About ShopBiz Digital Marketing Solutions (DMS)

We are a local digital marketing agency situated in Gordon’s Bay Cape Town, offering digital marketing solutions to local businesses throughout South Africa. At ShopBiz DMS we are passionate about helping local businesses succeed. We believe that the growth of local businesses are a key part of the recovery and growth of the South African economy. ShopBiz DMS helps local businesses by offering affordable digital marketing solutions that is tailor-made for them. We will not sell you a 20-page website if a 5-page website is all you need or charge you to open and manage an Instagram page if it is of no use in your type of industry. Our extensive experience in digital marketing position us well to give advice and recommend the right solutions that will be the most cost-effective in growing your business.


Rudi Carstens (Owner)

Rudi is a seasoned digital marketing professional with 20 years’ experience in web development and SEO, as well as 10 years’ experience in social media management and other aspects of digital marketing such as email and content marketing.

He is well positioned to help local businesses with customised digital marketing solutions having worked on projects across a wide variety of industries as a SEO and Digital Marketing Specialist, both inhouse and at a digital agency.

In addition to a Bachelor of Visual Arts degree, Rudi also completed an international accredited Marketing Management and Advanced Digital Marketing course, as well as various digital marketing certifications.


Mari Carstens (Administrative Officer)

Mari has 25 years of experience in general admin such as data capture, typing, quotations, email correspondence, invoicing and office management between various industries such as insurance brokers, medical practice, ministry, banking, credit bureau and team building / conferencing events.

She believes that administration is of great importance in the success of any business and enjoys assisting business owners that might, due to lack of time, lose out on the benefits of keeping things up to date.  With her keen interest in social media marketing, Mari manages a number of local business pages on Facebook and Instagram.

Get the Right Digital Marketing Solution for Your Business

We want to your business to succeed. Contact us today to find out how our digital marketing solutions can get you more customers and maintain relationships with your existing customers.