What’s the Best Website Design for Me?

April 10, 2023 / by Team HaBO

posted in Website Development, Marketing, Digital Marketing


Website design is a crucial element for any business.Your website is one of the most important marketing tools you have. It's your online storefront, and it's how potential customers will learn about your business and decide whether or not to do business with you.

With so many website design options available, it's natural to wonder what the best approach is for your business. Find out how to choose the right website design for your business.

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How to Choose a Website Design Company: 3 Crucial Questions to Ask

March 29, 2023 / by Team HaBO

posted in Lead Generation, Website Development, Grow Your Business


First impressions matter. Your website is one of your most important business assets. It should clearly communicate the problem you solve and what you offer while still making Google happy. Choosing the right company to design or redesign your website is a crucial step in establishing a strong online presence. There are important factors to consider when selecting a company to help create an effective website that reflects your values and engages your target audience. You also want to pay attention to the claims the company makes about their process and abilities, as well as review any past websites they’ve designed.

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How Much Does a New Website or Redesign Cost?

March 14, 2023 / by Team HaBO

posted in Website Development, Marketing


In today's world, a website is critical to the success of any business. It’s the one place online where you have complete control over your content and brand messaging. Whether you're starting a brand-new website or redesigning your current site, the cost is always a concern. Let’s explore pricing structure, and what factors determine the cost of a website redesign.

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Year in Review: Meaningful Milestones Celebrated in 2022

December 30, 2022 / by Kathryn Redman

posted in Our Thought Bubbles, HaBO News, Personal Reflections


This past year has been momentous for Half a Bubble Out. If you have been following us at all, you know that we checked off 20 years in business. Just writing that causes me to want to pause and simply say thank you to all of you: our clients, friends, vendors, and others who are part of our larger community.

Thank you for the gift of allowing us to partner with you in growing your companies, in developing your leadership, and in managing the day to day opportunities that running a business or leading a team brings to your doorstep.

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Why is Website Traffic Important to My Business?

September 30, 2022 / by Team HaBO

posted in Lead Generation, Website Traffic, Holistic Strategy


Popularity? Sure it’s nice to be noticed and all, but is that really the point? To be able to brag and say, yah…I had 1,000,000 visitors to my website last year…


That may be impressive, but why is website traffic important to your business?


Website traffic (or the number of visitors to your website) is important because the number of visitors equals the number of opportunities you have to add new customers. 

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How Small Business Leaders Can Avoid Babysitting New Hires

March 4, 2022 / by Team HaBO

posted in Leadership, Management, Employees


Many leaders hire a new employee and instantly feel like they’ve gone from business leader to babysitter. When leaders describe what they mean by “babysitting” employees, what they’re really saying is they don’t want to spend any time at all with a new employee. The first day on the job they think they should be able to just show them their desk, give them a task, and the employee will know exactly what to do.

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How Coach Bill Walsh Was a Model Manager

February 11, 2022 / by Kathryn Redman

posted in Leadership, Management


When Michael and I got married, we made a deal: I had to learn to like the drums, so that I could fully appreciate my husband’s percussive skills, and Michael had to learn to like football—specifically, the NFL. I fell in love with the NFL long before I fell in
love with Michael. I’m a 49ers fan first but root for Green Bay on the back end.

Michael thinks I got the easier part of the deal. Drumming seasons come and go, but the NFL is relentless.

One of the great stories of the NFL—especially for 49ers fans—is a story about how Coach Bill Walsh turned the struggling 49ers around with his leadership and management during the late ’70s and ’80s. Humor me for a second—I just have to geek out a little.

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Why It's Important for Leaders to Recognize Their Need for Growth

February 4, 2022 / by Michael K. Redman

posted in Business Development, Leadership


When I was twenty-seven years old, Kathryn and I had been married about a year and a half. One afternoon, I was walking across the parking lot from our car to our apartment, and I was feeling great. I had a skip in my step. Life was good. I thought to myself, "What can I be doing differently? What area do I need to grow in?" Almost immediately, I came to the happy conclusion: "Nothing. I'm good. There is nothing I need to improve!"

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7 Ways to Make Work More Enjoyable for Employees

January 28, 2022 / by Team HaBO

posted in Leadership, Culture, Employees

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Celebrations, surprises, and random acts of kindness are key components of building a Passion and Provision company and creating a company culture employees look forward to coming to each day. When employees work at a place they enjoy and feel cared about, they'll find fulfillment in their contribution and do good work.

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3 Ways to Motivate Your Employees So They Love Coming to Work

January 28, 2022 / by Team HaBO

posted in employee motivation, employee happiness, Culture


Do you wonder why your business is not as successful as it could be? Do your employees or the people you manage walk in the door of the office with a blank face, a loud sigh and look of hatred on their faces? If this sounds all too familiar then you most likely are lacking company culture in your business and need to learn how to motivate employees at your company. To really be a truly successful business you need to have employees that love to come to work—this all depends on the work environment YOU provide.

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