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sales and marketing

Sales and marketing are everything. The lifeblood of your business. Learn how to make your name and product known to potential customers.

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How to sell on Instagram: Yoco’s guide for beginners | Part 2

Selling on Instagram doesn’t have to be difficult or complicated – we discuss how to take advantage of all the features that’ll give you the most out of your business profile.

sales and marketing

Accepting payments with Apple Pay and your Yoco card machine

Apple Pay is here! Here’s how it works with Yoco card machines to help you get paid faster.

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How to sell on Instagram: Yoco’s guide for beginners | Part 1

Instagram is one of the most powerful places to do business online. First, we’ll look at how to optimise your business’s profile so you are perfectly set up to start selling on Instagram.

finances and funding

10 things you can do to tackle the risk of small business failure

Small business failure has spiked since the onslaught of Covid-19, and has many entrepreneurs in a panic. Here’s how to tackle the risks, head on.

insights and advice

How to get email marketing right (in five easy steps)

Email remains the marketing channel with the highest ROI. Here’s how to tap into the power of the inbox.

insights and advice

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

Stand out from your competitors, increase foot traffic (safely, of course), and see sales sky-rocket by following these tips.

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

Social media customer service has never been more important – Black Friday is looming, and customers are increasingly flocking online for support. We’ll look at 10 tips to make sure your business nails it!

insights and advice

Meet the Yoco Neo: here are 10 things you should know

Introducing the Yoco Neo – our next-generation card machine that stands alone. Say goodbye to complexity and #HelloNeo.

Christmas decorations in an article about preparing your business for the festive season.
sales and marketing

Get your small business ready for the festive season

The festive season is the busiest time of year for businesses. Make the most of the peak season by following these five tips.


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

Thanks to social media, connecting with, and converting, your audience is easier than ever. We’ll walk you through the golden rules of social media marketing so that every single post works hard for your brand.

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A Yoco device and Ultimate Bike accessories.

How Jean Botha is growing Ultimate Bike with Yoco Capital

A selection of books for entrepreneurs.

15 books for entrepreneurs

The Yoco founders at the POS launch.

The Yoco Point of Sale Launch

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Filter and export your sales history

The Yoco Bree Street store in Cape Town.

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

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How to sell on Instagram: Yoco’s guide for beginners | Part 1

MBV emporium

MBV Emporium: a dream shop filled with conversation starters

Tshepo the Jean Maker and his employees.

A man of the denim cloth

Julie Taylor, founder of Guns & Rain.

How to go from corporate to business

A business owner working alongside his employee.

The new minimum wage and how it affects your business

Part 3: Unleashing your creativity to market your small business.

The Small Business Pivot | Pandemic-inspired reinvention


6 small business blogging tips and basic guidelines for beginners

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

Beat a sales slump: Working on yourself


Basic steps to improving your online visibility without an e-commerce store


Safeguarding your business finances during COVID-19

The Olive Branch Deli in an article about stock management.

How can I keep track of all my stock?


Managing a hospitality business during COVID-19

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

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

4 tips for selling on consignment

An image in the tax guide for small business.

Tax Guide for Small Business Structures in SA

An image of Anna Savage, who runs the I Heart Market in Durban.

We Heart Anna – I Heart Market’s wonder woman

8 reasons why you should have a small business blog

Lizwe Thabethe of Project Inflamed in Johannesburg.

Project Inflamed lights up menswear

Lethabo Mokoena of Walk Fresh.

Walk Fresh: Stepping up the game

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


Meet the Yoco Neo: here are 10 things you should know

A closeup of a rand note.

Do you really need business capital?

Bryan of Rootbar.

How Rootbar took root


Part 1: Strategy before Social for small businesses

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

Whose intellectual property is it anyway?

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


A marketer’s guide to gift vouchers

The Yoco popup store in Maponya Mall in Soweto.

Behind the scenes of the first Yoco Pop Up Store in Soweto