• Atmosphere reputation management

    Trust and the Rise of Digital PR

    Our MD Nicola Nel listened to a webcast titled 'Rebuilding Your Consumers' Trust and the Rise of Digital PR' by Trendkite.  We specialise in crisis communications and reputation management, so this Webcast was completely aligned with our interests. Here are some of…

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    Turning Insights into Impact

    Recently, Atmosphere held a company-wide, 30-day 'self-learning' challenge. As part of this, our Senior Account Manager, Leigh Newlands, listened to a Webinar by Agility PR on Turning Insights into Impact. Atmosphere is committed to using the latest in effective measurement methods…

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    Growing Your Brand with Visual and Content Marketing

    Atmosphere specialises in content and visual marketing. We're passionate about creative storytelling and we've seen, time and again, how this kick-starts big conversations for our clients. As part of keeping our finger on the pulse, our designer Jamey du Plessis watched a…

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    Boschendal Wines Content Marketing and Website Design

    For the full case study, go here

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    Siemens AirDrop picks up an award at the Holmes Report Sabre awards

    The very first integrated project to come out of our collaboration with the King James Group in Johannesburg  - our Siemens AirDrop - was ranked #31 for the best PR campaigns from around the world at the Holmes Report Sabre…

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    Sanlam Pink Tax Infographic

    A visual guide to help women beat #PinkTax in every day common situations. This infographic formed part of a bigger campaign, which you can read more on here.

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    MasterStart South African Workforce Research Report

    According to our client, MasterStart, the emergence of the Fourth Industrial Revolution has most South Africans looking to ‘future-proof’ their careers. The research was conducted by imagineNATION Alliance and then packaged and designed as a visual report for download from…

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    PropertyFox newspaper print advertisment

    Our digital real estate client, PropertyFox wanted to place an advertisement in the respective property sections of the Saturday Star and Weekend Argus in order to communicate their offering and model accordingly. They also wanted it to stand out and look…

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    FABRIC | An Afro Digital Future. Presented by Siemens

    Siemens touches our lives every day in ways we can’t see or even begin to imagine.  When we switch on a light, turn on a tap or travel to work, as a tech leader Siemens has had an impact.  Explaining…

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    Book Review: Fascism: A Warning

      By former US Secretary of State Madeline Albright is just that, a warning about the threats faced by the world (past and present) from autocratic leaders who rise to power, and in the process, quash democratic values with hateful…

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    PropertyFox School Feeder Zones guide

    To assist buyers and parents with better decision making when choosing where to buy for guaranteed school enrolment, PropertyFox commissioned research into South Africa’s feeder zones and catchment area policies, a report which was released in June 2018: ‘PropertyFox School…

  • Trust in business relationships

    12 Characteristics of High Trust Leaders and Businesses

    John Lloyd is a B2B advisor and speaker, and a strategic alliance partner of Atmosphere Communications. Here, he shares his advice on building trust – the most important trait for any business or individual to possess. There is one trait,…

  • The 200 Year Old Podcast

    Have you heard? Podcast audiences are really listening to you

      Something interesting has happened in the world of South African podcasting. It seems we might be waking up to opportunities the rest of the world is already exploring. Atmosphere’s expert partner, podcast specialist Jayne Morgan, turns up the volume…

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    Lessons Learnt from the Capitec Viceroy Debacle

    Capitec Bank,  an anchor client of Atmosphere was targeted by unscrupulous short sellers - with the intention of causing its share price to collapse and we were there to manage the reputational fallout. Charl Nel, Capitec’s Head of Communications, and…

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    Superbalist Beauty Media Drop

    With Superbalist having recently introduced beauty products to their website, the brand wanted to send out a media drop to advertise the new category to top beauty editors and influencers. The end result was a custom branded cylinder that inside…

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    Simba Sleep Infographic

    Designed to educate readers about the different sleeping patterns of South Africans by Simba Sleep Psychologist, Hope Bastine, as well as provide more information on the benefits of Simba mattresses.

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    Atmosphere is Hiring!

        We’re looking for a Senior Account Manager to join our financial services team in Cape Town. This is a great opportunity to progress your career by joining one of SA’s most awarded agencies. If you’re an energetic, creative…

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    2017 PropertyFox Virtual Realty Report

    The latest PropertyFox Virtual Realty report, showcasing the most hashtagged places, cities and restaurants in South Africa in 2017.

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    Takealot Water Saving Media Drop

    This Takealot.com media drop was designed to create awareness around the Cape Town water crisis by advertising a curated store that the e-tailer put together on their site, featuring all their water saving products. The drop encouraged the consumer to…

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    After Access Infographic – The Inside Internet Story of Africa, Asia and Latin America

    A visual data research report focusing primarily on mobile and Internet use in the Global South. You can follow After Access on Twitter for more updates on the research.  

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    How will we live in 2025?

    Introducing the house of 2025. It was designed to visually showcase how advanced the typical home could look like in a few years time. Crispin Inglis, CEO of smart online real estate agency PropertyFox, believes that as early as 2025 homes could…

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    Refreshed EO Brand Communications Design

    A set of refreshed newsletters designed for the Entrepreneurs' Organisation. The new designs incorporate brighter colours derived from the 4 main brand colours allowing for a more visual engagement with the readers. Infographics were also designed to go into a notebook for…

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    Atmosphere most awarded at 2018 PRISM Awards

      Atmosphere Communications scooped six golds, three silvers, two bronze and the coveted Campaign of the Year award at the 2018 PRISM awards this weekend. The haul made Atmosphere the most awarded consultancy at the Public Relations Institute of South…

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    Sandpaper-gate: Why External Expertise is Invaluable in a Crisis

    This weekend, the Australian cricket cheating scandal broke. Many believe that the team’s leadership didn’t go far enough to show remorse and implement corrective action. Did they take advice from external communications advisors? If not, perhaps they should have. Facebook,…

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    Atmosphere wants you!

    Atmosphere is looking for new staff members to join our Cape Town team. If you fit one of the descriptions below, send your CV and cover letter to 2 x Senior account managers Start date ASAP Strong client service, project…

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    Just Share Logo Design and Corporate Branding

    A full corporate look and feel conceptualised and developed for a new social justice initiative called Just Share.

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    How to support a loved one fighting Cancer – Infographic Guide

    This guide by Sanlam in collaboration with the Cancer Association of South Africa (CANSA), has been created with the help of cancer patients and survivors and aims to oer practical tips on how to provide emotional, physical, financial and lifestyle…

  • ICCO Helsinki Declaration for ethical PR

    We Stand by the Helsinki Declaration for Ethical PR

    Atmosphere Communications pledges support for the 2017 Helsinki PR Declaration: a set of principles outlined by the International Communications Consultancy Organisation (ICCO) with the intent of uniting the global PR industry under one banner of ethical behaviour. We stand by…

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    PropertyFox’s top tips for a profitable Airbnb

    A visual representation of tips and tricks to consider before adding your home to Airbnb so you can make it as profitable as possible.

  • Writing good content for online

    How to Make Your Writing Stand Out

    If you’ve Googled ‘how to stand out as a writer in an internet age’ - or variations of the theme - then you probably got numerous hits with articles telling you to ‘listen to your intuition and be your authentic…

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    The Changing Nature of News

      Google is set to change its homepage for the first time in 22 years, adopting a similar, personalised newsfeed experience to Facebook. Facebook and Google are both goliaths that have evolved considerably since their inceptions. Both have jostled over…

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    The A-Team Winter Book Club

    There’s nothing better than cosying up with a good book when there’s a winter chill in the air. The current A-Team reading list includes some big hitters in the non-fiction realm – eloquent and erudite authors with hot insights that’ll…

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    Cotton On Style Sheets

    Designed to showcase Cotton On's latest Winter trends for men and women based on specific themes for each category.  The purpose for these style sheets were to create hype around the new garments and to encourage shoppers who saw them…

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    PropertyFox 2016 Virtual Realty Report

    The first ever annual designed and produced Virtual Realty report  – comprised entirely of data gathered from the Instagram posts of everyday consumers in 2016. We worked with research house Metric and analysed a total of 137 883 Instagram posts…

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    PropertyFox “The hidden costs of buying and selling” Infographic

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    Santam’s 1001 Days In Business

    Based on a national survey amongst business owners - who were either nearing their 1001-day mark or had just surpassed it. We released six reports to the media focusing on key topics and engaged experts to help interpret the survey…

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    Sanlam #conspicuoussavings media drop

    A conceptualised cardboard speaker box designed as a gift for influencers and media who attended the Sanlam #conspicuouossavings event. The branded music box followed the look and feel, as well as music theme of the campaign

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    2016 Glacier Future Forwards Campaign Media Drop

    A campaign encouraging consumers to save for the retirement they want one day. With this in mind, a media drop was conceptualised and sent to influencers to showcase to them how they could retain their lavish lifestyles with Glacier and…

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    2016 Sanlam Benchmark Symposium Research Books

    A set of 4 data and research books designed and packaged for the annual Sanlam Benchmark Symposium event.  Go have a look at these books on https://www.sanlambenchmark.co.za/executiveSummary.php            

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    Typo Earth hour Emailer

    Designed to promote Earth hour by showing readers what Typo products they could get comfortable with during the hour that their lights are switched off. Used as an emailer for the client to send out.

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    Cotton On Easter Moodboard

    An Easter tactical mood board designed to advertise Cotton On Bodys’ range of active wear. Popular key pieces from that season were featured as what to potentially pack for the long Easter weekend. It was sent out media and a…

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    Santam Cape Argus Infographic

    An info guide for cyclists participating in the Cape Argus Cycle Tour to educate them on how much they stand to loose if anything were to happen to their bikes or the accessories. It also shows them that cyclists do…

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    Santam “Buying a home” infographic

    A visual representation designed to educate consumers about what they need to know before deciding to purchase a house.

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    Filling life with joy and meaning

    “We are fundamentally good…. We are made for goodness.  And when we get opportunities, we mostly respond with generosity.” Archbishop Desmond Tutu. An extract from The Book of Joy, by His Holiness the Dalia Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu My…

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    Atmosphere crowned as the most awarded agency over the part two decades at the 20th annual PRISM Awards

    Leading communications agency, Atmosphere walked off with nine awards at the 20th Annual PRISM Awards gala ceremony in Hyde Park on Saturday night  – crowning the agency as the most awarded PR agency in the 20-year history of the local…

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    PropertyFox releases a first-of-its-kind “Instahood” report

    Our online property client, PropertyFox, wanted to create and release a property report, but they wanted it to be completely different from the stock-standard annual reports released by all traditional estate agencies in SA.  We knew we needed to create…

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    Watch lyrics come to life at the Sanlam Musiekfees 2017

    Masterful lyrics from the best of local musicians were celebrated at the annual Sanlam Musiekfees, which will took place from 3 – 12 March 2017 at the 18th US Woordfees in Stellenbosch. Last year as part of their ‘Every Word…

  • Sanlam Family Budget Week

    It’s not only about the national budget

    That new smartphone has such amazing features. How did you ever live without a 12 megapixel camera? Can you really move forward without a 25% brighter screen? You don’t just want it, you need it right? And you’ll happily pay…

  • The Twankey Bar – reinvented and ready for a new era

    On 24 November, one of the inner city’s most iconic bars, The Twankey Bar, relaunched following a creative reinvention. The bar’s update is strongly influenced by prohibition America, where sipping cocktails was a luxury and innovation was used to make…

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