Startup idea: fanpaloza.com

Concept:
….o Create a social network site for unofficial fan websites.  Similar to digg but dedicated to unofficial fan websites.  Different categories could be actors, movies, tv shows, sports teams, etc.  For example, a fan site dedicated to musicians might have photos, videos, discussion boards, and information on upcoming concerts. Users would be able to login via facebook, myspace, or openid.  We could seed the site with information from  blogs or wikipedia for each page.  Users would create content and talk via the forum.

Tools:
….o WordPress, ning or buddypress

Monetize:
…..o Adsense and possibly monthly subscription for premium content.

Ways to spread the word:
….o Create facebook, myspace and iphone application

Competition:
….0 http://www.gawker.com
….o Official fan websites
….o Fan website hosting provider http://www.fan-sites.org

Url ideas:
….o socialfanbase.com
….o fanpaloza.com

keywords from wikipedia:
….o fandom, fansite, fanclub

Insperation/Examples:
….o digg.com

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