Are you doing what MOST people do?
Most people are wrong
89% of businesses (in the west) are struggling in terms of cashflow - that is what MOST businesses are doing - STRUGGLING
Do you want to be like them?? 
No, right?
So why are you looking at those struggling and trying to emulate what they do!??
Choose your own path - sure get help and advice along the way - but only from people who you KNOW, understand how to make sure you are PROFITABLE.