Artificial Intelligence (AI) has emerged as a game-changer in content creation from everything from social media, websites, email campaigns, and everything in between. I first heard of ChatGPT in the second half of 2022 in several different TikToks and thought to myself that I didn’t need to know what that was. Little did I know how wrong that thought was!
In February 2023 I went to a conference where one of the speakers was talking about AI and how it was going to change how people created content. After listening to all the cool ways AI tools could help generate content ideas, I was hooked! I started playing around with ChaptGPT and other AI tools to see how it could help improves some of my processes.
Today there are thousands of AI tools for text, images, video, and audio. It is really incredible what technology can create. In this blog I am going to share some ways you can use AI to help you with text content creation.
First, what is AI?
Artificial Intelligence (AI) – computer systems that perform tasks that typically require human intelligence. AI systems are designed to interpret data, make decisions, and perform actions similar to those of a human.
Five Key Reasons to Use AI:
- Conducting Research: Gather relevant data, analyze trends, and provide valuable insights to enhance the depth and quality of your content.
- Overcoming Writer’s Block: AI-generated content can serve as inspiration and provide fresh perspectives, helping you overcome writer’s block and generate engaging ideas.
- Crafting Consistent Messaging: You can ensure your content maintains a consistent tone, style, and messaging across different platforms, reinforcing your brand identity.
- Boosting SEO: Optimize your content for search engines, suggesting relevant keywords, improving meta tags, and enhancing overall SEO performance.
- Saving Time: AI automates time-consuming tasks such as proofreading, grammar checking, and formatting, allowing you to focus more on strategic content creation.
Seven Different Ways to Use AI for Content Creation
- Ensure your content is aligned with your business goals
- Website optimization
- Long form content
- Newsletter content
- Social Media content and strategies
- Video/Podcast scripts and strategies
- Google Business Profile
Align Business Targets: Streamline Content Strategy
To connect with your audience through text content, your writing must be authentic and a true expression of you and your business. What you write about should align with your business goals and encompass your content pillars.
AI tools can help ensure you are reaching your target audience and that you are talking about your content pillars in a way that resonates with them.
- Creating a Business Avatar: AI can assist in defining your target audience, understanding their needs, and tailoring your content to resonate with them effectively.
- Clarity of Content Pillars: AI tools help identify and prioritize the key themes and topics that align with your brand’s objectives, ensuring a cohesive content strategy.
Use AI to help you crafter better website content for better readability and searchability.
- Compelling Headlines/Titles: AI-generated headlines can capture attention, increase click-through rates, and improve your website’s SEO performance.
- Craft Better Text Content: AI tools provide suggestions and optimizations for your website’s text content, ensuring it is engaging, informative, and keyword-rich.
Long Form Content: Expanding Possibilities
Do you struggle to write a blog consistently? Are you writing a book and finding it hard to come up with all the right words? Do you want to write LinkedIn articles and need help crafting the message? AI can empower your creative juices to start flowing so you can create comprehensive and engaging long-form content:
- Researching Trending Topics: AI can analyze online trends, identify popular topics, and provide insights to help you create compelling blog posts or articles.
- Generating Blog/Article Titles: AI can suggest catchy and SEO-friendly titles for your long-form content, increasing its visibility and clickability.
- Full Blog Writing: AI-powered content generators can create fully written blogs or articles, saving you time and effort.
- Book Writing: Utilize AI to transform your short-form content into a book, streamlining the writing process and expanding your content offerings.
Newsletters: Use AI for Content Generation
It’s one thing to say you are going to create a blog and newsletter on a consistent basis. It can often be completely different in reality. It is hard to create new and fresh content on a regular basis, especially if you aren’t a content writer. Let AI help you either craft interesting content or repurpose what you have already written into fresh new content for your newsletter.
- Generating Content from Existing Sources: Get help repurposing your blog posts, articles, or social media content to generate newsletter content, saving you time and maintaining consistency.
- Crafting Call to Action Statements: AI can suggest compelling and persuasive call to action statements that encourage readers to take the desired actions.
- Optimizing Delivery Timing: AI algorithms can analyze data and suggest the best days and times to send your newsletters for maximum engagement and impact.
Social Media Mastery: Amplify Your Reach
Social media might be the best place to use AI tools for content creation. The frequency of social media content can make consistent posting a challenge and it becomes even harder when you need to provide valuable and engageable content. Leverage AI to create captivating and effective social media content.
- Captivating Post Captions/Text: AI can assist in writing attention-grabbing captions and text content that resonate with your audience and encourage engagement.
- Relevant Hashtags: Get appropriate hashtags to boost the visibility of your social media posts and increase their discoverability.
- Engaging Emojis: AI algorithms can recommend suitable emojis to add personality and emotion to your social media posts.
- Compelling Call to Action Phrases: AI can generate impactful call to action phrases that drive your audience to take desired actions, such as clicking on links or making a purchase.
- Active Voice and Reel/TikTok Scripts: AI can help you avoid passive voice in your social media content and even assist in creating scripts for short-form video platforms like Reels and TikTok.
- Social Media Content Calendar: AI-powered tools can streamline the planning and scheduling of your social media content, ensuring a consistent and organized presence across platforms.
Use AI to help you perfect a video or podcast script. Take a topic you want to speak about, note a few key points and then have the AI tool create the ideal script. Or use AI to develop a content calendar for your video and/podcast so you stay consistent.
- Researching Topics: Get suggested trending topics or provide insights to help you create engaging video or podcast content.
- Planning Calendar: Create a content calendar for your videos or podcasts, ensuring consistent and timely releases.
- SEO Crafted Titles: AI-generated titles for your videos or podcasts can enhance their searchability and attract relevant audiences.
- Script Design: Craft scripts that deliver your message effectively, maintaining engagement throughout the content.
Google Business Profile: Create Posts/Updates that are Optimized for Search (SEO)
One of the ways Google determines how to show a business for a particular search is through keywords. When someone types in words in a search, Google searches (very quickly) to see what websites/businesses are the best match for the search. You can improve your chances of being at the top of the search results with keywords in Google Business Profile posts, in your business information, and in your review replies.
- Crafting SEO-Optimized Posts/Updates: AI tools can generate content for your Google Business Profile that incorporates relevant keywords and improves visibility in local search results.
- Identifying Keywords for Services and “About” Section: AI can suggest appropriate keywords to include in your service descriptions and “About” section, making it easier for potential customers to find your business.
- Get keyword rich review responses: Using the review, you can ask an AI tool to craft a response based on the review.
AI offers immense potential for content creation, helping you save time, enhance SEO performance, and deliver engaging content across various platforms. While AI tools can assist in generating content, remember to maintain authenticity and connect with your audience on a personal level. Be sure to use AI content as a helpful suggestion or starting point, not the end result. Always rewrite AI content so it is authentic to you and your business. Embrace the power of AI while infusing your unique perspective to create content that truly resonates.
Hi! I’m Carolyn.
I help small business owners through social media and digital marketing coaching manifest their destiny. My passion is helping people discover their greatness. If you are seeking a better life full of happiness and joy and an abundance of success, let’s talk. Your best life is waiting.