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Web 2.0 Expo Ignite wrap-up: Session two

The first session was just a warm-up; session two is chock full of Web 2.0 goodness from speakers like and Omnidrive.

Ignite finished strong with presentations from, RobotReplay, and Omnidrive.

Justin Kan of talked about how easy it is to promote your site or product with the right strategy. It also doesn't hurt to have a camera hooked to a laptop, with an EV-DO connection streaming every second of your life. Our previous coverage hereand here. Surreal moment of the talk? Checking and seeing him talking to us. Creepy

Andre Charland discussed the difficulty of launching his new site RobotReplay, which lets Web site owners keep track of where their visitors are going, and what they're looking at for free. Related:, which we checked out last week.

Nik Cubrilovic of Omnidrive talked to the crowd about its new proposed protocol called WebFS, which the company wants to be a standard interface for transferring files around the Web. In laymen terms, it means you've got one central storage point for all your files stored online, and that storage is used by multiple services. Interesting.

That's it for Ignite. The rest of the Web 2.0 Expo kicks off tomorrow, so be sure to check back for continued coverage. And don't forget, if you're in San Francisco, it's not too late to grab your free exhibition pass.

A slide from's presentation about how to get free publicity. For the record, we're hefeweizen fans CNET Networks