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A Guide to the Best Times to Post on Social Media (Infographic) If you aren't posting to social media when most of your audience members are on, all that time you spent can go to waste. These are the times you should focus on.

By Kristin Piombino

This story originally appeared on PR Daily

Do you post social-media updates when your audience has the highest chance of seeing them, or just whenever you think of it or happen to have a free minute?

If you aren't posting to a social media site when most of your audience members are on it, all that time you spent crafting the update goes to waste. And you're a busy person. You don't have any time to waste.

An infographic from Fannit.com lists the best and worst times to post to all the major social media sites: Pinterest, LinkedIn, Google+, Twitter, Facebook and your blog. While all audiences are different, you can use these times as a general guide. Here are the best times to post to each site:

Pinterest: On Saturday from 2 p.m.-4 p.m. and 8 p.m.-11 p.m.

LinkedIn: 7 a.m.-8:30 a.m. and 5 p.m.-6 p.m.

Google+: 9 a.m.-11 a.m.

Twitter: On weekends from 1 p.m.-3 p.m.

Facebook: Weekdays 6 a.m.- 8 a.m. and 2 p.m.-5 p.m.

Blog: Monday, Friday and Saturday at 11 a.m.

For the worst times to post to each social media site, as well as other helpful posting tips, check out the graphic:

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A Guide to the Best Times to Post on Social Media (Infographic)

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Kristin Piombino is associate editor of Ragan.com

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