Is there REALLY an ROI for AI in sales?

AI vs. Manual: A Time-Saving Showdown. Let's pit AI against 7 manual methods in common sales tasks

Happy Saturday! This is Ryan Staley of Whale Boss where I share the latest weekly insights, prompts, and workflows to unleash the power of AI! 🔥

Here’s what we got for you:

  • 🤖Is there REALLY an ROI for AI in sales?

  • 👨‍💻ChatGPT 4o Explained: From Basics to Advanced

  • 🛠️Prompt SLAM!

  • 🎧Weekly Podcast Updates 

  • 😮Perplexity’s ‘Pro Search’ AI upgrade makes it better at math and research

  • 🤖AI scientist Ray Kurzweil: ‘We are going to expand intelligence a millionfold by 2045’

  • 😎Apple’s Phil Schiller is reportedly joining OpenAI’s board

  • 🙌Elon Musk says Grok 2 due in August, Grok 3 by end of year

  • ⭐Anthropic looks to fund a new, more comprehensive generation of AI benchmarks

AI vs. Manual: A Time-Saving Showdown

Is there REALLY an ROI for AI in sales?

Let's pit AI against 7 manual methods in common sales tasks:

The verdict?

AI can save you hours each day, allowing you to focus on high-value activities like building relationships and closing deals.

Are you leveraging AI in your sales day?

If not, what's holding you back?

There are three key strategies that less than 5% of users are currently implementing, which can revolutionize the way you interact with ChatGPT 4o.

Here are some incredible insights on how to harness the full potential of ChatGPT 4o, taking its usage from beginner level all the way to expert with simple yet effective techniques.

🛠️Unleash Your AI Power: Prompts SLAM!


"Create five persuasive points to encourage customers to buy our [product]."


"What are the best tools for budgeting?"


"Create a template for an email response to customers inquiring about [product]."


"Create three call-to-action button ideas based on the contents of this blog post.” Then, paste in the content.

🙌This week's podcast episodes...

Ryan talks with Jordan Wilson, founder of Everyday AI, about the rapidly evolving world of generative AI. The conversation explores the current state of AI technology, its impact on businesses, and the risks of falling behind.
In the second part of Ryan’s conversation with Jordan Wilson of Everyday AI, they dive deep into the world of AI tools and agents. From favorite tools like Chat GPT and Cast Magic to exploring the future of AI agents, this episode is packed with insights for businesses looking to leverage AI effectively..

Perplexity has upgraded its Pro Search AI tool, enhancing its ability to understand complex queries, plan and synthesize detailed answers efficiently. It can conduct thorough research, pinpoint case laws for attorneys, and perform advanced math and programming tasks to analyze data, debug code, and generate content.

Ethical Concerns and Allegations: Despite its advanced functionalities, Perplexity faces ethical questions and accusations of plagiarism. Reports from Wired and Forbes criticize the AI tool for misrepresenting its operations and bypassing data access rules, challenging its integrity and ethical practices.

Image: Wiki

  • Optimism about AI and the Singularity: Ray Kurzweil remains optimistic about a future where humans merge with computers, predicting that by 2029 AI will reach human-level intelligence, and by 2045, the Singularity will occur, enhancing human intelligence a millionfold through brain-computer interfaces.

  • Technological Progress and Predictions: Kurzweil highlights significant advancements in AI, such as large language models and improvements in computing power, which he believes will lead to AI surpassing human capabilities in most areas by 2029. He emphasizes the importance of continued progress in algorithms, data, and computing power.

  • Ethical Considerations and Safety: While acknowledging the potential risks of advanced AI, Kurzweil argues for responsible development and monitoring of AI systems. He emphasizes that major companies are focusing more on ensuring AI safety and alignment with human values than on creating new advancements, which he views as a positive trend.

Apple has appointed Phil Schiller, head of the App Store, to a non-voting observer role on OpenAI's nonprofit board. This position will allow Schiller to gain insights into OpenAI as Apple plans to integrate ChatGPT into iOS and macOS, enhancing Siri's capabilities. The partnership involves no financial transactions yet, but Apple is expected to earn from future ChatGPT subscriptions on its platforms. Microsoft's similar role on the board could complicate discussions with both tech giants.

Elon Musk announced that Grok 2 will be released in August and Grok 3 by the end of the year. Grok 3 will be trained on 100,000 Nvidia H100s, promising significant advancements. Grok 2 aims to improve by avoiding training on OpenAI's model outputs.

The current Grok 1.5, with enhanced reasoning and a context length of 128,000 tokens, outperformed GPT-4 on the HumanEval benchmark but is less popular due to the lack of a free version. Musk's goal to boost revenue for X (formerly Twitter) makes a free version of Grok unlikely.

Image: Anthropic

Anthropic is launching a funding program to develop new benchmarks for evaluating AI models, focusing on advanced capabilities, AI safety, and societal impacts. The program will support third-party organizations to create high-quality evaluations, addressing AI risks like cyberattacks and misinformation, and promoting tools for AI safety.

Anthropic aims to establish industry standards and enhance AI evaluation infrastructure, though there are concerns about the influence of its commercial interests and the alignment of safety definitions with its criteria.

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