Affordable Websites for Small Businesses


Over 20 Years Web Experience

At PathIgniter, we take great care to hire only trained and talented staff with years of experience designing and developing websites.

Our parent company, First Crescent Designs LLC, has served the Santa Barbara and Southern California communities for over 20 years. Our top-quality websites get the results our clients want and deserve.

Our goal is to serve small businesses and individuals who don’t yet have a website but know they need one as quickly as possible.

We have heard from business owners the need for fast, easy, and inexpensive websites. PathIgniter is our response to that need. As a small business owner, chances are you don’t have thousands of dollars to spend on a custom-designed website. We put our 20 years’ of experience to work to develop a simple, proprietary system that allows us to offer you professional, low-cost small business web design.

Our team of web designers, developers and programmers blends modern web design with the latest technology. We know exactly how to use them—at the right time—in the right way. Our websites are low-overhead, respond fast and bring results.

You receive an extremely functional, low-cost website that’s easy to find your way around, captures the attention of your target audience and persuades them to take the action you want.


Our President – Stan Krome


Since 1997 each one of Stan’s clients has benefited from his dedication to quality service. That’s when he founded First Crescent Designs LLC, the parent company of PathIgniter. Since then he has combined his technical expertise with creative talent and marketing skills to provide his clients with an effective on-line presence. He brings that same approach to his role as President of PathIgniter.

Causes We Support

PathIgniter has a strong set of core values centered on sustainability, fair trade, and natural capitalism. Sustainability is the potential for long-term maintenance of well-being, which in turn depends on the well-being of the natural world and the responsible use of natural resources. PathIgniter is proud to support these causes that support our planet:

Wikipedia – Wikipedia is a collaboratively edited, multilingual, free Internet encyclopedia that the non-profit Wikimedia Foundation supports. Volunteers worldwide collaboratively write Wikipedia’s 30 million articles in 287 languages, including over 4.4 million in the English Wikipedia. Anyone who can access the site can edit almost any of its articles, which on the Internet comprise the largest and most popular general reference work, ranking sixth globally among all websites on Alexa with an estimated 365 million readers.

Media Matters – Media Matters for America is a Web-based, not-for-profit, progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the U.S. media.

Casa Dolores – is devoted to the collection, preservation, study and exhibition of an extensive variety of objects of the popular arts of Mexico. The center’s mission is to expand the passion of Mexican Arts and Crafts with the community and visitors by stimulating the appreciation of the Mexican culture through educational programs, demonstrations, and free access to exhibits and the center’s library.

EFF – fights critical legal battles to defend free speech, stand up for privacy, fight for government transparency, support consumer rights, and protect our rights to innovation in the digital world.

Creative Commons – is a nonprofit organization who works to increase the amount of creativity (cultural, educational, and scientific content) in “the commons” — the body of work that is available to the public for free and legal sharing, use, repurposing, and remixing.

Feeding America – Feeding America is the nation’s leading domestic hunger-relief charity.  Our mission is to feed America’s hungry through a nationwide network of member food banks and engage our country in the fight to end hunger. Each year, the Feeding America network provides food to more than 37 million low-income people facing hunger in the United States, including 14 million children and nearly 3 million seniors.

Sierra Club – are the oldest, largest, and most influential grassroots environmental organization in the United States.

Environmental Defense Fund – Environmental Defense Fund is dedicated to protecting the environmental rights of all people, including future generations. Among these rights are access to clean air and water, healthy and nourishing food, and flourishing ecosystems.

Code Pink – is a women-initiated grassroots peace and social justice movement working to end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, stop new wars, and redirect our resources into healthcare, education, green jobs and other life-affirming activities.

Audubon – The National Audubon Society protects birds and the places they need, today and tomorrow, throughout the Americas using science, advocacy, education, and on-the-ground conservation. Audubon’s state programs, nature centers, chapters, and partners have an unparalleled wingspan that reaches millions of people each year to inform, inspire, and unite diverse communities in conservation action. Since 1905, Audubon’s vision has been a world in which people and wildlife thrive. Audubon is a nonprofit conservation organization.

Defenders of Wildlife – Defenders works on the ground, in the courts, and on Capitol Hill to protect and restore imperiled wildlife across North America and around the world. Together, we can ensure a future for the wildlife and wild places we all love.

Emily’s List – EMILY’s List isn’t just about funding elections to get women elected. Our focus is on putting the right pro-choice Democratic women into office who will balance the face of the government, and make decisions that really improve societies across the country

Free Press – Free Press fights for your rights to connect and communicate. We’re working to create a world where people have the information and opportunities they need to tell their own stories, hold leaders accountable, and participate in our democracy. We fight to save the free and open internet, curb runaway media consolidation, protect press freedom, and ensure diverse voices are represented in our media.

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