Originally recorded on February 15, 2024
Is your media company keeping up with changes that Google is making to its search algorithm? This session, led by well-known digital content consultant David Arkin dives deep into the changes that Google has made and what you need to do with your content to ensure that your media company isn’t left behind. David provides tactics that newsrooms should be using to keep up with the changes from keywords to headlines to images. You’ll leave this session with practical strategies that will help you win the local SEO game.
David Arkin is the owner of David Arkin Consulting, which provides fractional digital audience and revenue leadership, branded and organic content strategies and creation and tech stack guidance for media companies.
In his 20-year career, David has built a wealth of experience serving as a reporter, editor, director, consultant and executive for newspapers, magazines, television stations, media associations and news start-ups.
He has developed high-quality content and built transformative digital strategies that led to significant audience growth, new revenue streams, and improved processes and technology for family-owned companies, brands and large media organizations. He has worked for GateHouse Media (now Gannet), Graham Media Group, the Local Media Association and CNHI.
A nationally recognized audience leader, David has led content for some of the country’s largest news organizations and even built his own media business from scratch. He has been named the Digital News Innovator of the Year by the Local Media Association, led numerous newsrooms to national journalism awards and has served on national industry boards like the Associated Press Media Editors and the Local Media Association Foundation Board.