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007-5 Marketing Tips From Inbound

Dec 2, 2016 8:37:25 AM / by Michael Redman

posted in Passion & Provision


BCEA1907-57FC-41B1-921E-2DAC783B67DA.jpgIn this episode, Michael and Kathryn took the show on the road! They recorded in Boston, MA while attending Hubspot’s INBOUND conference. The best of business, advertising and marketing, specifically inbound marketing professionals attend to where they hear from a variety of different speakers and experts. Michael and Kathryn learned so much from that conference that they decided to give you 5 tips for you to start implementing into your marketing strategy today!



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Here is a quick glance at what was discussed in this episode:

  • Intro to the inbound marketing philosophy 
  • Discuss content growth found onlinemarketing
  • What is quality content and why is it important?
  • Understand what it means to have the disease of the expert
  • Details of why mobile capability is crucial for websites

We want your business to thrive as a business full of passion and provision. These 5 steps will help you refine your marketing strategy. In need of other ways to improve your business? Check out our other podcast episodes via iTunes or Stitcher.

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Who are we? We are Michael and Kathryn Redman and the rest of the team at Half a Bubble Out Marketing.  We want you to have a Passion and Provision company to not only provide quality products and/or services to your customers, but to also provide a safe and financially fruitful place for your employees to work. Your business has the opportunity to bring joy to others and that is what we are trying to teach with this podcast. We are here to teach you how to turn your business into a Passion and Provision company because by golly we know you can do it. 




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006- The Building Blocks of Good Management

Sep 28, 2016 3:24:17 PM / by Michael Redman

posted in Passion & Provision, Management


 Are you interested in learning a management style that not only is proven to be successful but is healthy as well? Then this episode is just for you! We believe that a good manager is a good leader and is crucial piece to building a Passion and Provision company.


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Here are a few things that you will learn:business_man_playing_with_Jenga_blocks.jpg

  • The two different aspects of management

  • The 5 pieces to good management

  • When and where public recognition doesn't work

  • Basics of S.M.A.R.T. goals

  • What to do when you break trust?

And so much more! We understand how hard management can be. With so many moving pieces and parts being a good manager can be attainable with the right knowledge and understanding on what can be.  Ready to listen to the podcast to start getting the knowledge and resources you need to take the first step to understanding management? 

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005-The power of Financial Reports for Passion and Provision

Aug 25, 2016 2:52:24 PM / by Michael Redman

posted in small business, Passion & Provision


In this episode, Michael and Kathryn discuss a crucial part of your business: finances. Being that they own a small business, they are actively involved in the finaces of their business. If you are in need of a high-level understanding of the financial reports that you are required to have in order to run your business, then this episode is for you. 


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 man_looking_at_tape_from_calculatorIn this podcast they touch on:

  • the stresses of making payroll

  • review 5 important financial reports 

    • accounts payable, accounts receivable, income statement, balance statements, and cash flow statement 

  • accounting software and why you shouldn't skimp on it

  • the concept that business takes money



Understanding your financials doesn't have to be a scary aspect to running your business. Michael and Kathryn give personal accounting debacles that you can learn from. Owning your own business is hard but avoiding your financials is not good business and won't get you any closer to having a passion and provision company. 

Ready to take a listen? You have a few options. You can listen and/or download this episode on iTunes and Stitcher. 


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004 - Parts of Marketing with Passion and Provision

Jun 3, 2016 6:33:08 PM / by Michael Redman

posted in Marketing, Passion & Provision


In this Episode Michael and Kathryn begin to break down the critical pieces of marketing and how they begin creating winning marketing plans for their clients. Leaders know that marketing is key to any company's success but it often gets neglected because they don't fully understand how to get a positive ROI on their investment.


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What you will learn in this episode: 

a_table_with_electronics_and_business_items.jpg• Some of the many aspects that are the ins and outs of marketing.
• They will define the four major terms that can radically shift the way you see marketing and how effective it is for you and your business.
• What is the big picture and how you define it? Once you can define it, it will drastically change how you see it, perceive it, understand it, and interact with it.
• Learn the difference between marketing your company and the use of advertising




Michael and Kathryn really get into the meat of what Marketing is and what it means to be successful when doing it. Many of you may think that marketing is a “necessary evil,” but they give you many different reasons to think the opposite. To really see the importance of investing your money into marketing. 

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003-The 9 Areas of Business-A Complete Model for Success

Apr 25, 2016 10:22:47 PM / by Michael Redman

posted in Passion & Provision


 In this episode Michael and Kathryn will be talking about the 9 Areas of Business, and why each one is as important as the one before it and the one after it.


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What you will learn in this episode:

• 9 different areas to work on in your business to help your business grow in passion and provision.

person_working_on_finances_for_the_business• The difference between working IN your business and working ON your business.

• Help to determine if you have what it takes to become an actual entrepreneur or if you may just be having an entrepreneur seizure.

• What it takes to be good in management and leadership, what they do and do not look it.



Michael and Kathryn give you a lot of things to chew on with the model of the 9 Areas of Business, but it allows you to look at each one thing separately. To see if you meet the minimum competency needed for that area, or if you can see that you need to grow in that area in order to further grow your business.

Ready to take a listen? You have a few options. You can listen and/or download this episode on iTunes and Stitcher. 

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002 - What is a Passion and Provision Company?

Apr 13, 2016 10:37:24 PM / by Michael Redman


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This episode is the second of three foundational podcasts in this series. Michael and Kathryn spend the session discussing this overarching theme of Passion and Provision. In this episode you will learn:

  • What they mean by Passion and Provision
  • Perhaps equally as important, what they don’t mean!
  • The difference between labor and toil
  • Why there is hope for building a Passion and Provision company even if you currently don't have one.
  • Why this Passion and Provision concept forms the basis of what they call the HaBO Village.

This episode is critical for what they mean when they are discussing passion, as this term can be easily misinterpreted. 

If you find yourself even a bit interested in the HaBO Village podcast, but are unsure of this concept of “Passion and Provision” then be sure to listen to this episode.


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001 - Premier Episode - What is HaBO Village?

Apr 4, 2016 2:07:34 PM / by Michael Redman


In this premier episode Michael and Kathryn introduce themselves, and begin unpacking the core reasons for the podcast and why they believe it will be of value to leaders and entrepreneurs alike.Picture_of_Michael_and_Kathryn_Redman.jpg
What you will learn in this episode: 


  • You will begin to get a glimpse into this adventure of the HaBO Village and building a company in community.
  • You will be introduced to a big picture concept that they call Passion and Provision.
  • You will hear some of their background, learn a bit about their full time jobs as owners of Half a Bubble Out Advertising.
  • You will hear their hope and desire for you to have your own Passion and Provision business.

While it is not the focus of the podcast, you may also hear the rumblings of what it looks like to be married and run a business together! 

Ready to dive in? We welcome you and look forward to journeying together a while. You have a few options on how to listen. You can listen and/or download this episode on iTunes and Stitcher. 

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We hope you enjoy!


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