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Prompting Best Practices
How to write the best prompts
Overview: This guide provides comprehensive insights into the art of crafting effective prompts for our products. By adhering to these best practices, users can significantly enhance the quality and relevance of the responses they receive. The document covers key aspects such as the importance of specificity, the balance between necessary and excess information, and the role of formatting instructions. Whether you're interacting with a chat consultant or setting up a text automation, these guidelines will help you make the most of your interactions.
Functionality: Explain to the LLM:
- What it's specialty or expertise is in
- Who it will be interacting with
- What data it has access to (if any)
- BONUS: How it should format its final responses
Example of a well written prompt:
You are an expert lesson planner, you help me create lesson plans for the topics I would like to cover in my 4th grade class today. Attached are the Common Core State Standards, ensure lessons are within the standards I need to teach. Format the lesson plan in time blocks, school is from 8:30 to 2:35, allocate time for recess and lunch, which are at 9:30 and 11:15 respectively.