How to Configure the Best Time to Tweet Report to ‘Buffer’ Your Tweets

SocialBro generates the Best Time to Tweet report by analyzing the timeline of each of your followers to discover when they are usually online during the week. With this information, we’ve implemented an algorithm that can schedule Tweets in the Buffer app for optimum Tweet exposure. Buffer is an amazing tool that allows you to schedule the content you find online and add it to your Twitter stream.

As you can see in the video, you have to sign up in Buffer (if you don’t yet have a Buffer account), then click on the Best Time to Tweet title in the Analytics section of the top navigation bar.

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From here you can choose to view your default report or a custom report you have created (once the report has finished generating).

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In the first chart (“When are your followers online?”), you’ll see the ‘Config Buffer schedule‘ option.

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After clicking ‘Config Buffer Schedule’, You will be asked to authorize Bufferapp access to your Twitter account (this does not mean anything will be posted without your consent etc) and then you’ll see this dialogue box:

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You just have to select the days of the week you want to Tweet, how many Tweets per day and the minimum interval between each Tweet. After that SocialBro automatically configures the optimal times for your Tweets. Once you have done this, you’ll see in your settings in Buffer the times selected through SocialBro.

We recommend you configure your Buffer with the Best Time to Tweet from SocialBro each week because users’ behaviour changes and communities grow.

Go to the next section – How to export your optimal tweet schedule from SocialBro to Hootsuite