Here at the Chamber, the team and I are always looking for innovative tools to help our business community thrive. Today, I am excited to share that we’ve found a tool to transform your business: ChatGPT, a cutting-edge AI from OpenAI. Before ChatGPT, creating engaging content and campaigns often felt like juggling a hundred tasks. Brainstorming ideas, crafting compelling copy, and developing blog posts are hard work and can take up needed time for small businesses. However, that’s no longer the case, thanks to ChatGPT. This tool is free to use and is a game changer.

Gone are the days of writer’s block. It’s time to say hello to the age of idea generation! Whether you need help brainstorming a blog post, an email, or a sales pitch, ChatGPT can help. It shines when it comes to bringing ideas to the table. Are all of them good? Not necessarily, but you may find that it’s just what you need that will spur on an even better idea!

With ChatGPT, you can start creating like never before. With Chat GPT’s help, you can craft content that used to take hours in a couple of minutes. I still recommend reviewing the content made by Chat GPT closely to ensure it makes sense (it’s still learning) and that it fits your brand. Even with the additional review and polish time, you’ll still be hours ahead of where you would have been trying to write it all yourself.

One thing I do want to recognize is that ChatGPT is a wonderful tool, not a human replacement. Human creativity and critical thinking will remain essential as you review its work to ensure it makes sense for your customers and business brand. Instead, I see ChatGPT as a partner for local businesses. It can amplify your content creation efforts and free up valuable time for other parts of your business. If you’re a business leader looking for a tool that will transform how you do business in 2024, I urge you to explore the endless possibilities of AI.

-Josh Cross, Atascadero Chamber CEO