You can register for free at Cryptohopper.com, On this website you can buy pre-configured trading bots, create your own trading bot and do manual trading on the exchange of your choosing.
Automated trading means there is activity and monitoring 24/7. It never sleeps.
Through the use of backtesting you can try your configuration and edit it as needed. Backtesting gives an example of how your trading bot configuration would have worked in the past timeframe giving an idea for future profits.
Paper Trading is a mode used to test out new settings. Instead of using your actual funds you use 'play funds' to see how your configuration works before moving it into actual live trading.