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The State of I'm Web in 2023

Updated Jan 27 2023

In this report, we'll cover the following essential statistics on I'm Web usage.

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I'm Web Growth

At present, there are 14,511 live stores running on the I'm Web platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running I'm Web.

  • I'm Web stores increased 8.8% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q4.
  • I'm Web stores increased 37% year-over-year in 2022 Q4.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
43
2017 Q2
99
2017 Q3
308
2017 Q4
125
2018 Q1
282
2018 Q2
461
2018 Q3
277
2018 Q4
260
2019 Q1
416
2019 Q2
345
2019 Q3
308
2019 Q4
384
2020 Q1
496
2020 Q2
395
2020 Q3
1,021
2020 Q4
697
2021 Q1
887
2021 Q2
911
2021 Q3
1,269
2021 Q4
1,052
2022 Q1
692
2022 Q2
738
2022 Q3
1,221
2022 Q4
1,140
2023 Q1 (to date)
365
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

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

Social Media Usage On I'm Web 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.

  • Instagram is used by 36.7% of I'm Web stores.
  • YouTube is used by 13.4% of I'm Web stores.
  • Facebook is used by 12.4% of I'm Web stores.
Type
Stores
Instagram
5,331
YouTube
1,950
Facebook
1,799
Twitter
247
LinkedIn
101
Pinterest
42
Facebook Group
31
Tiktok
28

Contact Information On I'm Web 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.

  • 39% of I'm Web stores have an email on their website
  • 35% of I'm Web stores provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
5,673
Phone
5,029
WhatsApp
13

Top Categories For I'm Web Stores

Here is the breakdown of industry verticals for stores on I'm Web.

  • 1.4% of I'm Web stores sell Food & Drink products.
  • 1.4% of I'm Web stores sell Apparel products.
  • 1.3% of I'm Web stores sell Beauty & Fitness products.

Top Countries For I'm Web Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using I'm Web.

  • 35.1% of I'm Web stores are in Korea (the Republic of)
  • 0.5% of I'm Web stores are in Montenegro
  • 0.3% of I'm Web stores are in United States
  • 0.1% of I'm Web stores are in Japan

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

Number Of Employees For I'm Web Stores

Here is the breakdown of I'm Web stores by the number of employees.

  • 0.2% of I'm Web stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.2% of I'm Web stores have 10 - 24 employees.
  • 0.1% of I'm Web stores have 100 - 249 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
28
10 - 24
25
25 - 49
8
50 - 99
7
100 - 249
14
250 - 999
10
1000 - 4999
4

Number Of Products Sold For I'm Web Stores

Here is the breakdown of I'm Web stores by the number of products that they sell.

  • 35.1% of I'm Web stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 12.1% of I'm Web stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
  • 11.8% of I'm Web stores sell 10 - 24 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
5,092
10 - 24
1,713
25 - 49
1,637
50 - 99
416
100 - 249
1,758
250 - 999
1,202
1000 - 4999
344
5000 - 9999
60
10000 - 24999
52
250000+
37

Top Technologies on I'm Web Stores

We're tracking 51 different technologies that have 42,263 collective installs on I'm Web stores.

  • Vimeo is used by 98.7% of I'm Web stores.
  • Cloudfront CDN is used by 88.1% of I'm Web stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 22.2% of I'm Web stores.

Here are the top 10 third-party technologies, ordered by number of installs, across all I'm Web stores.

Top Shipping Carriers Used By I'm Web Stores

  • UPS is used by 0.1% of I'm Web stores.
  • Fedex is used by 0.1% of I'm Web stores.
  • USPS is used by 0.0% of I'm Web stores.

Here are the top 6 shipping carriers across all I'm Web stores.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
14
Fedex
9
USPS
5
DHL
2
Royal Mail
1
SF Express
1

I'm Web Store Top-level Domain Distribution

.com is the most popular top-level domain for I'm Web 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.

  • 56.5% of I'm Web stores have a .com domain.
  • 21.6% of I'm Web stores have a .co.kr domain.
  • 8.9% of I'm Web stores have a .kr domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
8,196
.co.kr
3,130
.kr
1,293
.net
459
.org
337
.or.kr
272
.shop
188
.me
69
.io
41
.biz
33

Top I'm Web Stores

Here are the top stores, powered by I'm Web, ordered by store rank.

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
hifirose.com
50,863
2018/07/06
Monstargear
67,038
2020/02/14
JND STUDIOS
89,420
2020/11/13
lifefourcuts.com
104,541
2021/01/01
ARTE MUSEUM
128,195
2020/09/04

New I'm Web Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
yn-eng.co.kr
2,813,563
2023/01/27
juil.or.kr
4,468,791
2023/01/27
PNU 스타아카데미
4,505,985
2023/01/27
leeeunmee.co.kr
4,899,808
2023/01/27
duolingo
4,909,735
2023/01/27

Stores Switching to I'm Web From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, I'm Web has taken 159 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Here are the top stores that have switched to I'm Web from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
WONTECH 원텍
703,506
Cafe24
2022/11/10
www.millkorea.co.kr
948,301
Wix
2022/12/10
fleaauction
1,206,640
Wix
2023/01/21
비유에스아키텍츠건축사사무소 B.U.S Architecture
1,231,534
Wix
2022/11/25
We. Design. Paper.
1,273,159
sixshop
2023/01/23

Stores Switching from I'm Web To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, I'm Web has lost 47 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores
39
1

Here are the top I'm Web stores that have recently changed to a competitive platform.

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
NOS7
166,142
Cafe24
2023/01/09
makejungle.co.kr
557,605
Cafe24
2023/01/09
ketofit-4u.com
808,323
Cafe24
2023/01/23
www.ketofit-4u.com
808,324
Cafe24
2023/01/23
STORYOGA
815,038
Cafe24
2023/01/09

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