“Fighting the Fraud Police” – Original Song

I introduced you to the fraud police in my blog post about my ukulele retreat last September. And back then I made a note, that “Fighting the Fraud Police” might be a good song inspiration and it was. I’ve had parts of the chorus for months now, and after my songwriting retreat this January I was so inspired when I came home, that I sat down and finally wrote the whole song.

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Trying to tear down a wall during my songwriting retreat

I had a great start into the new year and spent the first weekend of 2019 at a songwriting retreat in the beautiful Waldviertel in Lower Austria. As you all know, I started to write my own songs a couple of months ago and I soon felt the need to get more insight, find out if I’m doing it right (hello fraud police…) and how other people tackle that task. Not many songwriting workshops are offered here in Austria though so I was really happy when I found this special weekend long offer at GEA Akademie.

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Planning my Instagram

I got lots of feedback in the last couple of months about me being so consistent in posting on Instagram everyday and with a new video every other day. Even though that is changing now a bit, I think my approach is still interesting to some of you.

To be able to make a good post everyday, you need to know in advance what you’re going to post, so you can prepare your pictures and videos, think about themes and get enough variation. Since some of you were interested, here’s how I do it (or did it).

Warning: If you’re not into lists and planning, you should probably stop reading now…


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