This Week on #Twitter: Best Times to Post on Social, 10 Retweet Tips, Twitter Worldwide

This Week on #Twitter: Best Times to Post on Social, 10 Retweet Tips, Twitter Worldwide

Need a little weekend reading?

We’ve compiled our top ten Twitter stories of the week, which includes a look at the best times to post on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other social platforms, 10 easy ways to get more retweets on Twitter, social media and the death of traditional advertising, a chart that studies the distribution of Twitter users worldwide and a social media image size cheat sheet for 2015.

Here are our top 10 Twitter stories of the week.

1. What are the Best Times to Post on #Facebook, #Twitter and #Instagram? [INFOGRAPHIC]

When’s the best time to tweet? Well, it largely depends on your audience, and goals. Business to business (B2B) marketers can expect a 14 percent uplift on weekdays, whereas business to consumer (B2C) brands see a 17 percent increase in engagement on weekends.

2. 10 Easy Ways to Get More Retweets on #Twitter

So, you’ve been using Twitter for a while. You’ve mastered the basics, got to grips with hashtags and figured out who to follow. Now: how do you get more retweets?

3. Social Media and the Death of Traditional Advertising [INFOGRAPHIC]

Did you know that digital media advertising spend is expected to reach $61.4 billion in 2017? And social media is going to claim a huge slice of that pie.

4. Distribution of #Twitter Users Worldwide (2012-2018)

Twitter has 284 million active users, but how many of those are from outside the United States?

5. Social Media Image Size Cheat Sheet for 2015 [INFOGRAPHIC]

Whether you’re brand new to social media or consider yourself a bonafide marketing ninja, setting up a new Twitter profile or Facebook Page can be a laboriously time-consuming process, especially when it comes to working out the sizes of all the images you need to make your channels – or those of your clients – stand out from the crowd.

6. 10 Digital Branding Trends for 2015 [INFOGRAPHIC]

It’s a new year, which means new challenges for digital brands. So what can we expect in 2015?

7. How Travelers Use #Twitter [INFOGRAPHIC]

While traveling this year, did use Twitter whilst on your trip? What about before, to help plan your vacation?

8. Brands Don’t Pay Attention to Customers on #Twitter, Says Study

An analysis of 100 of the world’s top consumer brands has found that those using Twitter respond to just one in five tweets from followers, including messages asking for help or support.

9. How to Find the Best Social Media Content for Your Audience

As a brand, what’s the best way to determine which social media content most interests your audience?

10. New #Twitter Video Launching Soon

Twitter’s new video product, which will allow users to record, edit and post video directly through the Twitter mobile app, will launch in the next few weeks, according to people familiar with the matter.

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Publish date: January 11, 2015 © 2020 Adweek, LLC. - All Rights Reserved and NOT FOR REPRINT