The State of Gumroad in 2022
In this report, we'll cover the following essential statistics on Gumroad usage.
- Gumroad growth
- Social media usage on Gumroad stores
- Contact information on Gumroad stores
- Top categories for Gumroad stores
- Top countries for Gumroad stores
- Number of employees for Gumroad stores
- Number of products sold for Gumroad stores
- Top Gumroad technologies
- Top Shipping Carriers used by Gumroad stores
- Gumroad store top-level domain distribution
- Top Gumroad stores
- New Gumroad stores
- Stores switching to Gumroad from other platforms
- Stores switching from Gumroad to other platforms
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At present, there are 2,777 live stores running on the Gumroad platform.
Here is the historical growth of stores running Gumroad.
- Gumroad stores increased 20.9% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q2.
- Gumroad stores increased 497% year-over-year in 2022 Q2.
Cumulative Stores by Quarter
It's hard to know exactly when a Gumroad store was first created but we use a heuristic combining DNS and WHOIS data that provides a reasonable approximation.
Social Media Usage On Gumroad 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.
- Twitter is used by 28.1% of Gumroad stores.
- Instagram is used by 0.9% of Gumroad stores.
- Facebook is used by 0.6% of Gumroad stores.
Contact Information On Gumroad 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.
- 3% of Gumroad stores have an email on their website
- 0% of Gumroad stores provide a phone number on their website
Top Categories For Gumroad Stores
Here is the breakdown of industry verticals for stores on Gumroad.
- 11.0% of Gumroad stores sell Arts & Entertainment products.
- 7.7% of Gumroad stores sell Computers products.
- 5.2% of Gumroad stores sell People & Society products.
Top Countries For Gumroad Stores
Here are the top countries for stores using Gumroad.
- 6.8% of Gumroad stores are in United States
- 1.2% of Gumroad stores are in United Kingdom
- 1.1% of Gumroad stores are in India
- 1.0% of Gumroad stores are in Canada
With a paid account, stores can also be segmented by region and city.
Number Of Employees For Gumroad Stores
Here is the breakdown of Gumroad stores by the number of employees.
- 0.4% of Gumroad stores have 1 - 9 employees.
- 0.1% of Gumroad stores have 10 - 24 employees.
- 0.0% of Gumroad stores have 100 - 249 employees.
Number Of Products Sold For Gumroad Stores
Here is the breakdown of Gumroad stores by the number of products that they sell.
- 14.4% of Gumroad stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
- 7.1% of Gumroad stores sell 250000+ different products.
- 2.7% of Gumroad stores sell 10 - 24 different products.
Top Technologies on Gumroad Stores
We're tracking 10 different technologies that have 5,637 collective installs on Gumroad stores.
- reCAPTCHA is used by 97.6% of Gumroad stores.
- Cloudfront CDN is used by 38.5% of Gumroad stores.
- PayPal Checkout is used by 29.9% of Gumroad stores.
Here are the top 10 third-party technologies, ordered by number of installs, across all Gumroad stores.
Top Shipping Carriers Used By Gumroad Stores
- UPS is used by 0.1% of Gumroad stores.
Here are the top 1 shipping carriers across all Gumroad stores.
Gumroad Store Top-level Domain Distribution
.com is the most popular top-level domain for Gumroad 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.
- 79.6% of Gumroad stores have a .com domain.
- 2.0% of Gumroad stores have a .net domain.
- 1.7% of Gumroad stores have a .co domain.
Top Gumroad Stores
Here are the top stores, powered by Gumroad, ordered by store rank.
New Gumroad Stores
Here are the 5 highest-ranked stores added most recently.
Stores Switching to Gumroad From Other Platforms
Over the last 90 days, Gumroad has taken 20 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.
Here are the top stores that have switched to Gumroad from competitive ecommerce platforms.
Stores Switching from Gumroad To Other Platforms
Over the last 90 days, Gumroad has lost 16 merchants to competitive platforms.
Here are the top Gumroad stores that have recently changed to a competitive platform.
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