TaurusAccelerator™

ENTREPRENEUR ACCELERATOR

In 1995, we were asked by entrepreneur and founder Peter Kazacos to help establish and grow the brand of his IT services company KAZ Group. It is a relationship that has stood the test of time and the co-founding KAZ Directors still work with us. We helped position the KAZ Group as one of Australia’s leading IT outsourcers, assisted them with their IPO float in 2000, the acquisition of Aspect in 2001, and through to the sale of KAZ to Telstra for some $356 million in 2007. Peter was our founding client and kick-started the Taurus enthusiasm to work with smart, successful entrepreneurs.

Since 1995, we have helped over 1000 entrepreneurs launch their businesses and personal brands in a wide range of industries from IT to beauty to sporting icons. We have been fortunate enough to assist corporate legends and industry leaders including Napoleon Perdis, Michael Bevan, James Elkington, Frank O’Halloran, Ian Kiernan and Dominic O’Hanlon.

If you want to establish and grow your business, and even take your company through to ASX Listing, call us now.

 

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“Taurus Marketing undertook a 360-degrees evaluation of our company, and helped us define what type of events company we are in the marketplace now, and where we want to be in the future.”

Kate Lopez, Out There Productions

Where do you start?

The TaurusAccelerator™ program will:

  • Check on your business and sales objectives
  • Messaging and positioning session to align your brand
  • Establish key messages
  • Evaluate your brand
  • Renew your collateral
  • Renew the website
  • Developing a case study and testimonial suite
  • Review you database strategy
  • Refine the sales kit
  • Lead Generation programs
  • Develop a PR Media Kit
  • Plan an initial PR program
  • A marketing plan
  • Creative and Design
  • Training internal staff towards greater focus
  • Measure success

Integrated business, marketing

Regardless of whether you are an established company or a new entity we offer you a one-stop service. Based on the unique TaurusBullseye© Methodology, we provide integrated business, marketing and public relations services, keeping the end goal – The Bullseye – in view.

Our senior consultants work with you from scratch, guiding you through the most practical cost and time effective process, whatever your budget to make your marketing happen. We start by helping you prioritize your needs and identify the best tactics to meet your objectives. We understand business and we understand your market.

“Taurus Marketing undertook a 360-degrees evaluation of our company, and helped us define what type of events company we are in the marketplace now, and where we want to be in the future.”

Kate Lopez, Out There Productions

“Absolutely outstanding! Taurus have got the market completely wired. We couldn’t have picked a better agency for PR.”

Mike Blanchard, MD, TeleWare

“The Taurus team made sure we had the right number of choices. They asked the right questions and their knowledge and guidance made each decision easy, saving us time and money.”

Frank Woods, Managing Director, ATS Training Systems

“Taurus work as my extended marketing department, advising me on ideas and helping me plan. The Taurus team assisted me to re-brand my company and gave us a smarter, up-to-the-minute look.”

Lena Malouf, Lena Malouf Events (a Platinum Events Company)

“The mentoring my team received from Taurus was invaluable. Taurus worked alongside the graduates while they gradually took over more responsibility. They learnt to do everything to the highest standard which is reflected in our marketing approach now.”

Peter Kazacos, Managing Director, KAZ

“Taurus is our special counsel. They are more than a marketing agency – they are business consultants to us.”

Sam Riley, Managing Director, Ansarada

“The Taurus team are innovative, efficient and possess an appropriate sense of urgency to progress projects. The work they produce is of a consistently high standard and Taurus is always willing to go beyond the call of duty to get the job done.”

Judy Stenmark, CEO, Osteoporosis Australia

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Feedback from our Clients

Miller Heima, GM, Martin Sparkes

“Sharon recently spoke at our annual Sales Performance Summit around Social media and “A New Age for Sales”. She is clearly an expert in this field and spoke passionately about the subject which is certainly still new to Sales People in a complex B2B sales environment. Her presentation opened many eyes to what sales people could, and should be doing more of. An incredible number of participants commented after the session they will update their LinkedIn profile first thing tomorrow! I hope they do, meaning Sharon helped make a behavioural change.”
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Former Channel 7 , Robyn Foyster

“Sharon Williams is a consummate professional. Sharon has appeared numerous times on Sunrise to talk about her role as a working mother and in her capacity as the CEO of Taurus Marketing. In my view, Sharon's enormous expertise on issues affecting women, experience in research, policy analysis and communication skills make her highly qualified.”
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RiTract, Managing Director, Rupert Northcott

“Taurus helped us come to terms with the fact that we needed effective PR and marketing to get our IPO away.”
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Zone Labs, a Check Point Company, International Public Relations Manager, Ally Zwahlen

"I work with PR agencies internationally and the best are those that allow the client to feel they are thinking about your business all the time, and are always alert for ways to promote you – they never switch off. This is Taurus."
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Head of Marketing, Sentral Education, Yusuf Pingar

"Regular reporting and value-added feedback on each aspect of the PR program was provided throughout and expectations were well managed. The Taurus team is friendly, approachable and professional and this makes it easy for a client to share ideas, challenge norms and explore the best ways of getting results in a competitive market. Sentral wasn’t big on PR but Taurus has definitely provided us with the right platform; as our trusted PR partner, I feel confident in our PR journey with Taurus and we’ve already started seeing results.”
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Maxon Australia, Director, Dana Baggetto

“Once we’re in a magazine the exposure and word of mouth kicks in and sales climb.”
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Partner, Cor Cordis, Alan Walker

“We needed immediate media strategy to deal with a new engagement that was highly political – I chose Taurus because the team presented themselves professionally and I had a good feeling that they could deliver what was required. I would absolutely recommend future businesses to Taurus. They have demonstrated that they can deliver on the brief and are very client focused. Taurus proved good value for money and have continued to provide advice and feedback after the engagement.”
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Multiactive Software Pty Ltd, , Marketing Manager, James Granter

"What really impresses me about Taurus Marketing and PR Services is their experience and total professionalism. They know how to get results in a very short period of time. Taurus’ flexibility means we can outsource to them those services we cannot handle in-house. The team is an excellent support to me, guiding me through tasks to ensure we get results."
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ATS Training Systems, Managing Director, Frank Woods

"We need a marketing department without investing in one, and that’s exactly what we get with Taurus.”
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Small Business & Regional Development, Executive Director, Enterprise, Michael Cullen

"Your involvement as a speaker this year has greatly contributed to this success of the program and I would like to take this opportunity to thank you personally for your time and effort in putting together your presentation. We look forward to working with you again in the future."
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Doughlish – Food

Client Services Outcome

“I didn’t have any reference point in what to expect in going ahead with PR. I was hesitant to go ahead because we felt we could do it ourselves or at least try and reach out to different media outlets and get the info and product across. But having said that we’re really happy we went with Taurus, because of what’s come out of it – such high-quality articles, very well written and big media publications! We are super happy with it. It’s super aligned with our target market and we definitely wouldn’t have been able to get that kind of quality ourselves.”

Adam Caspary, Founder, Doughlish

Taurus achieved coverage in The Daily Telegraph and this article was syndicated nationally. Other publications include Broadsheet, Pedestrian.TV, 2DayFM and TimeOut. The Sydney launch was a success with a total audience reach of 8, 467, 374 people in one week!