Highlights from the 140 Character Conference!

Since Dave is out of the office tweeting up a storm at the 140 Character Conference, we thought it'd be fitting to do a blog post with some of the key learnings from the event - all in 140-character format of course! June 21st update: Find our highlights from both days of the conference (June 16-17) below!

From @davekerpen on Tuesday, June 16th:

@LizStrauss: Make your msg short and fun to earn a Retweet. #140conf
Just discovered http://tweettabs.com/ I like. #140conf
Brook Lundy: Twitter is the quarterback of social networks for our company. #140conf
@palafo I think I will for awhile, at least. There's a fine line between wit and stupidity on Twitter. :)
@LizStrauss Twitter is about the conversation. If you're not talking TO someone, don't talk. #140conf
VH1's @caissie : Twitter is great to see what's interesting to people, then we write funny relevant stuff #140conf
RT @Scobleizer There's reason I follow 100,000 on Twitter + 25,000 on friendfeed: Get 2 see patterns noone else is seeing http://ff.im/42MDI
@John Borthwick: NOWNESS of twitter necessitates use of REAL-TIME data #140conf
@Fred Wilson: Twitter an important economic force in addition to social force. #140conf
@FredWilson talking on how people make $ on Twitter: "It's all about links" #140conf
O'Byrne: For media, Twitter can being the outside in and bring the inside out. #140conf
@jer979 What is your Global Microbrand? Find your passions and what you're an expert in. #140conf
Twitter, Facebook growing fast BUT MySpace to cut 30% of workforce http://tr.im/MyLose#140conf

More from @davekerpen on Wednesday, June 17th:

Twitter Founder @Jack this morning: 3 keys to Twitter are accessibility, transparency, and immediacy #140conf
Don't be afraid to join the conversation. "It's hard to look like a jackass" #140conf
How to Add Video to Twitter by @SteveGarfieldhttp://tr.im/TweetVid #140conf
For big brands, great customer service is the best marketing possible. Twitter allows this. #140conf
Challenge: @scottporad: Whether ur a Tweeter, "expert", or app developer: How is what ur doing fostering community? #140conf
RT @mashable Facebook Readies Rival to Twitter Search http://cli.gs/1SHX4U (via @tweetmeme)

Featured Tweets From Other Great Tweeps:

@PRsarahevans: What are companies doing wrong? BIGGEST MISTAKE: take traditional mktg, 1-way thinking and apply to twitter #140conf
#140conf Companies that don't employ managers for social media will fail @ricksanchezcnn
@Wearethechange 90% of Twitter traffic comes from 10% of the users: this tells that most of the communication is automated #140conf
@RyanJLewis: how to view #140conf http://bit.ly/5Mf2S
@johnabyrne "... you have to engage to build your audience and establish a brand relationship with them. It's critical to do this." #140conf

Did you miss out? Be sure to check http://140conf.com for updates regarding future events.