A) The first step to profitable trading is writing a trading plan which will begin to give structure to your trading. The more structure you have the less emotional mistakes you will make. A trading plan is a guide in case things go right and when they go wrong. Your trading plan gives you ideas on the way forward. You now have some idea about what you want to accomplish and how you plan to accomplish it. It's a good first step because you are taking action. A trading plan does not have to be complex and lengthy.
B) Keeping a trade journal is important. It gives you the ability to go back over your trades and see what went right and what went wrong. You may start to see patterns emerge of things you can use to set up rules for yourself. Examples of patterns you would find in your trade journal:
C) If your system is not able to produce profitable trading days on a regular basis spend less time trading and more time observing the market and figuring out how to enter and exit the order flow profitably. Don't waste valuable time watching unprofitable trades unfold. That won't help you grow as a trader. You need to understand how the market moves, how to improve your entries and exits, and how to put probabilities on your side.
D) Start to build a framework for your trading activities.
Trading live will give you valuable experience over time. In the meantime you want to continue to observe the market, read trading books, watch videos, attend webinars, stay away from marketers, learn as much as you can from successful traders, and study the important things:
Auction Market Theory
Bull & Bear traps
Reducing fear and holding greed in check
Trading aggressively when conditions are favorable
Staying out of the market when conditions are not favorable