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Harnessing the Internet

I was an "early adopter" of the Internet and in 1995 was one of the first designers in the Tampa Bay area to offer website design. Back then it was considered a great innovation to be able to add graphics to a web page and slow modem speeds were a major design criteria. Who could have imagined that only ten years later anyone would be able to upload their own movies onto the web – for free! By 1999 I was building data-integrated websites, first with Filemaker Pro and Lasso and later with SQL and ColdFusion. Criscenzo Creative, Inc. grew and thrived as one of the leading web-development businesses in the Tampa area.

Seeing the potential of data-driven web technology, in 1999 I started LocalO®, local online classified ads. The idea was similar to eBay but on a local level - a precursor of For a number of reasons, including lacking sufficient capital to market to an audience that was already conditioned to getting everything for free on the Web, and a sudden drop in web banner ad rates, the business model wasn't successful. Click here to see the Flash-driven homepage.

My experience as webmaster and officer for a number of organizations inspired me to develop a business plan for an ASP (Application Service Provider) for organizations. The plan was one of three that was selected for TechVillage, a new Tampa incubator. In December 2001, I changed course for LocalO and offered a web-based system for association management - EasyMgr®. Again, under capitalization proved to be too big of a hurtle to take the business to the next level and I sold LocalO in December 2002.
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Web Site Design

Most of the websites that I created as Criscenzo Creative, Inc. have been replaced since I closed the business in 2002. I've provided links to the few that are still using my designs and I've also included links to some Flash opening pages and a few sample pages for some of the other websites.

Criscenzo Creative Website Client List:

Tifosi Sales Inc.
Sporting Goods Distributor
Click to see Flash intro

Shells Seafood Restaurants
Restaurant Chain


Ringhaver Equipment Co.
Caterpillar Equipment Dealer

Unicorn Communications
Telecommunications Consultants

Integrated Tower Systems
Cooling Towers
Click to see Flash intro

Musical Instruments Bid & Buy
Click to see Flash intro

Mobile Communication Software
Click to see Flash intro

VIP Yacht Charters
Bareboat Yacht Charters
Click to see Flash intro
Business Success Tools
Click to see Flash intro

Isla del Sol Yacht and Country Club
Country Club
Click to see sample


Wine World
International Wine Distributor - Barbados
Click to see Flash intro

Respiratory Health Care
Click to see sample

Florida Chiropractic Association
Trade Assocaition

Tampa Bay Community Network
Public Access TV

Innovative Planners
Meeting & Event Planners

The Rental Store
Caterpillar Heavy Equipment Rental

Renew Life
Nutritional Supplements


Keller Williams Gulf Coast Realty
Real Estate

Galaxy Nutrients
Nutritional Supplements

Radiology Associates of Tampa
Outpatient Radiology


Bay News 9 - The Store
Online Store
and Retail Back End

Douglas Screen Printers
Silk Screen Printer

Stansfeld Scott, Inc.
Marketing & Distribution for the Caribbean

Cruising Guide Publications
Publisher of cruising guides and charts

NAWBO - Tampa Bay
Business Association

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