Are you wondering?
- When is the best day to tweet?
- When are your Twitter followers online?
- When is the best time to post on Twitter?
If you answered yes to any of these, read on to find the answer.
Recently, when I shared how to get more followers on Twitter, I did mention about how important it is to tweet when the majority of your twitter followers are online.
One trick is to tweet your post multiple times to make sure that people in different time zone will read your tweets. But instead of tweeting 10-20 tweets at random times of the day, it’s best to find the best time to tweet and get maximum exposure.
Of all things good with Twitter, the power of Twitter in increasing brand awareness and driving traffic is now a well-known fact.
However, the only problem with Twitter is the sheer pace at which the information moves. The attention span for followers to notice your tweets can be very small.
Moreover, even if your Twitter account boasts of thousands of followers, only a small percentage are online to notice the links you share on twitter. What this means is that even with a Twitter account with a good following may not always guarantee you great results.
However, there are a few things that any Twitter user including you could do to tackle this problem.
Find the Best time to tweet:
Every twitter account is different and there are tools like Circleboom and similar which let you know when your twitter followers are most active. Tweeting at the time will help your tweets get maximum exposure.
Repeating the tweets:
A lot of marketers use such Twitter tools to repeat the links at scheduled intervals. This solves the problem of attention span as the chance of more people noticing your tweet increases when you are repeating the tweets.
Basically, if you can find out the time your followers are most active on their twitter stream there lies the solution for you. If you schedule your Tweets at the same time when your followers are most active, that increases the chances of the links in your tweets being clicked.
Tweet Analyzer: Find The Best time to Tweet for Max Exposure:
Circleboom is the fastest and most accurate way to find when most of your Twitter followers are online.
Getting started is easy, and follow these steps:
- Head over to Circleboom
- Login with your Twitter account
- Click on User analytics> Best time to Tweet
It would take a few minutes, before their system analyzes your follower’s activity, location and other data to recommend your best time to post on Twitter.
That’s how easy it is!
Tweriod is another new tool that I find very effective to find the best time to use Twitter and send out tweets.
It shows the time on a day-to-day basis and you can easily integrate it with Bufferapp to add tweets in your stack. Using Tweroid is easy and all you need to do is, register using Twitter account and it will find what’s the best tweeting time for yours profile.
They also offer premium analysis, but a free one is good for small business or a blogger. Here is a report for @denharsh Twitter profile:
This is another tool that shows you the best time to tweet. Head over to the Followerwonk site and log in using your Twitter account (It’s free). Now click on Analyze and add your Twitter profile and select the option “Analyse their followers”.
It will take some time to analyze your follower’s list to give you the statistics. Here is what Followerwonk suggested for my Twitter profile (Tweet 9 times in a day):
Here is a tip for those who have a new Twitter profile and less followers. Usually, with less follower base you will not be able to find the right time for tweeting. What you can do is, find the closest competitor from your time-zone who has a good following, analyze his twitter account and use suggesting posting time according to his profile.
Make sure you take advantage of Hashtag to ensure your post reaches out to the masses.
Audiense is an ultimate twitter tool that I recommend to every serious twitter users. They have both free and paid version, and a free version let you analyze your profile to find the right time to tweet to get maximum traction.
Once you are inside your Audiense dashboard, click on Analytics > Best time to tweet. It will take some time depending upon the size of your Twitter profile, you will get a report stating the best time to post on Twitter.
Conclusion: Best time to post on Twitter
Well, just by doing a quick analysis of your Twitter follower’s activities, you can increase your engagement and CTR on shared posts by a great extent. A lot of Twitter users publish at a random time without analyzing when their users are active.
Spending a little time in using data from these tools could go a long way in determining the best possible times to schedule your tweets to increase the click-through of these links.
Are there any other techniques or tools you use to determine the best time to tweet your links?
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