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The State of ShopBase in 2021

Updated Sep 17 2021

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

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ShopBase Growth

At present, there are 4,318 live stores running on the ShopBase platform.

Here is the historical growth of stores running ShopBase.

  • ShopBase stores increased 121.2% quarter-over-quarter in 2021 Q2.
  • ShopBase stores increased 456% year-over-year in 2021 Q2.
Quarter
New Active Stores
2017 Q1
1
2018 Q1
1
2018 Q2
40
2018 Q3
26
2018 Q4
29
2019 Q1
30
2019 Q2
39
2019 Q3
26
2019 Q4
57
2020 Q1
40
2020 Q2
62
2020 Q3
72
2020 Q4
272
2021 Q1
191
2021 Q2
1,076
2021 Q3 (to date)
2,354
Cumulative Stores by Quarter

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

Social Media Usage On ShopBase 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 1.5% of ShopBase stores.
  • YouTube is used by 0.7% of ShopBase stores.
  • Instagram is used by 0.7% of ShopBase stores.
Type
Stores
Facebook
64
YouTube
32
Instagram
31
Twitter
16
Pinterest
14
Tiktok
1
Facebook Group
1

Contact Information On ShopBase 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.

  • 75% of ShopBase stores have an email on their website
  • 25% of ShopBase stores provide a phone number on their website
Type
Stores
Email
3,244
Phone
1,099

Top Categories For ShopBase Stores

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

  • 41.7% of ShopBase stores sell Apparel products.
  • 18.6% of ShopBase stores sell Home & Garden products.
  • 4.1% of ShopBase stores sell Sports products.

Top Countries For ShopBase Stores

Here are the top countries for stores using ShopBase.

  • 21.8% of ShopBase stores are in United States
  • 2.2% of ShopBase stores are in Hong Kong
  • 0.8% of ShopBase stores are in Vietnam
  • 0.7% of ShopBase stores are in United Kingdom
Country
Stores
33
19
19
12
7

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

Number Of Products Sold For ShopBase Stores

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

  • 0.9% of ShopBase stores sell 1 - 9 different products.
  • 0.6% of ShopBase stores sell 10 - 24 different products.
  • 0.6% of ShopBase stores sell 25 - 49 different products.
Products Sold
Stores
1 - 9
41
10 - 24
25
25 - 49
24
50 - 99
4
100 - 249
21
250 - 999
21
1000 - 4999
12
5000 - 9999
6
10000 - 24999
9
25000 - 99999
7

Top Technologies on ShopBase Stores

We're tracking 41 different technologies that have 5,293 collective installs on ShopBase stores.

  • Google Tag Manager is used by 35.3% of ShopBase stores.
  • Google Analytics is used by 23.0% of ShopBase stores.
  • Vue Storefront is used by 19.0% of ShopBase stores.

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

Top Shipping Carriers Used By ShopBase Stores

  • USPS is used by 43.4% of ShopBase stores.
  • UPS is used by 2.7% of ShopBase stores.
  • Fedex is used by 1.2% of ShopBase stores.

Here are the top 7 shipping carriers across all ShopBase stores.

Shipping Carrier
Stores
USPS
1,874
UPS
118
Fedex
51
DHL
15
Canada Post
4
China Post
3
Australia Post
3

ShopBase Store Top-level Domain Distribution

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

  • 71.9% of ShopBase stores have a .com domain.
  • 9.2% of ShopBase stores have a .shop domain.
  • 3.7% of ShopBase stores have a .store domain.
Top-level Domain
Stores
.com
3,105
.shop
397
.store
159
.top
138
.co
112
.net
83
.xyz
71
.us
41
.site
22
.space
20

Top ShopBase Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Love The World
www.1sttheworld.com
30,825
2018/06/15
Sellab
www.sellab.co
64,403
2020/12/25
wishingoal.com
www.wishingoal.com
76,460
2019/03/29
Pressl
www.pressl.co
95,188
2020/10/16
Usello.co
www.usello.co
103,214
2020/12/18

New ShopBase Stores

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Created
Tee Deer
www.teedeer.com
1,708,055
2021/09/17
FamilleVibes
www.famillevibes.shop
1,961,315
2021/09/17
rowan viva
www.boloce.co
2,088,502
2021/09/17
Eira Viv
www.laredu.co
2,156,792
2021/09/17
happystores.me
www.happystores.info
2,158,506
2021/09/17

Stores Switching to ShopBase From Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, ShopBase has taken 521 merchants from competitive ecommerce platforms.

Platform
Stores
196
108

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

Name
Domain
Rank
Last Platform
Changed
Vogue Gadget
www.voguegadget.com
135,864
Shopify
2021/07/16
Cakiko
www.cakiko.com
210,222
Custom Cart
2021/09/13
FigureEmpire
www.figureempire.com
744,367
Shopify
2021/07/24
Gearhomies New
www.gearhomies.com
825,729
Custom Cart
2021/09/15
Family Presents
www.family-presents.com
925,095
Custom Cart
2021/09/16

Stores Switching from ShopBase To Other Platforms

Over the last 90 days, ShopBase has lost 267 merchants to competitive platforms.

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

Name
Domain
Rank
New Platform
Changed
Brixtee
www.brixtee.com
73,518
Custom Cart
2021/08/27
Gift Custom
www.giftcustom.co
73,764
Shopify
2021/09/02
biologytrainingaid
www.biologytrainingaid.com
108,460
Shoplazza
2021/09/16
keygifts
www.lovingbathrooms.com
865,683
WooCommerce
2021/07/30
Chicabulls
www.chicabulls.com
1,174,693
Custom Cart
2021/08/27

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