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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.

An image of the new Yoco Tap feature.
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Yoco Tap: Refresh the till point experience

We are excited to announce the arrival of Yoco Tap – an efficient, quick way to get payments from customers seamlessly and without hassle.

Shannon McLaughlin in the Ubuntu Baba factory in a story about protecting intellectual property.
cape town

Whose intellectual property is it anyway?

The story of Ubuntu Baba is a warning and an encouragement for small businesses. Read about the real world of intellectual property.

A Yoco workshop with Google in Durban.
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Yoco workshop on digital marketing with Google

Yoco – with Google, Digify Africa and Facebook – ran a workshop on digital marketing in Durban. Check out these snippets and learnings.

Balanced rocks in article about the right work-life balance as an entrepreneur.
seasonal businesses

The right work-life balance for entrepreneurs

The right work-life balance for entrepreneurs is a difficult juggling act. Here are some tips on keeping yourself in check.

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

During the busy season you may need to push your employees harder. Here are tips for keeping your team happy and motivated

A beach promenade in summer.
seasonal businesses

Is 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.

A graphic of a mobile payments card machine offered by Yoco.
sales and marketing

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 festive season.

Chapel Leather in Cape Town.
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Yoco Point of Sale app: Advanced Features

We have added some advanced features to the Yoco Point of Sale and we would like to help you get the most out of this free business tool.

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

Here’s a breakdown of some of the features in the Yoco Point of Sale App, and how you can use them to make running your business simpler. 

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.
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Yoco Point of Sale app: Set up your store

We have added some powerful functionality to the new Yoco Point of Sale app. Find out how you can set up your store on the app.

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Gugu Nkabinde, CEO and founder of Gugu Intimates.

Gugu Intimates: Nude underwear for African women

Sine Ndlela of Yo Coco in Cape Town.

Sine Ndlela: Serving love with Yo Coco

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VAT 101: Getting money back from SARS

An image in an article about how returning customers will help you grow your business.

Returning customers: The key to growing your business

Shannon McLaughlin in the Ubuntu Baba factory in a story about protecting intellectual property.

Whose intellectual property is it anyway?

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

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.

Shoe No. 14

An image in the tax guide for small business.

Tax Guide for Small Business Structures in SA

A graphic of a mobile payments card machine offered by Yoco.

5 ways to increase your Black Friday sales

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

4 tips for selling on consignment

A business owner working alongside his employee.

The new minimum wage and how it affects your business

The Olive Branch Deli in an article about stock management.

How can I keep track of all my stock?

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

Finding a business mentor

Afrikan Passion Designs: A line of love & eco-edge

Alistair Barnes from Ballo in his store in Cape Town.

Seeing business differently: how Ballo puts the planet before profit

The Yoco Store in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

What we learnt from setting up the Yoco Store

Lethabo Mokoena of Walk Fresh.

Walk Fresh: Stepping up the game

Dustin Cormack Thompson from Ground Art Caffe.

How Ground Art Caffe simplify their finances with Yoco and Xero

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How to start accepting credit card payments

Lexi and Dom of Wild Thing yoga studio.

Wild Thing yoga studio

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Top 3 most used features of the Yoco Business Portal

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

A stall for Granadilla Swimwear.

Granadilla Swimwear: In love with summer

A story about Boniface Chikwenhere.

How Boniface is carving out his future

Jabu Mdluli of Unwrapped in Braamfontein.

The Unwrapped entrepreneur story

Towels on the bed at Inkosi Eco Lodge.

Saving the planet with iNkosi Eco Lodge

Yoco at The Stack in Cape Town.

The return of The Stack

A picture of a merchant working on the Business Portal.

Filter and export your sales history

Katlego talking about how to build a business at StartUp Grind.

Katlego at Startup Grind: How to build a business

A image of a candle in the loadshedding article.

Loadshedding and your business

Nick Jacobs, software developer on open by Yoco.

Nick Jacobs: From London to Yoco

Easy ways to increase Easter sales.

6 easy ways to increase Easter sales

An image of a map and compass in an article about finding business advice and guidance.

Where to find business advice, guidance and inspiration

Maya Liepaz of the Yoco Growth Team.

Meet the Yoco Growth Team