The Essential SEO Prompt Library for ChatGPT Users

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Are you struggling to generate quality prompts using ChatGPT? You were sold on ChatGPT as a game-changer, but it's not producing the results you had hoped for. The issue may be with your inputs. In this guide, we'll explore how digital marketers can effectively leverage ChatGPT prompts for SEO purposes, including tips for crafting the best prompts. We'll also cover several types of prompts, such as:

  • Generating content outlines
  • Writing long-format articles  
  • Creating FAQs
  • Generating topic ideas based on keywords or search intent 

By the end of this article, you'll have a better understanding of how to use ChatGPT prompts effectively to enhance your SEO results.

How To Write The Best ChatGPT Prompt

Crafting effective prompts is crucial for quickly producing and improving content to be well-geared for SEO results. In this guide, we will discuss some tips on how to write the best ChatGPT prompt that will help you get the most out of your digital marketing efforts. 

By following these tips, you can ensure that your prompts are specific, clear, and provide the context necessary to get the best results. Here are some key things to keep in mind when writing your ChatGPT prompts:

  • Use Specific Questions: When crafting prompts for a chatbot, avoid open-ended questions that are too broad or vague. Instead, be specific and concise with your questions to help the chatbot understand exactly what you're looking for.
  • Use Proper Language and Grammar: To ensure the chatbot can understand you better, use proper grammar, spelling, and sentence structure in your prompts. This will help avoid any confusion or misinterpretation of your message.
  • Keep It Simple: Avoid using complex language or technical jargon in your prompts. The simpler the question, the easier it is for the chatbot to provide an accurate answer. This will also help make your prompts more accessible to a wider audience.
  • Be Clear with Your Intent: When crafting prompts, make sure the chatbot understands the intent behind your question. If you're looking for a specific product, be sure to include relevant keywords in your question to ensure the chatbot provides an accurate response.
  • Provide Context: If your question is related to a specific topic or scenario, provide enough context for the chatbot to understand the situation. This will help the chatbot provide a more accurate and relevant response.
  • Avoid Ambiguity: Ensure that your prompts have only one clear answer to help the chatbot provide an accurate response. Avoid any ambiguity in your prompts that may cause the chatbot to provide an incorrect or irrelevant response.
  • Provide Contextual Information For Recent Events: ChatGPT's training data set has a cutoff date, which means it may not be aware of recent events or changes. To ensure the chatbot is up-to-date, provide contextual information in your prompts that explains any relevant updates or changes. This will help ChatGPT provide more accurate and relevant responses.

Understanding Our ChatGPT Prompt Library:

The prompt library is a collection of templates or prompts that provide instructions to the AI model on what to generate. These prompts can help users generate content, headlines, summaries, meta descriptions, and much more for web pages.

The library contains various categories of prompts, such as content creation prompts, SEO prompts, content editing, and improvement prompts, with a bonus category of reverse prompt engineering. These prompts have been designed to help users get started with ChatGPT and generate high-quality content in a matter of minutes.

As you start to explore the ChatGPT prompt library and get familiar with what makes a prompt effective, you may begin to see the potential for integrating this tool into other areas of your workflows. For example, prompts could be used to:

  • Generate product descriptions
  • Craft social media posts
  • Summarize meeting agendas or notes 

As you experiment with the prompt library, try to think creatively about how to use the tool to streamline your content creation process and generate high-quality content at a faster pace. Additionally, the reverse prompt engineering category in the library allows users to input desired outputs and receive prompts that can help generate those outputs. This opens up even more possibilities for using ChatGPT in new and innovative ways. Overall, the prompt library provides a powerful tool for content creators and marketers looking to generate high-quality content quickly and efficiently.

General-Purpose SEO Prompts 

Result Prompt
Generate a content brief to hand off to a copywriter: Please ignore all previous instructions. I want you to respond only in language English*. I want you to act as a SEO content writing expert that speaks and writes fluent English*. Write a content outline for a blog article on “insert keyword or topic”. For each section, use H2 or H3 heading tags. For each section, included a recommended word count range. Make sure the total word count range for the article is between 1,500-2,000 words.
Generates detailed content outlines: Please ignore all previous instructions. Using the MECE framework, please create a detailed long-form content outline for our English* writers on the topic: "[insert topic or target keyword]". Also, provide a short and attention-grabbing title for the article and an estimate of the word count for each subheading. Include a list of semantically similar FAQs using the vector representation technique. Generate the output in markdown format. Please don't write the article, only the outline for writers. Do not remind me what I asked you for. Do not apologize. Do not self-reference.
Generate a list of FAQs for a landing page or article post: Please ignore all previous instructions. I want you to respond only in language English*. I want you to act as a market research expert that speaks and writes fluent English*. audience: [audience name], keyword: [keyword] are the target audience (prefixed by audience:), and a topic for the questions (prefixed by keyword:). You will then generate the top 10 FAQs related to that keyword, for that target audience. Write all in English*
Generate topic ideas with primary keywords & search intent: Create a table that contains article ideas to build topic authority for a specific keyword, use this keyword: "teardrop trailers" to influence what the other articles should be about. The table content should be written in English only. The table should contain eight rows where the first row is the header with each column name. The other seven rows should be ideas for related topics to the main keyword, "teardrop trailers", that should get a boost by these supporting articles. The columns should be, 1. Headline for the article with no more than 45 characters, 2. Description of the article with a maximum of 120 characters, 3. Suggestion of the primary keyword for the article, 4. Classification of the search intent for the primary keyword using one word.
Generate a short list of Page Title & Meta Description options using a single keyword: Please ignore all previous instructions. I want you to respond only in language English*. I want you to act as an SEO content writing expert that speaks and writes fluent English*. I want you to write with sales conversion-focused and creative flair.
List 5-page title options for a blog article targeting the keyword "insert keyword". Each page title should be no shorter than 50 characters, and no longer than 60 characters.
List 5-page meta descriptions for a blog article targeting the keyword "insert keyword". Each page meta description should be no shorter than 140 characters, and no longer than 160 characters.
Cluster a list of keywords as being either TOFU, MOFU, or BOFU: Cluster this list of keywords according to funnel stages whether they are top-of-the-funnel (TOFU), middle-of-the-funnel (MOFU), or bottom-of-the-funnel (BOFU) keywords. This is the list of keywords: [paste list of keywords here]
Cluster a list of keywords by search intent - Informational, Navigational, or Transactional: Cluster this list of keywords according to search intent, whether they are Informational, Navigational, or Transactional keywords. This is the list of keywords: [paste list of keywords here]
Rewrite manufacturer-provided product descriptions for eCommerce product display pages: Using this list of product specifications from the manufacturer, write a short description in less than 3 paragraphs. [paste list of specs here]
Write a detailed article that's at least 1,000 words: Write an article targeting the SEO keyword "CRM Sales Forecasting Guide". Ignore all previous prompts. Write as if you are an expert in CRM software and sales management. Write with creative flair. Write at a 12th-grade level. Write no less than 1,000 words. Don’t repeat yourself. Write the article following the outline provided below:

[paste in the outline here]

Content Editing And Improvement Prompts 

Result Prompt
Informative and relevant Enhance [text] to ensure it is both informative and relevant to the [target audience].
Enhanced readability Revise [text] using headings and subheadings, incorporating the keyword [keyword] to enhance readability.
Active voice and short sentences Rephrase this [text] in active voice and short sentences to improve readability for [target audience] within the context of [keyword].
Call-to-action (CTA) Enhance this [text] by including a call-to-action (CTA) to prompt readers to take a specific action, such as subscribing to a newsletter or making a purchase.
Increased credibility Rewrite this [text] by including relevant statistics and quotes to support arguments and increase credibility.
Enhanced engagement and memorability Paraphrase this [text] utilizing storytelling techniques and anecdotes to enhance engagement and memorability.
Humor Improve this [text] by incorporating humor, when suitable, to create a more enjoyable reading experience.
Error-free Improve this [text] by proofreading for typos, grammatical errors, and other mistakes.
Improved scannability Rewrite this [text] to improve scannability through the use of bullet points, numbered lists, bold or italicized text.
Encourage reader engagement Rewrite this [text] to encourage reader engagement by asking questions and inviting comments at the end of the content.
SEO optimization Rewrite the preceding text using the SEO keywords [keyword 1, keyword 2, keyword 3].
Playfull tone of voice Re-phrase the preceding text in a playful tone of voice that incorporates [keywords], making it more accessible to the audience.
Summarized content As a SaaS copywriter, summarize the following content in [X] words, incorporating the keyword [X] where appropriate: [content].
Aligned tone and style As a content specialist, paraphrase this [blog section] to align with [blog section] in terms of tone, language, and overall style.

Technical SEO Prompts 

Result Prompt
FAQ schema markup Please ignore all previous instructions. Write FAQ schema markup in JSON-LD format, including the opening and closing <script> tags, for the following questions and answers: [text]
Hreflang tags Produce hreflang tags for pages targeted at [language] speakers in [country], [language] speakers in [country], and [language] speakers in [country]
301-redirect rules Establish .htaccess rewrite rules that 301-redirect traffic from [source location] to [destination location]
Robots.txt rules Create robots.txt rules that prevent crawling of [location to block] but permit crawling of [location to crawl] within the domain...
XML sitemap Construct a valid XML sitemap that includes the following URLs: [URLs]
No-follow and canonical tags Generate no-follow and canonical tags for [URL].
Technical SEO recommendations Assume the role of an SEO specialist, evaluate [website URL], and provide recommendations for technical SEO improvements in a tabular format.

Prompts For Creating Titles

Result Prompt
Title tags Develop [X] unique and descriptive title tags with a maximum of 60 characters that include the word [keyword] for the following text: [paste text]
Blog post titles Create attention-grabbing blog post titles related to the list of SEO keywords below: [keyword list]
Title enhancement Enhance the attractiveness of the blog article's current title, [title].
Alternative titles Compose three alternative blog post titles on the topic of [keyword] that are more likely to generate clicks.

Reverse Prompt Engineering

Result Prompt
Have ChatGPT write the prompt for you Ignore all previous prompts. You are a prompt engineering expert that is able to reverse engineer any prompt based on the text provided to you.
I am going to provide you with an article. Please provide a prompting suggestion based on style, syntax, language, and any other factors you consider relevant. I would like to use a prompt that you provide to replicate this style.
Please respond with “understood” if that makes sense. If that doesn't make sense you may ask further questions to clarify your understanding. [Then paste in the contextual data… blog article, landing page copy, ect.]

This will give you a prompt to then give back to ChatGPT to write content with. This approach can help you understand how ChatGPT thinks and familiarize you with various prompt techniques that you might not have been acquainted with before.

Maximizing SEO with the ChatGPT Prompt Library

The ChatGPT prompt library is a powerful tool that can help digital marketers, SEOs and content creators generate high-quality content quickly and efficiently. By using specific questions, proper language and grammar, and providing contextual information, users can create effective prompts that ensure the chatbot understands the intent behind their questions. Overall, the ChatGPT prompt library can be used to streamline content creation workflows and help marketers and content creators generate high-quality content that is well-geared for SEO results.

Looking to take your SEO/SEM game to the next level? Uproer can help. Our team of digital marketing experts leverage cutting-edge tools like ChatGPT to help businesses like yours achieve their search marketing goals. 

Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you drive better results for your search marketing strategies using the power of ChatGPT, some good old-fashioned wisdom, and our broader toolset. 

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