Sharon Williams

June 19, 2010

Taurus signs Platform Networks

Taurus signs Platform Networks After helping ITC wholesale provider, Platform Networks successfully exhibit at CeBIT 2010, Taurus will provide Platform Networks with strategic marketing and PR communications to raise its brand profile. View website

April 20, 2010

Taurus contributes to Direct Marketing Magazine

Taurus contributes to Direct Marketing Magazine Taurus CEO, Sharon Williams contributed article ‘Nurture your people and reap the rewards’ featured in this month’s edition of Direct Magazine in which she explores the importance of professional development within your organisation. View article

March 19, 2010

TrustDefender signs with Taurus

TrustDefender signs with Taurus TrustDefender protects online transactions for financial institutions and their customers. TrustDefender are working with Taurus to develop their strategy, PR and marketing communications. View website

March 18, 2010

Celebrating the success of the JAAL campaign

Celebrating the success of the JAAL campaign The Taurus team had a great time re-uniting with the successful Jesus. All About Life campaign team to review and analyse this great campaign at a luncheon for over 60 guests in Darling Harbour. View photos

March 17, 2010

What does diversity mean in 2010?

What does diversity mean in 2010? Our latest ninemsn blog tackles the question of diversity in the workplace particularly in regards to gender and associated obstacles. Click on the link to view her blog and post your thoughts, we would like to hear them! View blog

March 16, 2010

Taurus features on Australian Businesswomen’s Network blog

Taurus features on Australian Businesswomen’s Network blog Taurus CEO, Sharon Williams, was interviewed by Suzi Dafnis of Australian Businesswomen’s Network. In her interview Sharon discusses social media and personal branding as well as trends and strategies to kick start your marketing. To hear the interview follow the link below. Listen to interview

February 19, 2010

Taurus CEO to MC BRW Fast Club panel

Taurus CEO to MC BRW Fast Club panel Taurus CEO Sharon Williams will MC the first BRW Fast Club discussion panel. The BRW Fast Club includes business owners from the BRW Fast 100, Fast Starters and Fast Franchises lists. The discussion will focus around ‘smart marketing’ with three presenters from leading companies discussing how they… Read more »

February 18, 2010

Playoust Churcher Architects new website increases sales

Playoust Churcher Architects new website increases sales Playoust Churcher Architects (PCA) specialise in luxury single residential and medium level density architecture and have been changing the way people live across Sydney since 1961. PCA commissioned Taurus to develop a new website to reflect the company’s core values and the results have seen a dramatic 200%… Read more »

February 15, 2010

Taurus re-brands Stellar

Taurus re-brands Stellar Using the Taurus methodology to research and audit the current brand perception of Stellar, Taurus made the decision to strategically re-position Stellar to pioneer Managed Customer Relationships (MCR) and created a new strategic process for both product and service offerings. View full case study

February 14, 2010

Taurus speaking at Pittwater Business Limited breakfast

Taurus speaking at Pittwater Business Limited breakfast Pittwater Business Limited, a not-for-profit company formed to support the growth and development of sustainable and successful businesses in the area has invited Taurus CEO, Sharon Williams, to speak at their upcoming breakfast on April 21st. Sharon’s discussion will focus on public relations as well as achieving work… Read more »

January 19, 2010

Wealth by Design jumps on board with Taurus

Wealth by Design jumps on board with Taurus Wealth by Design is a lifestyle and financial planner based in Adelaide. Wealth by Design have appointed Taurus to assist with their messaging, positioning and communications plan.

December 26, 2009

Taurus in December edition of Dynamic Business Magazine

Taurus CEO, Sharon Williams contributed an article to this months edition of Dynamic Business Magazine exploring what it takes to run your own business as well as commenting on ‘the glass ceiling for Australian women’. View article (1) View article (2)

December 23, 2009

Taurus features in BRW

Taurus was featured in the BRW for the second time this November. Taurus provided comment on company culture and staff incentives. View article

November 24, 2009

AMCHAM Christmas Drinks

Taurus CEO, Sharon Williams and Windsurfing World Champion Allison Shreeve enjoyed the ‘White’ themed American Chamber of Commerce Women in management Christmas drinks in support of anti-violence against women. Photos below. View photos

November 21, 2009

Taurus at AICC Lunch

Taurus CEO, Sharon Williams and client Emmanuel Perdis, MD of Napoleon Perdis Cosmetics had fun at the AICC 2009 Property Lunch. The Hon. Malcolm Turnbull MP and John Symond AM, Executive Chairman, Aussie addressed the lunch. View photos

November 16, 2009

Taurus assists ANZ Sustainability

The Australia & New Zealand Sustainability Circle is an independent, non-partisan sustainability forum that provides a network for individuals, corporate organisations and government to assess the risks of sustainability and capitalise on the opportunities it provides. They have enlisted Taurus to provide strategic guidance.

November 8, 2009

Olympian chooses Taurus

Australian Olympic and world formula windsurfing champion Allison Shreeve has engaged Taurus to raise and manage her brand through personal brand profiling Taurus service, TaurusProfile™.

August 26, 2009

Taurus CEO joins panel of ‘Inspiring People’

Taurus is pleased to announce Sharon Williams, Taurus CEO, has been invited to join the panel of ‘Inspiring People’ for a series of panel discussions in which leaders in business, sport, the arts, sciences and government are being brought together to challenge, enrich and inspire.   View more

August 25, 2009

Taurus chosen for largest Christian media campaign

Taurus has been chosen to promote Australia’s largest ever Christian media campaign; “Jesus. All About Life”. For the first time in history, thousands of churches across fifteen Christian denominations in NSW will come together for six weeks in September to raise awareness of Jesus the man and participate in this groundbreaking project.

August 23, 2009

Taurus signs Napoleon Perdis

Taurus has been engaged to provide public relations and strategic counsel to Emanuel Perdis, Managing Director of Australia’s leading make-up brand Napoleon Perdis.

August 21, 2009

Theta chooses Taurus

Theta Capital investments is a privately owned and operated Australian specialist fund manager. Taurus is providing strategic marketing counsel to Theta.

August 19, 2009

Taurus comments in the AFR

Taurus CEO, Sharon Williams commented in the weekend edition of the Australian Financial Review with advice on how to find business opportunities in the downturn. View article

July 25, 2009

Taurus lands promotion of new movie

Production company MusicArtsDance has signed Taurus as its global marketing and PR agency, promoting its new feature film based on one of Australia’s greatest female composers, Peggy Glanville-Hicks and her passionate struggle for success.

June 21, 2009

Taurus CEO meets Kevin Rudd

Taurus CEO Sharon Williams met with Australian PM, Kevin Rudd at the recent Virgin Small Business Summit in Melbourne. Click below to view the picture. View picture of Taurus CEO and Kevin Rudd

June 19, 2009

Taurus launches personal branding service – TaurusProfile™

Taurus officially launched it’s new personal branding service TaurusProfile™ at Aqua dining restaurant on June 11. Australian cricket legend Michael Bevan and professional voiceover MC Ella James were guest speakers at the event. To view the TaurusProfile™ fact sheet please click below. TaurusProfile™ fact sheet TaurusProfile™ launch photos

June 15, 2009

Taurus signs Artis

Artis, one of Australia’s fastest growing IT companies has commissioned Taurus to provide strategic marketing and PR counsel to raise the Artis brand.

June 13, 2009

Taurus out networking

Taurus CEO, Sharon Williams recently attended the Australia-Israel Chamber of Commerce event ‘Opportunities for SME’s in tough economic times’. Sharon met fellow SME broadcaster Peter Switzer. View picture of Taurus CEO and Peter Switzer

June 11, 2009

LoanWorks Technologies signs with Taurus

LoanWorks Technologies is a market leading technology provider specialising in turnkey solutions for loan origination and mortgage servicing businesses. Taurus has been signed to provide strategic marketing and PR assistance.

May 3, 2009

Taurus profiled online by Marketing Mag

Taurus CEO Sharon Williams was profiled in Marketing Mag’s online edition. The intimate interview covers everything from Sharon’s first job to plans for 2009. Click below to find out what Sharon had to say. View interview

March 26, 2009

Taurus mixing it with movie stars

Taurus CEO Sharon Williams enjoyed an exclusive TransTasman Business Circle event, where she mingled with some of her favourite actors. Take a look at the picture and see if you know who! View picture

February 23, 2009

Taurus features in Dynamic Business

Continuing our monthly contribution to this great magazine, our article focussed on how we as a marketing and PR agency ‘eat our own cooking’ and we advise how to market your business and brand View article

February 5, 2009

Taurus contributed article to Marketing Magazine

The importance of your companies database to success has long been a tenant put foward by Taurus CEO Sharon Williams and our team of consultants. In this edition of Marketing Magazine we talk about the importance of constant database updating, segmenting and monitoring View article

December 26, 2008

Taurus signs Stellar

Taurus is excited to be working with Stellar. Stellar is a leading global provider of call centre and business process outsourcing solutions.

November 28, 2008

Taurus signs Demlakian

Taurus is working with Demlakian to assist with their marketing strategy and branding. Demlakian is an international firm of Consulting Structural Engineers.

November 11, 2008

Taurus features on BASI website

Taurus was featured in an article on the Business Advisory Services website in reference to a presentation delivered by Taurus CEO Sharon Williams on the secrets of successful outsourcing. View article

October 12, 2008

Taurus features in the North Side Courier

Taurus featured in the October 14 issue of the North Side Courier commenting on entrepreneurship. The article also features details of Sharon’s role on the Seven Networks Kochie’s Business Builders program. View article

September 18, 2008

Taurus partners with Hostworks

Hostworks is Australia’s leading critical applications management and hosting company. Taurus is assisting with marketing planning, strategy and tactical execution.

September 16, 2008

Taurus signs Change2

Taurus is proud to be working with Change2 – a company which educates businesses, government and society to reduce their carbon footprint in the environment via an innovative new social media platform.

September 14, 2008

Taurus signs Risk Shield

Risk Shield delivers the most powerful risk management tools to assist organisations with their complex daily risk management activities.

September 10, 2008

Taurus welcomes new graduate

Anna Lavdaras joins as part of the Taurus graduate scheme. Anna is currently studying a Bachelor of Economics and Social Science degree at the University of Sydney.

July 10, 2008

Taurus runs Work Experience Program

In association with Willoughby Girls High School, Taurus launched its work experience program. Our first student underwent a one week program in July, gaining first hand practical industry experience.

June 26, 2008

Taurus signs training and consulting company Numerix

Numerix are a training and consulting company that specialise in project management, software training, software development, decision making and strategic development. Taurus will be providing marketing and communications strategy advice to Numerix.

June 23, 2008

New additions to the Taurus team

Nick Malham and Katie Lawley are the newest recruits to join the Taurus team in 2008. Nick has come from the UK to join the Taurus graduate program and Katie will bring her PR expertise to become a senior member of the PR team.

June 20, 2008

Taurus in the Australian Financial Review

Taurus MD Sharon Williams featured in an article in the Financial Review giving her opinion of the federal government’s national employment standards and how these affect small business owners. View article

June 15, 2008

Taurus signs on PagePulse

Taurus signs on PagePulse Taurus is excited to be working with PagePulse – digital mystery shoppers who are experts at measuring online transactions. Taurus is assisting PagePulse develop their corporate collateral and case studies to boost their sales process.  

May 26, 2008

Taurus signs with law firm McCabe Terrill

Taurus is excited to be working with specialist law firm McCabe Terrill. McCabe specialise in insurance, commercial transactional and commercial litigation law and Taurus will be guiding them through a re-branding process.

May 10, 2008

Taurus Marketing features in the Financial Review

Sharon Williams Taurus MD was interviewed in the business enterprise section in regards to her approach to human resources, with a focus on how she has had to shift this approach to fit in line with the current skills shortage. View article

April 18, 2008

IT Journalist Awards

The Taurus team enjoyed the annual night at the Media Connect IT Journalism awards held in the stylish ballroom in Star City Casino.

April 15, 2008

Jones the Grocer

The Taurus team hosted their annual wine and cheese event this April at Jones the Grocer in Woollahra. A great night was had by all!

March 26, 2008

Taurus in the Australian Financial Review

Taurus MD, Sharon Williams, featured in an article in the Enterprise section of the Australian Financial Review providing insights into how fast growing businesses have put expansion plans on hold due to the current fragile state of capital markets. View article

March 20, 2008

New additions to the Taurus team

Meagan Leece and Gina Allen have joined the Taurus team in 2008. Meagan has joined the Taurus team as the newest addition to our graduate training program. Continuing our practice of sponsoring talent from overseas in the midst of our skills shortage, Gina joins us from Ireland.

March 5, 2008

Taurus to develop the Law in Order Brand

Taurus is working with Law in Order, the Australian leaders in innovative outsourcing solutions for the legal industry. We are charged with developing the Law In Order brand and strengthening market awareness.

February 16, 2008

Taurus signs ISP company Outside Edge

Outside Edge is an ISP specialising in networks providing a full range of IT and communications services to small and medium businesses. Taurus is working with Outside Edge to develop their sales strategy, collateral and brand communications.

February 12, 2008

Taurus hits the press

Sharon, Taurus MD, received coverage in the Australian Financial Review for her presentation at the Women in Business luncheon. View article  

January 20, 2008

Taurus welcomes new team members

Taurus welcomes new account manager Belinda Williams, account director Lynn Camilleri and graduate Alex Yiannikas to the team. We are delighted to have them on board.

January 15, 2008

The International Special Event Conference in Atlanta

Sharon was once again invited to speak at the world’s largest events industry conference, The Special Event – hosted in Atlanta, Georgia. Sharon was a key note speaker, delivering two presentations entitled “Kick-start Marketing” and “How to prepare your business for sale”.

October 20, 2007

Satori calls on Taurus for magazine advertisements

The Satori Group is an international consulting company whose Australian team recently decided to advertise in ‘tier one’ publication, Risk Management magazine. Satori chose Taurus for creative fulfillment for its ads, which we produced in record time and will, by all reports, be appearing in an upcoming issue of Risk Management soon.

September 13, 2007

Taurus are proud winners of the Golden Target

We are thrilled to be the winners of the NSW State PRIA Golden Target awards for PR excellence in the Business to Business category. Well done team and congratulations to Taurus customer Dean Morelli of Aussie Pay. Our good work paid off!

August 22, 2007

Taurus signs Alstom/ITX

Alstom/ITX has signed Taurus to assist with their partner loyalty program, specifically around direct marketing and brand building.

August 13, 2007

ASDM signs Taurus

Medical manufacturer ASDM has signed Taurus to announce its new technology that enables the reduction in limb amputation.

August 10, 2007

Taurus welcomes new graduate

Kate is our newest recruit on the Taurus graduate training program. We are delighted to welcome Kate who has marketing experience in the hospitality industry.

July 26, 2007

Tripoint Winter Ball

Members of the Taurus team were delighted to join Taurus client Tripoint, who booked a weekend of celebrations in the Blue Mountains.

July 23, 2007

Access Testing signs Taurus

Testing company ‘Access Testing’ has signed Taurus to refresh its sales collateral suite for use across the country. Access Testing has some exciting new marketing initiatives to bring to market and Taurus is pleased to assist.

June 24, 2007

Taurus ends the financial year on a high note

Taurus was featured in a ‘Guide to Successful Entrepreneurs’ in the Smart Money section of the Australian Financial Review on Saturday 30th June 2007. The article outlines strategies on successful planning as advised by Sharon, Taurus MD. Click here to view article

June 19, 2007

Taurus works with Via International

Taurus is helping Via launch into the corporate change market. Via focuses on maximising human resources through a new concept called ‘neuro communications’ to increase corporate performance.

May 26, 2007

Taurus enjoys a cuppa for Cancer

This month Taurus gathered friends for our annual morning tea to raise money for the fight against cancer, raising a total of $2,210 for a good cause in memory of Lisa Jane and Owen Williams. Warm thanks to everyone who supported us, and a very special thank you to Maxon for their generous donation. Thanks… Read more »

May 24, 2007

Taurus attends AICD conference in Shanghai

Sharon, Taurus MD, attended the AICD conference held in Shanghai. Topics included global demography, active shareholderism, corporate social responsibility, robotic citizenship and China and India as the two emerging powers to watch. Read more

May 20, 2007

Taurus works with IT consulting giant, Praxa

Taurus delivers top media results for Australian IT company Praxa and its NASDAQ-listed parent company CDC Software, announcing its acquisition of SA-based business Vectra Corporation. Press coverage was achieved in publications including the Australian Financial Review, Computerworld and ARN.

May 18, 2007

Taurus celebrates Artarmon community spirit

Once again Taurus participated in the annual Artarmon Fair on Saturday 5th May 2007. The stand was a success with helium balloons and toffee apples for the children to enjoy. Taurus managed to raise funds which will be donated to the local public school.

May 16, 2007

Taurus design team wins logo competition

The outstanding work of the Taurus design team has won the approval of the Artarmon Progress Association. After entering a competition to design a new logo, the Taurus design team’s artwork was selected to become the association’s new emblem. The logo represents Artarmon’s growth and progress into the future as well as the suburb’s natural… Read more »

April 18, 2007

Taurus team member dabbles in TV’s bright lights

Taurus employee Gemma Ruello had her day in the bright lights of television recently, starring as a contestant on Channel 10 show, Ready Steady Cook. Passionate about food and cooking, Gemma jumped at the chance to cook with Brisbane chef Dominique Rizzo on the red tomato team, and her gourmet creations were enough to secure… Read more »

April 16, 2007

Helina Lilley joins the Taurus Marketing and PR team

The Taurus team is expanding with the arrival of Helina Lilley, our new junior communications consultant. With a Bachelor of Commerce and currently undertaking a post graduate certificate in Public Relations at UTS, Helina brings a fresh commercial perspective to the Marketing and PR team. Helina is results driven, passionate about working with clients and… Read more »

March 26, 2007

Taurus indulges at fourth annual wine and cheese night

Taurus gladly played host to CEOs and respected media at our annual wine and cheese night, held at the exclusive Woollahra delicatessen Jones the Grocer. The night saw everyone enjoying wines while cheese specialist Lynne Tietzel enlightened us about exquisite cheese s from Australia and abroad. One lucky, long standing Taurus client – and self… Read more »

March 15, 2007

Sharon, Taurus MD profiled in CIM magazine

As the only Australian Marketer invited to speak at one of the world’s largest events conferences, Sharon, Taurus MD was profiled in Convention and Incentive Marketing (CIM) magazine, specifically on the emerging trends within the global events industry. Click here to view article

February 26, 2007

Taurus boosts Creative offering with new designer

Rebecca Farrell joins the Taurus team this month, bringing with her extensive expertise in graphic design to boost Taurus’ creative division. She has previously worked in a variety of advertising, branding and multimedia roles for several corporate design studios, which has included design work for major banking institutions. She is passionate about problem solving and… Read more »

February 20, 2007

Media Valentines Drinks

Taurus hosted its inaugural media valentine’s drinks at St James Hotel Sydney on February 15th.Our Journalist friends turned out in force and enjoyed a drink (or three) while being indulged with gifts of pink sparkling champagne and a bucket of love heart lollipops.

January 26, 2007

RuleBurst focuses on media relations with Taurus

RuleBurst the world’s fastest growing business rules management systems vendor, an Australian-owned and headquartered company. This company has chosen Taurus to conduct both its local and international media relations and marketing support after appointing new CEO Dominic O’Hanlon in January, RuleBurst continues its European, North American and South East Asian expansion.  

December 26, 2006

Taurus lends creative nouse to First Data International

Leading payment processing company, First Data International, commissioned Taurus to create an animated HTML Christmas Greeting for its clients and staff. Using innovative flair, the Taurus creative team designed and built an eye-catching flash presentation featuring a warm greeting bursting from a christmas cracker.

November 24, 2006

PayGlobal selects Taurus for events support

PayGlobal Limited, the fastest growing people management software company in Australasia, has selected Taurus to assist with the organisation of its events program. Recently, Taurus managed PayGlobal’s involvement in the National Payroll Week Conference at Darling Harbour, including boosting attendees to its booth using an iPod giveaway. Taurus is currently managing a series of information… Read more »

November 20, 2006

Tripoint chooses Taurus to build its Asia Pacific market presence

Taurus is pleased to announce that it is working with Australian IT services provider Tripoint to build the company’s presence in the Asia Pacific region. Tripoint specialises in the implementation, integration and management of ERP applications. Taurus will be supporting Tripoint’s objectives through the provision of integrated marketing, public relations and events services.

August 30, 2006

New Position Created-Marketing Assistant

Angelina Ciccotti joins Taurus Marketing as a Marketing Assistant working across a broad range of marketing initiatives and opportunities. Angelina is about to complete her diploma in Marketing and Events Management at APM Training Institute and is also the lead singer of the funky covers band ‘Planet Groove’ so Friday afternoons is karaoke at Taurus… Read more »

August 25, 2006

Taurus provides Funnelback with strategic marketing solutions

Funnelback is the rising star of the enterprise search market. This rapidly-growing company recently selected Taurus to help position it in a highly competitive market, through the Taurus messaging and positioning strategy workshop. The session has resulted in a full marketing plan moving forward.

August 24, 2006

Ansarada chooses Taurus to focus on strategic messaging and positioning

Online data room specialist, Ansarada, provides simple-to-use virtual deal room facilities protected by the highest levels of security. To kick start its marketing Ansarada chose a Taurus strategic messaging and positioning session. From this workshop we have created tightly defined tactical priorities to grow the Ansarada brand in Australia and globally.

August 22, 2006

Melbourne Corporate Rentals chooses Taurus to grow online presence

Melbourne Corporate Rentals is Victoria’s premier furnished and serviced apartment supplier for executives from all over the world. Taurus recently expanded MCR’s internet presence, by implementing a search engine marketing campaign, redesigning the website to be more user-friendly and ensuring the site converts visitors into qualified leads.

August 20, 2006

Global company MRO Software uses Taurus to boost A/NZ presence

MRO Software, a global leader in strategic asset and service management software, has chosen Taurus to lift its profile in Australia and New Zealand. Positioned in Gartner’s ‘Magic Quadrant’ for enterprise asset management providers since 1998, MRO is now looking improve its brand recognition regionally. Taurus is delighted to be providing integrated PR and marketing… Read more »