The State of Squarespace
Squarespace provides a platform for easily creating and hosting websites. Launched in 2004, it powers several million websites but only a few of them are stores using the Squarespace e-commerce features.
At present, there are 14,083 live stores running on the Squarespace platform.
Here is the quarter-over-quarter growth of stores running Squarespace.
Cumulative Stores by Quarter
It's hard to know exactly when a Squarespace store was first created but we use a heuristic combining DNS and WHOIS data that provides a reasonable approximation.
Here are the top stores, powered by Squarespace, ordered by worldwide store rank.
Here are the 5 highest-ranked new stores that are running Squarespace.
Over the last 90 days, Squarespace has taken 930 merchants from competitive platforms.
Platform Win Stores
Here are the top stores won from competitive platforms.
Over the last 90 days, Squarespace has lost 64 merchants to competitive platforms.
Platform Loss Stores
Here are the top stores lost to competitive platforms.
Here are the top 20 industry verticals for stores on Squarespace.
Squarespace is quite popular in the United States.
With a paid account, stores can also be segmented by region and city.
Social Media and Contact Info
Email and phone are the primary means of contacting merchants running on Squarespace.
This is in contrast with merchants using other e-commerce platforms that have much higher usage of social media channels, such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.
Many Squarespace merchants run third-party technologies on their store in addition to apps from the Squarespace App Store. We're tracking 67 different technologies that have 9,554 collective installs on Squarespace stores.
Here are the top 10 third-party technologies, ordered by number of installs, across all Squarespace stores.
Top-level Domain Distribution
Most Squarespace stores use a .com domain. This is not surprising since alternate top-level domains have only recently been introduced and there is still a certain cachet associated with .com domains.
Get more insights on Squarespace stores
Our search interface is easy to use and helps you find the Squarespace stores that are relevant to you.
You can segment stores on a variety of dimensions:
- Social Media accounts
- Email address
- Phone numbers
- Third-party technologies
- Creation date
- Top-level domains
- Domain status
- Domain type
For more insights on Squarespace stores, create a free account and have a look for yourself.