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Start or grow your ecommerce business with the PayFast Guide to Going Online


We have launched the PayFast Guide to Going Online to help turn your hobby or idea into a successful online business or side hustle. The 50-page ecommerce toolkit is jam-packed with ecommerce insights, tips, tools and advice based on extensive research and valuable insights from some of our trusted partners like uAfrica

A number of business owners that have partnered with PayFast as their payment gateway, including CLM Home, Macro Mixes and BROKE, also contributed to the Guide by offering first-hand advice on how to run a successful ecommerce website.  

What you can find inside the PayFast Guide to Going Online

Download the PayFast Guide to Going Online get to valuable content on how to:

  • Develop your business plan

  • Manage logistics

  • Build your online store

  • Set up a payment gateway

  • Market your online store 

  • Convert visitors into customers 

  • Capitalise on shopper trends like Black Friday 

You can find and download the entire PayFast Guide to Going Online here, as well as each of the easy to digest individual chapters that may be relevant to your current online business needs.

PayFast resources to help your business grow

We have updated our website by launching a brand new Resources section that includes all our insightful and comprehensive ebooks and reports, such as this PayFast Guide to Going Online and the  PayFast Ecommerce Performance (PEP) Index 2020. Stay tuned for the launch of the second edition of the PEP Index coming out later this year that will unpack the most important ecommerce trends of 2021.  

We hope you find value in PayFast Guide to Going Online and look forward to helping you grow your online business in the South African ecommerce space. 

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