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Liz and Bill Spear
RE/MAX Alliance 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com - Mason, OH
RE/MAX Alliance Cincinnati & Dayton suburbs

My thought is if we're posting evergreen content that is meant to be found for years, it really doesn't matter what time of day or week we post.  Plan to write high quality content and get it out there. 

If on the other hand the post is "disposable", I wouldn't recommend Saturday night at 9 p.m.  Just not many comments come out of that :)

Apr 16, 2018 05:07 PM
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

on ActiveRain, I think it's early in the morning.... before the business day begins!!!  on websites, anytime is good.... 

Apr 16, 2018 05:18 PM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

The best time for me is when I can get it done.  It sure beats not doing it at all. 

Apr 16, 2018 06:31 PM
Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

 When people are sitting in front of their computer, or surfing their smartphone.   Before 8:00AM weekdays.   And at 10:00AM weekdays (people are on coffee break).  Lunchtime.   2:30PM (afternoon break) weekdays.  Then after 6:00PM when everyone is home.

Apr 16, 2018 06:37 PM
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

As you don't necessarily expect interaction on market updates I would say early morning or early afternoon especially if there are notifications.

Apr 16, 2018 05:53 PM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

I haven't posted since December but I have used 3am as my scheduled post time when I was "ahead" and "ready" but it probably doesn't really matter as the "Internet" is always "on".  Do you find traffic varies when you post? I am still happy whenever a buyer or seller "finds" me.

Apr 16, 2018 05:13 PM
Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

I don't stress about it - it gets done when it gets done! I think of it more like adding another chapter in the Book of Charlotte Real Estate - in 1, 2, 5 or 10 years, it won't matter what time I posted it!

Apr 16, 2018 07:05 PM
Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

I've given up on the "science" and relied on my own experience that early mornings Mon-Fri seem to work best between 6am-8AM when folks are pre-work. I also thing between 1pm - 2pm weekdays is great when folks are checking in back from lunch. Liz and Bill Spear make a great point too.

Apr 16, 2018 06:45 PM
Jeff Perlis Prime Properties
Prime Properties - Lake Arrowhead, CA
Experience Your Own Transformation!

Great question! 

Apr 16, 2018 06:05 PM
William Feela
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

It seems like it is different every day

Apr 16, 2018 06:36 PM
Mike Kelly,CRS,CIPS
The MJKelly Team - Santa Rosa, CA
"One of Sonoma County's Natural Resources"

I know some of the social media gurus have the right time of day, the day and the lenght of data to be shared. Market data though is not a huge timely, "Share" this kind post. I usallly wait a week after the first of the month before I run data for the previous month. Sales are somewhat not fully reported. For the past year I've been running "types" of loans to determine where the action is in the lending, funding market. In Sonoma County "wine country", greatest state of California for the month of March we had total sales of 358. Of those closed deal Cash was 34% of the market, conventional financing 56%. The remaining was FHA with 18 closings, 4 private and VA a paltry 2%!  

Apr 16, 2018 06:20 PM
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Barbara Todaro says when you got it post it is where she last left me

Apr 16, 2018 06:09 PM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Early morning and late afternoon.

Apr 16, 2018 06:09 PM
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

I don't know if there is a best time David Martin BUT I go for consistency. I get my regular market report up every Saturday between 7:30 and 8;30 AM. That way those who count on me always know when it will be posted and how "fresh" it is. My condo & town house report is always posted early Sunday morning.

Anything other than market reports gets posted when ever it pops into my head.

Apr 16, 2018 05:11 PM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

I have found that you work out your own times..

Apr 16, 2018 11:11 PM
Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

I post when I can and share it multiple times.

Apr 16, 2018 10:43 PM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


There are all kinds of theories and all kinds of data.  If you have something important, something valuable, and something genuine, it will get read by those who appreciate the words you share.  A

Apr 16, 2018 08:09 PM
Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

on our blogs I really don't think it matters.  But I've been working hard on figuring out when the best time to post to get the best results is on my facebook page and plan to write a post on that on Friday.

Apr 16, 2018 08:00 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

I don't...  I post when I have time. My professional life does not and cannot revolve around social media.

Apr 17, 2018 03:57 AM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

I dont worry about that, G will find me when they are ready, and so will my clients.

The important thing is to just keep posting and posting and posting.


Apr 16, 2018 09:17 PM
Shabana Pathan
Keller Williams Real Estate - Bethlehem, PA
Real Estate Agent serving Northampton County. PA

Its alway best to schedule your post in advance! Most of my post are between 2 and 5pm or 6-8pm for maximum activities. 

Apr 17, 2018 01:07 PM
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I'm parked and reading.

Apr 17, 2018 06:01 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

I try to post on AR in the morning. The rest gets done when it gets done!!

Apr 17, 2018 05:22 AM
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

The thing is most posts have a life which means i post when most are looking. Such as the mornings. I post at the top of the hour. 

Apr 17, 2018 05:16 AM
Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate

Not that I remember. I just remember someone saying the busiest time of day & I can't remember it. 

I post mine with the scheduler Friends+Me when it is the most active depending on the SM site.

Apr 17, 2018 05:14 AM
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Barbara Todaro nailed this one!

Apr 17, 2018 05:04 AM
Buzz Mackintosh
Mackintosh REALTORS - Frederick, MD
“Experience, reliable, leadership”

Early morning / afternoon ~ weekdays

Apr 17, 2018 04:36 AM
Richard L. McKinney P.A.
Atlantic Shores Realty Expertise - Port St Lucie, FL
For Results that MOVE you on the Treasure Coast!

You just missed it. Last Friday the 13th, full moon, Capricorn was in Virgos Sagittarius and it was bliss for the social media nerds. 

Apr 17, 2018 04:35 AM
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel


Apr 17, 2018 04:31 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

I do this when time allows, not worrying about what time is best.

Apr 20, 2018 08:48 AM
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

David Martin - Friday 1-3 is the best (as per the research done by Jay McHugh ) and I agree.

Most of the days during lunch hour may be a good idea - though not as much effective as Friday, perhaps.

Apr 17, 2018 10:47 PM
Christopher Leo
Status 5 Studio, Inc. - Sunnyvale, CA
Leading Agent Real Estate Marketing

You can post content basically anytime on your website. What you want to take into account is the schedule of your promotion of that content on your social media properties.

Since you can never catch everyone you want to see your stuff at the same time, the thing we've found that works is that you post about your content 3-4 times throughout the day. For instance, 8AM, 11AM, 3PM and 6PM.

Be sure to write each post differently, so it won't look like spam content that you put no effort into. 

Pro Tip: Once you've done this, analyze your results. Check to see which platforms are most active at which post times. This will give you great intel that will allow you to actually post less, and still get great results 

Apr 17, 2018 08:45 PM
Beth Atalay
Cam Realty and Property Management - Clermont, FL
Cam Realty of Clermont FL

I post whenever I can on ActiveRain, if I'm running FB ads, I schedule them to start on a Thursday at 8:00am for four days. 

Apr 17, 2018 03:22 PM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Not sure how much it matters here on AR and often it depends, for me, on when I have time to get it posted. If it's good content people will find it. Website analytics could be helpful.

Apr 17, 2018 08:12 AM
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

I think that would depend on your website analytics.  What time do most people visit your site?  Do they come organically or are they brought in by a search query?  If a search brings them in, post whenever as Google will need to index it before people will come to the article.  If people come to your site at 6pm regularly by typing in the URL, then I'd post before 6pm.

Apr 17, 2018 07:40 AM