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MBV emporium
retail businesses

MBV Emporium: a dream shop filled with conversation starters

Vanessa Govender’s MBV Emporium is the manifestation of her lifelong passion for collecting and sharing beauty, thriving no matter the odds!


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

Colour psychology has long been used to convey brand personality and influence customers by evoking specific emotions. Here’s our crash course on how to take advantage of the power of colour to boost your e-commerce sales.


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.

Alistair Barnes from Ballo in his store in Cape Town.
cape town

Seeing business differently: how Ballo puts the planet before profit

Can you be sustainable and be profitable? Alistair Barnes from Ballo Fashion talks to us about how his business does it.

A stall for Granadilla Swimwear.
cape town

Granadilla Swimwear: In love with summer

Adam and Joshua started Granadilla Swimwear as a love note to Cape Town summers. Now their business is heating up. Read their story.

Thilo Moodley of Thilo's Timeless Closet.

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.

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


Accepting payments with Apple Pay and your Yoco card machine

5 signs you’re ready to open an online store for your business

An image of a store front in an article about beating a sales slump with product.

Beating a sales slump: Working on your product

An image of a stressed man in an article on the effect your business may have on your health.

Help! My business is hurting my health

working from home

15 e-commerce terms you need to know to get started

A screenshot of a person doing a Google Search.

How to get your business website to the top of Google Search

An image of a store open sign in an article about opening a retail store.

How to open a retail shop


6 basic Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) tips for beginner bloggers

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How to sell on Instagram: Yoco’s guide for beginners | Part 1

COVID-19 Lockdown: Advanced Level 3 Explained

Tech and tools for your business.

Tools for your business


8 reasons why you should choose WooCommerce for your online store

The Yoco Store in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

What we learnt from setting up the Yoco Store

The Yoco Bree Street store in Cape Town.

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


7 budget-friendly ways small business owners can motivate staff

keep it simple

Set your business up for success by keeping it simple

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

The elevator pitch has left the building

Balanced rocks in article about the right work-life balance as an entrepreneur.

The right work-life balance for entrepreneurs

Tips on taking your business to the next level.

Business tips to go the next level


Relief funding for small businesses during COVID-19

An image of the new Yoco Tap feature.

Yoco Tap: Refresh the till point experience

A selection of books for entrepreneurs.

15 books for entrepreneurs


Introducing Yoco’s online payment suite

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

4 tips for selling on consignment

The Yoco offices in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

Growing your business with small businesses

A Yoco workshop with Google in Durban.

Yoco workshop on digital marketing with Google

Chapel Leather in Cape Town.

Yoco Point of Sale: Reporting and Receipt Features

Part 2: Looks fade. Personalities don’t.

Boniface Chikwenhere of Unique Driftwood Creations.

Growing Unique Driftwood Creations with Yoco Capital

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

How I went from packing devices to developing software


How to manage your mental wellbeing during COVID-19


8 essential ingredients for a successful online store

Putting your the official stamp on your business.

When should you register your business?

Fabian of the Yoco Finance Team.

Meet the Yoco Finance Team