How to schedule a tweet on Twitter

Arnold Glasow said, “Success is simple. Do what’s right, the right way, at the right time.” This formula also holds true for social media. When you tweet, determines as lot of thing such as the reach, engagement, impression of the tweet and so on. If you get these things right, it will lead to a successful tweet considering you have a winner tweet at your hand.

For example, you might have an amazing tweet but you are tweeting at 3 am when almost all your audience is sleeping. The chances that it gaining very little visibility is very high. In order to get a good visibility for our tweet, we need to tweet at a time when people will see it. However, it is not always possible to tweet at the right time, simply because we have so many other tasks to perform and it might overlap with the task of tweeting too.

Twitter also understands this and has given a feature of scheduling our tweet. Twitter allows you to schedule your tweet up to a year in advance. If you don’t know how to do it, don’t worry. We will help you with it.

Steps to schedule your tweet on Twitter:

You don’t have to setup any campaign to schedule a twitter. However, the scheduling works from

  • Step 2: Click on Add new payment method.

You won’t be charged anything; Twitter however asks your credit or debit card details to give access to the scheduling feature.

  • Step 3: Once you add the payment you will have to click on the blue feather box to schedule your tweet.
  • Step 4: Compose your tweet and click on Tweet. Then select Schedule.

Remember to uncheck promoted tweets. This will send your tweet organically.

  • Step 5: Select the date and time when you would like to tweet.

If you are not impressed with what Twitter offers for scheduling your post. There are other options which we will later explore. They are:

  • Hootsuite
  • Buffer
  • TweetDeck
  • Twuffer
  • Twittimer
  • SocialOomp

With these tools you have one more weapon in your arsenal to get most of your tweet. Remember: Timing is everything! Let your audience get your tweets not when you can but when you should.

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