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

The coronavirus drastically changed the way small businesses operate. Here are seven tactics to add to your operational blueprint, courtesy of Covid-19.

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5 tips to increase retail sales this (Covid-19) Christmas

Stand out from your competitors, increase foot traffic (safely, of course), and see sales sky-rocket by following these tips.

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10 tips: using social media for customer service this Black Friday

Social media customer service has never been more important – Black Friday is looming, and customers are increasingly flocking online for support. We’ll look at 10 tips to make sure your business nails it!

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Meet the Yoco Neo: here are 10 things you should know

Introducing the Yoco Neo – our next-generation card machine that stands alone. Say goodbye to complexity and #HelloNeo.

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Tips and ideas to get your business ready for summer

The sun is back and so are your customers: Is your business ready for summer? Check out these tips on making sure that your sales heat up too.

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Get your small business ready for the festive season

The festive season is the busiest time of year for businesses. Make the most of the peak season by following these five tips.

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Social media marketing: our one-stop guide for getting started

Thanks to social media, connecting with, and converting, your audience is easier than ever. We’ll walk you through the golden rules of social media marketing so that every single post works hard for your brand.

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5 ways to increase your Black Friday sales

Black Friday has come to rival Christmas for sales. Check out 5 tips on how to increase Black Friday sales to kick off the peak season.

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

Search engine optimisation is essential if you want your blog to generate high numbers of organic traffic. While the topic is broad and complex, these 6 tips show how easy it is to get started in improving your blog’s SEO.

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6 small business blogging tips and basic guidelines for beginners

Following the best practices for blogging allows your blog posts to make their maximum impact. Check out these basic guidelines that will help you optimise your business blog.

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The cheapest data bundles for Yoco merchants

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Finance lessons from #Escape

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Green Corridors: Looking after Durban

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Support at Yoco – we’ve got your back

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When will my new small business need a business attorney?

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9 top email marketing benefits for small businesses

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Tips and ideas to get your business ready for summer

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

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Five marketing trends to incorporate into your business

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Mbali Rose Hair: Making a hair business work

Burgers from Smokin' Joes restaurant.

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

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Yoco POS Sales Reconciliation

The Yoco team at the Happiness Factory.

The Happiness Factory: 5 secrets to sweet success

Fabian of the Yoco Finance Team.

Meet the Yoco Finance Team

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Tax Guide for Small Business Structures in SA

The ladies of La Blosh Nail Boutique.

Taking La Blosh Nail Boutique to the next level

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Learn how to build, run, and grow a profitable online store | Win With Woo

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Seeing business differently: how Ballo puts the planet before profit

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How Jean Botha is growing Ultimate Bike with Yoco Capital

Lexi and Dom of Wild Thing yoga studio.

Wild Thing yoga studio

Boniface Chikwenhere of Unique Driftwood Creations.

Growing Unique Driftwood Creations with Yoco Capital

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Small business finances checklist for the new entrepreneur

A Yoco merchant doing their tax administration.

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

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VAT 101: Getting money back from SARS

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A quick guide to troubleshooting internet issues

Zandile Tlhapi of Baby Friendly at her baby store in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.

Zandile Tlhapi: The first home-grown baby store in Khayelitsha

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

How to choose a Point of Sale system

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10 tips: using social media for customer service this Black Friday

Siwe Matshisi at her women in business event in Johannesburg.

How Siwe Matshisi is connecting people through business

Lizwe Thabethe of Project Inflamed in Johannesburg.

Project Inflamed lights up menswear

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8 essential ingredients for a successful online store

Inside a Beerhouse founded by Randolf Jorberg.

The story of Beerhouse

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How to stay connected through the COVID-19 outbreak

Maya Liepaz of the Yoco Growth Team.

Meet the Yoco Growth Team

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Small businesses and Coronavirus: the way ahead