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Real Estate Connect Speaker Profile: John Erickson

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A practitioner in the science of search, John Erickson will share his expertise on real estate search-engine optimization during the Real Estate Connect conference in San Francisco, which runs from Aug. 5-7, 2009. Erickson is vice president of search-engine optimization at LeadQual LLC, a company that seeks to assist real estate professionals in generating, qualifying and converting online leads. He has previously served as senior vice president of technology and strategy for online real estate marketing company HomeGain and developed that company's SEO program. He has also served as a tech consultant, entrepreneur, manager and programmer. He responded to a set of questions posed by Inman News: What do you see happening in the real estate market in 2009? The market will bottom out in 2009, but real recovery won't start until 2010. What advice do you have to help real estate agents and brokers get through this market? Make yourself visible, especially online. With the market...