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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.

insights and advice

How to sell on Instagram: Yoco’s guide for beginners | Part 2

Selling on Instagram doesn’t have to be difficult or complicated – we discuss how to take advantage of all the features that’ll give you the most out of your business profile.

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insights and advice

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

Instagram is one of the most powerful places to do business online. First, we’ll look at how to optimise your business’s profile so you are perfectly set up to start selling on Instagram.

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insights and advice

How to get email marketing right (in five easy steps)

Email remains the marketing channel with the highest ROI. Here’s how to tap into the power of the inbox.

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finances and funding

Do you really need business capital?

It takes money to make money, but sometimes having too much business capital can be its own problem. Do you really need that extra funding?

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e-commerce

8 essential ingredients for a successful online store

Conquering the e-commerce space relies on multiple factors. We discuss the 8 ingredients that’ll set you up for online success.

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e-commerce

9 top email marketing benefits for small businesses

Finding different ways to engage with your customers is vital, yet can be costly and challenging. Here are some of the most stellar email marketing benefits for small businesses, and why it’s really worth the effort.

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finances and funding

Introducing getlion: the ultimate “super-app” for entrepreneurs

We’re proud to introduce our latest Yoco Partner! The App to Start, Manage, and Grow your business – and get Rewarded for doing so.

insights and advice

Yoco Meets on Remo: a how-to guide that’ll boost your event networking

Yoco Meets has moved to an exciting new events networking platform, called Remo. Here’s a quick and easy how-to guide for newcomers, so you can make the most out of every interaction.

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e-commerce

8 common online shopping problems customers have, and how to remedy them

Some people are still reluctant to shop online. We discuss the top reasons why, and offer some helpful tips on how small businesses can reassure their online customers.

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e-commerce

How to get your small business ready for the peak season with Yoco

The peak season is almost upon us and it’s time to get ready for the busiest shopping time of the year. Here’s how Yoco can help you grow your business.

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

Julie Taylor, founder of Guns & Rain.

How to go from corporate to business

How to sell on Instagram: Yoco’s guide for beginners | Part 2

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How to manage your mental wellbeing during COVID-19

Lethabo Mokoena of Walk Fresh.

Walk Fresh: Stepping up the game

The logo of #Escape in Johannesburg. They share their finance lessons in this article.

Finance lessons from #Escape

A picture of a merchant working on the Business Portal.

Filter and export your sales history

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7 budget-friendly ways small business owners can motivate staff

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Making space to explore: curious enough to experiment, bold enough to fail

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Starting a business: getlion shares 5 tips to keep in mind

Mikhail of the Yoco support team handling customer queries.

Meet the Yoco Support Team

Putting your the official stamp on your business.

When should you register your business?

A Yoco workshop with Google in Durban.

Yoco workshop on digital marketing with Google

The Yoco Business Portal screen in article about the uses of the Portal for reconciling accounts and in the course on small business finances.

Yoco POS Sales Reconciliation

An image of South Africa rand notes in an article about small business funding.

Access to small business funding online

The Yoco Bree Street store in Cape Town.

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

10 tips for reopening your beauty business safely

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

Green Corridors: Looking after Durban

Lexi and Dom of Wild Thing yoga studio.

Wild Thing yoga studio

A lego image on building partnership.

Carl Wazen on building successful partnerships

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A marketer’s guide to gift vouchers

The point of sale system at Truth Coffee alongside a Yoco device.

How to choose a Point of Sale system

Geoff Noble of Colombo Coffee in Durban.

5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

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5 ways to cut costs during the COVID-19 pandemic

An image for an article on how to handle VAT and how to get money back from SARS.

VAT 101: Getting money back from SARS

The top apps for entrepreneurs.

Top 8 apps for entrepreneurs

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5 ways to increase your Black Friday sales

A photograph of the Yoco data team.

Meet the Yoco Data Team

Jabu Mdluli of Unwrapped in Braamfontein.

The Unwrapped entrepreneur story

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

4 tips for selling on consignment

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

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Social Media: How to Communicate During a Crisis

A Yoco device and Ultimate Bike accessories.

How Jean Botha is growing Ultimate Bike with Yoco Capital

Eben Uys, founder of Mad Giant Brewery, shares what he has learnt from building his modest brewery into a world-class destination.

Business lessons from Mad Giant Brewery

The Hope on Hopkins distillery in Cape Town.

Hands on at Hope on Hopkins