Smart company. Smart clients.
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.
Working with referral clients, we’ve won awards for some of the largest community campaigns in Australia. Our ethos is no bull. Life at Taurus is about doing great work with people we like.
Our clients range from the youngest start ups, to SME’s to major ASX listed corporations here and overseas – making our name with a niche, highly-specialised team combined with our ‘no-bull’ promise of achieving outstanding results with personalised service.
Plan of Attack
Our passion is innovation, disruption, new thinking and we only work with brands we believe will succeed. We’ve trademarked a range of best practice service offering to assist you set your appropriate strategy, execution and engagement.
Work with Taurus and you have access to our network. After operating on 4 continents and our association with orgs like Advance (the largest network of high achieving Australians) and Chambers of Commerce plus over 250 high net worth individuals we know who may invest in your business.
We offer you unparalleled levels of commitment, personal, flexible service and a practical approach to PR, brand and social media concepts. We work with and are trusted by Australia’s leading CEOs based on our excellent track record of delivering tangible results.
An award winning strategic agency with a ‘no bull’ boutique approach to service.
Taurus began in 1995 when founder, Sharon Williams, was personally chosen by Peter Kazacos (former CEO KAZ Group) to help build KAZ into the largest IT services company in Australia. Since then we have looked for long-standing client relationships and many of our clients – and team members – are still with us. Over 22 years we have assisted over 1000 companies and been the proud recipients of State and National Golden Target Awards for PR and Marketing excellence. Work with us and you become part of a Taurus family – unparalleled levels of commitment and personalised levels with a “no bull” attitude to service.
We hire the best so you get to work with an international team of PR, personal brand, social media and creative award winning minds, including ex in-house marketing and PR managers, senior agency account directors and creative talent.
We understand the needs of the client/agency relationship from both sides of the fence. In fact that’s why Taurus was created, our Founder wanted the ideal agency and commitment levels she would like to work with.
We love what we do and when we get time from driving growth for our clients we enter awards. We have won high profile Awards for a variety of clients:
PRIA NSW State Awards for Excellence
Clean Up Australia Day campaign by Taurus Marketing for Clean Up Australia Day (Environment Category).
Golden Target Awards
Jesus. All About Life campaign by Taurus Marketing for Bible Society NSW (Community Relations category).
The largest promotional campaign ever undertaken by Christians in Australia. 1800 Churches from 15 different denominations came together to focus on bringing Jesus back into everyday conversations. The campaign presented a huge challenge with no product, service or event to promote, with a 2000-year-old intangible!
AMI Awards for Marketing Excellence
Jesus. All About Life campaign by Taurus Marketing for Bible Society NSW (Brand Extension category).
AMI Awards for Marketing Excellence in the Brand Extension category, displaying once again the effectiveness of the exposure that we provided for Bible Society NSW’s campaign.
NSW State Awards for Excellence
AussiePay WorkChoices campaign by Taurus Marketing for AussiePay (B2B Marketing category).
Feedback from our Clients
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.”
AO Chairman and Founder of Clean Up Australia Day, Ian Kiernan"The support of Taurus throughout the 2011 campaign was great. The vast media coverage they helped us achieve spread our message far and wide, encouraging all Australians to get involved. The dedicated Taurus team was completely committed to getting us the greatest exposure possible; it was a huge achievement."
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.”
KAZ Computer Services Ltd, Marketing Executive, Marnie Withers"I have worked with Sharon and the Taurus team for over 15yrs. Her expertise in creating case studies for KAZ, and then Telstra after KAZ was sold, were instrumental in building the KAZ brand for sale from as early as 1995. Taurus created over 30 case studies for me during that time, as well as providing general business, marketing, events, PR and consulting advice to me personally, my Directors and my marketing team. The case study process was smooth and exceeded my expectations in terms of delivery, adherence to deadlines, quality, design and the range and depth of comment Taurus were able to extract from KAZ and Telstra customers with their full permission. I have no concerns that Taurus would be a reliable and competent supplier for Microsoft."
Napoleon Perdis, Emanuel Perdis“Through the TaurusEngage process, we gained perspective and clarity on our social media presence. It also revealed the need for integration with and across all my activities to create a stronger, more united presence for the Napoleon Perdis brand.”
Connixon, Head of Strategy and Corporate Development , Catherine Reynolds“Sharon is the absolute heart of Taurus and the things that Sharon holds dear, being relationships and the networks and the connections that she has, and is extremely successful at maintaining, that really forms the core of the Taurus organisation and anyone who is working at Taurus becomes part of that network.”
KAZ Group, General Manager, Marketing & Communications, Kevin Ryder"With Taurus we have the dedicated services of senior PR professionals with close media relationships. I know that at any time I can call Taurus and get high-level strategic PR advice from experts. Working with Taurus has helped us mature our entire PR approach."
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."
Insentra, CEO, Ronnie Altit"I was skeptical that getting a PR firm on board would help Insentra's brand but Taurus completely turned that around for me."
Avocent, Marketing Director, Brendan Walsh“The team at Taurus really did a very good job for Avocent. I was very pleased with the way they handled the account. Sharon has fundamental ideals which are reflected by her staff. Taurus is a very professional operation.”