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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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finances and funding

How to start accepting credit card payments

There are different ways to start accepting card payments. Some better than others. We compare the different ways to take card payments.

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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.

The Yoco Go and its packaging.
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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.

An image of a piggy bank in an article about using personal accounts for business.
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.

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The Yoco popup store in Maponya Mall in Soweto.

Behind the scenes of the first Yoco Pop Up Store in Soweto

Business books to help you grow

Books to help you grow your business

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Introducing Yoco’s online payment suite

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

Getting the most out of your Yoco Point of Sale.

Getting the most from your Yoco Point of Sale

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

The cheapest data bundles for Yoco merchants

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

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

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Returning customers: The key to growing your business

A list of December markets in South Africa.

The best December markets

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.

Shoe No. 14

Tech and tools for your business.

Tools for your business

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Top funding options for small businesses

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Filter and export your sales history

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4 tips for selling on consignment

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

5 ways Yoco Payments help new businesses

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Beat a sales slump: Working on yourself

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Tax Guide for Small Business Structures in SA

The Small Business Pivot | Pandemic-inspired reinvention

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COVID-19 Lockdown: Level 2 Explained

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How to stay connected through the COVID-19 outbreak

Lizwe Thabethe of Project Inflamed in Johannesburg.

Project Inflamed lights up menswear

Geoff Noble of Colombo Coffee in Durban.

5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

A barista in an article about increasing tips the Yoco way.

How to increase your tips – the Yoco way

Christmas decorations in an article about preparing your business for the festive season.

Get your small business ready for the festive season

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Relief funding for small businesses during COVID-19

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COVID-19: How to sanitise your card machine

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3 tax tips for small business side hustlers

The Yoco Store in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

What we learnt from setting up the Yoco Store

Maya Liepaz of the Yoco Growth Team.

Meet the Yoco Growth Team

Selling lollies on the beach.

Seasonal sales: How to deal with them

Meg and Kirsten of the Yoco People Team.

Meet the Yoco People Team

Why your business needs to start accepting card payments.

5 reasons your business should accept credit card payments in South Africa

An image of the new Yoco Tap feature.

Yoco Tap: Refresh the till point experience