Taurus is a privately owned, integrated strategic marketing and PR agency servicing smart entrepreneurs globally from our Sydney HQ for over 20 years. Our home base and sweet spot is B2B tech companies after our founding client KAZ, but as our long term clients and captain of industry have branched into other sectors, so have we! Our TaurusBullseye™ methodology, created from years of international experience has taken brands to the top since we proudly worked with our founding client, Peter Kazacos of the KAZ Group. KAZ sold for $350 million in 2001 from our start in 1995.
Taurus began in 1995 when founder Sharon Williams was personally chosen by Tech Entrepreneur Peter Kazacos, former CEO of The KAZ Group to help build the KAZ brand into the largest IT services company in Australia. Peter sought and selected Sharon personally from her international reputation with Global Tech Start up and IBM Business Partner Synon Inc. Working together with Peter and the Directors directly, through acquisitions, KAZ became the most successful IT IPO float of the year in 2003 when the company sold for $340m.
Sharon Williams CEO
Our CEO is a thought leader, media commentator, 9MSN blogger and sought after speaker. Taurus Founder and CEO Sharon Williams FPRIA (Fellow of the PR Institute), Board Director, and former Chair, The CEO Institute is a passionate and motivational speaker who inspires and informs in equal measure.
At Taurus we are passionate about training and mentoring young people and we have helped over 400 young graduates find jobs in the last ten years. You can join Taurus for three months in our TaurusFastTrack™ Intern Program or as a TaurusFastTrack™ Graduate Trainee in our 24 month program.
Feedback from our Clients
PACT Global, Director, Colin Morris“The Taurus team are very impressive. They presented in a positive and encouraging manner with a great deal of confidence. Importantly, Taurus are extremely well connected with the media in our business sector.”
CEO Magazine, Managing Director, Daniel Di Loreto“After considering numerous PR and Marketing agencies that excel in the business and executive space, one stood out from the crowd – Taurus Marketing. After talking to Sharon, Valerie and the team, it was evident that we had made the right decision by commissioning Taurus Marketing to undertake the scope of work. The team provided a strategic vision and direction followed by a sharp execution, which delivered results that exceeded our expectations.”
ConnXion, CEO, David Colvin“It makes sound business sense for a company of our size and needs to work with an agency that offers a broad range of marketing, PR and creative services. I use Taurus as my marketing department.”
WebCentral, Manager of Corporate Communications, Monique Roberts“As a team, Taurus and WebCentral punch well above our weight! With Taurus, we’ve never been just another client. They work tirelessly to bring us the best opportunities and always have our interests at heart. I’m thrilled with the help and results we get from Taurus.” From day one Taurus came 100% on board behind WebCentral’s objectives and strategy. We are a fast-growing company so the top tier coverage we’re getting in media like The Australian’s IT section is important to us in the market, and proves our messages are relevant. Working with Taurus has completely changed my previous perceptions of just what an agency can do for us.”
Artis Group, CEO & Board Member, Mark Bennett"Taurus engaged on day one as a partner who was vested in our business success, and consistently maintained that relationship throughout. From the executive oversight provided by Sharon Williams (CEO) to the daily communication and attention to detail on our marketing and communications activity from Jacqueline Cridland (Snr Acct Mng), I felt like Taurus was an extension of my leadership team and business not just a supplier. Taurus brought depth of experience in the technology sector to the table which proved invaluable as we tackled items from Brand to Social Media. Over six months we refreshed our company’s messaging, brand, portfolio, and focus within the market resulting in pipeline growth, increased win rates, and the ability to attract some new top talent into the business.”
Windsurfing Champion, Allison Shreeve“I just really love everyone here at Taurus, so whenever I hear the name Taurus or if I hear the name Sharon, or if we’re talking about her I always think of my wonderful friends here.”
Partner, Cor Cordis, Alan Walker“The performance of the Taurus team was excellent, they were very responsive, knowledgeable, professional and gave the impression that they were dedicating a lot of time and effort to the engagement.”
Multiactive Software Pty Ltd, , Marketing Manager, James Granter“As a boutique agency Taurus has a reputation for personalised service and extra attention that is hard to find among larger agencies. We heard about Taurus from another client who was extremely impressed with the amount of media coverage they had achieved in a short time.”
Objective Assessment, Managing Director, Beverley Jones“Without professional marketing you risk looking like an amateur and in today's business world no one wants to deal with an amateur. Taurus helped me define the business of Objective Assessment and communicate that in a compelling way. The responsibility to sell is still yours – Taurus gives you the tools to do it!”
Navigator, Managing Director, Nick Crawley“We utilize the collateral in the reception area of our office to demonstrate our philosophy of professionalism. The suite shows out expertise in a snapshot. Taurus was able to deliver a highly professional, cost effective and efficient sales collateral suite. We have had nothing but positive feedback from clients and prospects that have utilized the sales pack.”