posts Comments Shares Likes   Twitter \# of tweets replies, @username (counted as replies) retweets, RT/CC/via likes   Facebook \# of posts comments shares likes   Google plus \# of posts comments shares +1   Blog \# of posts comments\* shares\* likes\*   YouTube \# of videos comments\* shares\* likes   Linkedin \# of updates comments shares\* likes\*   Tumblr \# of blogs notes\* reblogs\* hearts\*   Instagram \# of posts comments\* embed\* hearts\*   Slideshare \# of presentations comments shares\* likes\*   Vimeo \# of videos comments\* shares\* likes\*   Pinterest \# of pins comments shares likes  \* additionally collects data from other places besides the channel (e.g., Disqus, Delicious, StumbleUpon, Reddit, Digg)