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Social Media Posts.The Best Times to post?

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Social Media Posts.The Best Times to post?

Social Media Posts ? Do you know the Best times to share your  your content on social media sites ??

Your visitors and followers will most likely be using  social media sites during specific hours. So if you start sharing your content when your users are on these social sites, you’ll not only gain more shares & likes but  you will also notice an increase in traffic.

Below are some stats that you should be aware of. Source ( Adthis & Fannit)

Facebook : The Big daddy of all Social Media Posts.

*Best Days to post are Thursday & Friday.86 % of posts are published on the working week. Engagement rates fall by 3.5 % on posts published on Mon-Wed . Engagement spikes on Fridays by 10% probably because it’s weekend time .

The best times to post on FB are 1pm to get most shares 3pm to get most clicks.

Twitter : Number 2 of all Social Media Posts.

For B2B weekdays provide 14% more engagement than on weekends.

For B2C Engagement is highest on Wednesday and the weekends.

The best times to tweet are 5Pm for highest retweets .12pm & 6Pm for high click through rates.This is most likely because of Lunch Breaks and people are looking for something to keep them busy on their commute home.

Linkedin : The largest professional Network with many B2B Users.

Best Days to post are Tuesday,Wednesday & Thursday for maximum engagement.

The best time to post is during weekdays during  normal business hours.

Adthis analysed 14 Milion linkedin users and found that if you share Tuesdays 10am to 11am you get most shares.

93% of B2B companies rate LinkedIn as the number one spot to generate more leads…(food for thought)

Pinterst -The Giant photo sharing site.

The best day to post to this great photo sharing site is Saturday Between 8Pm to 11Pm.Activity on pinterest peaks at about 9pm.

For Fashion & Retail The best time is Friday 3pm for maximum engagement.

Instagram is another Giant photo sharing site owned by Facebook.

Engagement on Instagram stays consistent throughout the week with slight spike on Monday & slight dip on Sundays.

Many of the fortune 500 companies claim fantastic results when they post during business hours around 3pm to 4pm.

Google Plus  is Googles social media arm.

To get the best result on Google Plus we recommend posting on weekdays around 9am to 11am.Posts on Wednesdays also seem to bring the best results.

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Find 10 apps great for taking selfies

In todays world the art of taking a selfie has become a very normal way of life for many of us. With even more powerful smart phones emerging in the market every day , the selfie revolution is not about to go away any time soon. The term Selfie has even made it into the oxford dictionary.Below are Top 5 Apps for taking selfies.

1/  Instagram is the king of online mobile photo-sharing sites, video-sharing and social networking service .With 300 Million monthly active users. You can quickly share your great content  on a variety of social networking platforms, such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr Flickr & Foursquare.

Some distinctive features of instagram include the use of the humble #hashtag which allows you to reach out to an audience of millions by simply labelling your photo with relevant #hashtags .A Variety of digital filters allow you to jazz up your images.Instagram also allows short 15sec videos tobe uploaded.Expect to see all the big brands using instagram to represent  & market their products.

Instagram is available to download for free through the Apple App Store, Google Play, and Windows Phone Store.the app is available for iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, and Android handsets.The service is currently owned by Facebook and used by alot of celebrities including rhinana .beckhams,beyonce and many others.

2/ MomentCam – “Life is beautiful as MomentCam is wonderful .Winner of the Facebook APP OF THE YEAR 2015 AWARD With over 200 Million downloads, MomentCam gives you the power to express your emotions by creating funny cartoons and emoticons.Simply Select a picture of yourself or your friend and let MomentCam apply it’s magic by converting it into a amazing cartoon. Add  funny features such as beards, hats, glasses and select a background to create a Momie ! Simply share it with your friends across various social media platforms and have a laugh with your audience.

1000’s  of backgrounds are updated daily and for every occasion, region, cultural and pop reference, MomentCam will keep you entertained for hours. Also features unique personalized emoticons, featuring all sorts of hilarious gestures

Get it  for free on the ITunes store and Google play store.

3/ Loopcam  Create fun videos & loops  easy with this cool app ! Add stickers, Great filters & Capture and Animate your videos.Stupidly simple.A world of LOL Add amazing emojis . Share directly to Instagram or an e-mail.Featured by Apple multiple times • App of The Day at Gizmodo • Featured by TheNextWeb, MacWorld, Wall Street Journal, and more.

4   EyeEm – “Take and discover beautiful photos EyeEm –This Berlin based photography community and marketplace  offers 17 filters and a sleek interface on its mobile app available on iOS and Android. Comparisons with Instagram are highly likely , but what sets EyeEm apart is its focus on photography (as opposed to a social photo diary), advanced image discovery function and option for users to make money from their images makes this app really useful.

5 /  Frontback – This photo app that creates two-photo blends using the front and rear cameras of your iPhone or android phones . Ashton Kutcher is using it… so is the Prime Minister of Belgium.Like the world, all photos are posted in real time. Frontback was recently selected by Apple as one of their “Best New Apps!” Other publications that have featured Frontback are CNN, The New York Times, ELLE, Business Insider, The Verge, Re/code, and Bloomberg TV.

App Features
— Capture moments using the front and back camera
— Share photos instantly via SMS, Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, email, and more.
— Explore recent, popular, nearby, staff picks and trends with our live photo feeds
— Follow friends, family or other community members
— Frontback React: Interact with friends by posting a photo or 5 second video reaction



Growth Tip #016 – Use #hashtags correctly

Growth Tip #016 – Use #hashtags correctly

You have probably seen them all over the web  hashtags are now an important part of social media.

Hashtags are a great way to increase your overall social media traffic. For example, tweets with hashtags generate two times more engagement than tweets without them.

Popular sites which welcome hashtags are Twitter,Instagram,Google Plus & Facebook.

But be careful not to over use them on Twitter,Facebook & G Plus.

However instagram works differently with hashtags and the magic number for instagram hashtags is 11 for maximum engagement.