insights and advice

Find insights and advice to help you start, grow and run your business.

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.

A Yoco event on business growth hosted by the CCDI.
events

Top business growth learnings from local entrepreneurs

Achieving consistent business growth is one of the most challenging things to accomplish. We spoke to four people who have been through it.

An article about the stages of business growth.
insights and advice

Stages of business growth from Start to Take-off

As your business moves through the stages of business growth it’s essential to know what to focus on. The Yoco CFO shares his insights.

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behind the scenes at yoco

Top 3 most used features of the Yoco Business Portal

The Yoco Business Portal gives you useful business data in real time. Here’s more on the most used features and how they save you time.

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insights and advice

Improve your small business’s online presence

Your online presence plays a crucial role in creating awareness and driving sales for your business. Find out how to easily improve yours.

A lego image on building partnership.
insights and advice

Carl Wazen on building successful partnerships

Carl Wazen, Chief Business Officer at Yoco, takes us through the steps he follows to build success partnerships that help grow the business.

Tech and tools for your business.
insights and advice

Tools for your business

Want to get more done in less time? Lungisa, a Yoco co-founder, shares his favourite tools for your business – no matter how small.

Eben Uys, founder of Mad Giant Brewery, shares what he has learnt from building his modest brewery into a world-class destination.
food, drink and hospitality

Business lessons from Mad Giant Brewery

Eben Uys, founder of Mad Giant Brewery, shares what he has learnt from building his modest brewery into a world-class destination.

Easy ways to increase Easter sales.
insights and advice

6 easy ways to increase Easter sales

Simple ways for your small business to make the most of the upcoming Easter period. Increase Easter sales with six tips to get you going!

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Boniface Chikwenhere of Unique Driftwood Creations.

Growing Unique Driftwood Creations with Yoco Capital

Dustin Cormack Thompson from Ground Art Caffe.

How Ground Art Caffe simplify their finances with Yoco and Xero

An image of a Yoco device integrating with iKentoo.

How Yoco makes choosing Point of Sale software easy

A screenshot of a person doing a Google Search.

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

Maya Liepaz of the Yoco Growth Team.

Meet the Yoco Growth Team

An image in an article on improving your small businesses online presence.

Improve your small business’s online presence

A Yoco workshop with Google in Durban.

Yoco workshop on digital marketing with Google

An image in the tax guide for small business.

Tax Guide for Small Business Structures in SA

Eben Uys, founder of Mad Giant Brewery, shares what he has learnt from building his modest brewery into a world-class destination.

Business lessons from Mad Giant Brewery

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?

Fabian of the Yoco Finance Team.

Meet the Yoco Finance Team

Entrepreneurs talking to each other at a Yoco Meets event.

Yoco Meets: Connecting entrepreneurs

Biltong Rules SA selling at a market in Durban.

How to start selling at markets

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

8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

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

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

Tina Ngxokolo’s story: culture, fashion and business

Geoff Noble of Colombo Coffee in Durban.

5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

How to deal with negative online comments.

Negative comments online: 9 tips for dealing with them

Burgers from Smokin' Joes restaurant.

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

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

Katlego at Startup Grind: How to build a business

Easy ways to increase Easter sales.

6 easy ways to increase Easter sales

Julie Taylor, founder of Guns & Rain.

How to go from corporate to business

Mashudu Modau, who works on Open by Yoco.

Mashudu Modau: Blazing a trail for small businesses

Staff motivation at the Hard Pressed Cafe in an article about motivating your employees.

How to motivate your employees in a small business

An infographic showing the top uses for business funding.

The top 5 ways small businesses use business funding

The Hope on Hopkins distillery in Cape Town.

Hands on at Hope on Hopkins

The Yoco Store in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

What we learnt from setting up the Yoco Store

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

How to increase your tips – the Yoco way

A graphic of a mobile payments card machine offered by Yoco.

5 ways to increase your Black Friday sales

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

Yoco Capital Update in 2018

The Yoco Bree Street store in Cape Town.

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

Two people have a cup of coffee in a business mentor meeting.

Finding a business mentor

Zandile Tlhapi of Baby Friendly at her baby store in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.

Zandile Tlhapi: The first home-grown baby store in Khayelitsha

A photograph of the Yoco data team.

Meet the Yoco Data Team

Selling lollies on the beach.

Seasonal sales: How to deal with them