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the market

The market stall is great for starting or growing your business. Selling at the market is a learning curve; get lessons on how to make your stall a success.

An image of a Yoco merchant pairing their device in article about the cheapest data bundles.
the market

The cheapest data bundles for Yoco merchants

Using your phone or tablet with your card machine makes your business truly mobile. Check our survey to find the cheapest data bundles.

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

We Heart Anna – I Heart Market’s wonder woman

Anna Savage, of I Heart Market, is a new-wave business person. She has her own rules, an eclectic CV, and a drive to support Durban business.

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!

A list of December markets in South Africa.
seasonal businesses

The best December markets

We may not have snow as a background, but our best December markets are top-notch. Find the best places to shop in the festive season.

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Chapel Leather in Cape Town.

Yoco Point of Sale: Reporting and Receipt Features

Fabian of the Yoco Finance Team.

Meet the Yoco Finance Team

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

Whose intellectual property is it anyway?

A beach promenade in summer.

Is your business ready for Summer?

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Set up your store

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

How to motivate your employees in a small business

A BMX rider on top of a container at Velokhaya Cycling Academy.

Meet the cyclists of Velokhaya

Inside a Beerhouse founded by Randolf Jorberg.

The story of Beerhouse


Social Media: How to Communicate During a Crisis

Hlobsile Manana of Mbali Rose Hair.

Mbali Rose Hair: Making a hair business work


How to get your small business ready for the peak season with Yoco


Introducing getlion: the ultimate “super-app” for entrepreneurs

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

8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

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

Beat the sales slump: working on your marketing

An image of the new Yoco Tap feature.

Yoco Tap: Refresh the till point experience

Boniface Chikwenhere of Unique Driftwood Creations.

Growing Unique Driftwood Creations with Yoco Capital

Jennifer Cernades of Orejen in Johannesburg.

Orejen: Opening the door to business

8 reasons why you should have a small business blog

Getting the most out of your Yoco Point of Sale.

Getting the most from your Yoco Point of Sale

A closeup of a rand note.

Do you really need business capital?

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


6 small business blogging tips and basic guidelines for beginners

The Yoco Store in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

What we learnt from setting up the Yoco Store

Towels on the bed at Inkosi Eco Lodge.

Saving the planet with iNkosi Eco Lodge

An article about the stages of business growth.

Stages of business growth from Start to Take-off

Julie Taylor, founder of Guns & Rain.

How to go from corporate to business


Reopening a sit-in restaurant safely during COVID-19

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

5 ways Yoco Payments help new businesses


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


Small businesses and Coronavirus: the way ahead


5 ways to cut costs during the COVID-19 pandemic

How to get SME funding with Yoco Capital

Gugu Nkabinde, CEO and founder of Gugu Intimates.

Gugu Intimates: Nude underwear for African women

Tips on taking your business to the next level.

Business tips to go the next level


How to start accepting credit card payments