I used to earn very little from Etsy last year (2014) until I decided to take it seriously. Take a look at my 2014 VS 2015 earnings. Here are some various methods I've tried that tripled my ETSY sales this year.
10 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Selling On Etsy | I am a take action kind of girl so when I decided to start selling on Etsy I just jumped right in. That really is how I learn best and while it sometimes causes more work, I am okay with that. That said, there were some basic things that I wish I had known going into it!