Web of creation: The industry will continue to grow, but competition from foreign competitors is expected to heat up

Over the five years to 2017, industry revenue is projected to experience significant growth as digital content and delivery has become an essential to consumers and businesses. Increasing broadband penetration, the advent of the smartphone and changing consumer preferences have all fueled rapid growth in the number of websites and how consumers interact. Over the five years to 2022, the industry is expected to continue on a path of strong performance. Online services are expected to become increasingly integrated into American lives and website creation software offers a less costly alternative to creating an online profile. Nonetheless, competition is expected to heat up from foreign competitors and from increasingly tech-savvy consumers, who will be able to build their own websites...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$8bn
Annual Growth 12-17
7.2%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
18,885
Businesses
381
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Industry operators will combat rising competition with a greater breadth of services
  • Industry operators are increasingly seeking to create websites with simple and effective functionality
  • Rising internet saturation will slow industry growth as fewer people turn online
  • Industry Report - Starting a New Business Chapter

    Access to capital presents the largest barrier to entry for potential website creation software developers. Like many other developing tech industries, smaller companies in the Website Creation Software Developers industry often rely on funding from venture capital (VC) firms, both with respect to seed financing and for continued growth. For example, after an initial $20,000 in borrowed funding necessary to start the company, industry operator Squarespace subsequently raised $38.5 million from Index Ventures and Accel Partners in 2010; the company has raised another $40.0 million since then. Competitor and fellow industry company Wix raised nearly $60.0 million from venture capitalists before going public in 2013. Whi...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Website Creation Software Developers Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Website Creation Software Developers Industry are

  • Undertaking technical research and development
  • Protection of intellectual property
  • Access to a highly skilled workforce
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of broadband connections and Percentage of services conducted online in the Website Creation Software Developers industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Website Creation Software Developers Industry?

    The industry includes operators that develop and publish HTML editing software used to design websites.

    Industry Products
  • Code and development software
  • Design software
  • Mobile
  • Industry Activities
  • Website creation software development
  • Mobile-focused website creation software development
  • Providing software-related services and support
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of broadband connections
  • Percentage of services conducted online
  • Number of businesses
  • Number of mobile internet connections
  • Private investment in computers and software
  • Prime rate

  • Current Performance
  • Connectivity spurs development
  • Mobile adoption a new frontier
  • Navigating competitive conditions
  • Users supersede profitability
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Online saturation slows growth
  • Service offerings develop amongst competition
  • Profit margins remain steady
  • Table: Website Creation Software Developers Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Website Creation Software Developers Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Manufacturing
  • Retail Trade
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
  • Internet Publishing and Broadcasting

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Computer Manufacturing
  • Intellectual Property Licensing
  • Internet Service Providers
  • Office Supply Stores

  • Products & Services
  • Design software
  • Code and development software
  • Other
  • Mobile
  • Chart: Website Creation Software Developers Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Small businesses and non-profit organizations
  • Medium and large businesses and non-profit organizations
  • Individuals
  • Government
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Website Creation Software Developers Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
    ProfitWagesMarketingPurchases and depreciationOther costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Website Creation Software Developers

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Website Creation Software Developers Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Adobe Systems Inc.,
  • Table: Adobe Systems Inc. - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Website Creation Software Developers Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Website Creation Software Developers Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)
  • Number of broadband connections (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Html5
  • The latest markup language available for presenting and structuring content on the internet.
  • Seed Financing
  • The initial capital used to start a business, often sourced from venture capital firms.
  • Venture Capital
  • Funding provided by investors to start-up firms with long-term growth potential.
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