I still agree with that statement, but it does omit some nuance. First, concerning the type of attention: sincere engagement is better than cheaply generated eyeballs. Second, the relationship between trust and value is misrepresented. One does not precede the other. Instead, they offer mutual support. It’s like the chicken and the egg. The creation of value garners trust, and trust lowers barriers, giving you a chance to create worth.
So, with the above in mind, I’d rework the two sentences into the following diagram:
I told you it was simple.