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How to Automatically Fulfill Orders with Etsy and Printful

How to Automatically Fulfill Orders with Etsy and Printful

Automatically fulfilling orders is a crucial aspect of running a successful ecommerce business. It saves time and effort, allowing business owners to focus on other important tasks. Integrating Etsy with Printful is a great way to automate the order fulfillment process. This integration allows sellers to create and sell products on Etsy, while Printful takes care of the printing, packaging, and shipping.

Setting up the integration between Etsy and Printful is easy and straightforward. Once the integration is complete, all Etsy listings must be created through Printful so that Printful can automatically process and ship out all Etsy orders as they come in. It is important to ensure that the Etsy listings are properly synced to the Printful dashboard, including all of the sizes and colors of the products.

Setting Up Your Etsy Shop

Before you can start fulfilling orders with Printful, you need to set up your Etsy shop. This section will guide you through the process of creating an Etsy account and linking your shop with Printful.

Creating an Etsy Account

The first step in setting up your Etsy shop is to create an account. To do this, visit and select “Get started.” Answer the introductory questions about your business experience level and any selling-related topics you’d like to receive additional resources on. Then, select your shop language, country, and currency, and save your settings.

Once you’ve created your Etsy account, you’ll need to fill out your shop information. This includes your shop name, banner, and profile picture. Be sure to choose a name that’s easy to remember and reflects your brand. Your banner and profile picture should also be eye-catching and professional.

Linking Your Etsy Shop with Printful

After you’ve created your Etsy shop, the next step is to link it with Printful. To do this, you’ll need to create an account with Printful if you haven’t already. Once you’ve created your account, go to your Printful dashboard and select “Add new store.” Choose Etsy as your platform and enter your Etsy shop name. Then, follow the prompts to connect your Etsy shop with Printful.

Once you’ve linked your Etsy shop with Printful, you can start creating products in Printful. Make sure that all of your Etsy listings are properly synced to your Printful dashboard. This includes all of the sizes and colors of your products. When this is set up correctly, Printful will automatically process Etsy orders that come in.

Adding Products to Your Etsy Shop

After creating products in Printful, the next step is to add them to your Etsy shop. This process involves two sub-sections: creating products in Printful and syncing them with Etsy.

Creating Products in Printful

To create products in Printful, follow these simple steps:

  1. Log in to your Printful account and click on the “Add Product” button.
  2. Choose the product you want to create from the list of available products.
  3. Upload your design and position it properly on the product.
  4. Choose all the variants and mockups you need.
  5. Fill out all the product details, including the product name, description, and pricing.

Once you have created your products in Printful, the next step is to sync them with your Etsy shop.

Syncing Products with Etsy

To sync your products with Etsy, follow these simple steps:

  1. Log in to your Printful account and click on the “Connect” button next to your Etsy shop.
  2. Follow the prompts to connect your Etsy shop to Printful.
  3. Select the products you want to list on Etsy and choose a listing template and product photo.
  4. Set your price and shipping options, and click “Publish”.

Once you have published your products, they will appear in your Etsy shop, and you can start fulfilling orders automatically using Printful.

Fulfilling Orders Automatically

Enabling Automatic Order Fulfillment

Enabling automatic order fulfillment with Etsy and Printful is a straightforward process that can save you time and effort. Once you have connected your Etsy store to Printful, any orders that come through will be automatically sent to Printful for production, packaging, and shipping.

To enable automatic order fulfillment, you need to:

  • Create an Etsy seller’s account for free
  • Connect your Etsy store with Printful by authorizing API access
  • Push your products to your Etsy store and set your profit

Managing Orders with Printful

After enabling automatic order fulfillment, you can manage your orders with ease using Printful’s order management system. You can view and track your orders, see their status and shipping information, and even cancel or refund orders if necessary.

Printful’s order management system also allows you to:

  • View and manage your inventory
  • Set up automatic order confirmations and shipping notifications to your customers
  • View and download your sales and revenue reports

By using Printful’s order management system, you can streamline your order fulfillment process and focus on growing your business.


Automatically fulfilling orders on Etsy with Printful is a simple and effective way to streamline your business operations. By integrating these two platforms, you can focus on creating great products while letting Printful handle the printing, packaging, and shipping of your orders. This integration can save you time and effort, allowing you to scale your business and reach more customers.

With Printful’s easy-to-use dashboard, you can connect your Etsy store with just a few clicks. From there, you can create and manage your listings, set your prices and profit margins, and track your orders in real-time. Printful also offers a wide range of high-quality products and customization options, so you can create unique and personalized products that your customers will love.

If you’re looking to grow your Etsy business and take it to the next level, integrating with Printful is a smart choice. With Printful’s reliable fulfillment services and powerful tools, you can focus on what you do best – creating amazing products that your customers will love.