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All About Strawberry Shortcake

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All About Strawberry Shortcake

If you grew up in the 1980's, chances are you've met Strawberry Shortcake. Strawberry is a cartoon character originally used on greeting cards, but proved so popular she had her own range of dolls, posters, and later appeared on television and films. She's a favourite for collectors and, after having a few makeovers throughout the years, she's been restored to her former glory to mark her 40th birthday. These stunning dolls are now available from us.  Small Strawberry Shortcake Doll £12.99 A Brief Introduction to Strawberry Shortcake  Strawberry Shortcake is the protagonist of the Strawberry Shortcake franchise. In the 1980's version of the franchise she lives in a shortcake, while...

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Want Some Summer Holiday Help?

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Want Some Summer Holiday Help?

Working from home has its perks. I get to do school runs, don't need to hire a childminder, and never miss school events. However, it makes doing 'fun' things difficult, as I'm permanently in work mode, I don't have the ability to shut up shop and forget about work until the next day. It's Rosina's first real summer holiday- moving from Reception to Year 1. We're both new to this. The upcoming 6 weeks have filled me with a little dread, how will I work and occupy my five year old? As lovely as it will be to have a...

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My Little Pony are BACK!

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My Little Pony are BACK!

If you were anything like me, My Little Pony were the MUST HAVE toy growing up. When I opened www.fivelittlediamonds.co.uk, I did it with the aim of bringing nostalgia to our customers, and boy do these 35th Anniversary ponies hit the mark! With long, shiny hair that you can comb, braid, and style, they look and feel just like you remember and are even better this time around- you don't need to beg your parents to buy them for you! Collect all 6- Minty, Snuzzle, Blossom, Cotton Candy, Blue Belle and Butterscotch. The original Mane 6! To celebrate MLP's 35th birthday, the 6...

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Tips for Increasing Facebook Engagement for Businesses

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Tips for Increasing Facebook Engagement for Businesses

Following on from our recent blog post about increasing Instagram engagement, we decided to share what we’ve researched into increasing Facebook engagement. Due to the new algorithm that Instagram and Facebook are putting into place, many small businesses have been seeing a drop in their engagement (and as a result, their sales). Facebook will also soon be split into a personal feed, and a business feed. This, coupled with the new algorithm, mean that being relevant is more important than ever. Facebook judges your posts relevancy based on post interaction, which means that in order to be seen, your posts need more...

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Tips for Increasing Instagram Engagement for Businesses

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Tips for Increasing Instagram Engagement for Businesses

You may have seen our recent post on Instagram about our struggles with the new algorithm that Instagram is putting into place. Over the last few weeks we've been seeing lots of indie shops that we support are having the same struggle as us. The new algorithm and the changes that are rolling out over the next few months on Instagram and Facebook mean that they decide who is relevant. This means that in order to be seen, your posts need more likes and comments. However in order to receive likes and comments, you need to be seen. It’s a tricky catch...

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