Ai Content Tools – I Spent $100,000 Testing Them

AI-Powered SEO Content: My $100,000 Journey

Last year, I hosted a 4-hour live stream on YouTube, diving deep into the world of AI-powered SEO content writers. We reviewed some of the top AI content writers and what we found was shocking. Some tools produced complete garbage that wouldn’t rank anywhere, while others soared to the top of search engines and made a lot of money. Since that video, I have spent over $100,000 on AI content, testing many different tools. In this blog post, I will share the nitty-gritty details of my journey so you don’t have to spend a fortune to learn what works.

Unbiased Review of AI Content Tools

My goal is to provide 100% unbiased information about AI content writers. I’m not just pushing the one that pays me the most money. This is about helping you maximize your earnings with AI content, get ranked in search engines, and make tons of money.

My Background

With 25 years of experience in content creation, I have primarily focused on human-edited content. However, for the past 18 months, I’ve been rigorously testing AI content tools. I run an agency that creates content for various websites and purposes, giving me access to a vast amount of data and insights.

Key Takeaways

Strategy and Quality Matter: One major lesson I’ve learned is that quantity isn’t the key; quality and strategy are. Recovery from Google penalties is possible with high-quality AI content. It’s essential to have a good strategy and understand the intent behind your content.

Reviewing AI Content Tools

Here’s a detailed look at some of the AI content tools I tested and my findings:

AI Writer

  • Pricing: $40 to $375 per month
  • Issues: Content was often circular and non-factual, with high plagiarism rates detected.
  • Verdict: Not recommended due to poor content quality and high plagiarism.

Surfer SEO

  • Pricing: $89 to $219 per month
  • Pros: Focuses on SEO scores, decent formatting.
  • Cons: Content often wordy and requires significant editing.
  • Verdict: Mixed results, can be useful for those who don’t mind doing some legwork.

Jasper AI

  • Pricing: Subscription-based, various plans.
  • Pros: Creates detailed outlines, good starting point for drafts.
  • Cons: Often lacks precision and needs human editing.
  • Verdict: Useful for initial drafts, but requires substantial editing.


  • Pricing: Free and paid versions available.
  • Pros: Highly flexible, results depend on user inputs.
  • Verdict: Can outperform other tools with proper usage. Great for those on a budget.

Content at Scale

  • Pricing: Around $1,500 per month.
  • Pros: Good for bulk content creation, sometimes high AI detection rates.
  • Cons: Requires human editing for best results.
  • Verdict: Effective for large-scale content needs, but pricey.

Best Practices for Using AI Content

The Two-Pass Method

First Pass:

  1. Create initial content with AI tools.
  2. Ensure content is not plagiarized and flows well.

Second Pass:

  1. Review and edit content based on keyword performance.
  2. Tweak titles, optimize for intent, and ensure quality.

Content Checklist

  1. Titles: Should be short and to the point.
  2. Plagiarism and AI Detection: Keep scores low.
  3. Content Flow: Must flow well, include key points, and be intent-based.

Conclusion: Human-Directed AI is the Key

After spending hundreds of thousands of dollars, I’ve learned that nothing beats human-directed AI. Combining human oversight with AI tools yields the best results. The right strategy is crucial for content creation, and continuous testing and tweaking based on data are necessary.

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