AI & ChatGPT Can Be A Powerful Tool For Musicians
To unlock the power of AI and ChatGPT, you need to know how. Once you do, you’ll better engage with fans, build creativity and more. You can’t go anywhere without hearing about AI or ChatGPT these days. It’s a popular debate lately in the music industry if it will help, or destroy music in the future. You can read what we have to say about the new independent musicfuture of music with AI here. But regardless of where you stand on the issue, it’s here, to stay.
How Music Artists Can Utilize ChatGPT Successfully
There are ways music artists can utilize ChatGPT and AI (artificial intelligence) without compromising your morals or artistic integrity at all. If you use it the right way, it can just be a free assistant. A member of your team. You can use it to brain storm songs, marketing ideas, content for your social pages. Or just use it like you would any search engine, but with more tailored responses. Most people probably don’t even know the power of ChatGPT and what you can all actually do with it. But yes, with great power, comes great responsibility. So be sure you’re not relying too much on it, and use it wisely.
To be honest, you’re probably already using AI in a variety of way’s without even really realizing it. A lot of sites artists use for promotion, or social pages, already utilize AI a lot behind the scenes. Below, are some of the best way’s you can to.
Social Media: Help with building your strategy, content and fan engagement
Songwriting: Build creativity, bounce ideas around to inspire you
Music Marketing: Get help building your marketing strategy and even content
Creativity: Any help you need with any content, promo items or more
Website Design: ChatGPT can help you with coding snippets to build your website
Social Media – Use ChatGPT to personalize fan engagement on your social pages. It can interact with fans messaging you with common questions.
Brainstorm social media promotional strategy with ChatGPT. Ask it for ideas on a promotional plan within some criteria you already have in mind. Then go from there and see what you can come up with.
Songwriting – No, don’t have ChatGPT write a song for you. But, if you have a general idea for a song, and are having a writers block, you can use it to brainstorm. Think of ChatGPT as a creative assistant to bounce ideas off of.
Music Marketing – It takes a lot to build up a marketing plan. As an independent artist, you don’t have a full team to handle marketing for you. But you still need to create press releases, email campaigns, social media plans and more. You can utilize ChatGPT to help write up some of your pressers. Or you can just ask it questions on what you should be doing in terms of marketing to get a better idea on what areas you may need to improve.
General Creativity – Utilize ChatGPT to brainstorm ideas for any content on your website, social pages, or even to create merchandise for yourself. Merch is a great way to monetize your music career, but to sell, it needs to be catchy. AI can help you brainstorm some catchy shirt ideas, or even a full on promotional brand for yourself.
Website Design – Not only can ChatGPT help with content and idea creativity, but in coding. If you’re not great with coding, but working on your website, you can ask ChatGPT to help you write up certain snippets of HTML code for your website. It’s essential for any artist or band to have a decent little website. But it’s expensive to pay somebody to build it, or takes some specific knowledge and lots of time to build out. Let ChatGPT help you out for free! Can’t beat that price.
That’s just the beginning of unlocking the power of AI
This is just the tip of the iceberg on how artists can utilize ChatGPT and AI. We just highlighted ways this can help an artist enhance the most important and essential parts of their career. You can do more research, and just play around with it to see what else it can do. No idea or questions is bad. Just keep typing in questions to see what kind of answers you get. Type in more requests and see ChatGPT can all do. If there’s any particular part of your music career your hate doing or struggle with, try and see how this could help you out.
Every independent artist needs to utilize every tools at their disposal. This tool, is free, and quite powerful. Yes, AI is artificial and lifeless, a lot of artists don’t want to mix that with their art. But as highlighted above, you can keep your artistic integrity while simply using this to handle the boring remedial tasks. That will save you time, allowing you to spend more time focusing on your music. Which is a win win for everybody involved. Especially us here, who love hearing new music every day!