Bloggers often wonder what will be the best time to publish their content so as to yield the optimal results in terms of traffic and social shares. Social sharing widget Shareaholic studied these very metrics in reviewing its 2011 data and determined the top 100 days and times for sharing. As it turns out. Thursdays are by far the best day to post content that will be shared on social networks. especially between 8 a.m. and 12 p.m. ET. and specifically at 9 a.m. Page views. however. are far better for content posted on Mondays. And even though traffic will naturally slow down exponentially after 9 a.m.. it always sees another spike around 9 p.m. ET.
WSM April, 2012