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The ‘AI for Marketers’ Era Starts Now

Posted Under: Social Pros Podcast
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Daniel Lemin

Convince & Convert

Hannah Tooker


Leanna Pham

Convince & Convert
About Social Pros Podcast:

Social Pros is one of the longest-running marketing podcasts in existence (10 YEARS and counting), and was recently recognized as the #1 Audio/Podcast Series by the Content Marketing Awards.

Our purpose? Making sure that we speak to real people doing real work in social media.

Listeners get inside stories and behind-the-scenes secrets about how teams at companies like Google, Reddit, Glossier, Zillow, Lyft, Marvel, and dozens more, staff, operate, and measure their social media programs.  With 600+ episodes, the Social Pros Podcast brings the humanity of social media to the forefront, while providing incredibly useful marketing strategies that listeners can immediately implement.

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Christopher S. Penn, Co-Founder of Trust Insights and Co-Host of the Marketing Over Coffee podcast, discusses the role and impact of artificial intelligence in the digital marketing universe.

The AI Landscape in Marketing The ‘AI for Marketers’ Era Starts Now

Whispers in tech labs, digital marketing agencies and offices around the world disclose a certain amount of trepidation that computers will take over jobs. The evolution of artificial intelligence is relentless.
You could leave the room to grab a cup of coffee, and by the time you sit back down at your desk, you’ll read headlines promising a new, more advanced model for natural language generation or even content creation. But, is this enough of a reason for marketers and those working in creative industries to feel intimidated or threatened by AI?
As Christopher S. Penn predicts, in the near future, either your job will be to manage the machines, or the machines will manage you. But, if you learn to prepare your career for AI and understand how you can harness its power without making yourself redundant, you’ll secure your position for many years to come.

In This Episode:

  • 06:18 – How AI will impact digital marketing and creative roles
  • 09:18 – How AI can assist with content generation and the decision-making process
  • 15:24 – How social media professionals can harness the power of AI
  • 19:55 – The difference between algorithms and artificial intelligence
  • 22:17 – Why businesses need to think about the problems they can solve with AI before investing in the software
  • 25:55 – How you can use AI to forecast search terms for your marketing campaigns
  • 29:16 – How an organization’s ethics influences AI applications and software
  • 35:09 – Why natural language generation is the ‘next big thing’ in AI marketing

Quotes From This Episode:

“Artificial intelligence is about getting a machine to replicate human intelligence features.” – @cspenn
There are massive planetary impacts to not having ethics as a core part of your organization. Click To Tweet
“If you can add ‘template’ next to your job role in Google search, you’ve got a job that a machine can take over very soon.” – @cspenn


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