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Create AI-generated images in the Asset Library with DALL-E.

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Written by Cheyenne V.
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Use DALL-E, a ChatGPT-powered AI image generator, via the media uploader in Asset Library to create one-of-a-kind images!

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DALL-E Overview

DALL-E can be an invaluable tool for you during the content creation process, allowing you to do the following:

Create original posts that spark audience engagement - Original images, as opposed to stock ones, are more likely to drive audience engagement and positive brand associations.

Create compelling content at scale - Working as an extension of your team, the DALL-E image generator creates images in seconds and ultimately helps teams create compelling content at scale.

Save cost and speed up the creative process - Nearly 40 percent of Meltwater customers outsource content production due to limited resources and bandwidth. The DALL-E image generator helps teams save costs and speed up the creative process by keeping more of the required work in-house.

Unblock creative blockers and limitations - When facing a creative block, the DALL-E image generator provides needed inspiration. You no longer need to possess hard creative skills, like image design, to create unique and engaging images. By simply entering a prompt, anyone can create one-of-a-kind, engaging images.

Using DALL-E in Asset Library

To use DALL-E in Asset Library, follow these steps:

  1. Click the Engage drop-down in the left-hand navigation bar

  2. Click Asset Library

  3. Click Add Asset

  4. Select DALL-E

  5. Add a prompt

  6. Click Generate Images

  7. To regenerate images, select Regenerate images

  8. Select the check box in the top left-hand corner of the image(s) you want to add

  9. Click View/Edit Selected

  10. Click Upload

  11. Your image(s) will now be included your Asset Library

DALL-E Best Practices

  • Be Specific and Detailed: For optimal image quality, provide specific and detailed prompts. Include elements such as setting, objects, colors, mood, number of people, and any other specific details you desire in the image.

  • Atmosphere and Mood: Communicate the desired atmosphere or mood clearly. Utilize descriptive words such as "serene," "futuristic," "chaotic," or "mystical" to effectively guide the AI in capturing the intended tone.

  • Use Descriptive Adjectives: Use adjectives to enhance the description. Instead of using generic terms like "a cat," opt for specific descriptors such as "a fluffy, large, white cat" to provide a more vivid and detailed image.

  • Consider Perspective and Composition: Specify the desired perspective, whether it's a specific angle, wide shot, close-up, or bird’s-eye view. This guidance assists in accurately framing the scene and capturing it from the intended viewpoint.

  • Specify Time of Day and Lighting: Detail the lighting conditions to effectively set the mood of the image. Specify whether it's day or night, sunny or cloudy, and if there's a particular light source such as candlelight or neon lights. This information significantly influences the atmosphere captured in the image.

  • Incorporate Action or Movement: To create a dynamic image, incorporate actions or movements into the description. For example, rather than simply stating "a cow," provide a more engaging scene such as "a cow jumping over a fence." This adds movement and energy to the image, making it more dynamic and compelling.

  • Avoid Overloading the Prompt: Maintain a balance between detail and conciseness when providing instructions. While details are valuable, overwhelming the AI with too much information can lead to confusion. Aim for clarity by providing enough descriptive elements without overwhelming the prompt.

  • Use Analogies or Comparisons: Drawing parallels to well-known references can aid in conveying your desired image. For instance, you might suggest "in the style of Van Gogh" or "resembling a scene from a fantasy novel" to provide a clear direction for the AI.

  • Specify Desired Styles or Themes: Specify any particular artistic style or theme you have in mind. For instance, you might mention "cyberpunk," "art deco," or "minimalist" to guide the AI in creating the desired aesthetic for the image.

  • Iterative Approach: Don't be discouraged if the first attempt doesn't match your vision perfectly. Use the initial results to refine your prompt and try again. Iteration often leads to better outcomes, so keep refining until you achieve the desired image.

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