Grow

It’s time to grow your small business – but how, with what money and where to. Growing a business is an exciting time, but make sure that you follow these tips and tricks to grow sustainably.

Business books to help you grow
insights and advice

Books to help you grow your business

Top book recommendations to help you learn how to grow your business from South African small business owners.

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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?

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insights and advice

Business Networking for Shy Entrepreneurs

Successful business networking is an infamously delicate dance. Mashudu Modau chats to us about the secrets around business socialising.

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insights and advice

How to open a retail store

Despite e-commerce booming there is something unique about a brick-and-mortar shop. Find out how to open a retail store with this easy guide.

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business mentorship

Finding a business mentor

We all need help, especially when it comes to small business. But, how do you find and approach a possible business mentor? Read on for more.

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finances and funding

Access to small business funding

Access to funding is critical for success. Learn what Yoco’s small business community have to say about funding and the challenges they face.

Yoco Capital, a unique short-term working solution for small businesses.
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Yoco Capital Update in 2018

Yoco Capital has recently been updated. With R4 million of capital dispersed to merchants in October 2018 we decided to take it up a notch.

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Sushi Box unboxes its potential with Yoco Capital

When Sushi Box was looking to open new locations Yoco Capital was there to give them a boost. Christo Bornman chats about using Yoco Capital.

insights and advice

How to get business funding with Yoco Capital

When it’s time to grow you need funding. Get business funding with Yoco Capital by following these easy steps and grow your empire.

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insights and advice

The top 5 ways small businesses use business funding

A big part of running a business is making sure it grows. But what should you use business funding for? Read up on what local businesses do.

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Julie Taylor, founder of Guns & Rain.

How to go from corporate to business

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Beat a sales slump: Working on yourself

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Small businesses and Coronavirus: the way ahead

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Loadshedding and your business

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Yoco Point of Sale: Customisable Receipts

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

How value-added marketing helped Rifqah fo Rif-Wrapped

COVID-19 Lockdown: Level 4 Explained

The Hope on Hopkins distillery in Cape Town.

Hands on at Hope on Hopkins

Tshepo the Jean Maker and his employees.

A man of the denim cloth

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Support Small: Yoco merchants selling fabric face masks

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Introducing Yoco’s online payment suite

Kafui Awoonor of Kafui Naturals applying beard cream.

A Q&A with Kafui Naturals

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

Yoco Capital Update in 2018

A barista in an article about increasing tips the Yoco way.

How to increase your tips – the Yoco way

The Small Business Pivot | Pandemic-inspired reinvention

Yoco’s Working from Home Guide

Chapel Leather in Cape Town.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Advanced Features

Tech and tools for your business.

Tools for your business

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Top 5 employee rights every entrepreneur should understand

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

“Add it to my tab”: Now you can

The Yoco offices in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

Growing your business with small businesses

Mikhail of the Yoco support team handling customer queries.

Meet the Yoco Support Team

Using Yoco to grow the coffee industry.

Driving growth in the coffee industry using technology and data

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Returning customers: The key to growing your business

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The Small Business Pivot | The Yoco Guide

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Should you use your personal bank account for business?

Burgers from Smokin' Joes restaurant.

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

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Motivating your employees in busy times

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5 social media marketing tools for entrepreneurs

Sue van der Linde of Iris House offers five tips for fundraising.

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

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Are you getting the most out of your Yoco Point of Sale App?

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Set up your store

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Small business finances checklist for the new entrepreneur

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Access to small business funding

A Yoco merchant doing their tax administration.

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