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‘Surf bum’ rides real estate SEO wave

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Justin Britt, a founding partner and self-described "head Web-head" responsible for online marketing and Web site usability at Hawaii Life Real Estate Services, located on the island of Kauai in Kapaa, Hawaii, is coming to the Real Estate Connect conference, which runs from Aug. 5-7 in San Francisco. Britt has worked for several online businesses and served as a search-engine optimization consultant for the real estate, travel, music and sporting goods industries. He describes himself as a "part-time surf bum, wannabe poker pro and sometimes world traveler." He has previously offered consulting services to Coldwell Banker Bali Hai Realty, RE/MAX Kauai and Century 21 All Islands -- all in Hawaii. He responded to a set of questions posed by Inman News: What do you see happening in the real estate market in 2009? As Google's new search algorithm continues to give preference to larger Web sites, I see an authority real estate site (such as Zillow or Trulia)...