Best times to post on Instagram 

The latest social media statistics prove that Instagram is a powerhouse of engagement. You already know it and you want to reap the most of it.

Instagram Algorithm

1. Interest 2. Recency 3. Relationship

Remember back when Instagram posts were shown in chronological order?

Instagram Posting Factors to Consider

You need to know when most of your followers are using the app so you can post during those time slots.

Your target follower demographics

Adults who work the typical 9-to-5 job might be more likely to look at Instagram in the morning whereas college kids who stay out late and pull all-nighters....

Time zone differences

If you've got followers or a target audience from all over the world, then post at specific times of the day.

Engagement patterns you've noticed

Make sure you pay close attention to any increases in interaction when you post at certain times of the day. 

Your business profile insights

 If you have a business profile, you'll have access to analytics on impressions, profile views, follower post engagement, stories, and more. 

A good Instagram scheduling tool

Instead of trying to remember to post at manually specific times,  schedules your posts all at once.

Best Times to Post on Instagram

Monday: 5 AM, 11 AM, 12 PM Tuesday: 7 AM, 8 AM Wednesday: 5 AM, 6 AM Thursday: 6 AM, 11 AM Friday: 7 AM, 2 PM, 3 PM Saturday: 6 AM, 8 AM, 9 AM Sunday: 1 AM, 6 PM, 7 PM

Best day & time to post on Instagram

4 AM - 10 AM on Tuesdays 7 AM - 11 AM on Wednesdays 2 PM on Fridays

More Detailed List of Best Posting Times

While deciding a single best time to post on Instagram is tricky.