Just like any new pattern, a trading strategy requires time to understand and get used to. You cannot expect to make a profit right off the bat just because the strategy made money for some other trader. The truth is traders need to spend time analysing their trading strategy before they can expect to make a profit from it.
Most traders fall prey to the advertising tactics from binary options brokers, such a making 85% returns and so on. All of this is possible only when a trader truly understands the various concepts of trading, such as the fundamentals, the technicals, money management and trading strategy.