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.

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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.
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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Hlobsile Manana of Mbali Rose Hair.

Mbali Rose Hair: Making a hair business work

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Five fundraising tips from Iris House Founder, Sue van der Linde

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How to start accepting credit card payments

Lizwe Thabethe of Project Inflamed in Johannesburg.

Project Inflamed lights up menswear

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Five marketing trends to incorporate into your business

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Why your payment failed

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Finding a business mentor

How to pivot your food business during COVID-19

The Yoco offices in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

Growing your business with small businesses

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JK Vending: “If you don’t pay with Yoco you must be loco”

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Help! My business is hurting my health

The Hope on Hopkins distillery in Cape Town.

Hands on at Hope on Hopkins

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COVID-19 Payment Relief with South African Banks

Sheldon Tatchell of Legends Barbershop.

The making of Legends Barbershop

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The right work-life balance for entrepreneurs

A Yoco merchant doing their tax administration.

Tax 2019: What you need to know about tax on businesses

Stacy Kleinhans of Baseline Coffee in Woodstock, Cape Town.

Innovative water-saving tips from Baseline Coffee

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COVID-19: How to sanitise your card machine

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5 ways to increase your Black Friday sales

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Saving the planet with iNkosi Eco Lodge

A whirring calendar in article about managing time as a business owner.

Time management tips for business owners

An image of a lawyer signing a contract for a new small business.

When will my new small business need a lawyer?

A story about Boniface Chikwenhere.

How Boniface is carving out his future

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Support Small: Yoco merchants selling fabric face masks

Mokgadi Mabela, founder of Native Nosi.

Mokgadi Mabela: Beehind the story

The Small Business Pivot | Book iBhoni Bike Courier Service

Part 2: Looks fade. Personalities don’t.

10 ways to manage revenue in the face of COVID-19

An image of a Yoco device integrating with iKentoo.

Yoco’s Integrated Point of Sale Software Solutions

Yoco Capital, a unique short-term working solution for small businesses.

Yoco Capital Update in 2018

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

Finance lessons from #Escape

Jennifer Cernades of Orejen in Johannesburg.

Orejen: Opening the door to business

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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Beat a sales slump: Working on yourself

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Relief funding for small businesses during COVID-19