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.

Staff motivation at the Hard Pressed Cafe in an article about motivating your employees.
hiring and employees

How to motivate your employees in a small business

Running a small business is hard enough without demotivated employees. Find out how to motivate your employees in a small business.

A room full of workers in article about employee rights.
hiring and employees

Top 5 employee rights every entrepreneur should understand

Are you up to date on what your employee rights are? Lauren Woolley from Yoco talks us through the top employee rights your should know.

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behind the scenes at yoco

Top 3 most used features of the Yoco Business Portal

The Yoco Business Portal gives you useful business data in real time. Here’s more on the most used features and how they save you time.

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insights and advice

Improve your small business’s online presence

Your online presence plays a crucial role in creating awareness and driving sales for your business. Find out how to easily improve yours.

Tech and tools for your business.
insights and advice

Tools for your business

Want to get more done in less time? Lungisa, a Yoco co-founder, shares his favourite tools for your business – no matter how small.

A barista in an article about increasing tips the Yoco way.
food, drink and hospitality

How to increase your tips – the Yoco way

Increasing tips improves staff retention, cash flow, morale and customer service. Learn about our fantastic solution to help increase tips.

An image of an ethernet switch in an article about internet issues.
productivity in business

A quick guide to troubleshooting internet issues

Yoco needs a connection to the web and internet issues can get in the way of sales. Troubleshoot your internet issues and get paid.

An image of the Yoco and Xero integration.
finances and funding

Setting up your Xero and Yoco Integration

Xero’s accounting software allows you take your business to the next level. With the Xero and Yoco integration you can get the best of both.

An image of a card in an article about preventing credit card fraud.
finances and funding

How to prevent credit card fraud in your small business

Learn how credit card fraud happens, how it works and what steps you can take to protect your business from chargebacks.

Selling lollies on the beach.
sales and marketing

Seasonal sales: How to deal with them

Some businesses wax and wane according to the time of the year. If you have to deal with seasonal sales cycles we have some advice for you.

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The Yoco offices in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

Growing your business with small businesses

An image of the Yoco and Xero integration.

Setting up your Xero and Yoco Integration

Stacy Kleinhans of Baseline Coffee in Woodstock, Cape Town.

Innovative water-saving tips from Baseline Coffee

A image of a candle in the loadshedding article.

Loadshedding and your business

Business books to help you grow

Books to help you grow your business

A Yoco event on business growth hosted by the CCDI.

Top business growth learnings from local entrepreneurs

Why your business needs to start accepting card payments.

5 reasons your business should be accepting card payments

The entrance of Manifest Yoga in Durban.

Yoga in Durban: Niki and Ellen’s yoga journey

Tips on taking your business to the next level.

Business tips to go the next level

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

Katlego at Startup Grind: How to build a business

10 ways to manage revenue in the face of COVID-19

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

The cheapest data bundles for Yoco merchants

A selection of books for entrepreneurs.

15 books for entrepreneurs

Staff motivation at the Hard Pressed Cafe in an article about motivating your employees.

How to motivate your employees in a small business

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

Motivating your employees in busy times

Lexi and Dom of Wild Thing yoga studio.

Wild Thing yoga studio


Support Small: will you join the movement?

The Yoco team celebrating 10 000 merchants.

Growth lessons: 0 to 10k Yoco merchants

Bryan of Rootbar.

How Rootbar took root

A picture of a merchant working on the Business Portal.

Filter and export your sales history

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

A Yoco merchant doing their tax administration.

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


Introducing Yoco’s online payment suite


A marketer’s guide to gift vouchers

A failed payment on a Yoco card machine as seen on the connecting mobile device.

Why your payment failed

The Small Business Pivot | Book iBhoni

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

Books on bikes with Book Ibhoni


5 ways to cut costs during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Yoco founders at the POS launch.

The Yoco Point of Sale Launch

An image of a store open sign in an article about opening a retail store.

How to open a retail store

Inside a Beerhouse founded by Randolf Jorberg.

The story of Beerhouse


How to manage your mental wellbeing during COVID-19


Relief funding for small businesses during COVID-19

The Yoco Product Development team.

Meet the Yoco Product Team

How to pivot your food business during COVID-19