Grow

It’s time to grow your small business – but how, with what money and where to. Growing a business is an exciting time, but make sure that you follow these tips and tricks to grow sustainably.

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sales and marketing

8 social media tips for business owners during COVID-19

Here are 8 tips from Kayli Vee Levitan on how to best navigate social media during a pandemic.

Business books to help you grow
insights and advice

Books to help you grow your business

Top book recommendations to help you learn how to grow your business from South African small business owners.

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finances and funding

The elevator pitch has left the building

The art of making an elevator pitch is key they say. But does it need a shakeup for small businesses looking for support and funding?

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insights and advice

Business Networking for Shy Entrepreneurs

Successful business networking is an infamously delicate dance. Mashudu Modau chats to us about the secrets around business socialising.

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insights and advice

How to open a retail store

Despite e-commerce booming there is something unique about a brick-and-mortar shop. Find out how to open a retail store with this easy guide.

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business mentorship

Finding a business mentor

We all need help, especially when it comes to small business. But, how do you find and approach a possible business mentor? Read on for more.

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finances and funding

Access to small business funding

Access to funding is critical for success. Learn what Yoco’s small business community have to say about funding and the challenges they face.

Yoco Capital, a unique short-term working solution for small businesses.
yoco capital

Yoco Capital Update in 2018

Yoco Capital has recently been updated. With R4 million of capital dispersed to merchants in October 2018 we decided to take it up a notch.

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cape town

Sushi Box unboxes its potential with Yoco Capital

When Sushi Box was looking to open new locations Yoco Capital was there to give them a boost. Christo Bornman chats about using Yoco Capital.

insights and advice

How to get business funding with Yoco Capital

When it’s time to grow you need funding. Get business funding with Yoco Capital by following these easy steps and grow your empire.

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How to prevent credit card fraud in your small business

A selection of books for entrepreneurs.

15 books for entrepreneurs

A new feature from Yoco that allows you to add tabs to an order.

“Add it to my tab”: Now you can

A barista in an article about increasing tips the Yoco way.

How to increase your tips – the Yoco way

Mashudu Modau, who works on Open by Yoco.

Mashudu Modau: Blazing a trail for small businesses

Biltong Rules SA selling at a market in Durban.

How to start selling at markets

The Olive Branch Deli in an article about stock management.

How can I keep track of all my stock?

An image of a Yoco merchant pairing their device in article about the cheapest data bundles.

The cheapest data bundles for Yoco merchants

A stall for Granadilla Swimwear.

Granadilla Swimwear: In love with summer

Maya Liepaz of the Yoco Growth Team.

Meet the Yoco Growth Team

Lethabo Mokoena of Walk Fresh.

Walk Fresh: Stepping up the game

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8 social media tips for business owners during COVID-19

Two people have a cup of coffee in a business mentor meeting.

Finding a business mentor

Business books to help you grow

Books to help you grow your business

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

How Mandisa Mjamba made her career in Tech

Gcobani Gogoba from Barista CUP in Cape Town.

Why you need a business purpose

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Small businesses and Coronavirus: the way ahead

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Staff switching: How to make employee management easier

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Top funding options for small businesses

Inside a Beerhouse founded by Randolf Jorberg.

The story of Beerhouse

Dustin Cormack Thompson from Ground Art Caffe.

How Ground Art Caffe simplify their finances with Yoco and Xero

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Safeguarding your business finances during COVID-19

Geoff Noble of Colombo Coffee in Durban.

5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

A pic of the guys at Colombo Coffee in Durban in an article about motivating your employees.

Motivating your employees in busy times

Sue van der Linde of Iris House offers five tips for fundraising.

Five fundraising tips from Iris House Founder, Sue van der Linde

Julie Taylor, founder of Guns & Rain.

How to go from corporate to business

New Year's fireworks in an article about setting up your business for the new year.

Get your business off to the right start in the new year

Mokgadi Mabela, founder of Native Nosi.

Mokgadi Mabela: Beehind the story

Budget Speech 2020

Budget Speech 2020: top five things you need to know

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

Yoco Point of Sale: Customisable Receipts

Mikhail of the Yoco support team handling customer queries.

Meet the Yoco Support Team

Yoco at The Stack in Cape Town.

The return of The Stack

Boniface Chikwenhere of Unique Driftwood Creations.

Growing Unique Driftwood Creations with Yoco Capital

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

Green Corridors: Looking after Durban

How to deal with negative online comments.

Negative comments online: 9 tips for dealing with them