Watch your time-of-day analytics for Twitter

by / Wednesday, 22 March 2017 / Published in Blog, How To
Time of day analytics

It’s vital to keep an eye on the analytics for the social media status updates you post, whether you use Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook or something else.

We help out on the social media team for the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction, as I mentioned last week. We track which of our status updates are performing best by looking at the analytics on the various platforms where the literary prize has a presence.

But one thing that had rather escaped me is the time-of day insights available from Twitter. And that’s because these insights are best viewed not in the analytics tab in the drop-down, but right on the homepage of your Twitter timeline, when you’re logged in. Here’s a quick how-to video to show you what I mean:

Have you modified your content or posting time of day, based on the analytics for your company’s social media accounts?

Sheila Averbuch is managing director of the content services agency ENNclick, with offices in Edinburgh, Scotland and Cork, Ireland. If you’d like help managing social media, or creating content for online or traditional marketing communications, give Sheila a call at +44 1875 341583 or email


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