How to use ChatGPT: 8 ways to use ChatGPT to grow your business and boost your productivity
If you haven’t been living under a rock, you’ve undoubtedly heard about ChatGPT, the widely popular AI chatbot developed by OpenAI. Released to the public on November 30, 2022, ChatGPT created a massive buzz across the internet. This dialogue-based AI chatbot, created by OpenAI, has been hailed as a potential game-changer in the field of artificial intelligence. Trained to engage in conversations with humans, ChatGPT has garnered significant attention for its ability to generate text and images. In fact, we even asked ChatGPT to introduce itself!
In just five days after its launch, ChatGPT achieved an astounding milestone of one million users, as reported by Sam Altman, co-founder of OpenAI. To put this achievement into perspective, it took major platforms like Netflix 3.5 years, Facebook 10 months, Spotify 5 months, and Instagram 2.5 months to reach the same number of users.
A month after its launch, ChatGPT garnered praise from experts for its impressive writing capabilities, proficiency in handling complex tasks, and user-friendly interface. Currently available for free, Sam Altman mentioned that OpenAI plans to introduce charges for using the chatbot at some point in the future. Many observers believe that ChatGPT has the potential to replace human interaction, further highlighting its significance in the AI landscape.
There’s no doubt that ChatGPT has been one of the hottest topics in the business world ever since OpenAI launched at the end of November. Enterprises are now excitedly researching how they can use this powerful text-generating AI chatbot to automate tasks, streamline operations, and amplify work output. There has also been a lot of buzz over whether ChatGPT’s ability to write comprehensive content might cause many people to lose their jobs.
However, it is important to understand that ChatGPT won’t necessarily replace people’s jobs; it will change processes to the point where employees will need to use AI/ChatGPT to do their tasks. Those who lose their jobs will be those who haven’t yet adopted the use of AI/ChatGPT. In this piece, Ray Blakney, owner of Kairos Venture Studios, shares eight ways to use ChatGPT to grow your business this summer and beyond.
In his journey as the owner of Kairos Venture Studios, which specializes in launching new online businesses in the Latin American market, Blakney has seen firsthand the many benefits of ChatGPT. With that, below are eight ways to use ChatGPT to grow your business this summer and beyond:
8 ways to use ChatGPT to grow your business and boost your productivity
Content Creation, But Not for the Website
You may think it would be efficient to use ChatGPT to write informative blog posts and copy for product descriptions on your business website. However, don’t do this, as Google has already stated that AI-generated content is against their terms and conditions. Using ChatGPT to generate text for your website can cause it to be penalized and lose its ranking in the Google search engine, which can result in a major drop in business.
Instead, I recommend using ChatGPT to write Twitter tweets, Facebook posts, and other text-based social media content. It can take a lot of time to come up with social media posts each day, which is why so many businesses hire specialists or employees to handle social content creation. However, if you don’t have the budget to hire someone to create text-based social media content, ChatGPT can take care of it. You can even train ChatGPT to write in your voice by analyzing previous emails, your other blog posts, etc.
Creating an Outline for an Online Course
As a business owner, you likely have a ton of valuable expertise on a certain subject. For example, do you own a private investment firm that helps clients grow their wealth? You can launch an online course all about investment strategies, tips to ensure more financial freedom and more. Launching an online course is a fantastic way to generate passive income for your business, so have ChatGPT help you get started! You can use ChatGPT to create the full outline for your online course, then you or an employee can fill in the course and build it.
Brainstorming Ideas for the Problems You Face
Are you struggling to get a major client project moving forward? Have your sales been declining for a while? Trying to figure out how to grow your social media presence? ChatGPT can help you brainstorm solutions for the challenges you face in your company. You can ask ChatGPT to come up with a list of solutions for a specific problem and then take the time to think over all of the options it generates. To be fully transparent, a lot of the presented ideas can be bad, but sometimes an AI-generated solution can lead you down the right path.
Generating Summaries of Video & Phone Calls
Do you usually have a team member write summaries of weekly video meetings and phone conference calls? This can take up a lot of valuable time, which costs your business money. On top of this, it can be easy for your team member to forget a major point that was made in the meeting, which can result in a lot of time-wasting back-and-forth emails. That said, I recommend using a transcription service like Otter.ai, as you can then copy the meeting summary into ChatGPT and ask it for a bulleted list of what was important during the phone/video meeting.
Generating Job Descriptions to Make Better Hires
If you really need to hire a new team member, writing the perfect description for your job post can be half the battle. If you get the wording wrong or don’t sell the position well, you can turn away the best candidates for the job. So let ChatGPT generate the job description for you! I recently did this for my own business and it helped me attract excellent candidates for the position I posted. You will likely need to tweak the description based on your company’s goals, but this will free up time for you to focus on other areas of your business.
Customizing Customer Outreach Emails
Email marketing plays a vital role in the sales funnel — sending out weekly or monthly promotional emails to customer leads and checking in with current customers on a regular basis can help you land new business and enhance brand loyalty. That said, do you pay someone to write all your company’s email blasts, or do you handle this time-consuming task on your own? Let ChatGPT generate your outreach emails! Simply tell the chatbot exactly what to write about and it will come up with a full email blast for you. Then just copy, paste, and send!
Creating Copy for Google Ads
The first place most people go when searching for specific products and services is Google. Therefore, a robust Google ad campaign can really make or break a business. While it is paramount to target the right keyword phrases in Google, having messy, confusing, or grammatically incorrect ad copy can really turn away potential customers. So use ChatGPT to write succinct and attractive copy for all your Google ads. You may realize that changing your Google ad copy was all that was needed to supercharge your sales!
Writing Podcast Episodes
Podcasts have exploded in popularity over the years and are now a top source for information on all kinds of topics. Therefore, hosting a podcast all about your business’s industry can help you land a lot more customers! If you are finally ready to launch your podcast or already have one but are struggling to stick to a consistent recording schedule, use ChatGpt to write entire podcast episodes. Tweak the episode so it contains exactly what you want discussed, then you can feed the copy into a voice generation service. This will create an entire episode for you — NPR just did a whole show like this!
To Wrap It All Up
ChatGPT is revolutionizing the ways that businesses operate, so use this dynamic chatbot to bring your own enterprise to new heights. For example, use ChatGPT to write content for social media posts, create an online course, and brainstorm ideas for the problems you face in your company. You can also use ChatGPT to generate summaries of phone/video meetings, create descriptions for job posts so you attract the best candidates, and write podcast episodes. These are just a few ways ChatGPT can help grow your business this summer and beyond.
About The Author
Ray Blakney is just your typical award-winning Filipino-American entrepreneur who grew up in Turkey and lives in Mexico. He has nearly two decades of business experience that have included starting, growing and leading over a dozen profitable companies along with hundreds of staff from across the USA and Latin America. Having spent his entire life across cultures, Ray knows firsthand the immense value that comes in bridging the gap between worlds. His newest venture, Kairos Venture Studios, is on a mission to bring a fresh take to online businesses in the Latin American market by launching 12 new businesses in the region each year. After hours, he can be found spending time with his family, traveling, or being a semi-professional sword fighter. He lives in Playa del Carmen, Mexico with his wife and son. You can learn more about Blakney by visiting www.rayblakney.com