Daniel

Daniel is a writer and strategic storyteller. With experience in traditional copywriting, growth marketing and journalism, he specialises in helping startups earn attention and customers.
Alistair Barnes from Ballo in his store in Cape Town.
cape town

Seeing business differently: how Ballo puts the planet before profit

Can you be sustainable and be profitable? Alistair Barnes from Ballo Fashion talks to us about how his business does it.

An image of a piggy bank in an article about using personal accounts for business.
finances and funding

Should you use your personal bank account for business?

Small business banking is like many things in life. Doing it properly in the beginning will save you a lot of time, money and pain in the future.

Julie Taylor, founder of Guns & Rain.
insights and advice

How to go from corporate to business

Taking the leap from corporate life into entrepreneurship is a big step. How do you know you’re ready?

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 business owner working alongside his employee.
hiring and employees

The new minimum wage and how it affects your business

Do you understand the implications of the new minimum wage for your business? We chatted to Justine Del Monte & Associates and SweepSouth about this new law.

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

8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

During busy holiday periods some of your staff may want to take time off. Find out how to manage staff during these critical periods.

Burgers from Smokin' Joes restaurant.
durban

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

Every champion was once a contender that refused to give up. We caught up with Mo – a partner at Smokin’ Joe’s – to find out how the boxing-themed joint has gained fame and fortune in Durban’s burger scene.

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

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

The roving vendors of Cape Town’s beaches are treasures of the city. Read about the lolly vendors of the beach and how they make business.

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.

Balanced rocks in article about the right work-life balance as an entrepreneur.
seasonal businesses

The right work-life balance for entrepreneurs

The right work-life balance for entrepreneurs is a difficult juggling act. Here are some tips on keeping yourself in check.

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Nick Jacobs, software developer on open by Yoco.

Nick Jacobs: From London to Yoco

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

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

How to prevent credit card fraud in your small business

Bryan of Rootbar.

How Rootbar took root

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

Rifqah of Riff-Wrapped teaches Yoco employees how to wrap a turban.

How value-added marketing helped Rifqah fo Rif-Wrapped

two women at a Yoco business networking event

Business Networking for Shy Entrepreneurs

Towels on the bed at Inkosi Eco Lodge.

Saving the planet with iNkosi Eco Lodge

An image in an article on improving your small businesses online presence.

Improve your small business’s online presence

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Support Small: Yoco merchants selling fabric face masks

Alistair Barnes from Ballo in his store in Cape Town.

Seeing business differently: how Ballo puts the planet before profit

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

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

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

How to open a retail store

The Yoco popup store in Maponya Mall in Soweto.

Behind the scenes of the first Yoco Pop Up Store in Soweto

Lexi and Dom of Wild Thing yoga studio.

Wild Thing yoga studio

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

Where to find business advice, guidance and inspiration

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

When will my new small business need a lawyer?

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5 ways to cut costs during the COVID-19 pandemic

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

How to manage your time as a business owner

COVID-19 Lockdown: Level 4 Explained

Branding on receipts produced buy the Yoco Point of Sale app.

Yoco Point of Sale: Customisable Receipts

Burgers from Smokin' Joes restaurant.

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

An area that is being cleaned up by Durban Green Corridors.

Green Corridors: Looking after Durban

Siwe Matshisi at her women in business event in Johannesburg.

How Siwe Matshisi is connecting people through business

A beach promenade in summer.

Is your business ready for Summer?

Lizwe Thabethe of Project Inflamed in Johannesburg.

Project Inflamed lights up menswear

Boniface Chikwenhere of Unique Driftwood Creations.

Growing Unique Driftwood Creations with Yoco Capital

The Small Business Pivot | Book iBhoni

Thilo Moodley of Thilo's Timeless Closet.

Finding a niche market with Thilo’s Timeless Closet

Chapel Leather in Cape Town.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Advanced Features

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

“Add it to my tab”: Now you can

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

Beating a sales slump: Working on your product

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Introducing Yoco’s online payment suite