productivity in business

Productivity in business covers everything from your personal work to managing your employees. Improve your overall business productivity with these articles.

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productivity in business

Loadshedding and your business

Eskom is an unreliable business partner. Make sure your business is prepared for bouts of loadshedding and other electricity letdowns.

Business books to help you grow
insights and advice

Books to help you grow your business

Top book recommendations to help you learn how to grow your business from South African small business owners.

A whirring calendar in article about managing time as a business owner.
insights and advice

How to manage your time as a business owner

Time is the rarest resource and we often spend it poorly. Learn how to manage your time as an entrepreneur to make the most of what you have.

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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.

A new feature from Yoco that allows you to add tabs to an order.
food, drink and hospitality

“Add it to my tab”: Now you can

No more remembering orders or writing them down on pieces of paper. Make use of the new Saved Bills feature to add tabs for your customers.

An image of a stressed man in an article on the effect your business may have on your health.
insights and advice

Help! My business is hurting my health

Running a business can have an adverse affect on your health. Find out how to keep yourself healthy while managing a business.

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hiring and employees

8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

During busy holiday periods some of your staff may want to take time off. Find out how to manage staff during these critical periods.

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customer service

Yoco Tap: Refresh the till point experience

We are excited to announce the arrival of Yoco Tap – an efficient, quick way to get payments from customers seamlessly and without hassle.

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.
productivity in business

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.

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hiring and employees

Motivating your employees in busy times

During the busy season you may need to push your employees harder. Here are tips for keeping your team happy and motivated

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Business Networking for Shy Entrepreneurs

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Small business finances checklist for the new entrepreneur

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Where to find business advice, guidance and inspiration

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Setting up your Xero and Yoco Integration

An image of a vendor sitting on a collar on Cape Town's beaches.

JK Vending: “If you don’t pay with Yoco you must be loco”

Jennifer Cernades of Orejen in Johannesburg.

Orejen: Opening the door to business

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Staff switching: How to make employee management easier

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

Should you use your personal bank account for business?

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

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

The Yoco Store in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

What we learnt from setting up the Yoco Store

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Carl Wazen on building successful partnerships

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Yoco Point of Sale: Customisable Receipts

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Beating a sales slump: Working on your product

An image of Yoco being sold at DigiCape in an article about tips for selling on consignment.

4 tips for selling on consignment

The Hope on Hopkins distillery in Cape Town.

Hands on at Hope on Hopkins

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Meet the Yoco Data Team

The Yoco Go and its packaging.

Yoco Go reviews

A screenshot of the Yoco Settlement screen in the app.

When will I get my money?

A new feature from Yoco that allows you to add tabs to an order.

“Add it to my tab”: Now you can

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.

Shoe No. 14

The Yoco offices in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

Growing your business with small businesses

Budget Speech 2020

Budget Speech 2020: top five things you need to know

Selling lollies on the beach.

Seasonal sales: How to deal with them

Why your business needs to start accepting card payments.

5 reasons your business should be accepting card payments

Natasha Napoli, the owner of Nourish'd Cafe in Cape Town.

How Natasha made Nourish’d Cafe and Juicery

Lizwe Thabethe of Project Inflamed in Johannesburg.

Project Inflamed lights up menswear

An image of the Yoco Point of Sale App.

Are you getting the most out of your Yoco Point of Sale App?

Yoco at The Stack in Cape Town.

The return of The Stack

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?

Mashudu Modau, who works on Open by Yoco.

Mashudu Modau: Blazing a trail for small businesses

The Yoco Bree Street store in Cape Town.

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

The Yoco team celebrating 10 000 merchants.

Growth lessons: 0 to 10k Yoco merchants

An image of a open store with no customers in an article about beating a sales slump.

Beat a sales slump: Working on yourself

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Set up your store

Dustin Cormack Thompson from Ground Art Caffe.

How Ground Art Caffe simplify their finances with Yoco and Xero