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77 things you can do with ChatGPT

Here’s a list of 77 ways we use ChatGPT. It doesn't matter if you're just starting out or if you're already a ChatGPT pro - we’ve got something for everyone.

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77 things you can do with ChatGPT ✨

Welcome to the first issue of GPT Hacks! 🚀

GPT Hacks is a bi-weekly newsletter designed to help tech-savvy professionals like you amplify their impact with AI. Written by husband and wife team, Hussein and Jessica Yahfoufi, this is your go-to source for tips and insights to unleash ChatGPT's capabilities and boost your expertise in generative AI.

💡What does ChatGPT do?

Let’s kick off our first newsletter with a list of amazing things ChatGPT can do for you.

In upcoming editions of GPT Hacks, we’ll focus on how to get the most out of ChatGPT every time you use it - but for now, on with the use cases!

🎯 77 ways we’ve used ChatGPT

ChatGPT gets you to third base, but it’s up to you to take it all the way home. Use it as a tool to amplify your work rather than as a standalone solution.

📝 General Writing and Editing

  • Summarize an article: Ask ChatGPT to summarize an article for you in simple terms.

  • Draft emails: Let ChatGPT help you craft well-written, professional emails.

  • Edit and proofread: Request ChatGPT to review your written content for clarity and grammar.

  • Write a personal bio: Get help crafting a compelling bio for social media or profiles.

  • Write a business proposal: Get help writing a compelling business proposal.

  • Write a sales pitch: Craft a persuasive sales pitch for your product or service.

  • Write a speech: Get assistance in crafting an engaging speech or keynote address.

  • Write a product description: Generate compelling product descriptions for websites or marketing materials.

  • Generate podcast ideas: Get inspiration for new and engaging podcast topics.

  • Create company mission statements: Develop concise and inspiring mission statements (create variations to consider too).

  • Write a press release: Craft professional press releases for your company.

💡 Idea Generation and Brainstorming

  • Generate blog post ideas: Get fresh angles for your next blog post.

  • Brainstorm product names: Come up with unique and catchy product names.

  • Create marketing slogans: Generate memorable taglines.

  • Create email subject lines: Try variations until you find the perfect fit.

  • Ideate titles and subtitles: Change your prompts to get new and creative options.

📚 Learning and Information

  • Answer FAQs: Use ChatGPT to help answer frequently asked questions on your website or app.

  • Develop interview questions: Craft thoughtful and relevant questions for job candidates.

  • Interview preparation: Get the top interview questions for the job you’re applying for - and examples of how to answer them.

  • Write a resume: Ask ChatGPT for a resume template based on your experience and target job description.

  • Create a cover letter: Get assistance in crafting a compelling cover letter, tailored to a target job.

  • Practice a foreign language: Practice “talking” with ChatGPT.

  • Learn new topics: Use ChatGPT to explain complex topics in a simple and easy-to-understand manner.

  • Translate legal documents: Ask ChatGPT to rephrase legalese into simple, easy-to-digest language (pro-tip: paragraph-by-paragraph works better than full documents).

📈 Business and Professional Tasks

  • Prepare meeting agendas: Create concise and organized meeting outlines with agenda items and timeframes.

  • Design event invitations: Generate creative text for events.

  • Outline a presentation: Get help structuring and outlining your next slide deck.

  • Create a SWOT analysis: Use ChatGPT to help evaluate an opportunity or idea.

  • Write sales scripts: Help your sales team communicate more effectively with potential customers.

📖 Educational and Instructional Content

  • Create tutorials or how-to guides: Use ChatGPT to write step-by-step instructions.

  • Develop e-learning content: Create content for online courses or training programs.

  • Create quizzes or surveys: Use ChatGPT to come up with questions that align with the topic and format of your quiz or survey.

  • Book summaries: Ask ChatGPT to provide a bulleted summary of a book.

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👥 Product and UX

  • Write user stories: Create realistic user stories with acceptance criteria.

  • Develop user personas: Get demographics and psychographics to use in personas for product design.

  • Develop UX/UI copy: Generate user-friendly copy for your user interfaces.

  • Generate content for launch: From landing pages to descriptions of features, get assistance in developing internal and external facing content to support your launch.

  • Draft a Product Requirements Document (PRD): Write a PRD for a new feature for your product.

  • Write release notes: Write release notes for the App Store and Google Play store with a sense of humor.

  • Create a product strategy: Summarize your plans into a product strategy and ask for more details to develop it further.

  • Ideate new features: Come up with new features for your product.

🌟 Customer Service

  • Create customer testimonials: Generate testimonials for your business based on user feedback.

  • Develop an onboarding guide: Create helpful references for new employees or users.

  • Write an executive summary: Summarize lengthy reports or documents into a concise executive summary.

🏡 Personal

  • Translate languages: Get quick translations for short phrases or sentences.

  • Cooking inspiration: Meal planning, recipe creation, ingredient combinations, grocery lists, how to prepare pasta in 10 ways for picky kindergartners.

  • Book club discussions: Generate discussion questions and prompts for your gatherings (ChatGPT may know some gems about the book too).

  • Travel ideas: Get a list of “must-see” items to add to your itinerary.

  • Write thank-you notes: Generate personalized notes for clients or colleagues.

  • Write a toast: Use real anecdotes and descriptions to make it uniquely personalized.

  • Generate conversation starters: Come up with interesting icebreakers and conversation topics.

  • Write poems: Skip the boring birthday cards and include something cheeky and fun.

  • Generate motivational quotes: Get inspiring quotes for personal or professional use.

  • Write a product review: Ask ChatGPT to help you compose your thoughts about a product.

  • Letters from Santa, Easter Bunny, and more: You didn't hear this from Jessica.

📣 Marketers

  • Create a brand strategy: Base it on existing assets - or start from scratch.

  • Write a brand personality guide: Keep your company communications consistent with official guidelines.

  • Transform existing articles: Turn an approved, published article into social media posts.

  • Repurpose content: Translate a long-form technical article into shorter, user-friendly content.

  • Experiment with tones: Get variations in differing tones to craft messages for different channels.

  • Develop email marketing campaigns: Get templates to customize or start from scratch.

  • A/B testing: Generate multiple versions of content, test them, and determine the most effective version.

  • Brainstorm ad campaign ideas: Develop unique and attention-grabbing ad copy.

  • Brainstorm ideas for infographics: Get ideas for relevant and informative visuals.

  • Write video scripts: Use ChatGPT to create engaging video scripts and dialogue.

  • Plan content strategy: Develop a content plan and posting schedule for your blog or website.

📖 Authors & Writers

  • Generate character names: Get unique and appropriate names for your characters, depending on date of birth, personality, heritage or other preferences.

  • Role-play: Use ChatGPT to assist with character creation and storytelling in role-playing games.

  • Outlining the plot: Brainstorm and outline the plot of a novel or screenplay.

  • Squash writer’s block: ChatGPT can give YOU writing prompts to help spark creativity and generate new ideas.

  • Character arcs: Get ChatGPT to help develop detailed character descriptions and arcs to support your writing.

  • Dialogue: Generate realistic dialogue ideas for your characters.

  • Build new worlds: Get assistance in building believable and immersive worlds for your novel (or video game), with details such as geography, culture, and history.

  • Editing and revision for style: Get suggestions for editing and revising your work, such as identifying overused words or correcting grammar mistakes.

  • Hit the beats: ChatGPT can provide advice on specific genres, such as mystery, romance, or science fiction.

  • Know the tropes: Sometimes you want them, and other times you avoid them. Use ChatGPT to learn about tropes and suggest ideas for how you might use them in your story.

  • Title brainstorming: Get ideas and inspiration to broaden your options.

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🚧 Things to Consider

Just like any new tool or technology, it takes time and practice to learn how to use it better.

While ChatGPT is a powerful tool, it still has limitations and potential issues.

Here are some things to consider, along with suggestions on how to overcome these limitations:

  1. Inaccurate or incorrect information: ChatGPT is a language model - not a crystal ball. It may provide information that is outdated, incorrect, or unsupported by evidence. To overcome this, always verify the information provided by ChatGPT using trusted sources or your knowledge.

  2. Sensitivity to how you word things: The output generated by ChatGPT can vary significantly depending on the phrasing you use. If the initial output isn't satisfactory, try rephrasing your question or prompt. Nuance matters.

  3. Verbosity: ChatGPT can be overly verbose and may overuse certain phrases or concepts. If/when this happens, ask the AI to provide a more concise answer or edit the response yourself for brevity.

  4. Lack of context: ChatGPT may not fully understand the context of a conversation or a specific query. Try to provide as much relevant context as possible in your input.

  5. Ethical concerns and biases: ChatGPT may unintentionally produce content that includes biases or unethical statements based on the data it was trained on. Carefully review the generated content and edit any inappropriate or biased content. Yep, you may need to do this manually.

  6. Incomplete or vague responses: Sometimes, ChatGPT may provide an incomplete or vague answer to a question. In such cases, try to be more specific with your question or prompt, or ask for elaboration or clarification.

  7. Creative limitations: While ChatGPT is capable of generating creative content, it may not always meet your expectations or match your unique style. To overcome this, use the generated content as a starting point, and further refine it to align with your desired style or creativity.

  8. Dependency on training data: ChatGPT's knowledge is limited to its training data, which ended in September 2021. It may not be aware of more recent events, trends, or developments. Keep this in mind when seeking information or advice and verify the relevance of the results.

To get the most out of ChatGPT, it's crucial to understand and work around these limitations. Use the AI as a helpful tool to complement your work rather than a standalone solution, and always review and verify the generated content to ensure accuracy, relevance, appropriateness - and general awesomeness too.

🤖 Prompt to Try

Create a SWOT analysis for Pepsi. Include opportunities for a new health drink in the Pepsi brand family.

🖼 AI Image of the Day 

We use MidJourney to create new images to share with you. In future issues of GPT Hacks, we’ll have tips for MidJourney too. For this image, I was inspired by. my 5-year-old. He asked me for a pirate ship, so I gave him one!

My 5yr Old Wanted a Pirate Ship

Midjourney Prompt: pirate ship print art – digital art from all backgrounds, in the style of colorful gradients, enigmatic tropics, dark gold and cyan, traditional oil-painting techniques, contrasting shadows, highly detailed foliage, colorful pixel-art --ar 40:21 --v 5

🛠 Tool to Try: MidJourney

MidJourney is our preferred tool for creating a variety of images, whether for use in articles, social media, or just for fun with our kids. The image above is one of our favorites from when we first learned to use it. Most recently we used MidJounrey to create the beginning of the GPT Hacks logo and gave it a bunch of tweaks to get to the finished product. Endless possibilities!

🌟 AI Fact of the Day

In 2019, Dactyyl, an AI-powered robotic hand, learned to solve a Rubik's Cube one-handed, showcasing advanced dexterity. (read more)

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