Thursday, July 9, 2015

The Best Times to do What???

Now that I have a publisher to do all the non-writing work involving my books, I have a confession to make--I spend a lot less time online than I probably should. I had a blog post planned for Tuesday, for example, that still isn't finished. But maybe I shouldn't be so lazy....

I'm going to try a little experiment. I saw a segment on Today last week about the best times to post on various social networking sites. Intrigued, I got online and did a little research. I found the chart below in an article at AdWeek. It's geared to business, sure--but as an author trying to sell books, I find myself wondering if it might be effective in selling books as well....


Crap! It's a lot smaller than it is on their page!

Anyway, I'm going to try posting at these times on Twitter, Facebook and Google + don't use the others) for a month and see what happens....

10 comments:

  1. I can't read the times. Oh, well. I am not going to worry about it.

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  2. Eve: I don't think they have prime times for blogs....

    William: It'll be interesting (maybe) to see if there's really anything to it. I do know there are high traffic times for each site. And when I was doing free book promos, some days were better than others for getting noticed.

    Mari: I know. It's smaller than it was on the original article--but if you get curious enough, you can see it by using the link.

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  3. Thank you for the chart. I'll try to find it on-line so I can read it. But it was nice of you to let us know about it.

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  4. It will be interesting to see what happens. Good luck, Norma!

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  5. It is way too much work for me.
    I would think that the best times to post would be a business break time and lunch ? but you would have to factor in time zones ?
    Ouch I am getting a headache just thinking about this.
    But if anyone can figure this out it would be you.

    cheers, parsnip

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  6. Good luck with your new plan. Yours is the third blogger that wrote about times.

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  7. Looks like one o'clock is prime time all round Norma :) would that be am or pm ?

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