Ari Herzog
Online media strategist for business and government
Newburyport , MA


Websites:
Current Work:
  • Community Manager at Social Media Today
  • Principal at Ari Herzog & Associates
  • Blogger at AriWriter
  • Previous Work:
  • Assistant Chief Administrative Officer at City of Newburyport
  • Project Manager at Massachusetts Executive Office of Economic Development
  • Education:
  • Master's in Public Administration, Suffolk University
  • BS in Sociology, Worcester State College

  • Detailed Experience Summary:

    Community Manager at Social Media Today
    March 2009 - Present

    Responsible for blogger outreach, site moderation, and various back-end programming for B2B online communities including the Sustainable Cities Collective and Governing People.

    Principal at Ari Herzog & Associates
    September 2008 - Present

    I help companies and individuals reduce overhead, increase productivity, and engage with customers and constituents using interactive marketing and online branding. I can assist you in determining which social networking tools are best.

    Blogger at AriWriter
    May 2007 - Present

    I provide strategies and tips on social media and online marketing. My blog is ranked in the top 250 according to AdAge, and receives over 5,000 weekly visitors. I'm also a contributing blogger to the Huffington Post and Mashable.

    Assistant Chief Administrative Officer at City of Newburyport
    August 2007 - February 2008

    Supported the management of a $35 million municipal operating budget, exclusive of schools, for 500 employees and 17,000 residents. Among my responsibilities, I coordinated the mission, structure, and policy objectives of an 11-member energy advisory committee; recommended or implemented policy in health insurance, transportation, and economic development; and represented the mayor on the Commission on Diversity & Tolerance, Local Emergency Planning Committee, School Committee’s Revenue Task Force, and the Merrimack Valley Regional Transportation Authority Board.

    Project Manager at Massachusetts Executive Office of Economic Development
    December 2004 - May 2007

    Served as a special assistant to the Secretary of Economic Development, Governor, and other senior secretariat officials. Responsible for numerous activities including writing outgoing correspondence, coordinating incoming correspondence, managing regional competitiveness councils, serving on cross-agency boards, and more.


    Detailed Education Summary:

    Master's in Public Administration, Suffolk University
    May 2007


    BS in Sociology, Worcester State College
    May 1999


    Conversation History: (8 total)

    Date Person
    04/07/09 Kristi Arndt
    04/07/09 Gregory Siverling
    04/07/09 Dale Donnelly
    04/07/09 Shella Fitzpatrick
    04/07/09
    04/07/09 Eric Glazer
    04/07/09 Bonnie Gortler
    04/07/09 Matthew Krumsiek