Definitions

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  • n. A small niche on the World Wide Web that is highly specific and appeals only to a limited demographic but may still be worthwhile and successful because of the huge total number of users.

Etymologies

mega- +‎ niche, coined by Clay Shirky. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Well-established meganiche Web sites include Gamefaq. com for video gamers, Dpreview. com for digital photography aficionados, and Howardchui. com dedicated to mobile phone zealots.

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  • Seth Godin described as “the carefully crafted non-statement of a committee. †And a missed opportunity to connect to the mommy meganiche to build bridges.

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