productivity in business

Productivity in business covers everything from your personal work to managing your employees. Improve your overall business productivity with these articles.

A image of a candle in the loadshedding article.
productivity in business

Loadshedding and your business

Eskom is an unreliable business partner. Make sure your business is prepared for bouts of loadshedding and other electricity letdowns.

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.

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

How to manage your time as a business owner

Time is the rarest resource and we often spend it poorly. Learn how to manage your time as an entrepreneur to make the most of what you have.

An image of a folder with filed tax returns.
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.

A new feature from Yoco that allows you to add tabs to an order.
food, drink and hospitality

“Add it to my tab”: Now you can

No more remembering orders or writing them down on pieces of paper. Make use of the new Saved Bills feature to add tabs for your customers.

An image of a stressed man in an article on the effect your business may have on your health.
insights and advice

Help! My business is hurting my health

Running a business can have an adverse affect on your health. Find out how to keep yourself healthy while managing a business.

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

8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

During busy holiday periods some of your staff may want to take time off. Find out how to manage staff during these critical periods.

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customer service

Yoco Tap: Refresh the till point experience

We are excited to announce the arrival of Yoco Tap – an efficient, quick way to get payments from customers seamlessly and without hassle.

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.
productivity in business

5 ways Yoco Payments help new businesses

Getting paid should be the simplest part of business. This article shows how Yoco Payments can help new small businesses get their money.

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

Motivating your employees in busy times

During the busy season you may need to push your employees harder. Here are tips for keeping your team happy and motivated

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Why your business needs to start accepting card payments.

5 reasons your business should be accepting card payments

A closeup of a rand note.

Do you really need business capital?

The Yoco Go and its packaging.

Yoco Go reviews

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

Returning customers: The key to growing your business

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

Yoco Capital Update in 2018

A customer shopping at Patagonia in Cape Town using Yoco.

Yoco Point of Sale app: Set up your store

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

How to open a retail store

Nick Jacobs, software developer on open by Yoco.

Nick Jacobs: From London to Yoco

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

Top funding options for small businesses

Entrepreneurs talking to each other at a Yoco Meets event.

Yoco Meets: Connecting entrepreneurs

An image of an old typewriter in an article about financial inclusion.

Small business and financial inclusion in South Africa

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

Finding a business mentor

An image of a coffee shop in an article on beating a sales slump.

Beat the sales slump: Working on your marketing

An image of an ethernet switch in an article about internet issues.

A quick guide to troubleshooting internet issues

Siwe Matshisi at her women in business event in Johannesburg.

How Siwe Matshisi is connecting people through business

The Yoco Business Portal screen in article about the uses of the Portal for reconciling accounts and in the course on small business finances.

“I can reconcile my sales in 15 minutes”

An image of a vendor sitting on a collar on Cape Town's beaches.

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

Fabian of the Yoco Finance Team.

Meet the Yoco Finance Team

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

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

Katlego talking about how to build a business at StartUp Grind.

Katlego at Startup Grind: How to build a business

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

When will my new small business need a lawyer?

A story about Boniface Chikwenhere.

How Boniface is carving out his future

The ladies of La Blosh Nail Boutique.

Taking La Blosh Nail Boutique to the next level

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Why your payment failed

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

Motivating your employees in busy times

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Carl Wazen on building successful partnerships

Tips on taking your business to the next level.

Business tips to go the next level

The Hope on Hopkins distillery in Cape Town.

Hands on at Hope on Hopkins

Mikhail of the Yoco support team handling customer queries.

Meet the Yoco Support Team

The Yoco popup store in Maponya Mall in Soweto.

Behind the scenes of the first Yoco Pop Up Store in Soweto

The Yoco team celebrating 10 000 merchants.

Growth lessons: 0 to 10k Yoco merchants

Lexi and Dom of Wild Thing yoga studio.

Wild Thing yoga studio

Yoco at The Stack in Cape Town.

The return of The Stack

Sheldon Tatchell of Legends Barbershop.

The making of Legends Barbershop

Natasha Napoli, the owner of Nourish'd Cafe in Cape Town.

How Natasha made Nourish’d Cafe and Juicery