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.
"How to Write Product Descriptions That Sell" from my Small Business Marketing Blog at http://attention-getting.com. Be sure to also check out my services for Etsy shops at https://www.etsy.com/shop/AttentionGetting.
5 Things Your Etsy About Page Must Have (plus a bonus HOT TIP
5 Things Your Etsy About page must have! You should use your about page built trust with your customers. Selling on Etsy ain't easy and your about page can go a long way toward making your customers feel comfortable enough to buy from you. Read more at craftercoach.com