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.

A Yoco device and Ultimate Bike accessories.
retail businesses

How Jean Botha is growing Ultimate Bike with Yoco Capital

When Jean Botha wanted to grow Ultimate Bike, his shop for bike parts, he turned to Yoco Capital to get funding he needed. Here’s his story.

Tips on taking your business to the next level.
customer service

Business tips to go the next level

We’ve put together four simple and easy-to-implement business tips that will help you grow your business and take it to the next level.

Using Yoco to grow the coffee industry.
food, drink and hospitality

Driving growth in the coffee industry using technology and data

Here’s how Yoco is using technology to help drive growth in the coffee industry in South Africa. Read about barista entrepreneurs using Yoco.

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business mentorship

Where to find business advice, guidance and inspiration

Some useful places to find business advice, and important questions to ask yourself to help you find the best advice and advisors. 

An image in an article about how returning customers will help you grow your business.
customer service

Returning customers: The key to growing your business

Returning customers are incredibly important when it comes to growing your business. Read how to improve customer loyalty and track growth.

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insights and advice

Get your business off to the right start in the new year

A new year is a great opportunity to set your focus and plan for growth. Here are our tips to make sure your business thrives in 2018. 

Coins spilling out of a jar in an article about finding funding for your small business.
finances and funding

Top funding options for small businesses

Find out what the funding options are available for South African business. See which are best suited to your business and goals.

A closeup of a rand note.
finances and funding

Do you really need business capital?

It takes money to make money, but sometimes having too much business capital can be its own problem. Do you really need that extra funding?

A Yoco event on business growth hosted by the CCDI.
events

Top business growth learnings from local entrepreneurs

Achieving consistent business growth is one of the most challenging things to accomplish. We spoke to four people who have been through it.

An article about the stages of business growth.
insights and advice

Stages of business growth from Start to Take-off

As your business moves through the stages of business growth it’s essential to know what to focus on. The Yoco CFO shares his insights.

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

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4 tips for selling on consignment

Easy ways to increase Easter sales.

6 easy ways to increase Easter sales

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

Yoco Capital Update in 2018

Nick Jacobs, software developer on open by Yoco.

Nick Jacobs: From London to Yoco

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

8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

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Five marketing trends to incorporate into your business

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

An image showing the workspace for an entrepreneur.

Small business finances checklist for the new entrepreneur

Bryan of Rootbar.

How Rootbar took root

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

How value-added marketing helped Rifqah fo Rif-Wrapped

An image of Mandisa Mjamba, a software developer on Open by Yoco.

How Mandisa Mjamba made her career in Tech

Entrepreneurs talking to each other at a Yoco Meets event.

Yoco Meets: Connecting entrepreneurs

Coins spilling out of a jar in an article about finding funding for your small business.

Top funding options for small businesses

Stacy Kleinhans of Baseline Coffee in Woodstock, Cape Town.

Innovative water-saving tips from Baseline Coffee

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

When will my new small business need a lawyer?

Biltong Rules SA selling at a market in Durban.

How to start selling at markets

The Yoco Product Development team.

Meet the Yoco Product Team

An infographic showing the top uses for business funding.

The top 5 ways small businesses use business funding

Putting your the official stamp on your business.

When should you register your business?

An image of a open store with no customers in an article about beating a sales slump.

Beat a sales slump: Working on yourself

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.

Shoe No. 14

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

5 ways Yoco Payments help new businesses

An image of the new Yoco Tap feature.

Yoco Tap: Refresh the till point experience

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 Yoco device integrating with iKentoo.

How Yoco makes choosing Point of Sale software easy

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

How to prevent credit card fraud in your small business

A pic of the guys at Colombo Coffee in Durban in an article about motivating your employees.

Motivating your employees in busy times

Maya Liepaz of the Yoco Growth Team.

Meet the Yoco Growth Team

Siwe Matshisi at her women in business event in Johannesburg.

How Siwe Matshisi is connecting people through business

Towels on the bed at Inkosi Eco Lodge.

Saving the planet with iNkosi Eco Lodge

How to get business funding with Yoco Capital

How to deal with negative online comments.

Negative comments online: 9 tips for dealing with them

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Why your payment failed

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

Yoco Point of Sale: Customisable Receipts