Niamh

Niamh Walsh-Vorster is a Durban based independent writer and photographer. She is a co-editor of award-winning zine Ja. Magazine and has had work published in Mail & Guardian, The Journalist, Chips!, Platform, Ignant, Durban is Yours. She was part of the Third Incubator Programme at The Market Photo Workshop in Johannesburg.
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Afrikan Passion Designs: A line of love & eco-edge

The innovative approach that grew Afrikan Passion Designs – Nombuso Khanyile and Nisbert Kembo’s leather shoe and bag business.

Thilo Moodley of Thilo's Timeless Closet.
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Finding a niche market with Thilo’s Timeless Closet

Thilo has made her name by providing a unique service to an overlooked part of the fashion market. Here’s how she found her market niche.

The entrance of Manifest Yoga in Durban.
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Yoga in Durban: Niki and Ellen’s yoga journey

Mother and daughter team Niki and Ellen have made spreading yoga in Durban their business mission. Read their story.

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

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

At the intersection of tourism, environmentalism and entrepreneurship, Green Corridors is helping the community in Durban.

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The ladies of La Blosh Nail Boutique.

Taking La Blosh Nail Boutique to the next level

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COVID-19: How to sanitise your card machine

A closeup of a rand note.

Do you really need business capital?

Doing support at night.

Support at Yoco – we’ve got your back

Mikhail of the Yoco support team handling customer queries.

Meet the Yoco Support Team

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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Small businesses and Coronavirus: the way ahead

The Yoco team at the Happiness Factory.

The Happiness Factory: 5 secrets to sweet success

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A marketer’s guide to gift vouchers

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How to set up a simple online store with Shopify

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

How to open a retail store

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

Finance lessons from #Escape

Sheldon Tatchell of Legends Barbershop.

The making of Legends Barbershop

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5 ways to cut costs during the COVID-19 pandemic

The Yoco team celebrating 10 000 merchants.

Growth lessons: 0 to 10k Yoco merchants

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

Yoco Capital Update in 2018

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Part 1: Strategy before Social for small businesses

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Social Media: How to Communicate During a Crisis

An infographic showing the top uses for business funding.

The top 5 ways small businesses use business funding

Two people have a cup of coffee in a business mentor meeting.

Finding a business mentor

Stacy Kleinhans of Baseline Coffee in Woodstock, Cape Town.

Innovative water-saving tips from Baseline Coffee

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

How to motivate your employees in a small business

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

The cheapest data bundles for Yoco merchants

A photograph of the Yoco data team.

Meet the Yoco Data Team

A Yoco event on business growth hosted by the CCDI.

Top business growth learnings from local entrepreneurs

Mokgadi Mabela, founder of Native Nosi.

Mokgadi Mabela: Beehind the story

Jabu Mdluli of Unwrapped in Braamfontein.

The Unwrapped entrepreneur story

Jennifer Cernades of Orejen in Johannesburg.

Orejen: Opening the door to business

An image of a Yoco device integrating with iKentoo.

How Yoco makes choosing Point of Sale software easy

An image of two parents talking to their child in an article about getting funding from family and friends for your business.

How to ask for funding from family and friends

Biltong Rules SA selling at a market in Durban.

How to start selling at markets

A Yoco workshop with Google in Durban.

Yoco workshop on digital marketing with Google

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

Improve your small business’s online presence

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

How to prevent credit card fraud in your small business

COVID-19 Lockdown: Level 4 Explained