What is an AI prompt?

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An AI prompt is a series of keywords describing what you want the AI to do for you. Your prompt is used to generate a desired output, such as text, images, or predictions. It serves as the starting point or instruction for the AI to follow in producing the desired response.

Check out our support articles on how to create prompts for activity content or images if you need ideas.

How do prompts work?

Think of prompts as the instructions given to an AI, directing it on what to create and how to create it.

By providing the right instructions, you can steer the direction of AI-generated content and tailor it to your specific needs and preferences.

Follow these tips to write effective prompts for more relevant responses from AI systems:

Be Clear and Specific

Clearly articulate what you want the AI to generate. Provide specific details, context, or examples to guide the AI in understanding your prompt.

Use Natural Language

Write prompts in a natural and conversational tone, similar to how you would communicate with a human. Avoid overly technical or complex language that might confuse the AI.

Provide Context

Include relevant background information or context to help the AI better understand the task or question at hand. This can improve the quality and relevance of the AI's response.

Avoid Ambiguity

Make sure your prompt is unambiguous and does not leave room for misinterpretation. Clearly define terms and provide any necessary clarifications to prevent confusion.

Break Down Complex Tasks

If the task is complex, break it down into smaller, more manageable parts. Provide step-by-step instructions or prompts for each part to guide the AI through the process.

Experiment with Different Formats

Explore different formats and structures for your prompts, such as questions, statements, or fill-in-the-blank sentences. Experimenting with different formats can yield varied and interesting results.

Provide Feedback

Review the AI's responses to your prompts and provide feedback to help refine and improve its performance. Adjust your prompts based on the AI's output to achieve better results.

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