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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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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.

The point of sale system at Truth Coffee alongside a Yoco device.
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How to choose a Point of Sale system

How do you choose a point of sale for your business? A big decision. Make sure you make the right choice by asking yourself these questions.

A list of December markets in South Africa.
seasonal businesses

The best December markets

We may not have snow as a background, but our best December markets are top-notch. Find the best places to shop in the festive season.

Gcobani Gogoba from Barista CUP in Cape Town.
customer service

Why you need a business purpose

All small businesses need to start with a business purpose. See three powerful examples of strong business purposes from SA entrepreneurs.

A selection of books for entrepreneurs.
insights and advice

15 books for entrepreneurs

Must-read books for entrepreneurs that inspire, motivate and challenge your perceptions. The Yoco team shares their recommendations.

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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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finances and funding

Tax Guide for Small Business Structures in SA

TaxTim offers a tax guide for small business on how to structure a small business to ensure it is tax efficient. Pay less tax now!

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

Katlego Maphai, co-founder and CEO of Yoco talks about how to build a business. Find out his top learnings have been since starting Yoco.

Why your business needs to start accepting card payments.
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5 reasons your business should be accepting card payments

If you’ve just been accepting cash it may be time to start considering incorporating card payments. Here are the top 5 reasons why you need to.

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Small businesses and Coronavirus: the way ahead

Meg and Kirsten of the Yoco People Team.

Meet the Yoco People Team

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New Year, New You, New Business Plan?

Doing support at night.

Support at Yoco – we’ve got your back

Burgers from Smokin' Joes restaurant.

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

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Safeguarding your business finances during COVID-19

Selling lollies on the beach.

Seasonal sales: How to deal with them

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Tips on gratuity in restaurants and other businesses

The entrance of Manifest Yoga in Durban.

Yoga in Durban: Niki and Ellen’s yoga journey

The Yoco Go and its packaging.

Yoco Go reviews

An area that is being cleaned up by Durban Green Corridors.

Green Corridors: Looking after Durban

Thilo Moodley of Thilo's Timeless Closet.

Finding a niche market with Thilo’s Timeless Closet

Tina Ngxokolo’s story: culture, fashion and business

A room full of workers in article about employee rights.

Top 5 employee rights every entrepreneur should understand

A screenshot of a person doing a Google Search.

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

A beach promenade in summer.

Is your business ready for Summer?

Kafui Awoonor of Kafui Naturals applying beard cream.

A Q&A with Kafui Naturals

Nick Jacobs, software developer on open by Yoco.

Nick Jacobs: From London to Yoco

Julie Taylor, founder of Guns & Rain.

How to go from corporate to business

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

Whose intellectual property is it anyway?

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.

Shoe No. 14

Sue van der Linde of Iris House offers five tips for fundraising.

Five fundraising tips from Iris House Founder, Sue van der Linde

A stall for Granadilla Swimwear.

Granadilla Swimwear: In love with summer

A business owner working alongside his employee.

The new minimum wage and how it affects your business

A man selling ice cream on Cape Town's beaches.

A Lolly To Make You Jolly on Cape Town’s beaches

Geoff Noble of Colombo Coffee in Durban.

5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

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

Motivating your employees in busy times

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Budget Speech 2020: top five things you need to know

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

We Heart Anna – I Heart Market’s wonder woman

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

Get your small business ready for the festive season

An article about the stages of business growth.

Stages of business growth from Start to Take-off

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

How to increase your tips – the Yoco way

Gugu Nkabinde, CEO and founder of Gugu Intimates.

Gugu Intimates: Nude underwear for African women

How to deal with negative online comments.

Negative comments online: 9 tips for dealing with them

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

How to prevent credit card fraud in your small business