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What’s On My Mind: Practical Use Case and Examples of Generative AI

We’ve all been abuzz this year about the power and potential of generative AI – AI that creates stuff for us. From DALL-E and Stable Diffusion creating award-winning artwork to ChatGPT answering questions and building content, we’ve seen no shortage of mind-blowing demonstrations about the capabilities of AI.

And yet… at the end of the day, an awful lot of people see these, think they’re amazing party tricks… and don’t know what to do with the technology. Therein lies the great challenge of AI. It’s so powerful and so new that people are having a hard time wrapping their brains around what the technology makes possible in practical, sensible ways. So today, let’s look at a couple of very practical use cases that you can implement immediately at very low or no cost. The tools I’ll be using are OpenAI’s GPT-3 Playground, and

Use Case 1: A/B Testing

Here’s a snapshot of my Public Speaking page, where I try to convince people to hire me as a public speaker. Almost all of us feel… well, a little awkward writing sales copy to convince others to hire us.

Original speaking page

Wouldn’t it be great to get someone or something else to do that? Enter AI. Using the OpenAI GPT-3 Playground, I gave the AI some parameters as a prompt:

Write a public speaking landing page designed to convince the reader to hire Christopher Penn as a keynote speaker at their event. Incorporate the following facts:

  • Christopher Penn is a 5-year, 5-time IBM Champion with expertise in data and artificial intelligence
  • Christopher Penn is an internationally sought after marketing keynote speaker
  • Christopher Penn is a Google Certified Professional in Google Analytics 4 and other Google Marketing Platform technologies
  • Christopher Penn is a bestselling author of “AI for Marketers”, “Leading Innovation”, and a dozen other books.
  • Include a testimonial from sales leader Jerry Acuff: “If you need a marketing keynote speaker, you better call Christopher Penn”
  • Focus on Christopher Penn’s ability to teach audiences practical takeaways and proven strategies in marketing, AI, data science, and analytics
  • Focus on Christopher Penn’s ability to help event planners get rave reviews for their events from attendees

Write the landing page copy in 750 words in a warm, professional tone in the first person from Christopher Penn:

This is a fairly straightforward prompt that gives the software a lot to work with, a lot of details it can incorporate. Let’s see what it spits out:

Welcome! My name is Christopher Penn, and I’m an internationally sought-after marketing keynote speaker.

I’m a 5-year, 5-time IBM Champion with expertise in data and artificial intelligence. I’m also a Google Certified Professional in Google Analytics 4 and other Google Marketing Platform technologies. I’ve written bestselling books like “AI for Marketers”, “Leading Innovation”, and a dozen other books.

If you’re looking for a keynote speaker for your next event, you’ve come to the right place. As a professional speaker, I specialize in helping event planners get rave reviews from attendees. I’m passionate about teaching audiences practical takeaways and proven strategies in marketing, AI, data science, and analytics.

I have a proven track record of helping my clients succeed. In fact, sales leader Jerry Acuff recently said, “If you need a marketing keynote speaker, you better call Christopher Penn.” I’m confident that I can bring the same success to your next event.

If you hire me as a keynote speaker, I will help you make your event a success. I’ll provide attendees with a valuable experience that they’ll remember and talk about for years to come. My message will be tailored to fit your audience’s interests and needs.

I’m experienced in speaking at conferences, conventions, seminars, and other events. I’m comfortable speaking to both large and small audiences. I’m also available to do virtual speaking engagements.

My goal is to make sure your event is a success. I will work with you to ensure that you get the results you’re looking for. I’m committed to providing valuable insights and strategies that your audience can use to improve their business and personal lives.

If you’re looking for a keynote speaker who can provide a memorable and powerful experience, I’m your person. Please contact me today to discuss how I can help make your event a success.

I can tell you for a fact I would not have written the copy for the page like this. But you know what? My opinion doesn’t matter. What matters is whether this delivers results. After fact-checking and final human approval, it’s ready for use. Now what? Now in a tool like Google Optimize, I add this landing page copy as the variant, as the test condition, with the existing copy as the control.

Google Optimize

That’s a practical, useful application of the technology – to write copy we might not otherwise write, and then test it to see how it performs versus our own copy.

Use Case #2: Transformation

We’ve spent the last 5 years pivoting our content creation to other formats, especially video. I’ve argued for the use of video since smartphones became affordable primary video cameras, capable of shooting “good enough” video; there’s no excuse any longer for marketers not to be creating video.

However, just because something starts out as video doesn’t mean it should stay as video. Now, with AI tools, we can transform our video back into text. Take this fireside chat I did with my friend Jay Baer. It’s a terrific video; Jay had a lot to share, a lot of useful information. However, that information is locked in video format.

So let’s take it and stuff the video into‘s content repurposing engine:

GoCharlie Engine

What does it spit out?

GoCharlie Summary

Look at that beauty. A bulleted list of key points from the video, automatically split into different logical sections. I can take that, pair it with the transcription, and I’ve got fantastic content for a landing page. Or I can rewrite it into different formats.

Think about that for a second. Have you been on a podcast or a livestream, and that content is just sitting locked away in a rich media format? Use a tool like this to extract that and get the content back on your website in a more accessible way.

These two use cases are practical, doable today with relatively low cost tools.

FTC Disclosure: My company, Trust Insights, is an affiliate of GoCharlie, and thus I indirectly benefit financially if you do business with them.

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Thank You

Thanks for subscribing and reading this far. I appreciate it. As always, thank you for your support, your attention, and your kindness.

See you next week,

Christopher S. Penn

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