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G.G. Davis, Jr. (virtualDavis)
Attended Deerfield Academy, Georgetown University, St. John's College
Lives in Essex, NY
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" Discoverability by bookstores is a major hurdle [for indie authors]. But so what? This is a fundamental mindshift that needs to happen if you want to self-publish. You are in the business of selling books, not in the business of stocking a bookstore. You must go anywhere and everywhere necessary to sell books, and bookstores are only one sales channel." —Darcy Pattison
A traditionally published children's author discusses how she's launched a successful indie publishing effort in less than two years.
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Proud of our Essex blogging community! Thanks to everyone who came out on Wednesday to learn new skills and fine tune old skills. Cheers!
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Have you spotted a Tufted Duck at the Essex ferry dock? Would love to include your pics. If not, check out the post so you know what to look for. These cool B&W quackers are a looong way from home!
Rare Eurasian Tufted Ducks have been congregating in the Essex-Charlotte ferry channel Lake Champlain is frozen attracting birders and reporters to Essex...
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"Hyperlocal media is less about emulating traditional journalism and more about leveraging the collective passion of a community." ~ G.G. Davis, Jr.
In depth look at the Essex blog as hyperlocal media including influences and objectives. Hyperlocal media remains a defining force at the intersection of...
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Frost Quakes? During a bitter cold snap the earth beneath my feet began to boom, boom, boom!
We've been enduring a thaw / cold snap cycle for a couple of weeks. Driveway's lethal. Lawns and meadows are frosted in bulletproof ice. This cold snap...
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"Crappy homecoming!" Not exactly the eggnog-y, balsam fire aromas one dreams of this time of year...
Despite usually trumpeting my enthusiasm for returning home after adventures abroad, today I share another tune. It's been a crappy homecoming! Literally...
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Would you like to recommend an Essex area business for National Small Business Week? Please help us celebrate the enterprising members of our community whose innovation and commitment make our lifestyles (and livelihoods) possible. Thank you!
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Just updated the Kestrel with a photograph of the boat as she looks today, moored at Boldt Castle Yacht House (Thousand Islands). Enjoy!
From a vintage photo of the Kestrel docked at Rosslyn in Essex, NY some +/-125 years ago to a contemporary photo in the Thousand Islands... Kestrel remains
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How do you root out link rot on your blog/website?
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Taking chances and risking failure... On the path to success! 
Befriend failure? What sort of asinine advice is that?!?! How about gun for success, shoot for the moon, kick some @$$? Yes, yes, yes. But befriend failure!
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Wonder. Dream. Adventure. Share. Repeat! Author of Rosslyn Redux, a transmedia chronicle of marriage testing misadventures, exurban flight & eco-historic rehab.
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Wonder. Dream. Adventure. Create. Share. Repeat...
Education
  • Deerfield Academy, Georgetown University, St. John's College
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April 26
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Geo, virtualDavis, George Davis, George Gordon Davis, George Gordon Davis, Jr.