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The State of BaseKit in 2023

Updated Jan 27 2023

In this report, we'll cover the following essential statistics on BaseKit usage.

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BaseKit Growth

At present, there are 67,196 live stores running on the BaseKit platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running BaseKit.

  • BaseKit stores increased 7.2% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q4.
  • BaseKit stores increased 49% year-over-year in 2022 Q4.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
277
2017 Q2
1,160
2017 Q3
244
2017 Q4
267
2018 Q1
551
2018 Q2
6,072
2018 Q3
3,528
2018 Q4
1,470
2019 Q1
4,986
2019 Q2
1,520
2019 Q3
1,950
2019 Q4
1,646
2020 Q1
1,893
2020 Q2
1,816
2020 Q3
1,090
2020 Q4
2,631
2021 Q1
3,064
2021 Q2
3,361
2021 Q3
1,692
2021 Q4
1,382
2022 Q1
6,291
2022 Q2
3,021
2022 Q3
7,953
2022 Q4
4,418
2023 Q1 (to date)
1,500
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

It's hard to know exactly when a BaseKit store was first created but we use a heuristic combining DNS and WHOIS data that provides a reasonable approximation.

Social Media Usage On BaseKit 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 28.5% of BaseKit stores.
  • Instagram is used by 19.9% of BaseKit stores.
  • YouTube is used by 4.7% of BaseKit stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
19,134
Instagram
13,341
YouTube
3,133
Twitter
2,961
LinkedIn
2,311
Facebook Group
722
Pinterest
599
Tiktok
113
Yelp
15
Snapchat
7

Contact Information On BaseKit 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.

  • 57% of BaseKit stores have an email on their website
  • 51% of BaseKit stores provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
38,007
Phone
34,002
WhatsApp
310

Top Categories For BaseKit Stores

Here is the breakdown of industry verticals for stores on BaseKit.

  • 2.5% of BaseKit stores sell Arts & Entertainment products.
  • 2.4% of BaseKit stores sell Home & Garden products.
  • 2.4% of BaseKit stores sell Business & Industrial products.

Top Countries For BaseKit Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using BaseKit.

  • 17.5% of BaseKit stores are in Switzerland
  • 16.4% of BaseKit stores are in Spain
  • 12.7% of BaseKit stores are in United Kingdom
  • 11.7% of BaseKit stores are in Italy
Country
Stores
11,748
11,005
7,845
5,643
2,169
2,022
1,558

With a paid account, stores can also be segmented by region and city.

Number Of Employees For BaseKit Stores

Here is the breakdown of BaseKit stores by the number of employees.

  • 0.1% of BaseKit stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.1% of BaseKit stores have 10 - 24 employees.
  • 0.1% of BaseKit stores have 250 - 999 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
57
10 - 24
40
25 - 49
26
50 - 99
34
100 - 249
20
250 - 999
38
1000 - 4999
11
5000+
3

Number Of Products Sold For BaseKit Stores

Here is the breakdown of BaseKit stores by the number of products that they sell.

  • 70.4% of BaseKit stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 1.7% of BaseKit stores sell 10 - 24 different products.
  • 0.7% of BaseKit stores sell 25 - 49 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
47,280
10 - 24
1,134
25 - 49
459
50 - 99
62
100 - 249
231
250 - 999
88
1000 - 4999
57
10000 - 24999
42
25000 - 99999
10
250000+
8

Top Technologies on BaseKit Stores

We're tracking 116 different technologies that have 19,667 collective installs on BaseKit stores.

  • YouTube Player is used by 11.2% of BaseKit stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 4.1% of BaseKit stores.
  • Google Adsense is used by 3.6% of BaseKit stores.

Here are the top 10 third-party technologies, ordered by number of installs, across all BaseKit stores.

Top Shipping Carriers Used By BaseKit Stores

  • Correos is used by 0.2% of BaseKit stores.
  • Royal Mail is used by 0.2% of BaseKit stores.
  • UPS is used by 0.1% of BaseKit stores.

Here are the top 10 shipping carriers across all BaseKit stores.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
Correos
122
Royal Mail
109
UPS
89
USPS
18
Fedex
16
PostNord
15
Polish Post
9
ORLEN
5
DHL
4
La Poste
3

BaseKit Store Top-level Domain Distribution

.com is the most popular top-level domain for BaseKit 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.

  • 24.6% of BaseKit stores have a .com domain.
  • 16.6% of BaseKit stores have a .ch domain.
  • 9.4% of BaseKit stores have a .it domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
16,515
.ch
11,123
.it
6,309
.co.uk
6,125
.se
5,196
.es
4,491
.sk
1,973
.nl
1,845
.ie
1,282
.net
1,134

Top BaseKit Stores

Here are the top stores, powered by BaseKit, ordered by store rank.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
www.daenzoal29.com
41,704
2016/12/30
missay
107,112
2021/09/24
www.restaurantschlossreichenbach.ch
110,847
2022/03/25
www.bowling-gp.de
120,650
2019/03/08
LEONE ACADEMY
121,977
2020/01/17

New BaseKit Stores

Here are the 5 highest-ranked stores added most recently.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Den miljövänliga salongen
1,589,276
2023/01/27
demo221207.spazioweb.it
1,590,768
2023/01/27
vda.spazioweb.it
1,590,770
2023/01/27
Zona Brera
1,924,978
2023/01/27
www.susannegreve.com
2,360,478
2023/01/27

Stores Switching to BaseKit From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, BaseKit has taken 88 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Here are the top stores that have switched to BaseKit from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
Startside
1,215,695
WooCommerce
2023/01/18
Curena
1,263,405
Custom Cart
2022/11/15
ARAMAYO.ES
1,697,931
Shopify
2023/01/26
bischofdesign.ch
1,867,960
Wix
2022/12/31
HOME
2,038,588
Ecwid
2023/01/24

Stores Switching from BaseKit To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, BaseKit has lost 185 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores
27
7
5
2

Here are the top BaseKit stores that have recently changed to a competitive platform.

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
DeltaHR
946,685
WooCommerce
2022/12/13
Fan New Trimmings London
1,636,531
WooCommerce
2023/01/19
Koma Maszyny
1,736,082
WooCommerce
2022/11/28
CERDÁ MOTORS
1,757,988
WooCommerce
2022/12/26
Mini Bar
1,866,644
WooCommerce
2023/01/17

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