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Read articles and stories about Durban-based businesses and entrepreneurs. Find out how business owners are doing it eThekwini.

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

The innovative approach that grew Afrikan Passion Designs – Nombuso Khanyile and Nisbert Kembo’s leather shoe and bag business.

Thilo Moodley of Thilo's Timeless Closet.
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Finding a niche market with Thilo’s Timeless Closet

Thilo has made her name by providing a unique service to an overlooked part of the fashion market. Here’s how she found her market niche.

The entrance of Manifest Yoga in Durban.
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Yoga in Durban: Niki and Ellen’s yoga journey

Mother and daughter team Niki and Ellen have made spreading yoga in Durban their business mission. Read their story.

An image of Anna Savage, who runs the I Heart Market in Durban.
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We Heart Anna – I Heart Market’s wonder woman

Anna Savage, of I Heart Market, is a new-wave business person. She has her own rules, an eclectic CV, and a drive to support Durban business.

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

At the intersection of tourism, environmentalism and entrepreneurship, Green Corridors is helping the community in Durban.

Burgers from Smokin' Joes restaurant.
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Passion fuels the fire that lights up Smokin’ Joe’s

Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up. We caught up with Mo – a partner at Smokin’ Joe’s – to find out how the boxing-themed joint has gained fame and fortune in Durban’s burger scene.

The Yoco team at the Happiness Factory.
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The Happiness Factory: 5 secrets to sweet success

Muhammad started the Happiness Factory in 2010 and has grown strongly since. See his five tips for small business owners.

Geoff Noble of Colombo Coffee in Durban.
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5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

We caught up with Geoff Noble, owner of Colombo Coffee, to talk about his journey, coffee, culture and more. Check out his tips to help you.

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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

Lizwe Thabethe of Project Inflamed in Johannesburg.

Project Inflamed lights up menswear

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

Books on bikes with Book Ibhoni

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

Whose intellectual property is it anyway?

The Yoco offices in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

Growing your business with small businesses

Tina Ngxokolo’s story: culture, fashion and business

An image of a folder with filed tax returns.

3 tax tips for small business side hustlers

A picture of a merchant working on the Business Portal.

Filter and export your sales history

Burgers from Smokin' Joes restaurant.

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

Hlobsile Manana of Mbali Rose Hair.

Mbali Rose Hair: Making a hair business work

A screenshot of the Yoco Settlement screen in the app.

When will I get my money?

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Support Small: Yoco merchants selling fabric face masks

Dustin Cormack Thompson from Ground Art Caffe.

How Ground Art Caffe simplify their finances with Yoco and Xero

Yoco’s Working from Home Guide

Tips on taking your business to the next level.

Business tips to go the next level

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How to set up a simple online store with Shopify

Chapel Leather in Cape Town.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Advanced Features

An image showing the workspace for an entrepreneur.

Small business finances checklist for the new entrepreneur

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

A busy restaurant over the holiday period in an article about managing staff.

8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

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

How I went from packing devices to developing software

A Yoco event on business growth hosted by the CCDI.

Top business growth learnings from local entrepreneurs

An image of the Staff Switching feature in action.

Staff switching: How to make employee management easier

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

Returning customers: The key to growing your business

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A marketer’s guide to gift vouchers

Gcobani Gogoba from Barista CUP in Cape Town.

Why you need a business purpose

A photograph of the Yoco data team.

Meet the Yoco Data Team

A screenshot of a person doing a Google Search.

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

How to deal with negative online comments.

Negative comments online: 9 tips for dealing with them

The Hope on Hopkins distillery in Cape Town.

Hands on at Hope on Hopkins

A picture of a messy desk in an article about creating a new business plan for the new year.

New Year, New You, New Business Plan?

The top apps for entrepreneurs.

Top 8 apps for entrepreneurs

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The Small Business Pivot | The Yoco Guide

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

How to increase your tips – the Yoco way

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