HotSpot

HotSpot

Updated Nov, 25th 2012

A Location like a coffe shop can be described.

The Idea: 

A way for users to describe locations according to the standards of the creator of a location based app.

Problem: 

Tech entrepreneurs who make location based apps need to populate their databases with location descriptions according to what their app finds for the user.

Solution: 

The HotSpot Describer simplifies the process for the entreprenur by creating app that enables the users themselves to describe the locations according to the standards of the creator.

The Story:

An NYU location based startup could have users themselves describe local locations.

When I first founded a location based startup I wanted to expand the amount of locations that a user would be able to search within the app. I planned on hiring a small staff to input all of the location based related data and upon growing in user base, hiring more people to expand.

I quickly realized how slow and laborious that would be to do all alone. I was told by industry experts that the way to do it was the user's themselves describing, rating, and choosing the location. But I couldn't find an easy way to do this.

The Project:

My project is to create a web app that enables the user to select a location, fill out a form describing the location according to the standards set up by the creator, and then submit it to the creator. They can then see their description of the location on a map and the creator gets the new description sent to them.

Oh, it would of course be free for everyone!

Who would use it:

The app is for tech entrepreneurs who are trying to fill out a location based database with users themselves filling out the information.

Users they invite will give descriptions of the location to the tech entrepreneur via a form the entreprenur creates. This way the description will be given according to the creator's standards.

I'd love to hear your thoughts, suggestions, and ideas! Thanks!

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