Start

Starting a business is a daunting prospect, but you don’t have to go through it alone. Read up on how to get going with your new business.

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the market

The cheapest data bundles for Yoco merchants

Using your phone or tablet with your card machine makes your business truly mobile. Check our survey to find the cheapest data bundles.

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yoco products

Yoco Go reviews

The Yoco Go is the new, easy way for businesses to get paid. Read some Yoco Go reviews on social media from real businesses.

Putting your the official stamp on your business.
insights and advice

When should you register your business?

A business doesn’t have to be a company, but there are good reasons to weigh up if you need to register your business. Over time it benefits you.

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finances and funding

Should you use your personal bank account for business?

Small business banking is like many things in life. Doing it properly in the beginning will save you a lot of time, money and pain in the future.

Julie Taylor, founder of Guns & Rain.
insights and advice

How to go from corporate to business

Taking the leap from corporate life into entrepreneurship is a big step. How do you know you’re ready?

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finances and funding

How to ask for funding from family and friends

Many entrepreneurs get funding from family and friends. They are the most likely to believe in you. Find out how to do this the right way.

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finances and funding

3 tax tips for small business side hustlers

Side hustle businesses are pretty common nowadays, but many people are unaware of the tax implications of running one. Read on for tax tips for small businesses.

Biltong Rules SA selling at a market in Durban.
insights and advice

How to start a market stall

Tons of work goes into reaching the point where you’re at a market and making sales. Get tips on how to start selling at markets – successfully!

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hiring and employees

When will my new small business need a business attorney?

Setting the right foundations for your business may require legal help. Make sure that you know when to turn to a small business lawyer.

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.
productivity in business

5 ways Yoco Payments help new businesses

Getting paid should be the simplest part of business. This article shows how Yoco Payments can help new small businesses get their money.

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The top 5 ways small businesses use business funding

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Small business and financial inclusion in South Africa

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How to open a retail shop

An image of a lawyer signing a contract for a new small business.

When will my new small business need a business attorney?

10 tips for reopening your beauty business safely

The Yoco Go and its packaging.

Yoco Go reviews

The Olive Branch Deli in an article about stock management.

How can I keep track of all my stock?

An image of a stressed man in an article on the effect your business may have on your health.

Help! My business is hurting my health

How to get SME funding with Yoco Capital

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Yoco Tap: Refresh the till point experience

Siwe Matshisi at her women in business event in Johannesburg.

How Siwe Matshisi is connecting people through business

An image of Ncedile Nkonyana, one of the software developers.

How I went from packing devices to developing software

Thilo Moodley of Thilo's Timeless Closet.

Finding a niche market with Thilo’s Timeless Closet

An image of Anna Savage, who runs the I Heart Market in Durban.

We Heart Anna – I Heart Market’s wonder woman

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The Small Business Pivot | The Yoco Guide

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8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

Business books to help you grow

Books to help you grow your business

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A quick guide to troubleshooting internet issues

A stall for Granadilla Swimwear.

Granadilla Swimwear: In love with summer

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Safeguarding your business finances during COVID-19

Budget Speech 2020

Budget Speech 2020: top five things you need to know

Maya Liepaz of the Yoco Growth Team.

Meet the Yoco Growth Team

The Yoco Store in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

What we learnt from setting up the Yoco Store

COVID-19 Lockdown: Level 4 Explained

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Behind the scenes of our For The Sales video

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Loadshedding and your business

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Saving the planet with iNkosi Eco Lodge

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Do you really need business capital?

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

Access to small business funding online

Selling lollies on the beach.

Seasonal sales: How to deal with them

Yoco Capital, a unique short-term working solution for small businesses.

Yoco Capital Update in 2018

Sine Ndlela of Yo Coco in Cape Town.

Sine Ndlela: Serving love with Yo Coco

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

Time management tips for business owners

A list of December markets in South Africa.

The best December markets

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3 tax tips for small business side hustlers