Originally Posted by AustinChief
Good idea and not hard at all to implement. If you find someone who is adept at the google API... this thing basically writes itself.
The hard part is getting traffic to the site... once you have the traffic and a good community... it could make some money.
The problem I see is that it's novelty isn't interactive enough... coem up with some further "hooks" and you have a winner. Think in terms of making it more of a community or a competition.
...but from a technical standpoint... not hard to do at all.
I can come up with hooks. And yeah, I think the key is making a community out of it. How much would it cost to build this if I hired someone? (Roughly.)