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Terry Tanker

Terry Tanker

Terry is the owner of JFT Properties LLC and publisher of HVACR Business magazine. He has more than 25 years of experience in the advertising and publishing industries. He began his career with a business-to-business advertising agency. Prior to forming JFT Properties LLC in January 2006 he spent 20 years with a large national publishing and media firm where he was the publisher of several titles in the mechanical systems marketplace.In addition to his experience in advertising and publishing Terry has worked closely with numerous industry-related associations over the years including AHRI NATE and ABMA. "

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Top 5 Keys to Marketing Success

Deliver Ongoing, Consistent Messages That Emphasize Quality.

Originally published Published: 10.07.22 Author By Terry Tanker

A Celebration of Life, Remembering Jim McDermott

We remember a close friend and HVACR Business Editorial Advisory Board Member, Jim McDermott

Originally published Published: 10.07.22 Author By Terry Tanker

Must-Do, Need to Do, Nice to Do

Understanding the difference between critical and non-critical task management

Originally published Published: 08.18.22 Author By Terry Tanker

One Small Editorial for Fleet Design, A Big Change for the Industry

Welcome to HVACR Business’ 15th edition of the Tops in Trucks Fleet Design Contest. Over the last several months, many of you were introduced to our Managing Editor, Heather Langone, …

Originally published Published: 06.01.22 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with Chad Collins

Managing Editor Heather Langone, interviewed Chad Collins, owner of Pride Plumbing Heating and Cooling. A 2022 Tops in Trucks Fleet Design Contest winner, Collins talked about the importance of process, …

Originally published Published: 05.31.22 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with Rich Benninghoff

Terry Tanker met with Rich Benninghoff, President and CEO of Malco Products, SBC, based in Annandale, Minnesota. Malco is one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of high-quality, American-made specialty hand …

Originally published Published: 05.04.22 Author By Terry Tanker

Branding Your Company

The most valuable asset a company can have is the tiny piece of real estate in the minds of their customers and prospects. It means they recognize who you are …

Originally published Published: 05.01.22 Author By Terry Tanker

Why Should Customers Do Business with You?

What Value Do You Bring to Customers?

Originally published Published: 04.01.22 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with Talbot Gee

Talbot Gee, President and CEO of HARDI

Originally published Published: 04.01.22 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with Bob Elledge

Publisher, Terry Tanker, interviewed Bob Elledge, President and CEO of Rotobrush International LLC., a manufacturer of air duct cleaning equipment in Grapevine Texas. The two discussed managing with an open …

Originally published Published: 03.01.22 Author By Terry Tanker

The World’s Shortest Marketing Plan Goes A Long Way

A major drawback to most marketing plans is their complexity and length. Guy Kawasaki pointed Terry Tanker to The World's Shortest Marketing Plan by Kelly Odell, senior vice president/head of …

Originally published Published: 03.01.22 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with Luke Caldwell

Publisher Terry Tanker sat down with Luke Caldwell the other half of the hit HGTV series the Boise Boys (Terry interviewed Clint Robertson in September of 2021). The two discussed …

Originally published Published: 01.29.22 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with Colleen Keyworth

Terry Tanker sat down with Colleen Keyworth president of Women in HVACR to discuss the organization, growing up in a contracting family, on-line marketing and being named Service Nations Woman …

Originally published Published: 01.04.22 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with Michael Ficacci

Terry Tanker sat down with Michael Ficacci Vice President of Marketing, Testo North America.

Originally published Published: 12.09.21 Author By Terry Tanker

20 Questions with Brad Kivlan

Terry Tanker met with Brad Kivlan, president of Dynatemp International. The two discussed car racing, managing a company through the pandemic and the pending refrigeration transition.

Originally published Published: 11.01.21 Author By Terry Tanker