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Gugu Nkabinde, CEO and founder of Gugu Intimates.
fashion businesses

Gugu Intimates: Nude underwear for African women

Meet Gugu. Founder of Gugu Intimates and Yoco merchant #10 703. Her goal is to make African woman feel comfortable in their skin. Here’s how.

Sheldon Tatchell of Legends Barbershop.
health and beauty

The making of Legends Barbershop

Meet Sheldon. Founder of Legends Barbershop and Yoco merchant #17 682. From cutting hair on his scooter to owning his own mobile barbershop.

Burgers from Smokin' Joes restaurant.
durban

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

Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up. We caught up with Mo – a partner at Smokin’ Joe’s – to find out how the boxing-themed joint has gained fame and fortune in Durban’s burger scene.

A man selling ice cream on Cape Town's beaches.
cape town

A Lolly To Make You Jolly on Cape Town’s beaches

The roving vendors of Cape Town’s beaches are treasures of the city. Read about the lolly vendors of the beach and how they make business.

Jabu Mdluli of Unwrapped in Braamfontein.
food, drink and hospitality

The Unwrapped entrepreneur story

When a good idea takes hold, it becomes something more. It turns into a mission. See the story of Jabu and Thabiso’s business, Unwrapped.

The Yoco team at the Happiness Factory.
durban

The Happiness Factory: 5 secrets to sweet success

Muhammad started the Happiness Factory in 2010 and has grown strongly since. See his five tips for small business owners.

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Should you use your personal bank account for business?

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The top 5 ways small businesses use business funding

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

Tips on taking your business to the next level.

Business tips to go the next level

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How to set up a simple online store with Shopify

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Small business and financial inclusion in South Africa

The Yoco Bree Street store in Cape Town.

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

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Yoco Business Portal: Dashboard, Sales Report & Sales History

The Yoco team celebrating 10 000 merchants.

Growth lessons: 0 to 10k Yoco merchants

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How to ask for funding from family and friends

Yoco’s Working from Home Guide

COVID-19 Lockdown: Level 4 Explained

A Yoco event on business growth hosted by the CCDI.

Top business growth learnings from local entrepreneurs

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How to motivate your employees in a small business

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Beating a sales slump: Working on your product

Why your business needs to start accepting card payments.

5 reasons your business should accept credit card payments in South Africa

An image of the new Yoco Tap feature.

Yoco Tap: Refresh the till point experience

A Yoco merchant doing their tax administration.

Tax 2019: What you need to know about tax on businesses

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How to manage your mental wellbeing during COVID-19

The Yoco Product Development team.

Meet the Yoco Product Team

The Yoco founders at the POS launch.

The Yoco Point of Sale Launch

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Part 1: Strategy before Social for small businesses

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Support Small: will you join the movement?

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How to start accepting credit card payments

Julie Taylor, founder of Guns & Rain.

How to go from corporate to business

Biltong Rules SA selling at a market in Durban.

How to start a market stall

The Yoco popup store in Maponya Mall in Soweto.

Behind the scenes of the first Yoco Pop Up Store in Soweto

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8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

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The elevator pitch has left the building