About Us

CDS Consulting is a full-service, holistic digital marketing agency lead by the renowned digital strategist, Christine da Silva. We serve clients globally with offices in South Africa and Europe.

What makes us different is that Christine consults directly with every client to create their unique marketing plan and then either solely works on those projects, or utilises her expert team for larger scoped, full-service project requirements.

The larger team comprises: UX/UI specialists, graphic designers, copywriters, web developers, social media community experts, PR experts and additional trusted SEOs.

Get in touch with us today to start improving your marketing journey.


About Christine da Silva


christine da silva - expert digital marketer & SEOReferred to by many as a Digital Rainmaker and Marketing Turn-Around Specialist.

Christine’s focus is holistic digital marketing, with the emphasis on Search Marketing & Conversion Optimisation. She has about 18 years experience, having ground-up training and knowledge in both graphic design and programming, besides her formal Marketing qualification.

Having previously founded, grown and managed another digital marketing agency, AlterSage, which serviced clients in South Africa and internationally with a team of 11 full-time staff; after 4 successful years merged with Neo@Ogilvy South Africa; headed Marketing Channel Strategy at MIH (Naspers eCommerce division with a portfolio of 5 companies); launched a few ventures of her own, & sold one successful personal business venture as well as given opportunity as CMO for a few enterprises (including a UK and SA digital marketing agency) – and in 2019 returning to focus on direct consulting.

She is passionate about helping businesses thrive by creating more efficient marketing strategies.

She has a quick, as well as keen, eye for spotting inefficiencies in businesses when it comes to digital marketing fulfilment. She enjoys analysing situations and data to find solutions and help businesses turnaround into profitable enterprises. She does this through strategically analysing and improving their marketing strategies or approach, but also, in some instances, needing to understand the internal processes and flow between departments.

She consults directly with clients, or with existing marketing teams and works with them to implement, or fulfil recommendations in her own capacity.

Please refer to Christine da Silva’s LinkedIn profile for a more in-depth career history, else get in touch with us today to see how we can assist your business harness it’s true potential through marketing.



Clients that we have consulted to:

fine-country property consulting
ooba property consulting
leapfrog-property consulting
propertyfox real estate
ideco smart identification
platinum software
memi jewellery
holidawgs pet friendly getaways
get-onboard yachting agency
rethink CBD
auravera personalised perfume
nosa training south africa
fitzanne-estates managing agents

Want to geek out?

Met Joe Gebbia (co-founder Airbnb when I was working with Airbnb as Ambassador for Cape Town – 2018). Brought over Rand Fishkin (Moz.com, 2013) , met Matt Cutts (ex Google engineer, in person 2012), was on the founding teams of WP Cape Town & FB Developers CT (conferenced with Dave Morin (one of the team of first FB devs, now ex FB) remotely at one of our starting events (circa 2007) – part of Geek Dinners CT (when it was cool), and a few other cool things along the years.

Met Joe Gebbia-Airbnb  Meeting Rand Fishkin SEO Moz Meeting Matt Cutts ex Google




Do it for the dogs! 

holidawgs.com pet-safe getaways

I love my dogs, and all dogs. Started www.holidawgs.com, a pet-friendly booking site focussing on listing only enclosed getaways for those who love to travel with their dogs in peace of mind & give back to animal charities while doing so. Use it. Even if you don’t have dogs. You’re doing it for a good cause, as every booking through Holidawgs.com donates to our supported charities.


Christine da Silva