Episode 127 of the Social Media for Mompreneurs Podcast: Busting Instagram Myths with Shannon McKinstrie and Host Allison Scholes.

Guess what – you don’t have to post every day on Instagram! That’s right. I said it and I’m standing behind it, and my guest today, Shannon McKinstrie certainly agrees! We’re going to bust some popular Instagram myths that just might be holding you back.

Today, Shannon and I get into an open and honest conversation about Instagram, the algorithm, and information overload. If you’re ready to show up on Instagram with ease, and let go of what doesn’t matter, and get rid of burnout, you’re going to love this fun episode.

My friend Shannon is a social media marketing rock star. She helps small businesses make a big impact and grow through organic, proven strategies.

This episode is a must-listen if you’re:

  • Confused by all the hacks to out-wit the algorithm
  • Feeling pressured to do 3 reels a day, at least one feed post, 5 to 7 stories, etc
  • Struggling to find your people (Shannon shares the coolest “hack” ever to find them!)



We’ll bust these common Instagram myths:

  • You have to post daily
  • It’s possible to fool the algorithm with certain hacks to increase your (Insert metric here)
  • You need to post 3 reels a day or do a 30-day reels challenge to grow your followers
  • The big names are giving you the best advice to grow your account (spoiler: only if you aren’t looking to make sales in your biz in many cases)
  • Plus several bits of mindset and more!


Connect with Shannon:

website: http://www.shannonmckinstrie.com

Instagram: @shannonmckinstrie

Free Gift: Close More Discovery Calls Masterclass and Cheat Sheet


Before we dive in, I am excited to announce there will be a third round of the Instagram Growth Bootcamp starting September 3rd!I know you know the potential of Instagram, but if you’re feeling stuck with growing and strategy you need to hop on the waitlist today.

The Bootcamp is for you if:

  • You’re just getting started with Instagram
  • You’re pretty well versed on the “Gram but still struggle with some parts of it
  • You’re an OG on Insta but still aren’t seeing the growth or engagement you want

In just 8 weeks we’ll cover what would take you an entire year to accomplish on your own including:

  • Knowing exactly what to post to meet your goals
  • Growing your following organically
  • Connecting with people daily without feeling sleezy
  • Taking control of your time spent on the app so you can get back to your business
  • Setting up your own workflow that supports how you need work
  • Plus so much more!

If being a content creation queen while doing it all with simplicity and control has you more excited than drinking your coffee before it gets cold, be sure to get on that waitlist now.


Now that you’ve joined the waitlist, it’s time to grab your favorite drink and get ready to bust some Instagram myths with us!




Full Transcript Below!

Before you go, I’d love to connect with you and give you some gifts to help you grow your online presence!

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Personal Branding Workbook: https://ascholes.wpengine.com/rock-your-personal-brand/



If you enjoyed this myth-busting episode, you’ll love the Instagram Growth Bootcamp. You’ll break through all the hype, myths, and limiting beliefs while learning the most up-to-date choices for growing your IG presence with clarity and ease. Don’t wait, add your name to the waitlist and be ready to go when we start Sept 3rd!

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