We are the Autonomous Republic a small integrated, independent marketing and branding agency based in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Since its founding in 2013, the Autonomous Republic team has been helping others realise their sovereignty by building independent brands that have no equal, with clearly-defined purposes, and customer-magnetised values.
The Autonomous Republic is owned, managed and run by its original two creative founders that believe that working directly with experienced creative and strategy is what provides instant answers, faster service and partnerships with our clients that move beyond just a business relationship.
Our creative designers, copywriters, strategists and technologists are hand-picked from the best in the industry according to their category of experience. We take pride in our innovative team that produce the strategy, thinking and ideas that create visuals and text for every single deliberate thought.
Our specialised agency has a big heart that looks at advertising, marketing, branding, social, digital and experiential holistically, focusing solutions that integrate only fruitful channels instead of each medium in isolation or a spray-and-pray approach.
Our straight-talking approach has been called out by our clients as our best trait calling us the “no BS” agency. This title comes from the candour we consult and strategise with as we work in close partnership to decode our clients’ ongoing or immediate obstacles.
We don’t dance around any of the issues, or claim we know or can do “everything”, but we can provide you with the truth, results-driven solutions and action all these to build your brand into something meaningful, bold, emotive or just darn epic.