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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.

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insights and advice

10 tips: using social media for customer service this Black Friday

Social media customer service has never been more important – Black Friday is looming, and customers are increasingly flocking online for support. We’ll look at 10 tips to make sure your business nails it!

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insights and advice

Meet the Yoco Neo: here are 10 things you should know

Introducing the Yoco Neo – our next-generation card machine that stands alone. Say goodbye to complexity and #HelloNeo.

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sales and marketing

Get your small business ready for the festive season

The festive season is the busiest time of year for businesses. Make the most of the peak season by following these five tips.

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insights and advice

Social media marketing: our one-stop guide for getting started

Thanks to social media, connecting with, and converting, your audience is easier than ever. We’ll walk you through the golden rules of social media marketing so that every single post works hard for your brand.

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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 peak season.

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insights and advice

8 essential ingredients for a successful online store

Conquering the e-commerce space relies on multiple factors. We discuss the 8 ingredients that’ll set you up for online success.

insights and advice

How to use colour psychology in e-commerce to boost sales

Colour psychology has long been used to convey brand personality and influence customers by evoking specific emotions. Here’s our crash course on how to take advantage of the power of colour to boost your e-commerce sales.

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insights and advice

9 top email marketing benefits for small businesses

Finding different ways to engage with your customers is vital, yet can be costly and challenging. Here are some of the most stellar email marketing benefits for small businesses, and why it’s really worth the effort.

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finances and funding

Introducing getlion: the ultimate “super-app” for entrepreneurs

We’re proud to introduce our latest Yoco Partner! The App to Start, Manage, and Grow your business – and get Rewarded for doing so.

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insights and advice

6 small business blogging tips and basic guidelines for beginners

Following the best practices for blogging allows your blog posts to make their maximum impact. Check out these basic guidelines that will help you optimise your business blog.

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

The ladies of La Blosh Nail Boutique.

Taking La Blosh Nail Boutique to the next level

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

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Should you use your personal bank account for business?

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8 reasons why you should choose WooCommerce for your online store

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COVID-19: How to sanitise your card machine

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.

Shoe No. 14

Mokgadi Mabela, founder of Native Nosi.

Mokgadi Mabela: Beehind the story

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”

A Yoco device and Ultimate Bike accessories.

How Jean Botha is growing Ultimate Bike with Yoco Capital

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

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?

The Olive Branch Deli in an article about stock management.

How can I keep track of all my stock?

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

How to increase your tips – the Yoco way

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Reopening a sit-in restaurant safely during COVID-19

The Yoco popup store in Maponya Mall in Soweto.

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

Putting your the official stamp on your business.

When should you register your business?

Selling lollies on the beach.

Seasonal sales: How to deal with them

An image of South Africa rand notes in an article about small business funding.

Access to small business funding online

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

8 secrets to managing staff over hectic periods

An image of Anna Savage, who runs the I Heart Market in Durban.

We Heart Anna – I Heart Market’s wonder woman

Maya Liepaz of the Yoco Growth Team.

Meet the Yoco Growth Team

Geoff Noble of Colombo Coffee in Durban.

5 pieces of advice from Colombo Coffee

An image of Yoco being sold at DigiCape in an article about tips for selling on consignment.

4 tips for selling on consignment

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

How to prevent credit card fraud in your small business

A guide to UIF applications for small business owners

Business books to help you grow

Books to help you grow your business

Balanced rocks in article about the right work-life balance as an entrepreneur.

The right work-life balance for entrepreneurs

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

How Mandisa Mjamba made her career in Tech

Dustin Cormack Thompson from Ground Art Caffe.

How Ground Art Caffe simplify their finances with Yoco and Xero

Yoco’s Working from Home Guide

10 tips for reopening your beauty business safely

Getting the most out of your Yoco Point of Sale.

Getting the most from your Yoco Point of Sale

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

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

Yoco Capital Update in 2018