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SandraBellamy.com New Website is Live and Launched

Sandrabellamy.com

All Singing, All Dancing, http://www.sandrabellamy.com is now Live, Launched and Looking fantastic! Enjoy!

Hi everyone

Since I got back from London, I have been mega busy with going straight back into my day job and building my websites. I have finally finished building and just launched, my All Singing, All Dancing, SandraBellamy.com website. I am especially proud of this one. It has every element I wanted in it. This website is BIG! You can scroll down and read and see tons more:

  • My Break Through The Barriers Of Redundancy book – Coming soon
  • A slider
  • A slide show
  • Testimonials
  • Facebook Pages
  • Twitter Pages
  • Featured pages
  • Awesome photos
  • Pages with all of my businesses

This is the penultimate site. My last site to finish and officially launch is my http://www.embraceyourquirky.com site. It already has content and has had a fair amount of hits. It displays my YouTube videos from my http://www.youtube.com/user/quirkybooksTV channel, and takes more of a blog site look, making it a completely different and ‘quirky’ feel to my other sites.

I do own two other domains, but not planning to do anything with them for a very long time, as they aren’t currently directly related to what I am doing.

So, soon, I am done with building sites. Then it’s site maintenance, updating what is already there, and I need to add more pages to this and my http://www.quirkybooks.wordpress.com blog too. I must also update my LinkedIn profile and some of my http://www.sandrabellamy.co.uk site at some point.

In the future, my http://www.quirkybooks.net site, will no longer have dummy text on there, but be my own e-Book store. I intend to create and produce e-Books that will include the following subjects:

  • Getting back into work
  • Writing
  • Blogging
  • Twitter
  • Asexuality

I am so excited. This is the start of my biggest dreams and I am so very fortunate to have you on my journey with me – Without you, I would not be where I am today, so THANK YOU xxxxxxxx

I have got photos and videos to share with you from London and Chestnut’s birthday last month, that I am behind with publishing. In the meantime, please tell me what you think of my new http://www.sandrabellamy.com site??

Stay positive, keep going for your dreams and write soon

Sandra

 

Launch of sandrabellamy.co.uk

Hi everyone

I would like to announce the launch of sandrabellamy.co.uk

This is a sample taken from the About Sandra Bellamy/Home page.

Welcome to the website of Sandra Bellamy.

Sandra Bellamy, Writer, Owner and Founder of quirkybooks.net and beatredundancyblues.com/.co.uky

A Writer and Redundancy Breakthrough and Employment Success Specialist by night, a part-time Tutor for the Recovery Learning Community, a full-time Fitted Bedroom Specialist in John Lewis by day and a volunteer Health Buddy. Sandra Bellamy has a range of skills, experience, knowledge and expertise that she loves sharing with others to advance their own career and their own learning.

Sandra’s life changing moment came when she was made redundant for the second time in 2009.

“When I was made redundant for the second time in my career, it changed my life. At first I felt my gut was wrenched from me, worried about my future, concerned about finances, bewildered and lost, I just didn’t know what I was going to do.

A couple of weeks later I began to feel relieved that it was over.  I thought about the negative aspects of the job I had just left and focused on what I could change about my life and my future career to make me happy. Rather than just being in a job that I was good at, I began to see and understand what job I was meant to be doing. I assessed –

What I was passionate about?

What made me happy?

What did I ultimately want to do with my life?

I came up with two answers:

  1. To be a writer
  2. To help people

I now do both of these.

I  have had:

I have written the course content for ‘Blogging as an aid to recovery – How to start a WordPress.com blog’ that I am teaching for the Recovery Learning Community.

My blog about writing is at quirkybooks.wordpress.com. I write all of the content for beatredundancyblues.com and beatredundancyblues.co.uk. and beatredundancyublues.wordpress.com. I have my own author website at quirkybooks.net that is currently under construction and I am working on my first two e-Books.

I help people who are redundant to get back into work via my two websites beatredundancyblues.com and beatredundancyblues.co.uk. These are free to use resources, that have access to lots of job sites, recruitment sites and courses sites from within the one site. They have a wealth of other useful information, help and advice. Including about job interviews, time management and health and wellbeing. beatredundancyblues likes to take a holistic approach to redundancy and getting back into work.

Redundancy changed my whole outlook on life and now I am a much happier and more fulfilled person, who believes in myself and what I was born to do.  I do not profess to be the best, just to enjoy what I do and to help others  as best as I can.”

Keep smiling, keep being positive, believe in yourself and that good things can happen for you.

Sandra Bellamy

 

 

 

beatredundancyblues.co.uk Coming Soon

Hi Everyone

I am mega busy at the moment creating my beatredundancyblues.co.uk website, it will be very similar to beatredundancyblues.com with all of your favourite information pages but with a blog added for much more interaction with you. This way you can let me know what you like and what you don’t and what other help and support you need in your quest to find employment.

Watch this space for the official launch of beatredundancyblues.co.uk

My web host who hosts beatredundancyblues.com has decided to stop people from using RVSiteBuilder  to build any new website by removing it from their system. As my site is built using this, I now have to get access to my site admin panel through a link. I was informed that eventually the RVSiteBuilder will be dis-continued completely. beatredundancyblues.co.uk was due to be launched at the end of this year but in light of this new challenge, I am creating it now and transferring it’s valuable information over to beatredundancyblues.co.uk. I have to do this manually and re-format it before adding it to the new WordPress.Org site for beatredundancyblues.co.uk

For those of you who are not familiar with beatredundancyblues.com and what is is about, here is an except from it:

This website is designed to give you easy access to a wealth of knowledge, experience and skills needed to survive redundancy and get back into work. No longer do you have to trawl through website after website trying to find the information you want, you can get it all here at the click of a button.

Make your job search easier by getting instant access to these sites at the click of a button. Find an area that interests you and get right to it.
This website is essential for anyone who is:

  1. Redundant
  2. Unemployed
  3. Changing Career
  4. Job Hunting
  5. Lacking In Direction
  6. Wanting Motivation
  7. Needing Help
  8. Looking For Support

I have to say that using WordPress.org compared to the .com version has been far more challenging than I thought it would be. What experience have you had with the .org version compared to the .com? Have you got any advice or hints and tips on how to get the best out of using the .org version?

On thursday this week, I am going to an awards ceremony by the police to be awarded a Good Citizens Award. I feel honoured and humbled to be getting the award and thought I would let you know.

Write soon

Sandra

 

Launch of Facebook beatredundancyblues company page

Hi Everyone

Thanks to those who helped make my IAG rewards list so enjoyable. It’s back to work for me now and what better way to celebrate than with the launch of my beatredundancyblues company page on Facebook.

You can see my page by clicking this link: http://www.facebook.com/beatredundancyblues  You are most welcome to look, comment, Like or share my page and if you want to know more you can also contact me at: beatredundancyblues@beatredundancyblues.com

I have also updated my newly qualified title to Redundancy and Unemployment Specialist Support Advisor, Consultant, Trainer and Writer. I will be offering a range of products and services to help people who are redundant and unemployed, to get back into work.

beatredundancyblues.com is still being designed and so you will not be able to access it until it’s launch but you can refer to this blog for help and advice in the meantime.

Another celebration is the fact that my writing blog http://quirkybooks.wordpress.com has won a second award called the One Lovely Blog Award, you may want to check it out.

For those of you who use LinkedIn my page is http://uk.linkedin.com/in/sandrabellamy please get in touch.

You can also tweet me @beatredundancyb or use the contact form below to have your say.

Stay positive Sandra Bellamy

Reward Yourself

Hi Everyone

I have recently worked very hard to complete 10 modules of a Level 4 IAG Diploma. (Information, Advice and Guidance.)

I got given my modules on the 4th of May and had a tight deadline of the 25th of June, that was extended to the 27th of June.  This Diploma is often done over a year and so I had my work cut out. With a lot of self-discipline, a lack of sleep and a huge amount of motivation, I succeeded in getting my coursework in by the 27th of June.

In order to motivate myself, I created a rewards list.  That got larger and larger as time went on and I put more hours in to working.  The list did work and now I am rewarding myself and it feels great.  Here is my list:

  • Meet my friends
  • See my Grandma
  • Visit my parents
  • Eat sugar free, gluten free, chocolate ice-cream
  • Go to the cinema
  • Rent movies out

This list is not exhaustive, but captures all of the main points.  Your list will be about what’s important to you.

In order to motivate yourself, it is essential to reward yourself once the work is done.  It is important to give yourself little rewards as you go along, for the work you have done so far but if you tell yourself, you are not allowed to do some of the things until you have completed the work and it’s things you really want and need to do, then it will incentivise you to get the work done.

What is on your rewards list?

Stay positive

Sandra

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