ZimmWriter LTD Contest Results

Last updated: Jun 29, 2023

This video is about choosing a winner for a contest to write a magic command prompt for a product review of the Sony a6400 mirrorless camera, and reviewing the different prompts submitted by contestants.

This video by Ranking Tactics was published on Mar 4, 2023.
Video length: 01:00:16.

This video is about the results of the ZimmWriter LTD contest, where participants were asked to write a magic command to review the Sony a6400 mirrorless camera.

The video goes through the different submissions and reviews their magic commands, highlighting the importance of avoiding fake facts and creating a good read. The host also mentions testing the magic commands on other products to see if they are multi-purpose.

The video provides constructive criticism and announces the winner of the contest.

  • The contest required participants to write a magic command prompt for a product review of the Sony a6400 mirrorless camera.
  • The magic command should be no more than 300 words and easily repurposed for other products.
  • The output of the magic command should be around 500 words or less.
  • The review should avoid fake facts and not regurgitate the input.
  • The AI already knows about the Sony a6400, so contestants were encouraged to test their magic commands on other products as well.
  • Sharon Bazil's magic command prompt was to write a review article of around 500 words for the Sony a6400 mirrorless camera.
  • The prompt included subheadings for product description, user experience, performance, value for money, and final verdict.
  • The magic command was tested and the output provided a description of the camera, its key features, and other relevant information.
  • There was a glaring flaw in the contest submission that violates the rules.
  • The magic command should be easily repurposed for other products, but the contestant failed to do so.
  • The contestant substituted a running shoe link instead of a mirrorless camera link, which goes against the purpose of the contest.
  • The AI used in the contest cannot read URLs or understand the content of webpages.
  • The AI's knowledge about specific products is limited, and it may generate inaccurate information.
  • The presence of a URL in the submission resulted in a lower score, as the AI cannot read URLs.
  • The contestant had to replace the word "camera" with "shoe" to make the submission somewhat repurposable.
  • The output of the submission was about 500 words, which met the requirement.
  • The submission lacked factual accuracy due to the AI's limited knowledge about current products.
  • The formatting, product description, and user experience aspects of the submission were satisfactory.
  • Product review roundup websites typically have a description of the product, thoughts about the product, and pros and cons listed.
  • Most product reviews consist of basic details about the product, followed by a few paragraphs of thoughts, and then a list of pros and cons.
  • The format of the reviews is usually a blurb about the product, followed by information about what it's best for and what users will love about it.
  • The formatting of the reviews in the contest entries was generally good, with a rating of 6 out of 10.
  • Toby Risdale's entry asked the AI to provide five website URLs that review the Sony a6400 camera, along with a two-paragraph summary of each review.
  • He also included a magic command to highlight the five results and generate URL descriptions.
  • The AI cannot read URLs, but it can generate output based on the provided information about the Sony a6400 camera.
  • Toby's entry demonstrated how to use the magic command to generate URL descriptions and highlight the results.
  • However, the AI's generated URLs for other products are not real and the information is incorrect.
  • The contest entries are a learning experience for prompt engineering.
  • It is important to understand that mistakes and failures are part of the learning process.
  • Prompt engineering is about learning and improving, so there is no need to be ashamed of mistakes.
  • Learning from failures is a valuable way to gain knowledge and improve skills.
  • Although Toby's entry had some incorrect information, it provided an opportunity to learn and understand the limitations of the AI.
  • Toby's entry was no more than 300 words, which was appreciated and scored a 10.
  • The entry was easily repurposed for scoring purposes.
  • There was a suggestion to break up the text for better readability.

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Contest Details

  • The contest required participants to write a magic command prompt for a product review of the Sony a6400 mirrorless camera.
  • The magic command should be no more than 300 words and easily repurposed for other products.
  • The output of the magic command should be around 500 words or less.
  • The review should avoid fake facts and not regurgitate the input.
  • The AI already knows about the Sony a6400, so contestants were encouraged to test their magic commands on other products as well.
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First Contestant: Sharon Bazil

  • Sharon's magic command prompt was to write a review article of around 500 words for the Sony a6400 mirrorless camera.
  • The prompt included subheadings for product description, user experience, performance, value for money, and final verdict.
  • The magic command was tested and the output provided a description of the camera, its key features, and other relevant information.
  • Some features mentioned in the output were the BIONZ image processor, ISO range, and autofocus.
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Review of Sony a6400 mirrorless camera

  • The Sony a6400 is easy to use and offers a range of features that make it ideal for both casual and professional photographers.
  • The touchscreen display is intuitive and the camera is lightweight and easy to carry.
  • The autofocus system is fast and accurate, and the burst shooting mode is great for capturing action shots.
  • Performance and value for money are positive aspects of the camera.
  • However, there is a glaring flaw in the contest submission that violates the rules.
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Evaluating the magic command

  • The magic command should be easily repurposed for other products, but the contestant failed to do so.
  • The contestant substituted a running shoe link instead of a mirrorless camera link, which goes against the purpose of the contest.
  • The AI used in the contest cannot read URLs or understand the content of webpages.
  • The AI's knowledge about specific products is limited, and it may generate inaccurate information.
  • The contestant's submission did not meet the criteria for an easily repurposable magic command.
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Scoring the contest submission

  • The presence of a URL in the submission resulted in a lower score, as the AI cannot read URLs.
  • The contestant had to replace the word "camera" with "shoe" to make the submission somewhat repurposable.
  • The output of the submission was about 500 words, which met the requirement.
  • The submission lacked factual accuracy due to the AI's limited knowledge about current products.
  • The formatting, product description, and user experience aspects of the submission were satisfactory.
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Review Format

  • Product review roundup websites typically have a description of the product, thoughts about the product, and pros and cons listed.
  • Most product reviews consist of basic details about the product, followed by a few paragraphs of thoughts, and then a list of pros and cons.
  • The format of the reviews is usually a blurb about the product, followed by information about what it's best for and what users will love about it.
  • The formatting of the reviews in the contest entries was generally good, with a rating of 6 out of 10.
  • There was a misunderstanding about not reading the URL, but overall, the effort was commendable.
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Toby Risdale's Entry

  • Toby Risdale's entry asked the AI to provide five website URLs that review the Sony a6400 camera, along with a two-paragraph summary of each review.
  • He also included a magic command to highlight the five results and generate URL descriptions.
  • The AI cannot read URLs, but it can generate output based on the provided information about the Sony a6400 camera.
  • Toby's entry demonstrated how to use the magic command to generate URL descriptions and highlight the results.
  • However, the AI's generated URLs for other products are not real and the information is incorrect.
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Learning Experience

  • The contest entries are a learning experience for prompt engineering.
  • It is important to understand that mistakes and failures are part of the learning process.
  • Prompt engineering is about learning and improving, so there is no need to be ashamed of mistakes.
  • Learning from failures is a valuable way to gain knowledge and improve skills.
  • Although Toby's entry had some incorrect information, it provided an opportunity to learn and understand the limitations of the AI.
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Scoring Toby's Entry

  • Toby's entry was no more than 300 words, which was appreciated and scored a 10.
  • The entry was easily repurposed for scoring purposes.
  • There was a suggestion to break up the text for better readability.
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Contestant 1: Sharon

  • The prompt was scored a 6 for being semi-easily repurposed.
  • The fake facts section received a score of 0 because the AI cannot read URLs.
  • The output was good and received a score of 10.
  • The input was not regurgitated and received a score of 7.
  • The use of pros and cons or points was appreciated.
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Contestant 2: Read Florence

  • The prompt was easily repurposed by changing out the URL.
  • The output was judged and received a score of 10.
  • The fake facts section received a score of 0 due to the use of URLs.
  • The input was not regurgitated and received a score of 9.
  • The layout of features, benefits, and USPs was praised.
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Contestant 3: Adrian Sawyers

  • The prompt was not as easily repurposed due to the word "camera" appearing multiple times.
  • The output was judged and received a score of 9.
  • The fake facts section received a score of 0 due to the use of URLs.
  • The input was not regurgitated and received a score of 7.
  • The layout of introduction, features, benefits, pros, cons, and conclusion was appreciated.
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Contestant 4: Steve Whitby

  • The prompt did not include a URL, which was a positive aspect.
  • The output was judged and received a score of 10.
  • The input was not regurgitated and received a score of 10.
  • The reliance on the AI's knowledge was noted.
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Contestant 1: Adrian

  • Entered the product twice, which may not be necessary for every product review.
  • Output was 500 words or less.
  • Avoided using fake facts.
  • Didn't provide enough background data for the AI to use.
  • Output was rated around 6 or one less than Steve's.
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Contestant 2: Matt Keys

  • Provided the URL and other necessary keywords for repurposing.
  • Output was 500 words or less.
  • Avoided using fake facts.
  • Only provided the name of the camera and the URL, which limits the AI's knowledge.
  • Output was rated around 5.
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Contestant 3: Ken

  • Highlighted why the camera is on the top 10 mirrorless camera list.
  • Emphasized the fun and enjoyable aspect of taking pictures with the camera.
  • Highlighted the top three features and benefits.
  • Emphasized the affordability of the camera.
  • Output was not easily repurposable for other products.
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Jason Hicks' Prompt

  • Jason's prompt is persuasive but friendly.
  • Jason relies on what the AI knows, resulting in fake facts.
  • Background information on the product is missing.
  • Scoring: easily repurposed (10), word count (10), fake facts (2), readability (7).
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Ryan Leonards' Prompt

  • Background information on the camera is missing.
  • Prompt asks for personal experience and detailed product recommendation.
  • AI has no concept of fake information.
  • Scoring: easily repurposed (10), word count (10), fake facts (0), readability (6).
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Nolens' Prompt

  • Background information on the camera is missing.
  • Formatting of the prompt is appreciated.
  • Output is highly repurposable.
  • Scoring: easily repurposed (10), word count (10), fake facts (2), readability (9).
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Moots' Prompt

  • Persona of the author is included in the prompt.
  • Not easily repurposable for other products.
  • Specific examples of how the camera can help photographers are requested.
  • Scoring: easily repurposed (2), word count (10), fake facts (0), readability (8).
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Reviewing Contestant Submissions

  • The AI-generated prompt is not accurate and needs a lot of changes.
  • The prompt lacks bullet points or headings, making it difficult to read.
  • The prompt is repurposable, but it needs improvement in terms of output length and avoiding regurgitation of input.
  • The second prompt is for a movie night, not related to the product review.
  • The prompt is engaging and enjoyable, but it lacks human-like manner and repeats itself.
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Reviewing Another Contestant Submission

  • The prompt is repurposable and easily adaptable.
  • The output is short and to the point.
  • The prompt lacks fake facts and provides a good overall review of the camera.
  • The prompt could benefit from including background information and using formatting to highlight important details.
  • The prompt asks for the top three reasons to love the Sony a6400 camera.
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Reviewing Igor's Submission

  • The prompt includes detailed requirements for the review.
  • The prompt delves into various aspects of the camera, such as autofocus system, connectivity, and storage options.
  • The prompt lacks specific information about power options, leading to potential fake facts in the output.
  • The prompt is not easily repurposable due to the need for significant changes.
  • The prompt could benefit from providing a URL and avoiding repetition of the product name.
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Reviewing Another Contestant Submission

  • The prompt is not repurposable as it relies solely on the AI's knowledge of the camera.
  • The prompt lacks a URL and may result in fake facts in the output.
  • The output quality is good, but the prompt could be improved in terms of fake facts and output length.
  • A promising prompt is found, which includes details about the product to guide the AI's review.
  • The prompt provides pros and cons, but it is unclear if they were generated or manually added.
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Review of Contestant 1's Prompt

  • The prompt includes the necessary keywords for the product review.
  • The command is placed at the bottom, while the background information is at the top.
  • The AI generates a 500-word product review in the style of CNET.
  • The prompt has a witty and honest tone.
  • Repurposing the prompt for a different product may require changing the references to the camera.
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Review of Contestant 2's Prompt

  • The prompt is detailed and may take longer to generate.
  • The AI generates a compelling introduction for the Sony a6400 mirrorless camera.
  • A downside of the camera, the rolling shutter, is mentioned.
  • The menu of the camera is described as a bit hard to navigate.
  • The prompt can be repurposed by replacing references to the camera with other products.
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Review of Contestant 3's Prompt

  • The prompt includes the necessary keywords for the product review.
  • The AI generates a product review for the Brooks men's adrenaline ts22 running shoe.
  • The prompt provides specific features and benefits of the shoe.
  • References to the shoe being made in the USA or imported are included.
  • The prompt could be more repurposable by removing references to shoes in the command.
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George's Prompt

  • SEO keywords and long tail keywords
  • List of cameras features and benefits
  • Explanation of the type of photographers and situations the camera is best suited for
  • Not very repurposable using the URL
  • Output quality is a 7
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Von's Prompt

  • Very repurposable, just need to change the category in the URL
  • Output length is fine
  • Unfortunately, fake facts score a 2
  • Cameras and photography are increasingly important in modern life
  • Introduction could get repetitious in a product roundup
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False's Prompt

  • Camera is mentioned, but not the actual product
  • Pros and cons are included
  • Target market is very repurposable
  • Output length is fine
  • Fake facts score a 0
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Jay Power's Prompt

  • Repurposability is a 5, as it looks like a full review of the camera
  • Output length is fine
  • Fake facts score a 4
  • Output is hard to score, maybe a 6
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Second Prompt

  • Good background information
  • Product name and important facts and features are included
  • Camera can record
  • Output is hard to score
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Review of Prompt 1

  • The output is spot on and amazing.
  • The repurposeability is low because all the content was manually typed in.
  • The word count is slightly over 500.
  • The avoiding fake facts score is 10 because all the facts seem to be pulled from the website.
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Review of Prompt 2

  • The repurposeability suffers because the content had to be manually typed in.
  • The output quality is good, but could use more information for the H2s.
  • The prompt is short, sweet, and to the point.
  • The avoiding fake facts score is 7 because there are some fake facts included.
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Review of Prompt 3

  • The repurposeability is high with the product name and personal photography included.
  • The output length is a little short, but still acceptable.
  • The avoiding fake facts score is 9 because there are some generic statements.
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Choosing a Winner

  • The video is about choosing a winner for a contest to write a magic command prompt for a product review of the Sony a6400 mirrorless camera.
  • The host mentions that some entries were too brief and did not discuss the product features in an enjoyable way.
  • The winner of the contest is announced to be Simon 310 and Ryan 1010, who both win lifetime deals.
  • The host acknowledges that the video may have been boring for some viewers but hopes they learned something.
  • The host emphasizes that AI cannot read URLs and may invent fake facts about product specifications.
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AI's Lack of Understanding URLs

  • The AI does not have any concept of what is at a URL and cannot read URLs.
  • If a URL contains the product name, it can be a false flag for the AI.
  • The host demonstrates two URLs that go to the same product but have different text inside the link.
  • When asked to write a review about the product, the AI has no idea what the product is.
  • The AI's review is agnostic and does not provide any specific information about the product.
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Writing a Product Review

  • The host demonstrates a basic way to write a product review using a background section.
  • The background section includes the product name and a prompt to write a product review.
  • The host suggests adding some background information and personal opinions in the style of a CNET review.
  • The AI should expand on the product's features and discuss why they are beneficial for buyers.
  • The review should mention what the reviewer loves most about the product.
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Improving the Review

  • The host suggests adding bullet points after the third paragraph to expand on the product features.
  • The review should be around four paragraphs long, but the AI may struggle with a 500-word requirement.
  • The host mentions that the AI eliminated the bullet points, so they need to be included after the third paragraph.
  • The review should summarize the product's features and discuss why they are beneficial.
  • The host demonstrates an example review for the Brooks men's Adrenaline GTS 22 running shoe.
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Using Background Details for Content Generation

  • Explains how to repurpose a URL and use background details for content generation.
  • Shows how to switch products and delete irrelevant information.
  • Demonstrates how to quickly create a new product review using the same format.
  • Uses advanced design writer features to save and assign magic commands.
  • Highlights the option to include literary devices, lists, and a personal tone of voice.
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Not Putting Information in the Background Section

  • Advises against putting certain information in the background section.
  • Explains that the magic command only works when something is highlighted.
  • Gives an example of a service review where background information is used.
  • Shows how to assign a magic command to write a Facebook post using background information.
  • Emphasizes the importance of using background information in the right situation.
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Using Background Information for Carpet Cleaning Service Review

  • Uses the example of a carpet cleaning service review to demonstrate the use of background information.
  • Explains how to save background information for a specific company.
  • Shows how to use the saved background information to write a Facebook post about the carpet cleaning service.
  • Differentiates between using background information for product reviews and service reviews.
  • Recommends using background information in appropriate situations.
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Conclusion and Contest Winners

  • Wraps up the video and thanks viewers for watching.
  • Announces the winners of the free lifetime deals contest.
  • Provides a link to get a copy of ZimmWriter at a special limited time price.
  • Encourages viewers to take advantage of the offer before it expires.
  • Wishes viewers good luck with their content generation.

Watch the video on YouTube:
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