A formula for success? Repeatable, quick, easy to copy, with guaranteed results 100% of the time or your money (but not your time) back?
There’s no such…wait, yes there are. There are formulas, and you could copy them.
The secret formula to being a successful creator isn’t much of a secret. Just do what the creators with (arbitrary number) followers do. Hide your personality, lie to yourself about what you’re really interested in, and copy the creators at the top. If you’re lucky, you’ll become the next Obvious Clone of Internet Productivity Writing Guru #45.
One less original, one more copy. If that’s what you want, go right ahead.