How often to post?

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  1. splishsplash1

    splishsplash1 Power Member

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    What do you think if the best amount of posts to make in a day/in a week to make sure you can still attract followers but you also have the highest engagement possible?

    I've been posting 3 or 4 times a day. I want to see what it will be like to post less often but I'm afraid of losing the interest of my followers
     
  2. growmyinsta

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    3-5 is perfect for growing on Instagram.
     
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  3. splishsplash1

    splishsplash1 Power Member

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    How many hours apart do you think is best to post these?
     
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    You can test yoursels which hour is the best to post, is different for everyone
     
  5. faibol

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    I've been posting 3 - 5 images for a while with a 3 hour delay between the each image.
     
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    93chandu Power Member

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    I usually do 2 posts a day. Each post will have a time gap of 8-12 hours. I vary these settings every now and then
     
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    I'd imagine posting more would give you more exposure. I currently post between 3 and five times a day but am considering posting 6-8
     
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    2-4 posts max...morning, afternoon, night...

    works wonders
     
  9. calamassi86

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    8:30am

    2:30pm


    is a good option
     
  10. faibol

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    based on what criteria? this is such a an odd answer...
     
  11. calamassi86

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    common sense criteria

    I think 2 posts per day (3 is ok as well) are perfect

    and at those times they will be up during the most active hours of the day and each will have 6 of the best hours of the day
     
  12. Euphorix

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    ^Why so few? I'm posting 3-5 and getting fantastic results
     
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    Everyone has said it already, but I will second that 3 to 5 posts is the safest.
     
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    I'm posting twice a day, 8-9am & 5-8pm working good so far
     
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    I think 1-2 maybe 3. Split am and pm
     
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    I get the most traffic between 5pm to 12am. So I post 1 time in the morning and the rest are posted during that time frame.
     
  18. faibol

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    maybe just your own "common" sense, most people are busy at 8:30 am, they just got to school / work or driving to it.

    the most active times on twitter are: 11 am - 1 pm 5-6 pm and 12 pm - according to some studies online.
     
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    How do you know you're attracting the right type of follower for your business though?
     
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