When’s The Best Times To Tweet?

Twitter impressions When's The Best Times To Tweet

Ever wondered when’s the best times of day and the best days of the week to tweet for your audience? Well, I might just have the answer for you…


With Twitter, you can check your Analytics and it will show you a 28-day summary overview of:

– Tweets
– Tweet Impressions
– Profile Visits
– Mentions
– New Followers

Here’s a summary of mine for December 2019 so far…

Twitter summary When's The Best Times To Tweet

As well as things like:

– Top Tweet
– Top Mention
– Top Follower
– Top Media Tweet

Then it will show you Tweet Activity summary:

Twitter analytics stats When's The Best Times To Tweet

If you would like a little more idea of your audience interests it will show your Audience Insights:

Audiences on twitter When's The Best Times To Tweet

That just a quick overview of the data you can check out go have a look at yours as your analytics will be different to mine.

But if you want to find out when’s the best time and best day to post for your audience in your Analytics it won’t show you. But there is a way and it’s very interesting to learn about.

Media Studio

You need to head to “Media Studio” and this is found under your “Analytics” (see below). The “Media Studio” has lots of great features such as improving your videos with thumbnail images, call to action buttons and more, but my focus is to show you a feature that you won’t find in “Analytics” which is the best engagement times for you and your followers.

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Click on “Media Studio” and then click on “Insights”:

Twitter media studio

Once you’ve clicked on “Insights” then click on “Audience”:

Twitter media studio audience insights When's The Best Times To Tweet

And boom! Here’s what you’ve been looking for. This is an example of mine so far for December and as you can see the best days and best times for me are the following (the darkest squares are the highest engagement):

Twitter when your followers are watching chart FIT Social Media

Best Days:

– Mondays
– Thursdays
– Fridays

Best Times (when I’m tweeting Monday to Friday):

– Mondays 3pm to 11pm
– Tuesdays 8pm to 10pm
– Wednesdays 8pm to 10pm
– Thursdays 3pm to 6pm THEN 7pm to 11pm
– Fridays 1pm to 9pm THEN, 10pm to 11pm

As you can see weekends are not the best for my audience, but it could be for you!

To Wrap Up

To make sure you have access to your Media Studio you need to go to sign up to do Twitter Ads. You sign up but don’t have to do Ads on Twitter. To sign up click on Twitter Ads which is found above your Analytics:

Eimer Duffy FIT Social Media Twitter

So why not sign up and then have a look at the best times to Tweet for you.

Here are other relevant blogs:

How To Make Your Twitter Bio Look Good!
What To Have In A Tweet?
What Profile Picture Should I use?
Why Should I Tweet At An Event?
Why Do I Need To Be On Twitter?

If you would like more tips why not follow me on FacebookInstagramLinkedIn and Twitter!

If you would like the idea of listening to a show where they talk about social media for business simply then why not tune into the radio show called “Let’s Get Social” on  Dublin South FM every Wednesday 5.30pm (GMT time), which I host with the amazing social media strategist Phillip Twyford (aka “The Curly Marketer“), who even throws in the odd social media joke (and yes he does keep trying!).

And if you can’t catch the radio show why not subscribe to the podcast on iTunes: https://apple.co/2PV18Gp or on Google: http://bit.ly/2Eeyb1B.

If you would like help with your Twitter presence do let me know, I would be so happy to help you. You can get in touch with me here.

Thanks for reading!

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