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The COVID-19 Small Business Guide is your one-stop shop for all the things you need to know to help your business react, recover, or restart. Find all of our best tips and tricks as well content and courses here in the resource centre.


8 reasons why you should choose WooCommerce for your online store

WooCommerce, Wix, or Shopify? Here are 8 reasons why WooCommerce is a good option for small businesses.


Basic steps to improving your online visibility without an e-commerce store

You can start finding new customers and selling online without an e-commerce site. Here are a few basic tips.

insights and advice

COVID-19 Lockdown: Level 2 Explained

South Africa will be following a phased approach to ending lockdown. Here’s what you need to know about Level 2.

online payments

15 e-commerce terms you need to know to get started

If you’re new to the world of e-commerce and online payments, here are a few key terms to understand.

sales and marketing

Yoco for WooCommerce | From sign up to set up in less than 10 minutes

Our payment gateway makes it simple to process e-commerce sales through Yoco. The plugin integrates your WooCommerce WordPress store with your Yoco account.

insights and advice

Part 3: Unleashing your creativity to market your small business.

Whether it’s on Social Media, an email, or a smoke signal, it’s time to get creative with your marketing.

food, drink and hospitality

Reopening a sit-in restaurant safely during COVID-19

Here are our tips for limiting the spread of COVID-19 and reopening your restaurant safely.

health and beauty

10 tips for reopening your beauty business safely

Advanced Level 3 regulations make it possible for beauty businesses to resume trading but where do you begin?

insights and advice

COVID-19 Lockdown: Advanced Level 3 Explained

South Africa will be following a phased approach to ending lockdown. Here’s what you need to know about Level 3.

insights and advice

Part 2: Looks fade. Personalities don’t.

How to make fans and connect with people. Or something like that.

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The top apps for entrepreneurs.

Top 8 apps for entrepreneurs

Alistair Barnes from Ballo in his store in Cape Town.

Seeing business differently: how Ballo puts the planet before profit

Tshepo the Jean Maker and his employees.

A man of the denim cloth

Tips on taking your business to the next level.

Business tips to go the next level

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.

Shoe No. 14

The Hope on Hopkins distillery in Cape Town.

Hands on at Hope on Hopkins

A Yoco workshop with Google in Durban.

Yoco workshop on digital marketing with Google

An image of a folder with filed tax returns.

3 tax tips for small business side hustlers

Inside a Beerhouse founded by Randolf Jorberg.

The story of Beerhouse

A picture of a messy desk in an article about creating a new business plan for the new year.

New Year, New You, New Business Plan?


Reopening a sit-in restaurant safely during COVID-19

A closeup of a rand note.

Do you really need business capital?

A graphic of a mobile payments card machine offered by Yoco.

5 ways to increase your Black Friday sales

Why your business needs to start accepting card payments.

5 reasons your business should accept credit card payments in South Africa

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

Time management tips for business owners


Social Media: How to Communicate During a Crisis

An image of the Yoco Point of Sale App.

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

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

How to motivate your employees in a small business

Jennifer Cernades of Orejen in Johannesburg.

Orejen: Opening the door to business

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

How to open a retail shop

Gcobani Gogoba from Barista CUP in Cape Town.

Why you need a business purpose

COVID-19 Lockdown: Level 4 Explained

The Yoco Go and its packaging.

Yoco Go reviews

Lethabo Mokoena of Walk Fresh.

Walk Fresh: Stepping up the game

Budget Speech 2020

Budget Speech 2020: top five things you need to know

Eben Uys, founder of Mad Giant Brewery, shares what he has learnt from building his modest brewery into a world-class destination.

Business lessons from Mad Giant Brewery

Bryan of Rootbar.

How Rootbar took root

An image in the tax guide for small business.

Tax Guide for Small Business Structures in SA

Business books to help you grow

Books to help you grow your business


How to manage your mental wellbeing during COVID-19

Sheldon Tatchell of Legends Barbershop.

The making of Legends Barbershop

A screenshot of the Yoco Settlement screen in the app.

When will I get my money?

The Small Business Pivot | Pandemic-inspired reinvention

Stacy Kleinhans of Baseline Coffee in Woodstock, Cape Town.

Innovative water-saving tips from Baseline Coffee

A selection of books for entrepreneurs.

15 books for entrepreneurs