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What if you could take business automation to the next level and get back days and even weeks? The idea that someone can write, illustrate, and start selling a book online in just 72 hours seems a bit far-fetched, but Ammaar Reshi just achieved this by using AI tools, ChatGPT, and Midjourney. ChatGPT specifically has become a viral sensation and has the potential to completely flip how many of us will perform day-to-day business activities. In fact, enterprise tech companies, like Microsoft, are taking this very seriously and adopting the technology into their own products.
On November 30, 2022, ChatGPT launched, providing technology that answers questions in a very conversational way. It is smart enough to remember previous parts of your conversation so a dialogue can grow, and you feel as though you are talking to another person. Pulling from books, webtexts, articles, Wikipedia, and other pieces of writing on the Web, the system learned on over 300 billion words.
I’ve been very interested in hearing how other people are using it, and the examples seem to be endless. Some are using it to write code, create a blog article, craft a contract, and even write a high school essay (don’t tell my nephew I shared his secret).
Within six seconds, the tool generated a list of ways that it can help businesses of all sizes and industries improve their operations, serve their customers better, and save money. Let’s dive into them:
Companies around the world have already started using ChatGPT’s integration with their chatbots to automate customer interactions while maintaining a personal experience. This can be done by training it on FAQs or how to respond in other languages. It can even connect with a CRM to pull customer information into conversations. For companies that are growing but lack the ability to bring more people on, this can be a real game changer.
Need some help to generate more content? Ask ChatGPT to write you a 500-word blog post on a relevant topic or write a LinkedIn post to promote recent news. Our content team has already been putting this into action and using ChatGPT to expedite our research process when crafting new material. While it is powerful, I will caution that it lacks the strategic intentions and personality behind strong content, so we use it as a starting point to build off of.
Since ChatGPT can be integrated with a CRM, marketing teams can use it to generate personalized messages for email campaigns, and customer service chatbots can have more impactful conversations.
Don’t have the time to read through an 11-page white paper? Or want to provide a teaser to a recent industry report on your blog? The AI tool will help speed up that process for you. Just copy and paste the copy or enter the URL and ask it to summarize it for you. Within seconds, you have what you need.
If there is an opportunity to boost your customer base in other countries, don’t let the language barriers scare you away. ChatGPT can help translate web pages, documents, emails, and chatbot conversations. The tool can be trained to understand multiple languages and is even smart enough to understand idiomatic expressions, or phrases that cannot be translated word-for-word, and convey the original meaning.
If you are having trouble understanding large amounts of unstructured data, you can use ChatGPT to help make sense of it all. It can help you predict product demands and inventory needs, when equipment will need to be repaired or replaced, and even learn from a customer’s browsing and purchase history to help determine product recommendations.
Below is a screenshot of the ChatGPT’s response to my original question. As you can tell, I did not use the copy that it originally provided to write this article, but I did use it to help get me started.
Some people may find this exciting technology to be threatening to their jobs, but those who look at it as an asset will thrive. At the end of the day, it cannot replace human thinking and natural creativity, so use AI tools like ChatGPT to help you improve, not do, your work.
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