Generator Prompts for AI
While there is much to discover and understand about AI, there are key advantages emerging in how to use it to your advantage. Integrating AI usage into your daily routines goes beyond affording you bragging rights about your technological prowess; understanding how to use AI is a skillset that can make your everyday life easier. We tested prompts for scenarios many will find all too familiar, and showcase how specificity in your prompt will get you the best results.
Monday, April 17, 2023
Situation: You need to get a number of tasks completed, but don’t know how to schedule your day.
“Make a schedule for writing a blog about ice cream that’s a five minute read, drafting a staff newsletter including three updates about work projects, and writing a 50 word caption for an Instagram post within a six hour time frame over one day.”
Why this prompt works
It includes the about (specifics of tasks that need to be completed), within (number of hours you have to complete the task), and over (amount of days you have to complete your tasks)
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM: Brainstorm and outline ideas for the blog post about ice cream (1 hour)
Spend 30 minutes researching and gathering information about ice cream
Spend 30 minutes outlining the structure and main points of the post
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM: Write the first draft of the ice cream blog post (1.5 hours) Spend 45 minutes writing the introduction and first half of the post
Take a 10-minute break
Spend 45 minutes writing the second half and conclusion of the post
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Edit and revise the ice cream blog post (0.5 hours)
Spend 20 minutes revising and polishing the content
Spend 10 minutes proofreading for grammar and spelling errors
Spend 10 minutes formatting the post for readability
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM: Draft the staff newsletter, including three updates about work projects (1 hour)
Spend 20 minutes reviewing recent work projects and selecting three to highlight
Spend 20 minutes drafting content for each update
Spend 20 minutes proofreading and editing the newsletter
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM: Take a lunch break and recharge (1 hour)
2:00 PM – 2:30 PM: Write a 50-word caption for an Instagram post (0.5 hours)
Spend 10 minutes brainstorming ideas for the caption
Spend 20 minutes writing and revising the content
2:30 PM – 3:30 PM: Finalize and publish the ice cream blog post (1 hour)
Spend 30 minutes reviewing and making final revisions to the post
Spend 15 minutes formatting the post for SEO and readability
Spend 15 minutes publishing the post and sharing it on social media platforms
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM: Proofread and send out the staff newsletter (0.5 hours)
Spend 20 minutes reviewing and proofreading the newsletter
Spend 10 minutes formatting and sending the newsletter to staff members
Situation: You’re the final set of eyes on collateral that everyone will see, and you could use an extra proofreader just to be safe.
“Proofread this text for grammatical and logistical errors: I wish I was their, but I had too run an errand.”
Why this prompt works
It includes directions for what AI needs to do with the text you need to proofread.
Here’s the proofread text:
“I wish I was there, but I had to run an errand.”
The corrected version replaces “their” with “there” and “too” with “to”.
Situation: You’ve got writer’s block and can’t think of a great title for a LinkedIn article you have drafted and want to publish.
“Generate five title ideas for a LinkedIn post about the intersectionality of AI and government.”
Why this prompt works
You’re providing the number of ideas you need giving you enough options to choose from, the for and about (medium your content will appear and topic of what the title is about).
Here are five potential title ideas for a LinkedIn post about the intersectionality of AI and government:
“Navigating the Intersection of AI and Government: Opportunities and Challenges”
“AI and the Future of Government: A Closer Look at the Intersection”
“From Automation to Governance: How AI is Changing the Game”
“AI in Government: Exploring the Synergies and Trade-Offs”
“The Intersectionality of AI and Government: What You Need to Know”
AI can generate just about anything you can dream of, but if those dreams have parameters it makes those dreams the step away from reality that you need to bring them to fruition. What tasks would you appreciate assistance with that AI can help with?