sales and marketing

Sales and marketing are everything. The lifeblood of your business. Learn how to make your name and product known to potential customers.

The Olive Branch Deli in an article about stock management.
sales and marketing

How can I keep track of all my stock?

Selling lots of products comes with headaches. We’ve developed a way to track your stock with the Yoco Point of Sale app.

An image of the inside of an elevator in an article about making an elevator pitch.
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?

Biltong Rules SA selling at a market in Durban.
insights and advice

How to start selling at markets

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!

A screenshot of a person doing a Google Search.
insights and advice

How to get your business website to the top of Google Search

The top of Google Search is gold for your business website. Find out how to get your website to the top of Google and stay there.

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

Beat the sales slump: Working on your marketing

When your sales are dipping the last thing you want to spend money on is marketing. Find out how to adapt your marketing to beat a sales slump.

An image of a store front in an article about beating a sales slump with product.
insights and advice

Beating a sales slump: Working on your product

Sales are slipping! Maybe now is a good time to really relook and rework your product or service.

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

Beat a sales slump: Working on yourself

The hardest part of hitting a sales slump is picking yourself up. Get tips on how to work on you to dig yourself out of a slump.

A Yoco workshop with Google in Durban.
events

Yoco workshop on digital marketing with Google

Yoco – with Google, Digify Africa and Facebook – ran a workshop on digital marketing in Durban. Check out these snippets and learnings.

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

5 ways to increase your Black Friday sales

Black Friday has come to rival Christmas for sales. Check out 5 tips on how to increase Black Friday sales to kick off the festive season.

Behind the scenes for the Yoco For The Sales campaign.
behind the scenes at yoco

Behind the scenes of our For The Sales video

Yanick, visual content developer at Yoco, shares the behind the scenes for the For The Sales campaign by Yoco with small business owners.

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A picture of a merchant working on the Business Portal.

Filter and export your sales history

New Year's fireworks in an article about setting up your business for the new year.

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

Easy ways to increase Easter sales.

6 easy ways to increase Easter sales

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.

Shoe No. 14

A man selling ice cream on Cape Town's beaches.

A Lolly To Make You Jolly on Cape Town’s beaches

Kafui Awoonor of Kafui Naturals applying beard cream.

A Q&A with Kafui Naturals

An image for an article on how to handle VAT and how to get money back from SARS.

VAT 101: Getting money back from SARS

An image of a Yoco device integrating with iKentoo.

How Yoco makes choosing Point of Sale software easy

Lizwe Thabethe of Project Inflamed in Johannesburg.

Project Inflamed lights up menswear

A failed payment on a Yoco card machine as seen on the connecting mobile device.

Why your payment failed

An image of the new Yoco Tap feature.

Yoco Tap: Refresh the till point experience

A room full of workers in article about employee rights.

Top 5 employee rights every entrepreneur should understand

Mpumelelo Mtintso, founder of Book Ibhoni riding past Vilakazi Street.

Books on bikes with Book Ibhoni

Dustin Cormack Thompson from Ground Art Caffe.

How Ground Art Caffe simplify their finances with Yoco and Xero

Thilo Moodley of Thilo's Timeless Closet.

Finding a niche market with Thilo’s Timeless Closet

An image of the Yoco Business Portal.

Top 3 most used features of the Yoco Business Portal

A Yoco merchant doing their tax administration.

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

A list of December markets in South Africa.

The best December markets

The point of sale system at Truth Coffee alongside a Yoco device.

How to choose a Point of Sale system

The Yoco team at the Happiness Factory.

The Happiness Factory: 5 secrets to sweet success

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

8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

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

Katlego at Startup Grind: How to build a business

A Yoco workshop with Google in Durban.

Yoco workshop on digital marketing with Google

The Yoco Store in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

What we learnt from setting up the Yoco Store

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 coffee shop in an article on beating a sales slump.

Beat the sales slump: Working on your marketing

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

How to increase your tips – the Yoco way

Mikhail of the Yoco support team handling customer queries.

Meet the Yoco Support Team

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

How Mandisa Mjamba made her career in Tech

Towels on the bed at Inkosi Eco Lodge.

Saving the planet with iNkosi Eco Lodge

Tips on taking your business to the next level.

Business tips to go the next level

A photograph of the Yoco data team.

Meet the Yoco Data Team

Biltong Rules SA selling at a market in Durban.

How to start selling at markets

An image of a piggy bank in an article about using personal accounts for business.

Should you use your personal bank account for business?

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COVID-19: How to sanitise your card machine