Number of U.S. independent creators on selected online platforms 2016

This statistic presents the number of independent creators from the United States on selected online platforms in 2016. That year, 239,000 independent creators used Amazon Publishing to publish their published works independent without need of using traditional channels. Additionally, 900 thousand indie creators utilized Etsy to showcase and sell their products, instead of going through conventional retail mediums.

Number of independent creators from the United States on selected online platforms in 2016

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Source

Release date

February 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

2016

Supplementary notes

Estimated 14.8 million Americans used the following platforms to earn income from their independent, personal creations.

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