Alex Schenker

Alex has been involved on the business side of the internet since the early 2000's. He holds both a Management Science degree from the University of California at San Diego as well as a Computer Science degree from NJIT.

We Rock Your Web had its roots back in 2004 as the tech blog for a web design and development company Alex founded that has grown and evolved into the parent company of We Rock Your Web.

While his foundation is rooted in web development, his expertise today lies in content and digital marketing, SEO, organic and paid search, analytics, and publishing. Alex is an avid tennis player, nature enthusiast, and hiker, and enjoys spending time with his wife, friends, and dogs.

How Do I Cancel A Subscription On Paypal? For Business And Personal Accounts

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This has to be one of the most infuriating things when it comes to Paypal. The location of your subscriptions, also referred to as ‘recurring subscriptions’ or ‘automatic payments’ seems to change almost monthly. Well, we’re here to take away the headache and make it an effort to keep this page up to date with the latest location of this little devil of a setting.

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5 Pitfalls to Avoid When Buying a Domain Name

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Buying a new domain name might seem like the quickest and easiest part of launching your business online. But that’s where it can get dangerous – because your domain name is like your street address; actually more than that – it’s the deed to the property. If you lose control of it, you lose control of your entire online business, which can be a disaster. So don’t skip on the domain name step. Okay, then how to register a domain name you ask? I’ll take you through all the steps involved in securing your domain name, from finding if it’s available, researching the best alternatives if it’s not, buying it from a reliable vendor, and managing it down the road. I’ll help you avoid nightmare scenarios where you lose control of your domain name, or even worse, a competitors snaps it up, and your sales go to zero overnight. With a little preparation, it’s easy to avoid these pitfalls. I’m also prepared to answer any questions you have along the way…

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Your One-Stop SEO Guide: Rank Higher Today

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So you’ve built a website and then people just come, right? Unfortunately, that’s often not the case which can be very frustrating (especially if you’ve spent a lot of money and resources on developing your site). So, rather than spamming all your friends and family, how do you get people to know about it and find you?…

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Expert Guide: How Can I Build a Website From Scratch (in Less Than a Day)?

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Looking to create your own website but don’t know where to start and don’t want to pay a developer or designer thousands of dollars? We’ve got your back! We’ve written a comprehensive web series with details on each step of the process, and independently reviewed recommendations of providers. However, I know that for a business owner time is a precious commodity, so I’ve put together this express guide to get you up and running right away…

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Step-By-Step: Setting Up Your WordPress Website

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If you have landed on this article, there is a good chance you are thinking about or ready to start setting up a WordPress website. Well, as WordPress users ourselves, we could not agree with this decision more! Keep reading to find out why WordPress can be a great choice for anything from a blog to a realtime e-commerce site…

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Adsense Alternatives: Media.net vs Adsense vs Chitika vs BuySellAds vs Infolinks vs Bidvertiser & More

Guide to ppc advertising for publishers

As a web publisher, you want to maximize revenue to pay for all the time and effort you’re putting into creating a highly trafficked, content-rich site. While creating engaging content and making sure your site is maintained properly is important, those tactics don’t give you an immediate return on the investment of your time and money. Let’s explore PPC as a quick and easy solution to earning money by allowing companies to advertise on your site and read our reviews of the most popular PPC platforms to find the best one for your bottomline…

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Chapter 3: Website Optimization – Security, Backup, and Experience

Website Optimization Security, Backup, and User Experience

Now that you’ve got your website up and running using the steps outlined in Chapter 2 of our How to Create a Website series, you’ll want to make sure it stays online, loads quickly, looks the same regardless of browser or device, and doesn’t get hacked. In this chapter we’ll look at security considerations, backup services, website speed, user experience, responsive design (mobile), browser compatibility testing, and more. This may sound like a lot of big words, but these are crucial elements to making your visitors happy and we will break it down into easy to understand bites…

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