Epic stories that
If you don’t romance your customers, someone else will.
In today’s digital democratization of everything, brands are in constant evolution. Whether by marketplace upheaval or by design, you can choose how to guide your brand on its journey, or allow your competitors to choose for you.
Your first step begins with creating a clear, compelling and human story that moves hearts, minds and actions. But when talking about their businesses, most people struggle to even start—often mired in jargon or marketing-speak that can make people run the other way.
Romantic crafts brand stories that endure, drive true epic experience, and help companies prosper. Attract higher value customers. Elevate your market presence. Win the purchase moment. Command premium prices. Real adventures that make your customer world amazing, and pay dividends from day one.
We’re in San Francisco.
Stories take us everywhere.
The epic adventures of
Romantic clients and media…
Meet the Romantic
Your story developer…
Russell W. Volckmann III
With far-flung background as ocean-enthusiast, rock climber, writer and travel-adventurer, Russell has helped brands tell their stories in ways that matter for over 20 years. Prior exploits include swim instructor and lifeguard; TV guest-host; Co-creating an award-winning photo-documentary on Alcatraz Island; Motion animator for TechTV and ZDTV; Musician-songwriter with a #1 song in Europe; Brand strategist to entrepreneurs, non-profits, global and Fortune 500 companies; Digital brand designer for Ziff-Davis, Origami, Landor and FCB; Aerospace and satellite equipment technician at HP; And investigative reporting for the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). He’s received the Businessman of the Year Award by the Congressional Business Advisory Council in honor of Top Business Leaders in the US. And in case you Googled him, yes he’s the grandson of Brigadier General Russell W. Volckmann, Sr., founder of the US Special Forces.
Emphasizes imagination, emotion;
Celebrates nature, the ordinary person,
and freedom of spirit; A desire for adventure.