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.

The Olive Branch Deli in an article about stock management.
sales and marketing

How can I keep track of all my stock?

Selling lots of products comes with headaches. We’ve developed a way to track your stock with the Yoco Point of Sale app.

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

The elevator pitch has left the building

The art of making an elevator pitch is key they say. But does it need a shakeup for small businesses looking for support and funding?

Biltong Rules SA selling at a market in Durban.
insights and advice

How to start selling at markets

Tons of work goes into reaching the point where you’re at a market and making sales. Get tips on how to start selling at markets – successfully!

A screenshot of a person doing a Google Search.
insights and advice

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

The top of Google Search is gold for your business website. Find out how to get your website to the top of Google and stay there.

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

Beat the sales slump: Working on your marketing

When your sales are dipping the last thing you want to spend money on is marketing. Find out how to adapt your marketing to beat a sales slump.

An image of a store front in an article about beating a sales slump with product.
insights and advice

Beating a sales slump: Working on your product

Sales are slipping! Maybe now is a good time to really relook and rework your product or service.

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

Beat a sales slump: Working on yourself

The hardest part of hitting a sales slump is picking yourself up. Get tips on how to work on you to dig yourself out of a slump.

A Yoco workshop with Google in Durban.
events

Yoco workshop on digital marketing with Google

Yoco – with Google, Digify Africa and Facebook – ran a workshop on digital marketing in Durban. Check out these snippets and learnings.

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

Behind the scenes for the Yoco For The Sales campaign.
behind the scenes at yoco

Behind the scenes of our For The Sales video

Yanick, visual content developer at Yoco, shares the behind the scenes for the For The Sales campaign by Yoco with small business owners.

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Julie Taylor, founder of Guns & Rain.

How to go from corporate to business

Dustin Cormack Thompson from Ground Art Caffe.

How Ground Art Caffe simplify their finances with Yoco and Xero

Kafui Awoonor of Kafui Naturals applying beard cream.

A Q&A with Kafui Naturals

An image of a store front in an article about beating a sales slump with product.

Beating a sales slump: Working on your product

Hlobsile Manana of Mbali Rose Hair.

Mbali Rose Hair: Making a hair business work

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

How Natasha made Nourish’d Cafe and Juicery

An image of a folder with filed tax returns.

3 tax tips for small business side hustlers

At a Sushi Box in Cape Town.

Sushi Box unboxes its potential with Yoco Capital

An image in an article about accepting credit card payments.

How to start accepting credit card payments

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

Katlego at Startup Grind: How to build a business

Inside a Beerhouse founded by Randolf Jorberg.

The story of Beerhouse

The Yoco Store in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

What we learnt from setting up the Yoco Store

The Yoco Go and its packaging.

Yoco Go reviews

Geoff Noble of Colombo Coffee in Durban.

5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

Nick Jacobs, software developer on open by Yoco.

Nick Jacobs: From London to Yoco

An image of a Yoco device integrating with iKentoo.

How Yoco makes choosing Point of Sale software easy

Lexi and Dom of Wild Thing yoga studio.

Wild Thing yoga studio

A picture of a merchant working on the Business Portal.

Filter and export your sales history

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

Motivating your employees in busy times

two women at a Yoco business networking event

Business Networking for Shy Entrepreneurs

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

Finance lessons from #Escape

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

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

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.

Shoe No. 14

Mashudu Modau, who works on Open by Yoco.

Mashudu Modau: Blazing a trail for small businesses

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”

A lego image on building partnership.

Carl Wazen on building successful partnerships

Boniface Chikwenhere of Unique Driftwood Creations.

Growing Unique Driftwood Creations with Yoco Capital

The Olive Branch Deli in an article about stock management.

How can I keep track of all my stock?

Chapel Leather in Cape Town.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Advanced Features

Sheldon Tatchell of Legends Barbershop.

The making of Legends Barbershop

Why your business needs to start accepting card payments.

5 reasons your business should be accepting card payments

Towels on the bed at Inkosi Eco Lodge.

Saving the planet with iNkosi Eco Lodge

The Ubuntu Baba factory in Retreat, Cape Town.

Ubuntu Baba: The value of ubuntu

The Yoco team at the Happiness Factory.

The Happiness Factory: 5 secrets to sweet success

An image of a card in an article about preventing credit card fraud.

How to prevent credit card fraud in your small business