In this article I want to show you the exact reason why providing less content can prove to be better at building value for your readers than providing more content.
First, let me ask you some rhetorical questions…
Is an ebook that’s 308 pages better than an ebook that’s 102 pages? Is an audio file that’s 327 minutes long better than an audio file that’s 125 minutes long? Is a cheesecake that’s three layers better than a cheesecake that’s two layers?
What do you think?
Of course, higher numbers always sound better don’t they? This is especially true when you’re looking at purchasing information products. Although you know that more information is not always better, your subconscious mind tells you that it likes to see larger numbers.
So logically, you know that higher numbers don’t mean crap. Emotionally, you feel attracted to larger numbers. Since emotions overpower logic when it comes to the sales process, it would make sense that products which reveal higher numbers convert more customers than products which reveal lower numbers.
That’s why, if you’re creating an...