productivity in business

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

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

Chapel Leather in Cape Town.
productivity in business

Yoco Point of Sale app: Advanced Features

We have added some advanced features to the Yoco Point of Sale and we would like to help you get the most out of this free business tool.

Tips on taking your business to the next level.
customer service

Business tips to go the next level

We’ve put together four simple and easy-to-implement business tips that will help you grow your business and take it to the next level.

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

Yoco Point of Sale app: Set up your store

We have added some powerful functionality to the new Yoco Point of Sale app. Find out how you can set up your store on the app.

Using Yoco to grow the coffee industry.
food, drink and hospitality

Driving growth in the coffee industry using technology and data

Here’s how Yoco is using technology to help drive growth in the coffee industry in South Africa. Read about barista entrepreneurs using Yoco.

Getting the most out of your Yoco Point of Sale.
productivity in business

Getting the most from your Yoco Point of Sale

The Yoco Point of Sale is a powerful tool for small business owners. Get to grips with how you can get the most out of it and start trading.

Dustin Cormack Thompson from Ground Art Caffe.
cape town

How Ground Art Caffe simplify their finances with Yoco and Xero

Dustin from Ground Art Caffe chats about how he has simplified his cafe’s financial management process using Yoco and Xero.

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.

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

How to motivate your employees in a small business

Running a small business is hard enough without demotivated employees. Find out how to motivate your employees in a small business.

An image of the Yoco Business Portal.
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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Putting your the official stamp on your business.

When should you register your business?

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

Why your payment failed

An image of two parents talking to their child in an article about getting funding from family and friends for your business.

How to ask for funding from family and friends

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

Finding a business mentor

An article about the stages of business growth.

Stages of business growth from Start to Take-off

A selection of books for entrepreneurs.

15 books for entrepreneurs

An image in an article about accepting credit card payments.

How to start accepting credit card payments

Behind the scenes for the Yoco For The Sales campaign.

Behind the scenes of our For The Sales video

How to pivot your food business during COVID-19

Lexi and Dom of Wild Thing yoga studio.

Wild Thing yoga studio

The entrance of Manifest Yoga in Durban.

Yoga in Durban: Niki and Ellen’s yoga journey

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How to manage your mental wellbeing during COVID-19

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Part 1: Strategy before Social for small businesses

COVID-19 Lockdown: Level 4 Explained

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

Katlego at Startup Grind: How to build a business

Biltong Rules SA selling at a market in Durban.

How to start selling at markets

Jabu Mdluli of Unwrapped in Braamfontein.

The Unwrapped entrepreneur story

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5 ways to cut costs during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Social Media: How to Communicate During a Crisis

An image of the inside of an elevator in an article about making an elevator pitch.

The elevator pitch has left the building

The Olive Branch Deli in an article about stock management.

How can I keep track of all my stock?

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

8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

The Yoco Product Development team.

Meet the Yoco Product Team

An image of the Yoco Point of Sale App.

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

A story about Boniface Chikwenhere.

How Boniface is carving out his future

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?

A room full of workers in article about employee rights.

Top 5 employee rights every entrepreneur should understand

A closeup of a rand note.

Do you really need business capital?

A Yoco device and Ultimate Bike accessories.

How Jean Botha is growing Ultimate Bike with Yoco Capital

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8 social media tips for business owners during COVID-19

A list of December markets in South Africa.

The best December markets

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

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

An image of an ethernet switch in an article about internet issues.

A quick guide to troubleshooting internet issues

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

Whose intellectual property is it anyway?

Burgers from Smokin' Joes restaurant.

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