Original blog published on Feb. 13, 2018 | Blog updated on Feb. 2, 2022

Fall in Love With a New, Improved Image

Even if you promised to love each other through thick and thin, some promises are made to be broken. Take your branding, for example. If you made a commitment to a poor or so-so brand when you were young and naïve, you shouldn’t be saddled with that mistake for eternity.

But when you’ve invested a great deal of time and built your business around a brand, read more

Original blog published on Nov. 25, 2015 | Blog updated on December 9, 2021

Double-Check This List Before You Roll Out Your New Brand!

Creating a new brand is a major milestone. As a company that went through the rebranding process ourselves, we know how challenging it can be. But you’ll find the rewards to be well worth the challenge—that is, of course, if you roll out your new brand properly.
From your business cards to your fleet of service vehicles, read more

Original blog published on October 13, 2015 | Blog updated on November 9, 2021

When it comes to HVAC marketing, branding is essential.

Happy Thanksgiving! Before we all get to enjoy our holiday meal, the cook must do a lot of planning and preparation. Well, the same is true when you’re an entrepreneur creating a new HVAC business. And one of the first and most important ingredients you need to focus on is your marketing. read more

With a Jaw-Dropping Garage Door Company Brand

Most garage door companies haven’t figured out yet that powerful branding will help them stand out from the competition and dominate their markets. So, if you’re a garage door business owner who truly “gets it,” you’re in a unique position to capitalize on the situation and achieve success that may be far greater than you ever imagined.

Not convinced? Meet Tommy Mello, owner of A1 Garage Door Service. read more

Original blog published on April 16, 2018 | Blog updated on October 19, 2021

Beware! Don’t Let Your New Brand Masquerade as Someone Else’s Brand

Happy Halloween! This is the season when it’s absolutely fun and acceptable to dress up in costume and pretend to be someone or something else. But do you know what is never fun, acceptable or in season? Dressing up your business in another company’s branding and trying to pass it off as your own. read more

Original blog published on July 14, 2015 | Blog updated on May 14, 2021

Learn the Ins & Outs of Building a Mascot-Based Brand

Many small businesses have plain, nondescript logos, resulting in—you guessed it—plain, nondescript brands. This strategy also leads to dull-looking stationery, print ads, uniforms, vehicle wraps and other advertising that blends in with the crowd.
If your business falls into this category, here’s some good news: It doesn’t have to be this way. read more

Original blog published on July 31, 2015 | Blog updated on March 15, 2021

See Why Your Brand’s Color Palette Matters

When you are building your brand, the last thing you want to do is blend in with the ho-hum advertising clutter that is bombarding your audience. You want to create a brand that is unique and fresh—that rises above the noise and grabs everyone’s attention. One of the most critical decisions you will make is your brand’s color palette. read more

Original blog published on Aug. 20, 2012 | Blog updated on Feb. 12, 2021

Discover If Your Brand Is Holding Your Business Back!

Is nostalgia, “nephew art” or a lack of brand standards holding your business back from reaching its maximum potential? It’s time to find out!

Having worked with several hundred small businesses on their brand development, our team at KickCharge Creative has seen our fair share of branding problems. Unfortunately, many of these problems can’t be salvaged with just a few tweaks. read more

Contractors With Strong Branding Improve Hiring Success

It’s a nearly universal concern our home service contractor clients share: their growth efforts are stymied by inadequate staffing. Companies working with an HVAC marketing agency may feel particularly frustrated when their campaigns are yielding leads, yet their capacity for scheduling new customer appointments is limited. They want to hire more technicians, but they struggle to find quality candidates.
Sales growth is directly related to successful staffing. read more

Buehler Air Conditioning Describes Strategy, Fears and Results for SignCraft Magazine

It’s one thing to hear a branding and marketing agency preach the benefits of rebranding. It’s another to hear a first-hand account from a business owner who has experienced it himself. Jason Buehler, the owner of a Jacksonville, FL, air conditioning and heating company, shared the story of his recent rebranding journey with KickCharge Creative for the July/August 2019 issue of SignCraft magazine. read more