Larus Digital

Wordpress Web Development Specialists, Caithness, Scotland.

Some helpful articles about online marketing, WordPress and making your website work better for you and your business.

When is it time for a new website?

Published on February 3rd, 2017 | Category: Business, Websites

Sometimes websites just start to look old and a bit tired, and this is normally the reason most businesses opt for a bit of a design overhaul — even more so if a competitor has recently conducted a major revamp of their site, leaving yours looking like something …
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Most people have the same problems with their websites

Published on January 15th, 2017 | Category: Business, Websites

Over the years we’ve come to realise that most businesses have similar problems and concerns with the websites they’re presenting to the world, most of which relate to the following broad categories: The way the website looks, often in comparison to a competitor’s newly developed site. How the …
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Case Study: Caithness Seacoast

Published on January 11th, 2017 | Category: Client Projects

Caithness Seacoast is a boat tour company owned by local Caithness couple William and Adelaine Munro. William has over 40 years seagoing experience, partly owing to his career as a Merchant Navy ship’s captain for over 25 years. Combining this vast experience and their wealth of inherent local …
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Case Study: Gow’s Lybster

Published on January 11th, 2017 | Category: Client Projects

Gow’s Lybster is an engineering company established in 1987 by Donald Gow. It remains a family firm, based in Caithness where it has established a reputation for quality and service within the nuclear and renewables industries. Gow’s Lybster approached Larus Digital to help them create a modern looking, …
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Case Study: Navertech

Published on December 20th, 2016 | Category: Client Projects

A local web development company, Navertech, tasked Larus Digital with developing two mini–site WordPress templates for one of their clients. We were given visuals for two five-page websites from which we created mobile-friendly custom WordPress themes that worked seamlessly with the client’s existing WordPress Multisite setup. We were …
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Case Study: Camfield House

Published on December 13th, 2016 | Category: Client Projects

Camfield House is an award–winning, luxury B&B in Thurso, Caithness. The business opened its doors in mid-2014 and since then Camfield House has won the Travellers’ Choice 2016 Winner award by Trip Advisor and won the prestigious Visit Scotland 2016 “taste our best award”. Camfield House approached Larus …
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Why should I bother with a new website?

Published on July 25th, 2016 | Category: Business, Websites

So, you’ve had your website for a few years now, and there was a day when tt was your company’s pride and joy, but now it’s something that just sits there receiving some visits and getting some enquiries through its contact form.’s Your website may still look nice …
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“Mobile Friendly” is never an optional extra

Published on July 20th, 2016 | Category: Business, Websites

Some web design companies still try to sell “responsive design” or  “mobile friendly” as an optional extra layered on top of a design quote. However, mobile–friendly design is not a separate thing from developing for a desktop browser; they are just part of a good, accessible layout — a …
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