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The State of BaseKit in 2022

Updated May 20 2022

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

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BaseKit Growth

At present, there are 47,419 live stores running on the BaseKit platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running BaseKit.

  • BaseKit stores increased 19.8% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q1.
  • BaseKit stores increased 42% year-over-year in 2022 Q1.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
235
2017 Q2
1,243
2017 Q3
224
2017 Q4
231
2018 Q1
452
2018 Q2
5,424
2018 Q3
2,443
2018 Q4
1,190
2019 Q1
4,208
2019 Q2
1,284
2019 Q3
1,652
2019 Q4
1,335
2020 Q1
1,607
2020 Q2
1,544
2020 Q3
1,000
2020 Q4
2,244
2021 Q1
2,672
2021 Q2
3,031
2021 Q3
1,503
2021 Q4
1,334
2022 Q1
7,507
2022 Q2 (to date)
1,936
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 29.5% of BaseKit stores.
  • Instagram is used by 16.9% of BaseKit stores.
  • Twitter is used by 5.2% of BaseKit stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
13,989
Instagram
8,024
Twitter
2,484
YouTube
2,396
LinkedIn
1,758
Facebook Group
531
Pinterest
462
Tiktok
42
Yelp
13
Snapchat
5

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.

  • 56% of BaseKit stores have an email on their website
  • 50% of BaseKit stores provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
26,476
Phone
23,806

Top Categories For BaseKit Stores

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

  • 2.8% of BaseKit stores sell Arts & Entertainment products.
  • 2.7% of BaseKit stores sell Home & Garden products.
  • 2.6% of BaseKit stores sell Business & Industrial products.

Top Countries For BaseKit Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using BaseKit.

  • 20.6% of BaseKit stores are in Switzerland
  • 16.1% of BaseKit stores are in Spain
  • 15.3% of BaseKit stores are in United Kingdom
  • 11.0% of BaseKit stores are in Sweden
Country
Stores
9,758
7,613
5,207
2,941
1,711
1,102
861

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.

  • 0.0% of BaseKit stores have 1 - 9 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
2

Number Of Products Sold For BaseKit Stores

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

  • 2.9% of BaseKit stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 0.3% of BaseKit stores sell 10 - 24 different products.
  • 0.2% of BaseKit stores sell 25 - 49 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
1,380
10 - 24
137
25 - 49
77
50 - 99
12
100 - 249
31
250 - 999
14
1000 - 4999
2
10000 - 24999
1

Top Technologies on BaseKit Stores

We're tracking 85 different technologies that have 11,216 collective installs on BaseKit stores.

  • YouTube Player is used by 11.6% of BaseKit stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 2.9% of BaseKit stores.
  • Google Analytics is used by 2.7% 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

  • Royal Mail is used by 0.2% of BaseKit stores.
  • Correos 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
Royal Mail
95
Correos
77
UPS
61
USPS
15
Fedex
13
PostNord
13
DHL
3
GLS Parcel
3
La Poste
3
Fastway
2

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.

  • 29.1% of BaseKit stores have a .com domain.
  • 19.5% of BaseKit stores have a .ch domain.
  • 11.2% of BaseKit stores have a .co.uk domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
13,798
.ch
9,260
.co.uk
5,316
.se
4,803
.it
1,973
.sk
1,565
.es
1,501
.nl
917
.net
714
.org
629

Top BaseKit Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Photomath ✅
86,369
2021/10/08
www.oliverlehmann.com
146,875
2016/12/30
www.daenzoal29.com
151,526
2016/12/30
Start
179,774
2018/06/15
willkommen
185,408
2017/04/28

New BaseKit Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Welkom
2,049,600
2022/05/20
www.haus-zum-einklang.ch
2,094,229
2022/05/20
Kinesis Club Tortolì
2,224,059
2022/05/20
www.isucampuspoloitaliano.it
2,881,865
2022/05/20
FINARCO
3,041,191
2022/05/20

Stores Switching to BaseKit From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, BaseKit has taken 7,860 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
www.daenzoal29.com
151,526
Custom Cart
2022/03/09
WordtGetekend
226,965
Custom Cart
2022/03/09
Koti
234,860
Custom Cart
2022/03/09
vintageseiko.nl
241,926
Custom Cart
2022/03/08
jenniescandles.com
244,691
Custom Cart
2022/03/09

Stores Switching from BaseKit To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, BaseKit has lost 48 merchants to competitive platforms.

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
Noxair
1,844,412
PrestaShop
2022/04/22
BeautyKit
3,021,566
Shopify
2022/04/08
www.electrosurf.se
4,171,128
Wix
2022/05/16
molino.no
4,212,903
WooCommerce
2022/04/29
BAW SHOP
4,755,272
Shopify
2022/05/12

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