Instagram | Are you posting at the right time?

Don’t sleep on the power of social media–especially Instagram. Here’s some of the critical data trends:

  • The best time to post on Instagram is Wednesday at 3pm, Thursday at 5am, 11am and 3 to 4pm and Friday at 5am.
  • Thursday is the best day to post to Instagram.
  • The safest times to post to Instagram are Tuesday through Friday 9am to 6pm
  • Sunday is the least engaging day for Instagram.

Let’s take a look at each major network and industry to see data on the best times to post on social media by clicking here.


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Natasha Silva

New Social Media Manager for Ample

Meet Ample Media’s new Social Media Manager.

Natasha obtained a BA in Communication Science via UNISA in 2013, whilst working for a small publishing company. Her passion for writing, specifically in the digital realm, led to her work as a freelance copywriter, which she still does successfully to do this day.

Her growing fascination with the world of social media and digital marketing prompted her to complete a Social Media Application and Best Practice course with the Red and Yellow School in 2014. Natasha put this knowledge to good use by offering social media management as another of her freelance services, whilst garnering numerous clients, including a popular pharmaceutical company.

Today Natasha works at Ample Media as a social media manager. She assists Roné with the managing of clients’ social pages, creating and scheduling of content, and design work.

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