Printful vs Shopify

Printful vs. Shopify

We don’t compete with each other, we complete each other

Design and sell 439 products with 4.61/5 star average from 34768 reviews

Set up automated orders and have products shipped directly to your customers

Sell products your customers can customize with Printful’s Personalization Tool

Printful + Shopify

Don’t choose—use both. Shopify is where you build a store, collect payments, and more. With Printful, you design your products, create visuals for your store, and leave the fulfilling and shipping to us.

Learn what’s what

What’s Printful

Printful’s an on-demand fulfillment company that helps people turn their ideas into brands and products. With Printful you can:

  • Design 439 products
  • Push them to your Shopify store
  • Let us automatically receive and fulfill your orders
  • Have your products shipped directly to your customers

Plus, we’re a white-label partner, so your customers won’t see our name attached to any of your products. Instead, build your reputation and keep your brand at the forefront by putting your logo on labels, pack-ins, and other branding options.

What’s Shopify

Shopify's an ecommerce platform that lets you start, grow, and manage an online business. With Shopify you can:

  • Quickly build a custom online store
  • Sell, manage, and market your products
  • Collect payments using well-known payment gateways like PayPal or Stripe

In the Shopify App Store, you can find tools for almost anything in ecommerce—automatically connect and push your products to social media accounts, set up email campaigns, and much more. 

Get the best of both worlds

What you can do with Printful

Design 439 custom products

Create product mockups for your store

Add products to your Shopify store

Sell our products without Printful’s name appearing anywhere

Have your orders fulfilled automatically

What you can do with Shopify

Build and customize your online store

Collect payments with secure and trusted payment tools

Use apps and features available in the Shopify’s App Store

Grow your own brand

Use SEO and other marketing strategies to attract visitors

Stay ahead of the competition with

Unlimited color embroidery

Use gradients and shadow effects in your designs

Inside label branding

Elevate your branding and stand out

Exceptional product quality

Design and sell premium quality products

How to sell products on Shopify with Printful

1

Create a Shopify store

Open a store on the Shopify platform
2

Connect your store to Printful

Get the Printful app from the Shopify App Store and follow the instructions to install it
3

Design products

Choose from 439 products and customize them using our free Design Maker
4

Set up your billing

Let us automatically receive, fulfill, and ship your orders as they come in
5

Build your brand

. . . while we take care of your products for you

A handy step-by-step guide on the setup process

Give your customers a top-notch experience

. . . and they’ll return for more

Sell on social media

Let your customers browse and buy your products directly on social platforms

Social commerce is where the sales are at.

Add our Personalization Tool

Personalization Tool lets your audience customize their own clothes or apparel.

Allow customers to interact with your brand.

Provide EDT for products

Enable EDT (estimated delivery time) for your Shopify storefront.

Make your brand more reliable and trustworthy.

It’s been a breeze ever since

As an independent artist, I wanted to sell high-quality merch without the waste of making excess stock. We heard about Printful integrating with Shopify, and it’s been a breeze ever since. Upload your artwork > Choose your product > Hello sales.

As an independent artist, I wanted to sell high-quality merch without the waste of making excess stock. We heard about Printful integrating with Shopify, and it’s been a breeze ever since. Upload your artwork > Choose your product > Hello sales.

It’s been a breeze ever since

As an independent artist, I wanted to sell high-quality merch without the waste of making excess stock. We heard about Printful integrating with Shopify, and it’s been a breeze ever since. Upload your artwork > Choose your product > Hello sales.

As an independent artist, I wanted to sell high-quality merch without the waste of making excess stock. We heard about Printful integrating with Shopify, and it’s been a breeze ever since. Upload your artwork > Choose your product > Hello sales.

Printful does all the hard work for me

Printful allowed me to start a business with zero capital in my spare time. It was easy to set up, and Printful does all the hard work for me. All I have to do is supply the ideas and the traffic, then everything else is taken care of.

Printful allowed me to start a business with zero capital in my spare time. It was easy to set up, and Printful does all the hard work for me. All I have to do is supply the ideas and the traffic, then everything else is taken care of.

Printful does all the hard work for me

Printful allowed me to start a business with zero capital in my spare time. It was easy to set up, and Printful does all the hard work for me. All I have to do is supply the ideas and the traffic, then everything else is taken care of.

Printful allowed me to start a business with zero capital in my spare time. It was easy to set up, and Printful does all the hard work for me. All I have to do is supply the ideas and the traffic, then everything else is taken care of.

Printful is a customer service company

Would I recomend Printful to others? 100 percent, yes! Don’t go anywhere else, because Printful is a customer service company. I definitely feel like they’re my partner. They treat me like family and like they want to have a long term business relationship with me.

Would I recomend Printful to others? 100 percent, yes! Don’t go anywhere else, because Printful is a customer service company. I definitely feel like they’re my partner. They treat me like family and like they want to have a long term business relationship with me.

Printful is a customer service company

Would I recomend Printful to others? 100 percent, yes! Don’t go anywhere else, because Printful is a customer service company. I definitely feel like they’re my partner. They treat me like family and like they want to have a long term business relationship with me.

Would I recomend Printful to others? 100 percent, yes! Don’t go anywhere else, because Printful is a customer service company. I definitely feel like they’re my partner. They treat me like family and like they want to have a long term business relationship with me.

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