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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.

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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insights and advice

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!

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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.

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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.

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insights and advice

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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sales and marketing

5 ways to increase your Black Friday sales

Black Friday has come to rival Christmas for sales. Check out 5 tips on how to increase Black Friday sales to kick off the peak season.

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insights and advice

8 essential ingredients for a successful online store

Conquering the e-commerce space relies on multiple factors. We discuss the 8 ingredients that’ll set you up for online success.

insights and advice

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

Colour psychology has long been used to convey brand personality and influence customers by evoking specific emotions. Here’s our crash course on how to take advantage of the power of colour to boost your e-commerce sales.

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insights and advice

9 top email marketing benefits for small businesses

Finding different ways to engage with your customers is vital, yet can be costly and challenging. Here are some of the most stellar email marketing benefits for small businesses, and why it’s really worth the effort.

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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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Business Networking for Shy Entrepreneurs

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Small business finances checklist for the new entrepreneur

Branding on receipts produced buy the Yoco Point of Sale app.

Yoco Point of Sale: Customisable Receipts

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

The Yoco Business Portal screen in article about the uses of the Portal for reconciling accounts and in the course on small business finances.

Yoco POS Sales Reconciliation

A lego image on building partnership.

Carl Wazen on building successful partnerships

Putting your the official stamp on your business.

When should you register your business?

Chapel Leather in Cape Town.

Yoco Point of Sale: Reporting and Receipt Features

Kafui Awoonor of Kafui Naturals applying beard cream.

A Q&A with Kafui Naturals

Mashudu Modau, who works on Open by Yoco.

Mashudu Modau: Blazing a trail for small businesses

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A marketer’s guide to gift vouchers

10 tips for reopening your beauty business safely

An image of a coffee shop in an article on beating a sales slump.

Beat the sales slump: working on your marketing

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

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

“Add it to my tab”: Now you can

Jennifer Cernades of Orejen in Johannesburg.

Orejen: Opening the door to business

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

Should you use your personal bank account for business?

Julie Taylor, founder of Guns & Rain.

How to go from corporate to business

A selection of books for entrepreneurs.

15 books for entrepreneurs

The logo of #Escape in Johannesburg. They share their finance lessons in this article.

Finance lessons from #Escape

Hlobsile Manana of Mbali Rose Hair.

Mbali Rose Hair: Making a hair business work

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

How to motivate your employees in a small business

New Year's fireworks in an article about setting up your business for the new year.

Get your business off to the right start in the new year

Yoco’s Working from Home Guide

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Yoco to adjust team size in response to COVID-19 recovery outlook

Lexi and Dom of Wild Thing yoga studio.

Wild Thing yoga studio

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How to increase your tips – the Yoco way

A stall for Granadilla Swimwear.

Granadilla Swimwear: In love with summer

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Small businesses and Coronavirus: the way ahead

The Yoco Product Development team.

Meet the Yoco Product Team

A guide to UIF applications for small business owners

Yoco Meets on Remo: a how-to guide that’ll boost your event networking

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How to start accepting credit card payments

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Set up your store

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

How Natasha made Nourish’d Cafe and Juicery