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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Why your payment failed

An image of two parents talking to their child in an article about getting funding from family and friends for your business.

How to ask for funding from family and friends

Mokgadi Mabela, founder of Native Nosi.

Mokgadi Mabela: Beehind the story

The Small Business Pivot | Book iBhoni

The Yoco team celebrating 10 000 merchants.

Growth lessons: 0 to 10k Yoco merchants

An image of a card in an article about preventing credit card fraud.

How to prevent credit card fraud in your small business

A Yoco event on business growth hosted by the CCDI.

Top business growth learnings from local entrepreneurs

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A marketer’s guide to gift vouchers

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Support Small: Yoco merchants selling fabric face masks

A whirring calendar in article about managing time as a business owner.

How to manage your time as a business owner

A room full of workers in article about employee rights.

Top 5 employee rights every entrepreneur should understand

Arlene Mulder, cofounder of WeThinkCode_.

Arlene Mulder solves the digital skills gap

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

The elevator pitch has left the building

Branding on receipts produced buy the Yoco Point of Sale app.

Yoco Point of Sale: Customisable Receipts

Yoco at The Stack in Cape Town.

The return of The Stack

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How to set up a simple online store with Shopify

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

Tina Ngxokolo’s story: culture, fashion and business

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How to start accepting credit card payments

The Yoco Bree Street store in Cape Town.

Right place, right time: launching the Yoco Bree Street Store

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Support Small: will you join the movement?

Entrepreneurs talking to each other at a Yoco Meets event.

Yoco Meets: Connecting entrepreneurs

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Small business finances checklist for the new entrepreneur

Nick Jacobs, software developer on open by Yoco.

Nick Jacobs: From London to Yoco

A Yoco workshop with Google in Durban.

Yoco workshop on digital marketing with Google

An image in the tax guide for small business.

Tax Guide for Small Business Structures in SA

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A quick guide to troubleshooting internet issues

Geoff Noble of Colombo Coffee in Durban.

5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

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COVID-19: How to sanitise your card machine

Business books to help you grow

Books to help you grow your business

Chapel Leather in Cape Town.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Advanced Features

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Part 1: Strategy before Social for small businesses

A beach promenade in summer.

Is your business ready for Summer?

A busy restaurant over the holiday period in an article about managing staff.

8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

The Yoco offices in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

Growing your business with small businesses