A Complete Guide to Printful's Affiliate Program

Welcome to our guide on maximizing your earning potential with Printful's Affiliate program!

Whether you are an online creator, entrepreneur, or someone who loves the joy of what money can do for us, you have the power to turn your audience and passion into a source of passive income through affiliate marketing.

I would like to be transparent and state that I was able to start my drop shipping business because of Printful, and they are the first supplier and third-party distribution service I've personally used getting started as a new Entrepreneur entering into drop shipping. I have more than a decade's experience in the Distribution side of Logistics before drop shipping started and was popular like it is rapidly becoming.

While Affiliate Marketing is not something new, networking is key in the growth of any business and if you are happen to work with a supplier you really like, you can always see if they have an affiliate program to possibly earn commissions or other benefits from. In fact, we have just started our own to offer to individuals and Influencers to help share our brand and love of Art with the world. As the old saying goes, "your success is our success." 

The link for our Influencer Marketing Program can be found here.


Understanding the Printful Affiliate Program:

Printful's Affiliate Program is based on revenue sharing, allowing affiliates to earn a 10% commission on the total sale value they've helped generate.

This commission is calculated from Printful's product price, providing a transparent and straightforward approach to affiliate earnings. Whether you're passionate about educating your audience on print-on-demand (POD) or have an existing platform that could benefit from Printful's services, becoming an affiliate offers a pathway to passive income regardless of your background.

Key Steps to Getting Started:


The first step in becoming a Printful affiliate is to fill out an application. This process is designed to be inclusive, emphasizing passion and confidence over established influence or marketing experience.

Unique Affiliate Link:

Once approved, you'll receive a unique affiliate link to track your referrals and subsequent sales.

For instance - if you are interested in signing up for Printful, you can signup through my link, then when you start marketing your products or brand - you can sign up through Printful to obtain your own unique code and share with your audience.

Get Started with Printful!

Content Creation:

Create compelling and relevant content to promote your affiliate link. This could include blog posts, videos, social media posts, or any platform where your audience engages with your content.

Earning Potential:

As your audience engages with your content and makes purchases through your affiliate link, you'll start earning commissions, offering a lucrative opportunity to supplement your income.

Be sure to read more about Printful's Guidelines to Affiliate Marketing here!


Tips for Effective Affiliate Marketing:

Find Your Niche:

Being an authority in a specific niche will establish trust with your audience and increase the likelihood of them making purchases through your affiliate link. Start small, but build consistently in whatever you choose.

Engaging Content Creation:

Develop engaging and informative content that highlights the value and benefits of not just your products or services, but those you also choose to affiliate with. 

Remember, you are your own best representative, and if you choose to affiliate with Printful's products and services - they have their own set of guidelines on what can and can't be created. Remember, this will be true for each supplier you choose to work with, as well as larger corporations, businesses, or even governments.


Transparency and Authenticity:

When you make partnerships, you will likely negotiate what you can and can't disclose. When you choose to affiliate with Printful, disclose your affiliation with Printful's affiliate program transparently to your audience to respect it's brand, while establishing trust and authenticity for your relationships you seek to build in your business endeavors.

Leverage Your Platform:

Utilize your existing platform to promote your affiliate link, tapping into your audience's interests and needs.


Printful's Affiliate Program provides a valuable avenue for monetizing your online presence and turning your passion into a source of passive income. Whether you're a full-time content creator or simply looking to leverage your existing audience, affiliate marketing with Printful offers a flexible and transparent opportunity for supplementary earnings.

By understanding the program's key aspects and implementing effective marketing strategies, you can maximize the potential of Printful's Affiliate Program and unlock a new stream of income from your content creation endeavors.

I hope this blog post effectively outlines the details of Printful's Affiliate Program and provides useful guidance for individuals exploring this opportunity

For more information, find out how it works!


Thank you for reading!


-Shaun, DrawDadDraw


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