The State of Bandcamp in 2021
In this report, we'll cover the following essential statistics on Bandcamp usage.
- Bandcamp growth
- Social media usage on Bandcamp stores
- Contact information on Bandcamp stores
- Top categories for Bandcamp stores
- Top countries for Bandcamp stores
- Number of products sold for Bandcamp stores
- Top Bandcamp technologies
- Top Shipping Carriers used by Bandcamp stores
- Bandcamp store top-level domain distribution
- Top Bandcamp stores
- New Bandcamp stores
- Stores switching to Bandcamp from other platforms
- Stores switching from Bandcamp to other platforms
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At present, there are 72,261 live stores running on the Bandcamp platform.
Here is the historical growth of stores running Bandcamp.
- Bandcamp stores increased 1593.7% quarter-over-quarter in 2021 Q2.
- Bandcamp stores increased 1640% year-over-year in 2021 Q2.
Cumulative Stores by Quarter
It's hard to know exactly when a Bandcamp store was first created but we use a heuristic combining DNS and WHOIS data that provides a reasonable approximation.
Social Media Usage On Bandcamp Stores
Ecommerce brands use social media sites to engage with millions of consumers. Instagram and Facebook are the dominant social media sites for ecommerce stores, by far, with Twitter, Pinterest and YouTube also having notable usage.
- Facebook is used by 37.6% of Bandcamp stores.
- Twitter is used by 17.8% of Bandcamp stores.
- Instagram is used by 10.7% of Bandcamp stores.
Contact Information On Bandcamp Stores
Email remains an extremely popular communication channel for merchants. Many merchants also provide a phone number so that their customers can reach them instantly.
- 52% of Bandcamp stores have an email on their website
- 0% of Bandcamp stores provide a phone number on their website
Top Categories For Bandcamp Stores
Here is the breakdown of industry verticals for stores on Bandcamp.
- 60.3% of Bandcamp stores sell Arts & Entertainment products.
- 1.3% of Bandcamp stores sell People & Society products.
- 0.3% of Bandcamp stores sell Games products.
Top Countries For Bandcamp Stores
Here are the top countries for stores using Bandcamp.
- 6.0% of Bandcamp stores are in United States
- 2.1% of Bandcamp stores are in United Kingdom
- 1.0% of Bandcamp stores are in Canada
- 0.5% of Bandcamp stores are in Germany
With a paid account, stores can also be segmented by region and city.
Number Of Products Sold For Bandcamp Stores
Here is the breakdown of Bandcamp stores by the number of products that they sell.
- 0.0% of Bandcamp stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
- 0.0% of Bandcamp stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
- 0.0% of Bandcamp stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
Top Technologies on Bandcamp Stores
We're tracking 11 different technologies that have 73,315 collective installs on Bandcamp stores.
- Fastly CDN is used by 100.0% of Bandcamp stores.
- Stripe is used by 1.2% of Bandcamp stores.
- Facebook Pixel is used by 0.2% of Bandcamp stores.
Here are the top 10 third-party technologies, ordered by number of installs, across all Bandcamp stores.
Top Shipping Carriers Used By Bandcamp Stores
- USPS is used by 2.5% of Bandcamp stores.
- UPS is used by 0.4% of Bandcamp stores.
- Canada Post is used by 0.3% of Bandcamp stores.
Here are the top 10 shipping carriers across all Bandcamp stores.
Bandcamp Store Top-level Domain Distribution
.com is the most popular top-level domain for Bandcamp stores. This is not surprising since alternate top-level domains have only been introduced somewhat recently and there is still a certain cachet associated with .com domains.
That said, you'll find stark regional differences in certain countries. In Australia, .com.au is the most common top-level domain with .com a close second. This is the exception however as .com domains dominate in virtually all other countries.
- 100.0% of Bandcamp stores have a .com domain.
- 0.0% of Bandcamp stores have a .net domain.
- 0.0% of Bandcamp stores have a .org domain.
Top Bandcamp Stores
Here are the top stores, powered by Bandcamp, ordered by store rank.
New Bandcamp Stores
Here are the 5 highest-ranked stores added most recently.
Stores Switching to Bandcamp From Other Platforms
Over the last 90 days, Bandcamp has taken 24,774 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.
Here are the top stores that have switched to Bandcamp from competitive ecommerce platforms.
Stores Switching from Bandcamp To Other Platforms
Over the last 90 days, Bandcamp has lost 1,123 merchants to competitive platforms.
Here are the top Bandcamp stores that have recently changed to a competitive platform.
Get more insights on Bandcamp stores
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You can segment stores on a variety of dimensions:
- Social Media accounts
- Email address
- Phone numbers
- Third-party technologies
- Creation date
- Top-level domains
- Domain status
- Domain type
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