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How To Create Content Using ChatGPT: A Step-By-Step Guide

By NoCodePanda - Last updated June 23, 2024

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In today's age, content creation has evolved from being solely the domain of humans to a collaborative effort between humans and artificial intelligence (AI). With the rise of AI language models like ChatGPT, Gemini, Bing and Claude, creating high-quality content has become more efficient and accessible than ever before. Some argue it's even better than hand-written content when you include your personal input. Whether you're a seasoned content creator or just starting out, mastering AI content creation can significantly enhance your productivity and creativity. In this comprehensive guide, we'll walk you through a practical step-by-step approach to leveraging ChatGPT for content creation.  

Visit the result of this case study: Streamline Your Workflow: The Power of No-Code Automation

Introduction to ChatGPT & Definitions You Need to Know

ChatGPT is a large language model chatbot developed by OpenAI, known for its co-founder Elon Musk (Founder of Tesla). It has revolutionized content creation using AI. It's like a supercomputer that knows everything that's on the World Wide Web. This powerful tool can be used for entertainment, information gathering, or even creative tasks like writing. Writing will be discussed in detail in this article. However, how do we communicate with this chatbot? It's called prompting. 

Prompting refers specifically to the way we communicate with generative AI models to get them to perform a specific task. It's like giving an instruction to a creative collaborator, but instead of a person, it's a powerful computer program.

The Three Prompts That Are Used In This Guide

1. Blog title and idea generator

I run a blog aimed at [write your audience here] about [write your topic here]. Come up with 10 ideas that I could write about on my blog. For each idea, suggest 3 different titles.

2. Creating an outline for this article (Table of content)

Create an outline for this article: "Put your blog title here" Write it as an (Who should write it? F.e. a tech expert) and write it for (your audience again).

3. Write the blog

 

Now write the article in a casual, helpful tone, and insert personal anecdotes if they help illustrate a point. Include H2s and H3s as needed, and expand on key points or add more to hit at least 2000 words. Make sure the question is already answered in the introduction.

Step-by-step Guide (Case Study)

Step 1: Give ChatGPT the context of what you're doing.
 

First, we need to make sure ChatGPT knows the context of our requests. Replace the text with your details and ChatGPT will know exactly what you're looking for.

 

We're creating a no-code software blog. I would like for you to help me with some ideas, blog titles, blog outlines and blog posts using my prompts. The goal is to create high-end SEO-friendly content that is related to no-code software. I want to reach beginners that just have just found out that it's possible to create websites and apps without technical knowledge (No Coding). The website includes a no-code software library, online services & tutorials. I don't want any results yet. I just wanted to let you know the context of my upcoming prompts in this chat.

Result: Confirmation by ChatGPT

A prompt to let ChatGPT know about the context of your future prompts

Step 2: Let's create blog topics and titles

In order for ChatGPT to provide us with a list of blog topics and titles. We need to use the following prompt.

I run a blog aimed at [write your audience here] about [write your topic here]. Come up with 10 ideas that I could write about on my blog. For each idea, suggest 3 different titles.

Replace the text with your details and ChatGPT will provide you with the ideas.

Result: 10 categories with each 3 ideas.

A ChatGPT prompt to create ideas for your blog

Step 3: Choose your category and blog topic

For this article, we'll choose Streamline Your Workflow: The Power of No-Code Automation

Step 4: Create an outline for your article

In order to create an outline for this article. We'll use the following prompt.

Create an outline for this article: "Put your blog here" Write it as an (Who should write it? F.e. a tech expert) and write it for (your audience again).

Result: ChatGPT will create an outline for your article

A ChatGPT prompt to create an outline for an article

Step 5: Writing the article

In order for ChatGPT to write this article. We'll use the following prompt.

Now write the article in a casual, helpful tone, and insert personal anecdotes if they help illustrate a point. Include H2s and H3s as needed, and expand on key points or add more to hit at least 2000 words. Make sure the question is already answered in the introduction.

Why make sure the question is already answered in the introduction when the blog title is not a question? Google likes straightforward introductions. It's part of best practices for SEO. We'll discuss this in another article later.

Result: ChatGPT will write the article for you

A ChatGPT prompt to write an article

Step 6: Review the content and add your personal touch

It's never recommended to just straight copy and paste these results for your blog. Always add your personal touch and improve where needed.

Step 7: Generate images using AI

Your own images are always better than copies from another website. For most of our images, we've used the following free tool. It's quite good actually! Regenerate a couple of times if you're not happy with the results.

Generating images using AI

Step 8: Publish your blog post

The last step is to publicize your blog post!

Final thoughts

AI, especially ChatGPT, has the potential to revolutionize content creation for creators. With its wide-ranging abilities, from ideation to crafting comprehensive articles, it offers a wealth of possibilities. The key to success? Offering concise prompts and relevant information to guide ChatGPT towards producing the desired content.
 

Whether you integrate ChatGPT seamlessly into your content creation workflow or seek its assistance for inspiration, its role is undeniably empowering for creators. Embrace AI, it's poised to enhance your creative journey.

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