…ng they are consistently doing differently? If yes, great! You now know what to avoid. And if not — if there are heaps of losers who are doing the exact same thing as the winners — well, then you can be pretty sure that success is mostly determined by random chance.
Why You Can’t Trust Successful Writers and Their Advice
David B. Clear
This is partly why writing advice -specifically the “how to succeed on Medium stuff- is so incredibly annoying.