There is no need to reinvent the wheel. If someone has already done what you are trying to do then steal their methods. They have shown you a blueprint of what works and the results that you will get if you do what they do. Copying their blueprint is way better than starting from scratch.
Success leaves clues so if you want to be successful the you must study successful people and do what they do. You must ask wonderful questions to get wonderful answers. If you are seeking for wonderful answers then you will find wonderful answers.
Study the greats and see how they made it. What was their mindset? What was their goals? What did they do?
Gathering all the best information and steal their secrets for yourself. Once you steal it it becomes yours and you can elevate yourself to new heights. We are all standing on the shoulders of giants. Use their wisdom.