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AI vs. Marshy

Growth marketer meets biggest technological advancement in our lives. Learn about AI in a way that doesn't overwhelm. Add a splash of strap yourself in and be prepared.

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AI versus Marshy #54 - Zap Central, why do consultants win, and troubles with Carrd

Hello and welcome to another edition of AI versus Marshy! This is the newsletter that demystifies the AI hype and gives you actionable and practical information instead. This week we look at: • Researching on autopilot with Zapier Central • Consultants an early winner in the AI race • Sprint 4 update - TheLeadMagnet.biz Now there's lots to crack on with today, so let's make like a whip and flick to it. ChatGPT drawing a whip having a crack -Marshy Research on autopilot with Zapier Central...

Hello and welcome to another edition of AI versus Marshy. This newsletter tracks what’s happening in AI and applies a practical filter for our readers. But don’t take my word for it - here’s what one of our readers said: “It keeps me up to date with what’s going on in AI, without having to do the heavy searching myself.” This week we cover: Using AI to reverse engineer content trends (h/t Starter Story) Figma is coming after Powerpoint - with some backpedalling Sprint 3 of TheLeadMagnet.biz...

Hello and welcome to another edition of AI versus Marshy 👋 This is the newsletter that is excited about AI, but keeps it grounded in things you need to know and can do today. This week we look at: • Using ChatGPT for fashion advice • Editing pictures with words • Another build in public update #2 - TheLeadMagnet.biz Lots to share with you today, so open like a door and make room. -Marshy ChatGPT for Your Own Wardrobe Via Ruud Hendriks on LinkedIn. My friend Anna shared this practical example...

Hello and welcome to the next edition of AI versus Marshy! This is the newsletter that stays in touch with the AI hype machine, and boils things down to: what’s actually happening? and, what’s useful to know right now? The dust has settled on our 1st birthday, and it’s back to regular business. This week we cover: A counterpoint to the AI hype machine So what happened with the VoicePanel link? Building an AI business from scratch - Update #1 Lots to get on with this week so let’s make like a...

Hello and welcome to another edition of AI versus Marshy! 👋 The newsletter that follows the AI trend for you and surfaces up interesting things that are happening across tech news, new capabilities, and how you can make sense of it for your own benefit. And it’s not just any edition today, it’s our 1 year birthday 🥳 To the few dozen or so readers that transferred over from other writing I’ve done in the past (and chosen to stay!) I thank you. And to every reader that has joined organically...

Hello and welcome to another edition of AI versus Marshy! This is the newsletter that keeps tabs on AI and helps you keep up-to-date with what’s happening and how you can use it to suit yourself or your business. Last week we got into some big themes, and this week we’re deliberately moving away from big picture and into some practical hands-on with ChatGPT4o. We’re focusing on: Using it for improving your LinkedIn profile Turning a presentation into a social post Using it to create a...

Hello and welcome to another edition of AI versus Marshy! Welcome new readers! This newsletter keeps up with AI’s development and breaks things down for you. I’ve spent two decades in tech and second half of my career has moved more into purpose-led work (leading a tech social impact program, working with more social enterprises and NFPs, and coaching founders and business owners). I joke about “washing away my sins” after selling ads for big tech companies and I say this because we’re going...

Hello and welcome to another edition of AI versus Marshy. This is the newsletter that strives to make sense of AI hype and gives you ways to apply lessons today. This week goes a bit differently because we’re going deep on a topic - emotion detection. I started investigating and it demanded its own edition, so let’s move on - like soothing a tantrum - and get on with it. Thanks 🙏 -Marshy Emotions triggered? Via LinkedIn. This story starts with an assertion from my friend Dave. “Emotional...

Hello and ahoy to another edition of AI versus Marshy! It’s been a challenging few weeks - so I’m pleased to get this newsletter to you at a reasonable time. This newsletter charts AI’s trajectory curve and our 1 year anniversary is next year - if you like the newsletter can you forward it someone you think might be interested and ask them to visit: https://www.lukemarshall.net/newsletter So they can subscribe themselves. Thanks! 🙏 This week covers: The best is yet to come - a novel look at...

Hello and welcome to another edition of AI versus Marshy! This is the newsletter that demystifies AI and gives you things you can think about and action TODAY. Straight-up, I have TWO apologies I want to dish out. Last week I tried uploading images into a new backend to make the uploading images process easier in ConvertKit. This looked fine in preview, but I skipped test email, and some of you got an email with no images. 2/3 of you got a second email with the images fixed. My bad! Running...