Let’s talk about OpenAI hitting the billion-dollar revenue mark 🦄
Isn’t this just a Silicon Valley fairytale?
AND… it’s a lesson in risk and reward for every small business owner, creative, and solopreneur out there.
OpenAI bet big, losing a whopping $540 million in 2022. They were burning money; AND they were stoking the fires of innovation.
Look where it got them.
Monthly revenue soaring from $28 million to $80 million?
A user base the size of a small country?
The underlying message here, for the entrepreneurial mind, is the power of confidence and intelligent risk taking to grow. OpenAI’s high-stakes gamble wasn’t just confined to the nerd dens of tech developers. They expanded into enterprise solutions, teamed up with Microsoft, and threw in top-tier security measures. And guess what? It made them the youngest unicorn in history.
It’s not just the tech giants who can roll the dice.
With AI tools like ChatGPT, and now, Claude, Bard, Llama, Perplexity and so many more, even small businesses can up their game, turn mundane tasks into automated workflows, and free up time for the kind of work that actually pays the bills and checks off the bucket list.
So, ask yourself this: Am I game to take a calculated risk and intelligently incorporate AI into my work?
If OpenAI can transform $540 million of losses into a billion-dollar opportunity, imagine what a smidgen of that courage could do for you.
Let’s get chatting—or should I say, let’s get ChatGPTing! 😄
From second brain, to catalog, to force multiplier – SMEs need AI
In the latest episode of “The 4am Report,” I chat with Pasha Irshad about how generative AI is a game-changer for small business owners. We cut through the AI noise to give you actionable tips on automating repetitive tasks and using AI as a “force multiplier.” Tune in to learn how to reclaim your time and focus on what truly matters. 🎙️🤖
Is it cheating to use Artificial Intelligence is your marketing?
Got burning questions about whether using AI is “cheating”? I tackle this hot topic in a snappy TikTok video. Spoiler: using technology to be more efficient isn’t cheating; it’s smart.
And since I AM the author of a book called UNboring: Take your content marketing from blah to brilliant, I love me a good meme to make my point for me. So I went straight to Joey and Rachel from Friends.
👥 Just like Joey and Rachel circling around the truth about new relationships they’re excited for but uncertain if they can share, there’s still lots of mystery around AI. We’re all coming to accept this technology at our own pace. And that’s ok!
💡 Think of AI as a tool that can empower your creativity.
🔁 Much like you’d use a calculator, AI saves time on rote tasks so you can focus on strategy.
📈 Combining AI with human intelligence is how we’ll do our most innovative work.
Too often, using AI feels like a dirty little secret 🤫 Kinda like cheating 🤔 Does using AI for business feel like cheating to you? 😱 Too many small business owners and marketers I talk to think so too! And it is JUST NOT TRUE 🤥 🎧 Listen to ep 198 of The 4am Report podcast where I am in conversation with Pasha Irshad, co-founder of Shape and Scale. We break down a ton of use cases for SMEs And since I AM the author of a book called UNboring: Take your content marketing from blah to brilliant, I love me a good meme to make my point for me 👥 Just like Joey and Rachel circling around the truth on Friends, there’s still lots of mystery around AI. We’re all coming to accept this technology at our own pace. And that’s ok! 💡 Think of AI as a tool that can empower your creativity. 🔁 Much like you’d use a calculator, AI saves time on rote tasks so you can focus on strategy. 📈 Combining AI with human intelligence is how we’ll do our most innovative work. ✨ I’m so pumped about all the ways AI will elevate our businesses as we learn to use it thoughtfully. Who’s with me?! 🙋♀️ in the comments Ps: Location – Port Dover, Ontario, Canada #ai #sme #smb #founders #chatgpt #bard #claude #marketing #podcasting #delegation #marketingautomation #friends #meme #unboring
Want to be on The 4am Report podcast for episode 200?
In celebration of reaching our 200th episode of “The 4am Report,” I want to feature YOU! Got a killer AI tip that’s transformed your work or life? Send it in for a chance to be featured in a special 2-minute segment. If you’re game, hit me up for more details on how to get involved. 🌟🎙️