Five years ago at ISPCON, Jack Brandt (who at the time worked at Register.com but now works at Parallels) and I presented 50 Ideas in 50 Minutes for the second time. Here's the video:
Note that I begin by stating that everyone has the same tech and it is all about who markets better. That hasn't changed.
Want to see the slides? They are on slideshare (with 38 other presos).