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finances and funding

The engine of a company are its finances and funding. Without both a business cannot survive. Get tips on managing your money.

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finances and funding

Introducing getlion: the ultimate “super-app” for entrepreneurs

We’re proud to introduce our latest Yoco Partner! The App to Start, Manage, and Grow your business – and get Rewarded for doing so.

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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.

finances and funding

A guide to UIF applications for small business owners

UIF applications can seem daunting, but these tips may help you troubleshoot problems and successfully apply.

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finances and funding

5 ways to cut costs during the COVID-19 pandemic

To keep your business afloat during the COVID-19 pandemic, you will need to cut costs as critically as you can.

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finances and funding

COVID-19 Payment Relief with South African Banks

Major banks like FNB and Absa have set up payment holidays and relief schemes to assist clients during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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finances and funding

Relief funding for small businesses during COVID-19

A number of private and state entities have set up relief funding schemes to support small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic.

finances and funding

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

Despite any slow-down observed in revenue and forward bookings, and the concern this understandably brings, it is worth considering the following before making any decisions that significantly change your strategy.

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finances and funding

Safeguarding your business finances during COVID-19

A broad but simple evaluation of your business finances will enable you to make the best decisions possible during the Coronavirus pandemic.

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finances and funding

Budget Speech 2020: top five things you need to know

The 2020 Budget Speech was surprisingly positive with proposals in the pipeline to provide more funding and support for small business owners.

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finances and funding

New Year, New You, New Business Plan?

The freshness of a new year is the best time for a new business plan. Take stock of what the old year taught you and plan for the new.

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Reopening a sit-in restaurant safely during COVID-19

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Support Small: will you join the movement?

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How to set up a simple online store with Shopify

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

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

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How to open a retail shop

The ladies of La Blosh Nail Boutique.

Taking La Blosh Nail Boutique to the next level

An infographic showing the top uses for business funding.

The top 5 ways small businesses use business funding

A list of December markets in South Africa.

The best summer markets for (safe) festive shopping

Jennifer Cernades of Orejen in Johannesburg.

Orejen: Opening the door to business

A stall for Granadilla Swimwear.

Granadilla Swimwear: In love with summer

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COVID-19: How to sanitise your card machine

The Ubuntu Baba factory in Retreat, Cape Town.

Ubuntu Baba: The value of ubuntu

At a Sushi Box in Cape Town.

Sushi Box unboxes its potential with Yoco Capital

A lego image on building partnership.

Carl Wazen on building successful partnerships

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Support Small: Yoco merchants selling fabric face masks

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Access to small business funding online

The Yoco Bree Street store in Cape Town.

Right place, right time: launching the Yoco Bree Street Store

How to use colour psychology in e-commerce to boost sales

The Small Business Pivot | The Yoco Guide

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10 tips: using social media for customer service this Black Friday

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Beat a sales slump: Working on yourself

5 tips to increase retail sales this (Covid-19) Christmas

Lethabo Mokoena of Walk Fresh.

Walk Fresh: Stepping up the game

10 tips for reopening your beauty business safely

An image of the Yoco Business Portal.

Yoco Business Portal: Dashboard, Sales Report & Sales History

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

Why your payment failed

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Social media marketing: our one-stop guide for getting started

Rifqah of Riff-Wrapped teaches Yoco employees how to wrap a turban.

How value-added marketing helped Rifqah fo Rif-Wrapped

Towels on the bed at Inkosi Eco Lodge.

Saving the planet with iNkosi Eco Lodge

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A quick guide to troubleshooting internet issues

An image of Mandisa Mjamba, a software developer on Open by Yoco.

How Mandisa Mjamba made her career in Tech

Getting the most out of your Yoco Point of Sale.

Getting the most from your Yoco Point of Sale

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How to get your small business ready for the peak season with Yoco

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Help! My business is hurting my health

Tips on taking your business to the next level.

Business tips to go the next level