Monday, March 30, 2015

Blogging tips

Okay, totally not middle grade, but as I was trolling twitter I found a link to a great article about blogging by Abrar Mohi Shafee.  For the full article click here. Here are some of the points I found that I think are genius.

According to Quick Sprout, the best timetable of social media posting is:

Platform Name Best Days to Post Best Time of The Day to Post

Facebook-  Thursday, Friday 1pm, 3pm, 9am – 7pm
Twitter- Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday 12pm, 5pm, 6pm
LinkedIn- Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10am – 11am, 7am – 8am, 5pm – 6pm
Pinterest -Saturday 8pm – 11pm
Google+ - Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 9am – 11am

According to Add This, following are the high performing materials based on different platforms:

Platform Name Content Types

Facebook - Quizzes, Heartwarming Stories, Entertainment News
Twitter-         Business, Breaking News
LinkedIn-  Industry News
Pinterest-  Recipes, Fashion, DIY Projects
Google+ -       Deals, Coupons, Celebrity News, Sport Articles

  • Photos on Facebook can get 53% more likes and 104% more comments than an ordinary Facebook post. (Source: HubSpot)
  • Images in Twitter can get 18% more clicks, 89% more favorites, and 150% more retweets than an average non-image tweet. (Source: BufferBlog)
I suggest giving this article a read. It has more information involving hashtag usage, social tags and more! 

* Graphic from wikicommons. "Buy Facebook likes". Licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0 via Wikimedia Commons -

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