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Niamh

Niamh Walsh-Vorster is a Durban based independent writer and photographer. She is a co-editor of award-winning zine Ja. Magazine and has had work published in Mail & Guardian, The Journalist, Chips!, Platform, Ignant, Durban is Yours. She was part of the Third Incubator Programme at The Market Photo Workshop in Johannesburg.
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Afrikan Passion Designs: A line of love & eco-edge

The innovative approach that grew Afrikan Passion Designs – Nombuso Khanyile and Nisbert Kembo’s leather shoe and bag business.

Thilo Moodley of Thilo's Timeless Closet.
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Finding a niche market with Thilo’s Timeless Closet

Thilo has made her name by providing a unique service to an overlooked part of the fashion market. Here’s how she found her market niche.

The entrance of Manifest Yoga in Durban.
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Yoga in Durban: Niki and Ellen’s yoga journey

Mother and daughter team Niki and Ellen have made spreading yoga in Durban their business mission. Read their story.

An image of Anna Savage, who runs the I Heart Market in Durban.
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We Heart Anna – I Heart Market’s wonder woman

Anna Savage, of I Heart Market, is a new-wave business person. She has her own rules, an eclectic CV, and a drive to support Durban business.

An area that is being cleaned up by Durban Green Corridors.
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Green Corridors: Looking after Durban

At the intersection of tourism, environmentalism and entrepreneurship, Green Corridors is helping the community in Durban.

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Maya Liepaz of the Yoco Growth Team.

Meet the Yoco Growth Team

Burgers from Smokin' Joes restaurant.

Passion fuels the fire that lights up Smokin’ Joe’s

How to get SME funding with Yoco Capital

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7 lessons from doing business during Covid-19 to take into 2021

A room full of workers in article about employee rights.

Top 5 employee rights every entrepreneur should understand

The Yoco offices in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

Growing your business with small businesses

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Motivating your employees in busy times

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5 ways to increase your Black Friday sales

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5 things you can do to set your business up for success in 2021

10 ways to manage revenue in the face of COVID-19

Mikhail of the Yoco support team handling customer queries.

Meet the Yoco Support Team

How to use colour psychology in e-commerce to boost sales

Tshepo the Jean Maker and his employees.

A man of the denim cloth

A BMX rider on top of a container at Velokhaya Cycling Academy.

Meet the cyclists of Velokhaya

Kafui Awoonor of Kafui Naturals applying beard cream.

A Q&A with Kafui Naturals

An article about the stages of business growth.

Stages of business growth from Start to Take-off

An image of an old typewriter in an article about financial inclusion.

Small business and financial inclusion in South Africa

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Improve your small business’s online presence

An image of Ncedile Nkonyana, one of the software developers.

How I went from packing devices to developing software

COVID-19 Lockdown: Level 4 Explained

A lego image on building partnership.

Carl Wazen on building successful partnerships

The Yoco Go and its packaging.

Yoco Go reviews

An image of Yoco being sold at DigiCape in an article about tips for selling on consignment.

4 tips for selling on consignment

A list of December markets in South Africa.

The best summer markets for (safe) festive shopping

An image of the Yoco Business Portal.

Yoco Business Portal: Dashboard, Sales Report & Sales History

Rifqah of Riff-Wrapped teaches Yoco employees how to wrap a turban.

How value-added marketing helped Rifqah fo Rif-Wrapped

The Ubuntu Baba factory in Retreat, Cape Town.

Ubuntu Baba: The value of ubuntu

An image of the inside of an elevator in an article about making an elevator pitch.

The elevator pitch has left the building

Gugu Nkabinde, CEO and founder of Gugu Intimates.

Gugu Intimates: Nude underwear for African women

An image of Mandisa Mjamba, a software developer on Open by Yoco.

How Mandisa Mjamba made her career in Tech

Katlego talking about how to build a business at StartUp Grind.

Katlego at Startup Grind: How to build a business

How to deal with negative online comments.

Negative comments online: 9 tips for dealing with them

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Relief funding for small businesses during COVID-19

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Basic steps to improving your online visibility without an e-commerce store

An image of a coffee shop in an article on beating a sales slump.

Beat the sales slump: working on your marketing