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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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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 a market stall

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!

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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.

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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.

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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 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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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. 

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.

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When will my new small business need a business attorney?

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Why your payment failed

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

Finance lessons from #Escape

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.

Shoe No. 14

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How to set up a simple online store with Shopify

The ladies of La Blosh Nail Boutique.

Taking La Blosh Nail Boutique to the next level

How to get SME funding with Yoco Capital

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

Beat a sales slump: Working on yourself

Alistair Barnes from Ballo in his store in Cape Town.

Seeing business differently: how Ballo puts the planet before profit

Business books to help you grow

Books to help you grow your business

Dustin Cormack Thompson from Ground Art Caffe.

How Ground Art Caffe simplify their finances with Yoco and Xero

The top apps for entrepreneurs.

Top 8 apps for entrepreneurs

A Yoco device and Ultimate Bike accessories.

How Jean Botha is growing Ultimate Bike with Yoco Capital

Fabian of the Yoco Finance Team.

Meet the Yoco Finance Team

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

Lethabo Mokoena of Walk Fresh.

Walk Fresh: Stepping up the game

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5 social media marketing tools for entrepreneurs

Doing support at night.

Support at Yoco – we’ve got your back

Towels on the bed at Inkosi Eco Lodge.

Saving the planet with iNkosi Eco Lodge

Yoco at The Stack in Cape Town.

The return of The Stack

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Small business finances checklist for the new entrepreneur

An infographic showing the top uses for business funding.

The top 5 ways small businesses use business funding

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Yoco for WooCommerce | From sign up to set up in less than 10 minutes

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Yoco Point of Sale: Customisable Receipts

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Meet the Yoco Data Team

How to deal with negative online comments.

Negative comments online: 9 tips for dealing with them

Inside a Beerhouse founded by Randolf Jorberg.

The story of Beerhouse

Yoco’s Working from Home Guide

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

“Add it to my tab”: Now you can

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Learn how to build, run, and grow a profitable online store | Win With Woo

Lexi and Dom of Wild Thing yoga studio.

Wild Thing yoga studio

The Olive Branch Deli in an article about stock management.

How can I keep track of all my stock?

At a Sushi Box in Cape Town.

Sushi Box unboxes its potential with Yoco Capital

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

Beat the sales slump: Working on your marketing

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

5 ways to increase your Black Friday sales