Even Forbes Is Doing It: The Overkill of ‘Top ChatGPT Prompts’ Articles

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Oh boy, here we go again! Another “Top 5 ChatGPT Prompts to Transform Your Sales” article, this time courtesy of Forbes. Because, you know, Forbes is the go-to place for cutting-edge AI advice, right alongside their riveting pieces on “10 Ways to Become a Millionaire by 30” and “How to Invest in Stocks Like Warren Buffett.”

So, let’s dive into this masterpiece, shall we? The article kicks off with the groundbreaking revelation that “everything is sales.” Wow, who knew? I thought I was just having conversations with people, but nope, I’ve been selling all along. Mind. Blown.

The first prompt is about refining your sales pitch. Because, you know, no one has ever thought of that before. “When I pitch my product or service, I usually say [insert generic pitch here].” Ah yes, the classic fill-in-the-blank approach. It’s like Mad Libs for business, but less fun.

Next up, we’ve got storytelling. The article suggests using ChatGPT to find elements of your journey that can make “awesome stories.” Because nothing says “authentic storytelling” like a machine-generated narrative. Can’t wait to hear those riveting tales about how you chose your company logo or the time you saved 15% on office supplies.

Then we move on to “Jedi mind tricks.” Yes, you read that right. Apparently, we’re now using Star Wars references to sell products. May the Sales Force be with you? The article suggests asking ChatGPT for advanced psychological tactics to use on your prospects. Because nothing says “trustworthy business” like manipulating people with Jedi mind tricks.

Ah, but we’re not done yet. The next prompt is about gamification. Because if there’s one thing people love, it’s turning every aspect of their lives into a game. Forget about meaningful connections or solving real-world problems; let’s earn some badges and level up our sales game!

And finally, we have “sales seduction.” I can’t even make this stuff up. The article suggests using principles from the “art of seduction” to make your sales techniques “irresistibly captivating.” I’m not sure if we’re selling a product or auditioning for “The Bachelor” at this point.

Look, I get it. ChatGPT is a powerful tool, and there are genuinely creative ways to use it in sales. But these “Top X Prompts” articles are becoming as formulaic as the very prompts they’re suggesting. It’s like we’re stuck in this endless loop of recycled content, all in the name of clicks and engagement.

Even Forbes, the bastion of business journalism, is hopping on the ChatGPT bandwagon. What’s next? “5 ChatGPT Prompts to Help You Choose Your Retirement Plan”? “Top 10 ChatGPT Prompts for Better Parenting”? The possibilities are as endless as they are absurd.

So, if you’re looking for some real innovation in using AI for sales, maybe skip the “Top 5” lists and dig a little deeper. Because let’s be honest, if ChatGPT is as revolutionary as they say, it deserves more than just another cookie-cutter article.

Most articles on The Servitor range anywhere from half to completely human-written. The one above, I let ChatGPT have its way 100%. With apologies to Jodie Cook, since I told GPT to be a sarcastic ass about her article. Lesson learned: ChatGPT likes being mean and sarcastic. I might have to do this more often – for science 👀