23 years, 1000 brands, with people we ‘get’ across industry
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.
Based on this success, referrals to our team grew and while our sweet spot remains B2B tech companies, as our long term clients and captains of industry have branched into other sectors, so have we! We’ve had extraordinary wins with B2C, consumer, NFP, professional services and education and run Australia’s largest community campaigns too. Life at Taurus, is about doing great work with people we like.
Industries we work with
Banking and Finance
Green and Environmental
In the Taurus Network - Our friends & Partners
Feedback from our Clients
Kineo APAC, Managing Director, Vicky Bartolacci“Before Taurus, I did not see the value in social media and was reluctant to embrace it. Taurus provided me with much needed knowledge, support and a helping hand including encouragement. Through solid education, it allowed me to become self-sufficient and no longer found social media difficult or something I needed to procrastinate.”
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.”
Former Stellar Group General Manager Sales, Scott Deane“The Taurus plan was a practical document that still gets used today. It set the framework for our way forward and now our own marketing team are running with it.”
2OPHealth, Director and Psychiatrist, Dr. Frank Chow“I was uncertain with the business and marketing strategies prior to engaging with Taurus. Through the Taurus Bullseye™ strategy session, I received the marketing strategy proposal that actually doubles up as a business strategy proposal which has been really helpful with my business planning."
Charmaine Terry“Having worked with Sharon on the AmCham Women in Management Committee I respect and admire her ability to "think outside the box" to produce creative solutions. Sharon is an ideal team member, exhibiting intelligence and efficiency to identify new opportunities from emerging market trends and work effectively with peers to resolve business issues promptly. Her client commitment and focus means she successfully produces results that are aligned to their business strategies. As a working mother she is empathetic to women's needs. Sharon is a delight to work with and has my highest recommendation, respect and regard.”
TeleWare Australia & New Zealand, Managing Director, Mike Blanchard"Absolutely outstanding! Taurus have got the market completely wired. In our first month we got a page in The Australian and that has culminated in the front cover of Voice & Data. We couldn't have picked a better agency for PR. Taurus and the woman behind the organisation - I trust implicitly with my business!"
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.”
KAZ Group, Managing Director, Peter KazacosTaurus PR expertise keeps the KAZ name at the forefront of business news. The tailored approach means we get excellent coverage time after time.
Head of Marketing, Sentral Education, Yusuf Pingar"I am always pushing my teams for new ideas, improvement and innovation in marketing. That also applies to all agencies that work with us at Sentral. At the beginning of this year, while brainstorming for ideas to try new ways of engaging with our Facebook audience and generate new content, Taurus proposed a testimonial and product feedback focussed campaign that would build engagement with our Facebook audience and generate testimonials we could leverage across our assets. This was in line with our overall goal of producing user generated content as it holds tremendous value amongst our TA. We loved the idea and immediately approved it after figuring out the mechanics of the project."
Esker Software, Managing Director, James Elkington"With Taurus we got all the marketing expertise we needed without the risk of bringing on-board extra staff.”
Advance – Association
Client Services Outcome
The Taurus team divided their approach to the awards into various strategies: Profiling the organisation itself, the CEO Serafina and those nominees for the awards. The results were outstanding and all parties worked together as a team. The nominees assisted with their own story and were profiled (some for the first time) in mainstream media on broadcast, radio and mainline dailies. The drip of news coverage ran for six months leading up to the event. On the night of the awards, journalists were invited to cover the breaking news when Greg Norman was announced as the Australian of the Year 2015.