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Starting a business is a daunting prospect, but you don’t have to go through it alone. Read up on how to get going with your new business.

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Starting a business: getlion shares 5 tips to keep in mind

CEO of getlion, Mathew Marsden, shares some invaluable advice for entrepreneurs who are newly embarking on their business journey – or looking to reinvigorate it.

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How to start accepting credit card payments

There are different ways to start accepting card payments. Some better than others. We compare the different ways to take card payments.

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The cheapest data bundles for Yoco merchants

Using your phone or tablet with your card machine makes your business truly mobile. Check our survey to find the cheapest data bundles.

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Yoco Go reviews

The Yoco Go is the new, easy way for businesses to get paid. Read some Yoco Go reviews on social media from real businesses.

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insights and advice

When should you register your business?

A business doesn’t have to be a company, but there are good reasons to weigh up if you need to register your business. Over time it benefits you.

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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?

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finances and funding

How to ask for funding from family and friends

Many entrepreneurs get funding from family and friends. They are the most likely to believe in you. Find out how to do this the right way.

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finances and funding

3 tax tips for small business side hustlers

Side hustle businesses are pretty common nowadays, but many people are unaware of the tax implications of running one. Read on for tax tips for small businesses.

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insights and advice

How to start a market stall

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!

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How to pivot your food business during COVID-19

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Support at Yoco – we’ve got your back

The Ubuntu Baba factory in Retreat, Cape Town.

Ubuntu Baba: The value of ubuntu

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Safeguarding your business finances during COVID-19

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Improve your small business’s online presence

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Reopening a sit-in restaurant safely during COVID-19

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A quick guide to troubleshooting internet issues

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How to set up a simple online store with Shopify

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Managing a hospitality business during COVID-19

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How to open a retail shop

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Support Small: Yoco merchants selling fabric face masks

Sine Ndlela of Yo Coco in Cape Town.

Sine Ndlela: Serving love with Yo Coco

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Yoco Meets: Connecting entrepreneurs

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Yoco Tap: Refresh the till point experience

Zandile Tlhapi of Baby Friendly at her baby store in Khayelitsha, Cape Town.

Zandile Tlhapi: The first home-grown baby store in Khayelitsha

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COVID-19 Lockdown: Level 2 Explained

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How to ask for funding from family and friends

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Setting up your Xero and Yoco Integration

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Yoco Point of Sale: Customisable Receipts

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

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How to increase your tips – the Yoco way

Julie Taylor, founder of Guns & Rain.

How to go from corporate to business

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7 e-commerce metrics to learn and use for your online store

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Tips and ideas to get your business ready for summer

The ladies of La Blosh Nail Boutique.

Taking La Blosh Nail Boutique to the next level

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Yoco Business Portal: Dashboard, Sales Report & Sales History

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Learn how to build, run, and grow a profitable online store | Win With Woo

The Yoco Go and its packaging.

Yoco Go reviews

A Yoco workshop with Google in Durban.

Yoco workshop on digital marketing with Google

Why your business needs to start accepting card payments.

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

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The elevator pitch has left the building

Putting your the official stamp on your business.

When should you register your business?

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Yoco’s Integrated Point of Sale Software Solutions

How to get SME funding with Yoco Capital

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