Marketing Strategy

October 26, 2020

Australia’s Marketing expert and Taurus CEO/Founder Sharon Williams shares 9 marketing tips that will improve your small business in Kochie’s Business Builders

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Effective marketing is a key growth driver in your small business. If you think you don’t have to understand marketing – think again. Everyone in your small business is responsible for marketing – from the receptionist to those in the accounts department. If you don’t buy into that principle, be sure that good brands build… Read more »

August 28, 2020

New TV, production & Webinar studio at your fingertips with Taurus

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Communications has radically moved online because of COVID-19. Virtual and MORE VISUAL content is not optional. It’s essential. The key? Easily digestible, memorable, persuasive and sharable content – that has a shelf life – and looks so much better. We’re proud to announce our TaurusVirtualContent© offering is expanding with a fully-fledged TV studio, filming rooms… Read more »

July 27, 2020

Building a successful PR Campaign and understanding how to measure it

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Public Relations covers a range of strategies and tactics that share a common purpose, to communicate a positive message about your company or personal brand with the aim of influencing the behaviour and purchasing decisions of customers, shareholders, prospects and other stakeholders. Measurement and evaluation of PR activities is an important step that all organisations… Read more »

July 24, 2020

Pandemic proofing: the future of [safe] work post COVID-19 by Taurus friend and client Alastair Brooke, Founder/Director of Safety Evolved

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As businesses return back to the office, there’s been a significant operational and structural shift to the way we operate. The challenging nature of this shift will differ from workplace to workplace. However, in order to prevent susceptibility to these ever-changing conditions it is imperative for businesses to look at innovative solutions and navigate the… Read more »

July 10, 2020

Sharon Williams in Ticker TV – Being a successful female entrepreneur

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Taurus CEO/Founder, Sharon Williams was featured on Ticker TV talking about – Sharon’s entrepreneurial story – Founding Taurus & being in business for 25 years How Taurus is adjusting to COVID 19 Advice from the top – looking at the road to recovery, a positive and effective business guide The reality of being at the… Read more »

July 2, 2020

Sharon Williams in Inside Small Business – Top tips for small businesses on the road to recovery!

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Taurus CEO/Founder, Sharon Williams was featured on Inside Small Business with her “Top tips for small businesses on the road to recovery”. “New normal, pivot, a virtual world, reinvention, new strategies, and making the most of your digital communication capabilities. These are just some of the terms we wake up to since we started to… Read more »

June 30, 2020

Sharon Williams in Kochie’s Business Builders – 6 End of Financial Year Tax Tips for Small Business and Soloists

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Poor planning is one of the killers of small businesses. One big item that many small business operators fail to plan for is TAX, writes Sharon Williams, founder of Taurus Marketing. Unfortunately, the better you do, the more you pay. The country has to run and we as small business owners contribute much to keep… Read more »

June 29, 2020

Maintaining Internal Communications and Company Culture in A Virtual World

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The global pandemic has been the catalyst for a remote work revolution, reshaping the way we work, operate and communicate. As we navigate to a post-COVID-19 business landscape, it’s becoming clear the new way of work will be a hybrid of remote and physical office spaces. While we’re living in a new reality, (that is… Read more »

June 26, 2020

PR Vs. Advertising & the Rise of Corporate Social Responsibility

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Both Public Relations & advertising are cogs in the marketing wheel and are tools to increase brand awareness amongst target audiences, however, they’re viewed quite differently for the customer. PR is a form of third party (media) endorsement, meaning it is viewed with a higher degree of credibility, this is called ‘earned’ media and is… Read more »

Dicker Data Blog – Preparing for post-COVID-19 Webinar with Mark Iles

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At the beginning of the month our client Dicker Data (Australia’s largest IT distributor), hosted the Preparing for Post-COVID industry exclusive webinar with keynote speaker Mark Iles, Executive Consultant and Industry Analyst, Tech Research Asia. The session highlighted insights we thought could benefit our network – particularly those in the tech sector, on looking at… Read more »

June 16, 2020

Sharon Williams in Hospital and Health Care – Leadership in A Pandemic

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The spotlight has been shining on Australia’s healthcare industry as the rest of the world fights the COVID-19 pandemic. Media coverage has been intense and alarming, with news bulletins filled with scenes of hospital ICUs at breaking point as the pandemic has taken hold. In Australia, we are preparing for these worst-case scenarios. Fortunately, we… Read more »

June 15, 2020

Taurus Client, Dicker Data featured in The Eureka Report

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The growing demand for IT equipment in an increasing work from home WFH world Dicker Data’s growth strategy, expansion plans, proven track records and why Dicker Data is an income-generating stock. Dicker Data is credited as Australia’s leading locally owned and operated distributor of IT hardware, software, cloud and IoT solutions. Its 41-year legacy was… Read more »

June 11, 2020

Effective marketing in crisis – Webinar by Sharon Williams with George Sabados and Vision Brokers & Advisors

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Taurus CEO and Founder, Sharon Williams speaking with George Sabados and the Vision Brokers and Advisors Community on effective marketing in times of crisis. “The biggest message you can take is that right now is NOT the time to hideaway – it’s the time to be out there! Show empathy & help.” View the full 27-minute… Read more »

June 9, 2020

Why your digital content needs to be more than just #pictureperfect

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Creating a brand isn’t as simple as designing a logo and posting a couple of photos on Instagram with a custom hashtag. The core of what makes a brand runs deep lies in the content it constantly (and strategically) develops to engage its (hopefully) growing audience. To leave a lasting digital impression, you’ll need to… Read more »

May 17, 2020

The power of customer experience post COVID-19

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Time of social and economic hardship is the ultimate stress-test of whether the relationship between companies and customers is robust enough to endure long term or so fragile that unexpected challenges can completely disrupt and derail the business. Optimising customer experience and effectively managing connection is crucial in the current climate, as the impression businesses… Read more »

Taurus in the media – Kicking off Q2 with a bang!

Taurus secures 8 new and returning clients – featured in B&T, Mumbrella, Influencing, Telum Media, and Social Diary and is proud to announce we are working with a wide range of new and returning clients. Sydney, Australia – Integrated PR and Marketing agency Taurus celebrates eight new and returning clients across trademarked PR, Strategy and Social… Read more »

May 8, 2020

Taurus expands client relationships and expertise in the technology and information security sector with FirmGuard!

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Taurus is thrilled to work alongside FirmGuard and Founder/Managing Director Dan Ussher, delivering a TaurusBullseye© Strategy Session. FirmGuard are an advisory service providing Information Security (InfoSec), Governance Risk and Compliance (CGR) expertise to Boards, Directors and organisations in highly regulated industries (including education sectors, information and technology, finance and more,) to navigate the complexities of InfoSec… Read more »

May 7, 2020

Global leader in crisis and disaster management technology Noggin launches Epidemic Response Module to address the threat of COVID-19

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Taurus is excited to embark on a new venture working on the PR launch and ongoing campaign of Noggin’s free Epidemic Response Module (ERM), to help Australian businesses prepare for, and manage their response to, the COVID-19 pandemic and prepare their return to work plans. The next-generation technology offers a mobile and desktop software package comprising… Read more »

May 5, 2020

Join Taurus client, Androgogic at Asia’s largest virtual HR conference, HR Tech Fest Connect 2020

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Join Taurus EduTech client, Androgogic at HR Tech Fest Connect 2020, Asia’s largest virtual HR conference for FREE on May 12th and 14th. Androgogic‘s CEO/Principal Education Technologist, Alexander Roche and Totara Learning‘s Chief Learning Officer, Lars Hyland will be speaking about strategies and tools that HR and education leaders should consider to manage a future… Read more »

May 1, 2020

B&T feature – Taurus is proud to welcome 8 new and returning clients!

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Taurus featured in B&T Australia. Working in true Taurean style as we continue to be tenacious, passionate, steadfast and working hard in these challenging times. We kick off Q2 (and the month of Taurus) celebrating 8 new and returning clients across our trademarked Taurus Public Relations©, Taurus Bullseye Strategy© and Taurus Social© portfolios. Recently awarded… Read more »

April 27, 2020

If you’re in Marketing, here are some quick tips to step up your game

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Marketing is too often taken for granted by many organisations. It is typically perceived as an add-on as opposed to an integral part of the organisation. Furthermore, the perception that Marketing is expensive consolidates the belief by some that Marketing is a luxury when it’s truly a necessity. Marketing initiatives often get boot when times… Read more »

April 23, 2020

Leading ASX listed tech distributor Dicker Data chooses Taurus 

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Taurus is delighted to partner with ASX listed Dicker Data (ASX:DDR) and Founder / CEO David Dicker, developing a TaurusBullseye© Strategy and integrated Public Relations and Investor Relations retainer. Proudly Australian owned and operated for over 41 years, ASX listed Dicker Data is the largest commercial technology hardware, software and cloud distributor in Australia and New… Read more »

April 21, 2020

TaurusProfile™: Keeping your Personal Brand in check!

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In today’s new normal and with the unprecedented changes requiring us to adapt almost by the hour, it’s never been more important to define, protect, evolve and differentiate your personal brand, image and expertise no matter what industry you’re in. Your personal brand is constantly being shaped and influenced by online mediums and by your… Read more »

April 17, 2020

Don’t be afraid to say the five letter word (pivot)

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We are entering a vastly different world once we come out the other side of the Coronavirus tunnel.  So ask yourself, which of the following two scenarios best describes your situation:  My business is in high demand  My brand needs to pivot  If you selected no 1, it’s worth remembering the words of successful businessman Warren Buffett “It takes 20… Read more »

April 14, 2020

Q&A: TaurusPivot – An interview with Lisa Bouari, Director of OutThought

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OutThought designs, builds and hosts intelligent AI and Virtual Assistants that automate customer service enquiries on IBM Watson technology. Lisa Bouari, Director at OutThought and her team are continuously looking at solutions to help address the current needs of organisations. In a Q&A with Taurus, Lisa shares how OutThought is responding to the COVID-19 outbreak… Read more »

April 6, 2020

Social media takes centre stage for brand building in COVID-19 era

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With the #newnormal, comes new responsibilities. As business owners and brands paddle their way around the COVID-19 global pandemic, it comes with a series of aged old worries, amplified – from customer retention to employee wellbeing and overhead costs. However, amongst all these business issues it is important to not lose sight of what counts… Read more »

April 5, 2020

Taurus long standing client Androgogic featured in SmartCompany, sharing tips on encouraging an e-workplace, remote working and keeping your team productive!

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Michael Fraser, Chief Operating Officer & Senior Educational Technologist at Androgogic was featured in SmartCompany on how they’ve made remote working a success for 15 years! Androgogic, a leading provider of Educational Technology infrastructure and services such as the Totara Learning Management System (LMS) was founded almost 15 years ago with fully remote employees as… Read more »

March 27, 2020

Taurus client, Noggin developed their free Epidemic Response Module in response to COVID-19 in 3 days!

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Taurus friend and client, James Boddam-Whetham and Noggin spoke to The Daily Telegraph on their initiative to help organisations and healthcare agencies combat COVID-19 with their Epidemic Response Module. “An Australian software firm Noggin is at the forefront of the crisis management of COVID-19 worldwide providing technical support for the national COVID-19 incident room centre… Read more »

March 13, 2020

Taurus wins ‘Best PR & Marketing Agency in Sydney’ in the 2020 APAC Insider Australian Enterprise Awards!

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Taurus has hit another Bullseye this week, winning the prestigious title of ‘Best PR & Marketing Agency in Sydney’ in the 2020 APAC Insider Australian Enterprise Awards. APAC Insider is a leading publication that brings readers in the Asia Pacific Region essential content and news from within the business sphere once a quarter. The 2020… Read more »

February 20, 2020

App of the month – Zoom!

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Zoom is the leader in Top Video Conferencing Apps. Ranked #1 in Customer reviews, the enterprise video communications platform offers a seamless, reliable platform to host and join audio and video conference calls, live chats and a collaborative work spot from anywhere around the world! Founded in 2011, Zoom helps businesses and workplaces bring their… Read more »

Shout out to Taurus friend, George Hawwa and the Attention Experts team

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Attention Experts specialise in quality social media digital campaigns, policy design and community management. Founded by George Hawwa, Attention Experts prides themselves on exceptional customer service, transparent delivery, best practice strategy design and quality campaign implementation. Today, Attention Experts manage clients across 15 different industries with a focus on return on investment. For more information:… Read more »

Taurus trademarked personal branding service: Be yourself with purpose- You are the captain of your personal brand!

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TaurusProfile™ is an innovative and personalised personal branding service offered by Taurus, aimed at defining, developing and protecting the personal, professional and corporate reputation of individuals. In a highly competitive environment, building your personal profile will keep you a step ahead of your competition. With the instantaneous influence of social media platforms, it has never… Read more »

Taurus launches national health campaign: Creative & memorable EyeHealth1st Event at Sydney Art Gallery

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The Taurus team hosted the launch of ASX listed 1st Group’s LookDeeper.com.au campaign before Christmas 2019. The LookDeeper.com.au campaign was brought to life with an experiential event held at the Art Gallery of NSW, supported by guests including recognised Australians such as Kirk Pengilly INXS star and Glaucoma Australia ambassador, Layne Beachley, World Champion Surfer… Read more »

Taurus launches Mactac APAC’s Instagram account

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Every congratulations to our client, Mactac APAC for the launch of their new Instagram account @mactac_apac. Mactac APAC is the leading provider in graphic solutions with a focus on creativity, innovation, and uniqueness. With an extensive range of products, Mactac offers versatility and functionality, delivering tailor-made solutions aimed to meet customer needs within the graphic and… Read more »

January 31, 2020

Marketing & PR Trends for 2020

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They say open and honest communication is the key to a healthy relationship and in today’s consumer landscape, it’s more important than ever! Market changes have sparked changes in PR and marketing, disrupting everyday lives, media and organisations. Over the past few years the lines separating marketing and PR have blurred, forcing evolution of the… Read more »

February 10, 2020

How to be an ace at LinkedIn – Creating your Profile

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Here’s our mini guide to acing your profile! Once logged in, LinkedIn is great at giving you profile set up prompts to help you maximise the effectiveness of your account. Head to your profile and ensure you have a high-quality head shot as your image, something professional and preferably, high res.  Add a background image… Read more »

January 24, 2020

Crisis Communications Explained

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Public Relations generally conveys positive stories and messaging. However, more commonly than you think PR is used to mitigate damage and formulate responses to incidents, occurrences, criminal attacks, and government investigations in and out of the workplace.  When done correctly, crisis communication is an effective tool to communicate with the wider public, staff, stakeholders, partners and customers. Crisis communications is a way to maintain a public image and prevent major harm and damages to the organisation and its employee. In simpler words, crisis… Read more »

ABCC Case Study for Taurus PR Services– Media mentoring for the oldest chambers in Australia

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Some CEO(s) might be comfortable answering most questions thrown by reporters but handling and dealing with media on global, time sensitive, ground-breaking announcements can be tricky and challenging. The Australian British Chamber of Commerce or ABCC’s CEO David McCredie, is an already confident and eloquent speaker, but he engaged Taurus for media mentoring and to… Read more »

Cydney O’ Sullivan hosts 3-day Seminar for Authors & Speakers

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Taurus’ friend, Cydney O’Sullivan, founder of the Celebrity Experts Network and Motivational Speakers International, is an entertaining speaker who helps others thrive in their fields by clearing their bottlenecks to marketing and promotional success. She recently hosted the ‘Discover How to Become A Celebrity Author & International Speaker’ three-day seminar in Sydney. The seminar provided… Read more »

Taurus Profile™ – Our personal branding service

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Taurus Profile™ is a personal branding service offered by Taurus, aimed at defining, developing and protecting the profile-leading individuals. With the rise of social media platforms, it’s more important than ever to differentiate yourself from your competitor and break through the clutter. Your personal brand or ‘digital resume’ is constantly being shaped and influenced by… Read more »

Taurus welcomes Bryks Lawyers as a new client

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Taurus is thrilled to be working with Dorota Bryks, the award-winning Principal Lawyer at Bryks. Bryks is a law firm servicing small to medium enterprise clients on business related legal matters including transactions, contracts, competition and consumer law. Bryks Lawyers advises a diverse range of clients including public companies, subsidiaries of multinationals, small and medium… Read more »

Taurus welcomes new PropTech client, Guesty, global short-term rental property management platform

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Established in 2013 by twin brothers Amiad & Koby Soto, short-term rental property management platform, Guesty makes its Australian debut. As short-term rentals significantly grow in popularity, properties and entire buildings are being snapped up by professional property managers and property management companies looking to oversee the hottest inventory in key destinations. Guesty’s property management… Read more »

November 11, 2019

Taurus client, LexX Technologies- Launches New Platform Demo

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LexX Technologies have recently released a new and extensive platform demo of their flagship technology – LexX. In collaboration with Taurus Marketing, this exciting new demo is a comprehensive look into the organisation, the LexX Platform, it’s features and a product walk through. LexX Technologies provides intelligent technology to maintenance technicians and aims to optimise… Read more »

November 11, 2019

5 Reasons Your Business Needs To Get Serious About Social Media

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In millions of households across Australia, the early morning social media ritual is the only way to start the day. The all-purpose smartphone has become the first step in our daily routines, silencing the alarm to check emails and scroll through ‘socials’ before we put a foot on the floor! Most people do this again… Read more »

November 6, 2019

5 Advantages of Public Relations

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In recent years, we have seen a significant shift from traditional marketing to an integrated marketing approach. As an important aspect of integrated marketing communication, Public Relations or widely known as PR enables businesses to reinforce their advertising message effectively and in an authentic manner. Public relations is a powerful management tool for companies to… Read more »

October 30, 2019

How you can use PR for growth & avoid ‘flying under the radar’

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Many companies are focused on ‘growth’, with the job title ‘Chief Growth Officer’ becoming increasingly popular, some even replacing their CMO’s with CGO’s. It’s important to have a communications strategy to sit alongside your business objectives. Some may like the idea of ‘flying under the radar’, in terms of engaging in marketing activities and PR strategies for their… Read more »

September 19, 2019

What is PR?

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PR (Public Relations) is one segment of marketing, the difference is the end goal. ‘Marketing’ aims to sell a product or service, whereas PR aims to build a beneficial relationship with key audiences and target markets.  PR works well with a great website, great design, great branding, video, and inbound lead generation programs. Public Relations covers… Read more »

October 14, 2019

New Client Announcement, IV League Drips, Sydney’s Leading Mobile IV Concierge

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Founded in 2018 by Rosalie McEvedy, a medical professional with over five years’ experience in the pharmaceutical and medical industry, IV League Drips specialises in preventative vitamin, mineral and nutrient solutions for optimised body function, inner health, and wellness. IV League Drips is Sydney’s first fully mobile IV drip service, bringing the convenience and benefits… Read more »

July 11, 2019

Taurus Shout out to Robyn Foyster and The Carousel

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Taurus has had a long-standing relationship with Robyn Foyster (former editor-in-chief of The Australian Women’s Weekly, New Idea and publisher of Harper’s BAZAAR, Woman’s Day, Cosmopolitan, Grazia and Madison). Robyn has over 30 years’ experience as a journalist and TV producer, and is owner and publisher of the lifestyle websites TheCarousel.com, GameChangers.com.au and WomenLoveTech.com. Robyn… Read more »

July 9, 2019

Software of the month – ‘Hubspot’ the Sales, Marketing, Service & CRM solution

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HubSpot is a cloud-based CRM, Marketing, Sales and Service software platform that helps businesses launch, grow and control their marketing efforts. It says manage their sales processes, and support the ongoing needs of their customer base. It includes everything a marketer needs to increase website traffic, convert website visitors into leads, and “close the loop”… Read more »

July 8, 2019

Taurus Friend, Michael Jacobsen Launches ‘Entrepreneurs, Mavericks and Empire Builders’ Book

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Taurus friend Michael Jacobsen has launched ‘Entrepreneurs, Mavericks and Empire Builders’ a book with over 20 compelling interviews with leading Australian and international entrepreneurs and innovators. The stories endeavour into the ‘Captains of Industry’ including household personalities and companies, with insights into the secrets of their successes. The tales are authentic, warm and inspirational and… Read more »

May 8, 2019

Our client Androgogic exhibits at the 2019 HR Festival Asia in Singapore!

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Our clients Androgogic were exhibitors at the 2019 HR Festival Asia in Singapore!  For the first time ever two of the world’s leading events – HR Technology Conference & Exposition (US) and HR Summit (Asia) joined forces in Asia to create the largest gathering for the HR and Tech industries in Singapore.   Androgogic were amongst 100+ exhibitors at the event. To learn more… Read more »

April 26, 2019

Androgogic driving new innovation in content learning – New client announcement

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Taurus is proud to have Alexander Roche and Ron Stephens as Taurus clients and friends. Androgogic is a leading provider of Educational Technology infrastructure and services such as Learning Management Systems (LMS).  Androgogic has the expertise, team and technology to help you achieve your learning and business objectives. They work with clients to design and… Read more »

Littlescribe bringing purpose to writing for children – New client announcement

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Taurus was thrilled to work alongside Littlescribe, delivering a  TaurusBullseye© Strategy Session. Littlescribe, an online platform and App makes it easy for students and children to write and create self-written, original books to empower their love of reading, writing and sharing. Jenny Atkinson founded Littlescribe in 2015 with the aim of giving children a purpose… Read more »

Taurus Welcomes New Accounting & Finance Performance Client, The Outperformer

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The Outperformer is an Australian award-winning business providing accounting and finance professionals with the tools to enhance their career. With an online platform, one on one career support and group and in-house programs The Outperformer believe in the power of innovation, collaboration and career development – offering solutions across career management, executive coaching, business partnership,… Read more »

June 7, 2018

Taurus hosts a successful event launching the LASHD App

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On Wednesday 20th June, Taurus together with the Lashd team launched Australia’s latest on-demand beauty service App, Lashd. The Taurus team planned and managed the event which took place at The Dockside Group’s L’Aqua venue and was hosted by Australian entrepreneur, author and The Collective Hub’s very own Lisa Messenger. We had a total of… Read more »