written by Liz Laenger
June 2016

If you haven’t been on one of my trainings, you most likely don’t know me or my story.  

The Backstory - I was a stay at home mom for 10 years, and while I entertained a few business ideas, I mostly enjoyed making my home and planning family activities. One day, my then husband, asked me to get a job. I reluctantly agreed.

In my home state of Louisiana, it was easy to get a job on a movie set, especially as part of a scene’s background. For several years, I worked on countless movie sets and had a blastMy ambition was to do something fun and unusual, and the movie business was the ticket.  It was a great experience, and I learned so much, mostly that I have absolutely no ambition of being an actor.

Finally, I was offered the chance to work on the movie The Campaign starring Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis. I jumped at the chance, because they are two of my favorite comedic actors. To my delight, I got on three scenes. It would be three days of laughing, and who wouldn’t want a job where you get paid to laugh … right?!

The Takeaway – So, What Will Ferrell Taught Me About Social Media Marketing is as follows: