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Fairfax IT: Making of the vertical portals

Thanks to Matthew Wright
for this link.

“Community-based portals are generating an increasing amount of
interest for their ability to generate traffic with highly focused
interests. The new-generation vertical portals appeal to narrow
niche groups of interests, able to service enthusiasts’ needs with
laser-like clarity.”

“LinuxToday and Linux Weekly News are examples of this growing
industry. Both back their websites with regular subscription e-mail
services.”

Complete
story
.