A Quick Guide to Social Media for Content Creators

Posting to social media is quick and easy, but it can also become too much, too fast. Here’s how often you should be posting to social media every day to get the best engagement.

1. Update your Facebook status once.

With so many friends and pages filling up a user’s newsfeed every day, you don’t want to post to Facebook more than once a day. The best time to update your status is 1-4 p.m.

Check out this video on what to post to get more likes.

2. Tweet up to five times.

Unlike Facebook, Twitter is designed for short, real-time updates. Don’t overload your followers, but Tweet up to five times a day. The best time to tweet is 1-3 p.m.

This video will teach you how to write a powerful tweet.

3. Post to Instagram once.

The best time to post to Instagram is anytime, but users don’t like to see more than one picture per person per day.

Check out these Instagram posting tips.

4. Pin up to ten items.

Pinterest is at its best between 5-11 p.m. Repin up to ten items for the best results.

Watch this video to learn how to create custom pins.

Social media is a great way to promote your videos. Follow these tips to get the most out of your social media engagement.

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Kristen Harris enjoys listening to a wide range of music, from Taylor Swift to, on occasion, Celtic instrumental. She also spends her time writing, reading, and baking.