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The State of I'm Web in 2022

Updated May 20 2022

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 10,433 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 10.3% quarter-over-quarter in 2022 Q1.
  • I'm Web stores increased 67% year-over-year in 2022 Q1.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
33
2017 Q2
50
2017 Q3
268
2017 Q4
101
2018 Q1
228
2018 Q2
371
2018 Q3
239
2018 Q4
196
2019 Q1
324
2019 Q2
293
2019 Q3
260
2019 Q4
340
2020 Q1
397
2020 Q2
339
2020 Q3
887
2020 Q4
602
2021 Q1
714
2021 Q2
798
2021 Q3
1,105
2021 Q4
1,054
2022 Q1
897
2022 Q2 (to date)
811
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 36.0% of I'm Web stores.
  • Facebook is used by 13.5% of I'm Web stores.
  • YouTube is used by 13.1% of I'm Web stores.
Type
Stores
Instagram
3,760
Facebook
1,406
YouTube
1,364
Twitter
204
LinkedIn
52
Pinterest
30
Facebook Group
27
Tiktok
17

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.

  • 38% 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
3,980
Phone
3,607

Top Categories For I'm Web Stores

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

  • 2.1% of I'm Web stores sell Food & Drink products.
  • 2.0% of I'm Web stores sell Business & Industrial products.
  • 1.9% of I'm Web stores sell Apparel products.

Top Countries For I'm Web Stores

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

  • 35.0% of I'm Web stores are in Korea (the Republic of)
  • 0.3% of I'm Web stores are in United States
  • 0.3% of I'm Web stores are in Montenegro
  • 0.1% of I'm Web stores are in China

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.

  • 0.0% of I'm Web stores have 1 - 9 employees.
  • 0.0% of I'm Web stores have 10 - 24 employees.
  • 0.0% of I'm Web stores have 50 - 99 employees.
Employees
Stores
1 - 9
3
10 - 24
2
50 - 99
1

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.

  • 2.5% of I'm Web stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 1.8% of I'm Web stores sell 100 - 249 different products.
  • 1.8% of I'm Web stores sell 250 - 999 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
257
10 - 24
107
25 - 49
118
50 - 99
38
100 - 249
192
250 - 999
192
1000 - 4999
86
5000 - 9999
24
10000 - 24999
12
25000 - 99999
7

Top Technologies on I'm Web Stores

We're tracking 39 different technologies that have 29,806 collective installs on I'm Web stores.

  • Cloudfront CDN is used by 98.8% of I'm Web stores.
  • Vimeo is used by 98.7% of I'm Web stores.
  • Google Tag Manager is used by 22.3% 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 0.1% of I'm Web stores.

Here are the top 5 shipping carriers across all I'm Web stores.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
UPS
12
Fedex
9
USPS
6
DHL
1
Royal Mail
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.

  • 56.9% of I'm Web stores have a .com domain.
  • 22.1% of I'm Web stores have a .co.kr domain.
  • 8.4% of I'm Web stores have a .kr domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
5,932
.co.kr
2,310
.kr
873
.net
370
.org
256
.or.kr
192
.shop
100
.me
31
.biz
28
.co
24

Top I'm Web Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Monstargear
22,119
2020/02/14
dogmaru.co.kr
27,115
2019/01/25
The Mars
60,385
2021/07/09
베라베프(belabef)
60,721
2018/07/20
oneqhealthfood.com
70,802
2020/01/10

New I'm Web Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
서울대학교 SNU라이프아카데미
1,729,978
2022/05/20
talkingabout.kr
1,956,026
2022/05/20
ckmctoon.com
2,485,373
2022/05/20
ADICO
2,818,191
2022/05/20
PixKo
2,820,881
2022/05/20

Stores Switching to I'm Web From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, I'm Web has taken 147 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
www.coolsideofthepillowofficial.com
255,292
Shopify
2022/02/26
bombommat.com
580,463
Cafe24
2022/05/04
Pepperoni Seoul
784,131
Cafe24
2022/03/17
탈모샴푸.kr
821,260
Cafe24
2022/04/25
krizer.com
870,077
Custom Cart
2022/03/31

Stores Switching from I'm Web To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, I'm Web has lost 26 merchants to competitive platforms.

Platform
Stores
16

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
sleek.kr
447,840
Cafe24
2022/03/14
BOUTIJOUR 부티쥬르
1,178,145
Cafe24
2022/04/25
cafeheeda.co.kr
2,160,358
Cafe24
2022/04/17
www.muu-muu.shop
2,561,525
Cafe24
2022/05/16
celladix.co.kr
2,881,075
Cafe24
2022/04/17

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