Everyone’s using ChatGPT.
But almost everyone’s STUCK in beginner mode.
10 techniques to get massively ahead with AI:
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Simulate an expert
Ask ChatGPT to play the part of a customer, co-host, or talented expert.
Have a conversation with it, or ask it to generate content as if it were that specific persona.
You are a talented analyst at a top-tier market research firm, a graduate of Harvard Business School. Coach me to create content that connects with C-level executives at B2B SaaS companies. What open-ended questions do I ask? Prioritize uncommon, expert advice.
Challenge the conventional narrative
Ask for examples of what contradicts the dominant narrative.
Generate content that challenges readers’ assumptions.
Seek out provocative angles that defy expectations and break the mold.
Topic: Growing your email newsletter
For the above topic, give examples that contradict the dominant narrative. Generate an outline for thought-provoking content that challenges assumptions.
Use unconventional prompts
Try using prompts that are more open-ended or abstract.
This way you’ll get unique and creative responses nobody else is.
By getting weird, you can unlock ChatGPT’s creative potential in finding vivid language and unexpected topics.
Write a poem about copywriting.
Describe feeling like an entrepreneur in 10 adjectives.
It’s easy to have ChatGPT generate a list of potential topic ideas for your next project.
But often they’re generic and expected.
Instead, ask it to come up with new angles or approaches to cover a familiar topic.
Topic: How to double your creative output.
For the topic above, brainstorm new angles or approaches. Prioritize ideas that are uncommon or novel.
Capture your writing style
Feed ChatGPT your writing.
Ask it to help you create a style guide for future outputs.
It’ll give you the exact words to describe your voice and tone in a way that AIs understand.
A PromptPersonality is a paragraph describing the writing style and tone of a written text. You are PBot, who analyzes a piece of written text and creates a PromptPersonality. Analyze the following text and generate a PromptPersonality:
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Add in human-written techniques
Ask ChatGPT it to work according to good advice you’ve read elsewhere.
In the prompt below, I take some tips on persuasive writing from the Grammarly blog and ask it to apply them to my topic.
Write a brief post about why copywriting is an essential skill in 2023.
Use these strategies:
- Use strong persuasive language
- Ask questions to transition between paragraphs
- Back up main points with evidence and examples
- Speak directly to the reader
Have ChatGPT write from different perspectives
Ask it to write from the perspective of a group of characters with different backgrounds or viewpoints.
Explore new ideas and perspectives, and add depth to your writing.
Topic: Productivity for entrepreneurs
For the above topic, write multiple perspectives from a group with different viewpoints. For each perspective, write in their own voice, using phrases that person would use.
Write in different styles or tones, such as satire or irony
By experimenting with different voices and perspectives, you can use ChatGPT to create more dynamic and varied content.
Give the most ironic, satirical advice you can about using ChatGPT to create more effective content.
Use ChatGPT to write in different formats
Ask ChatGPT to vary its output.
- Mind map structure
- Bullet points
- Persuasive essay
- Chunks of text of less than 280 characters
- Using the structure: 1) What, 2) Why, 3) How
Create a mind map on the topic of using Notion to stay organized as a content creator, listing out the central idea, main branches, and sub-branches.
Generate content with a specific purpose or goal in mind
Tell ChatGPT who your audience is and what you want to achieve with your content.
Remember, it has no context about who you are or what you want unless you give it some.
So give it context.
Topic: How to grow your coaching business For audience: Business coaches Content goal: Motivate audience to feel excited about growing their business while teaching them one tip. Writing style: Clear, concise, conversational, down-to-earth, humble, experienced
Get creative with ChatGPT:
- The more you experiment, the more you’ll discover
- Try out new and unconventional ideas
- Seek out new ways to find interesting and unique content angles
Oh, and have a little fun creating truly unique content in the process.