Business Development Specialists is a network of
independent business growth experts. We
provide business growth strategies, business development, economic development,
marketing, sales management, public relations, and product development services
to start-ups and existing businesses of all types.
The company was founded by Bill Ellis, a thirty-one year
resident of Sedona, AZ, who serves as Senior Business Growth Consultant and
Previously, Bill served as President of Nutri Science, Inc.;
Vice President of Business Development for General Nutrition Corporation and Brookstone,
both leading specialty retailers; Executive Vice President of HealthFirst Corporation;
Corporate Vice President of Marketing for Naturade Products and Weider Health
and Fitness; and Division Manager for Avon Products. Bill has also served as an Honorary
Co-Chairman of the Congressional National Business Advisory Council.
Whether starting a business or growing a business. Start with us. Our award- winning firm has
been named as “Sedona’s Best Management Consultants” for 12 consecutive years 2007
Our associates can provide a variety of services for
domestic and international businesses.
Our services include:
Business Development and Growth
BDS’ Business Development Services are designed to establish
and/or transform a company’s products or services in a given market. The goal
is rapid and profitable growth.
Great products and services should be supported by a
comprehensive marketing plan. We
provide a multi-pronged approach to marketing.
Our services include marketing management, market research, advertising,
online marketing, public relations and sales promotion.
Whether you need to build and train an in-house sales staff
or recruit and manage an independent sales group, we provide solutions. We have broad experience in domestic and
We develop business strategies that are designed to build a
better business. Our goal is to position your company as the obvious choice for
your target customers.
Tourism and Retail Development
We develop successful strategies to expand sales to residents
and visitors. Our industry focus
includes bed and breakfasts, retailers, hotels, and restaurants.
Through commitment, experience, and expertise, Business Development Specialists has established strong, long-lasting business relationships with our clients and customers. Contact us now, to arrange for a confidential, no obligation, consultation.