March 24, 2014

Send Your Emails at the Perfect Time

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We all send a lot of emails. That's no secret. According to research from Radicati, over 3 billion emails are sent every single day, and it doesn't look to be stopping anytime soon. Furthermore, that also goes for the number of email accounts worldwide, which are growing at an unprecedented rate.

This is all leading us to playing the email game: trying to send an email at the perfect time just to make sure the message does not get lost in the inbox shuffle, and perhaps even be read! It's never easy, we know. Taking time zones and other factors into consideration, there's a lot that goes into knowing the perfect time to send an email.

So we decided to take a look at how the email habits of Contactually users, and we found a few interesting things:

    • Those on the east coast love shooting emails first thing in the morning.

    • 54% of emails sent during the day are sent between 6 AM and noon.

    • 29% of all emails are sent from 9 AM to noon.