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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Part 1: Strategy before Social for small businesses

Social Media’s like a house. No matter how fancy it looks, it will fall down if the foundation is kak.

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COVID-19 Lockdown: Level 4 Explained

South Africa will be following a phased approach to ending lockdown. Here’s what you need to know about Level 4.

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The Small Business Pivot | Pandemic-inspired reinvention

Just a few weeks ago, almost every small business owner in South Africa realised that their business would be sidelined by the nationwide lockdown. For many this meant no income for three weeks, now extended to five, while fixed costs like rent, service contracts and debt repayments remain. This has …

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A marketer’s guide to gift vouchers

Here are five creative ideas for marketing gift vouchers as a small business.

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5 social media marketing tools for entrepreneurs

Without breaking the bank, here are 5 social media marketing tools you can use to run your social media advertising from start to finish.

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Social Media: How to Communicate During a Crisis

How do you market your business on social media during COVID-19? Here are 5 guiding principles to help you think through your posts and make decisions as the situation evolves.

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How to set up a simple online store with Shopify

Shopify has extended their free trial option to 90 days for new customers who want to set up a simple online store in the wake of COVID-19.

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8 social media tips for business owners during COVID-19

Here are 8 tips from Kayli Vee Levitan on how to best navigate social media during a pandemic.

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How to stay connected through the COVID-19 outbreak

Open communication is a key element of survival for businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. But how do you stay connected and what do you say?

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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.

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Filter and export your sales history

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Five marketing trends to incorporate into your business


5 social media marketing tools for entrepreneurs

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

Motivating your employees in busy times


Introducing Yoco’s online payment suite

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

The right work-life balance for entrepreneurs

Easy ways to increase Easter sales.

6 easy ways to increase Easter sales

Why your business needs to start accepting card payments.

5 reasons your business should be accepting card payments

Mikhail of the Yoco support team handling customer queries.

Meet the Yoco Support Team

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

Finding a business mentor

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

The elevator pitch has left the building

The Olive Branch Deli in an article about stock management.

How can I keep track of all my stock?

A Yoco event on business growth hosted by the CCDI.

Top business growth learnings from local entrepreneurs

Tips on taking your business to the next level.

Business tips to go the next level

A stall for Granadilla Swimwear.

Granadilla Swimwear: In love with summer

Entrepreneurs talking to each other at a Yoco Meets event.

Yoco Meets: Connecting entrepreneurs

two women at a Yoco business networking event

Business Networking for Shy Entrepreneurs

The Yoco founders at the POS launch.

The Yoco Point of Sale Launch

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

How to prevent credit card fraud in your small business

Doing support at night.

Support at Yoco – we’ve got your back

A list of December markets in South Africa.

The best December markets

Theo Baloyi in his office at Bathu Shoes.

Shoe No. 14

An article about the stages of business growth.

Stages of business growth from Start to Take-off

The Yoco offices in Parkhurst, Johannesburg.

Growing your business with small businesses

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

Selling lollies on the beach.

Seasonal sales: How to deal with them

A guide to UIF applications for small business owners

A selection of books for entrepreneurs.

15 books for entrepreneurs

Gugu Nkabinde, CEO and founder of Gugu Intimates.

Gugu Intimates: Nude underwear for African women

At a Sushi Box in Cape Town.

Sushi Box unboxes its potential with Yoco Capital


Support Small: will you join the movement?


Relief funding for small businesses during COVID-19

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Top funding options for small businesses

How to deal with negative online comments.

Negative comments online: 9 tips for dealing with them

Fabian of the Yoco Finance Team.

Meet the Yoco Finance Team