SXSW 2008 Presentation - Top 10 Lessons Learned in E-Commerce

I gave a presentation at SXSW earlier today titled “Top 10 Lessons Learned in E-Commerce.” The powerpoint of the presentation is here:

I had set up an account on Twitter (username: zappos), and I had used the track feature (“track zappos”). It was interesting seeing the comments about the presentation afterwards for people that were twittering and using the word “zappos”. Most of the comments were positive (people seemed to enjoy hearing about the Zappos philosophy on company culture), but there were also a couple of negative comments, including one twitterer that said he left the room early.

Speaking of which, someone just sent me this link from Valleywag that said Jeff Bezos (CEO and founder of Amazon.com) was in the room.

Seeing all the Twitter comments about Zappos during the presentation, I thought for future presentations, it might be interesting to display all the Twitter comments in real-time, even asking audience members to vote on which topics to talk more about… It would be a way to make future presentations relevant to what each audience actually wants to hear.