How Many Websites Exist in 2023? Essential Stats for Small Business Owners

As a consultant helping entrepreneurs build their online presence, one of the most common questions I get asked is: how many websites are out there already?

It‘s natural to feel worried about launching in an already crowded online landscape. But with the right approach, there are still plenty of opportunities out there!

Website Totals Continue Rapid Growth

In 2023, there are over 1.9 billion registered websites globally across all domains. That represents astounding growth from…

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I know looking at numbers like these can feel intimidating as a small business owner. But here‘s some reassuring perspective…

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Most Sites Have Modest Traffic

When looking at the most popular sites like Google and Facebook, it‘s easy to set unrealistic traffic expectations…

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Opportunities Remain for Distinct Offerings

Despite the seeming saturation online, there remain openings in niche spaces for unique sites catering to underserved audiences.

The key is identifying and building awareness around how you fill a specific need better than any other option already out there. It takes work, but with smart digital marketing strategies focused on your core value proposition, new sites can still thrive today.

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In summary, while the online landscape certainly presents challenges, opportunities continue to emerge for distinctive offerings able to identify and communicate their unique value.

Let me know in the comments if you have any other questions on getting started with your new website! I‘m always happy to offer my insight on setting yourself up for online business success.