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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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.

An image of the Yoco Point of Sale App.
behind the scenes at yoco

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

Here’s a breakdown of some of the features in the Yoco Point of Sale App, and how you can use them to make running your business simpler. 

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A Yoco device and Ultimate Bike accessories.

How Jean Botha is growing Ultimate Bike with Yoco Capital

A story about Boniface Chikwenhere.

How Boniface is carving out his future

Sine Ndlela of Yo Coco in Cape Town.

Sine Ndlela: Serving love with Yo Coco

How to deal with negative online comments.

Negative comments online: 9 tips for dealing with them

Burgers from Smokin' Joes restaurant.

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

An image of a store open sign in an article about opening a retail store.

How to open a retail store

The ladies of La Blosh Nail Boutique.

Taking La Blosh Nail Boutique to the next level

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

8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

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

Siwe Matshisi at her women in business event in Johannesburg.

How Siwe Matshisi is connecting people through business

The Ubuntu Baba factory in Retreat, Cape Town.

Ubuntu Baba: The value of ubuntu

A image of a candle in the loadshedding article.

Loadshedding and your business

An image of the Yoco Business Portal.

Top 3 most used features of the Yoco Business Portal

Tech and tools for your business.

Tools for your business

An image of a map and compass in an article about finding business advice and guidance.

Where to find business advice, guidance and inspiration

At a Sushi Box in Cape Town.

Sushi Box unboxes its potential with Yoco Capital

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

4 tips for selling on consignment

Mpumelelo Mtintso, founder of Book Ibhoni riding past Vilakazi Street.

Books on bikes with Book Ibhoni

Boniface Chikwenhere of Unique Driftwood Creations.

Growing Unique Driftwood Creations with Yoco Capital

The Yoco founders at the POS launch.

The Yoco Point of Sale Launch

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”

Easy ways to increase Easter sales.

6 easy ways to increase Easter sales

A lego image on building partnership.

Carl Wazen on building successful partnerships

Selling lollies on the beach.

Seasonal sales: How to deal with them

Yoco at The Stack in Cape Town.

The return of The Stack

Biltong Rules SA selling at a market in Durban.

How to start selling at markets

The Yoco Business Portal screen in article about the uses of the Portal for reconciling accounts.

“I can reconcile my sales in 15 minutes”

Thilo Moodley of Thilo's Timeless Closet.

Finding a niche market with Thilo’s Timeless Closet

An image in the tax guide for small business.

Tax Guide for Small Business Structures in SA

An image of Ncedile Nkonyana, one of the software developers.

How I went from packing devices to developing software

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Five marketing trends to incorporate into your business

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

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

Mikhail of the Yoco support team handling customer queries.

Meet the Yoco Support Team

Doing support at night.

Support at Yoco – we’ve got your back

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

Help! My business is hurting my health