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Get insights and practical advice on how to run a small business from experts and Yoco merchants. Pick up tips to keep your business running smoothly.

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COVID-19: How to sanitise your card machine

Sanitise your card machine to prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). Here are our tips for how to clean your card machine effectively.

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Small businesses and Coronavirus: the way ahead

Due to the Coronavirus pandemic, Yoco has made provisions for the wellbeing of staff as well to ensure business continuity for all merchants.

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Budget Speech 2020: top five things you need to know

The 2020 Budget Speech was surprisingly positive with proposals in the pipeline to provide more funding and support for small business owners.

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Loadshedding and your business

Eskom is an unreliable business partner. Make sure your business is prepared for bouts of loadshedding and other electricity letdowns.

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How can I keep track of all my stock?

Selling lots of products comes with headaches. We’ve developed a way to track your stock with the Yoco Point of Sale app.

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New Year, New You, New Business Plan?

The freshness of a new year is the best time for a new business plan. Take stock of what the old year taught you and plan for the new.

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When will I get my money?

Unlike cash, digital payments take time. When will I get my money is a question many merchants ask before they join Yoco. Check out how we keep everything transparent in the Yoco app.

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Yoco POS Sales Reconciliation

The Yoco Business Portal helps entrepreneurs manage their businesses with its many free tools. Find out how to reconcile sales quickly.

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Time management tips for business owners

Time is the rarest resource and we often spend it poorly. Learn how to manage your time as an entrepreneur to make the most of what you have.

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Why your payment failed

A failed payment at the till is the most awkward situation you can face as a business owner. What do you do? Read this piece and get help.

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Nick Jacobs, software developer on open by Yoco.

Nick Jacobs: From London to Yoco

The entrance of Manifest Yoga in Durban.

Yoga in Durban: Niki and Ellen’s yoga journey

Rifqah of Riff-Wrapped teaches Yoco employees how to wrap a turban.

How value-added marketing helped Rifqah fo Rif-Wrapped

Behind the scenes for the Yoco For The Sales campaign.

Behind the scenes of our For The Sales video

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Beating a sales slump: Working on your product

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How to set up a simple online store with Shopify

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

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Returning customers: The key to growing your business

Biltong Rules SA selling at a market in Durban.

How to start a market stall

The Yoco Product Development team.

Meet the Yoco Product Team

The Yoco team celebrating 10 000 merchants.

Growth lessons: 0 to 10k Yoco merchants

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Filter and export your sales history

A list of December markets in South Africa.

The best December markets

Yoco’s Working from Home Guide

Dustin Cormack Thompson from Ground Art Caffe.

How Ground Art Caffe simplify their finances with Yoco and Xero

A image of a candle in the loadshedding article.

Loadshedding and your business

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Are you getting the most out of your Yoco Point of Sale App?

A picture of a messy desk in an article about creating a new business plan for the new year.

New Year, New You, New Business Plan?

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.

Shoe No. 14

Gcobani Gogoba from Barista CUP in Cape Town.

Why you need a business purpose

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COVID-19 Payment Relief with South African Banks

The Yoco team at the Happiness Factory.

The Happiness Factory: 5 secrets to sweet success

A Yoco workshop with Google in Durban.

Yoco workshop on digital marketing with Google

The Yoco Go and its packaging.

Yoco Go reviews

Natasha Napoli, the owner of Nourish'd Cafe in Cape Town.

How Natasha made Nourish’d Cafe and Juicery

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Yoco Business Portal: Dashboard, Sales Report & Sales History

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5 social media marketing tools for entrepreneurs

Meg and Kirsten of the Yoco People Team.

Meet the Yoco People Team

A selection of books for entrepreneurs.

15 books for entrepreneurs

Mpumelelo Mtintso, founder of Book Ibhoni riding past Vilakazi Street.

Books on bikes with Book Ibhoni

Sheldon Tatchell of Legends Barbershop.

The making of Legends Barbershop

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

Time management tips for business owners

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How to ask for funding from family and friends

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Managing a hospitality business during COVID-19

Maya Liepaz of the Yoco Growth Team.

Meet the Yoco Growth Team