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.

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Cloudways Hosting Review 2023: How Does This Cloud Provider Compare?

Cloudways is a cloud-based managed hosting service that offers a platform to host web applications and websites on top-tier cloud infrastructure. Launched in 2011, Cloudways has gained popularity among developers and businesses due to its user-friendly interface, flexibility, and support for multiple cloud providers including Amazon AWS. In this review, I’ll explore the key features, pros and cons, pricing, and alternatives.

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How To Do Redirects: 301 vs 302, htaccess, Domains, Files, & More

As part of our series on domain names, we’re going to discuss website redirects and why and how they should be implemented. Traditionally redirects are used to guide a user to the new location of an outdated page. However, they are also important on the domain level.

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Email Authentication: SPF, DKIM, and DMARC Explained

What Are SPF, DKIM, And DMARC? There are authentication protocols that can help verify the identity of the email sender. Which of these do you really need? As far as our experts are concerned: SPF is a must; DKIM will fix authentication alerts in your email client; and DMARC is only required sometimes. Find out how to set them all up with ease in our guide.

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The 10 Best Link Building Services To Boost Your SEO

Backlinks remain crucial for SEO success, even as search algorithms and best practices continue to change. But not all link building strategies are created equal. The right service can provide the best link building services that can help you secure high-quality backlinks, improve your search engine rankings, and drive targeted traffic to your website. This guide will highlight the top ten link building agencies, including what sets them apart and why you might consider hiring them.

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How To Disable The (Annoying) Office Connected Experiences Alert

Have you sat down at your workstation after your morning meditation with your favorite cup of Joe, ready to start the day in a relaxed fashion, only to be greeted by an uncooperative computer? The culprit in this week’s episode of “annoying PC problem” is Microsoft’s Office 365 product line and their new, incredibly annoying “Connected Experiences” prompts. We’ll show you how to turn them off for good.

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Clicky Analytics Review: Better Than Google Analytics?

With its user-friendly interface and robust analytics capabilities, Clicky aims to provide valuable insights to website owners and marketers. And since Google has switched off Universal Analytics as of 7/1/2023, I’m sure plenty of website owners will be seeking an alternative. Let’s dive in and see if it lives up to its promises.

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How To Build A Website From Scratch (In One Day) 2023 Update

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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How To Start A Business Website: Your Complete Guide

Starting your own website from scratch may seem like a daunting task at first, but we’re going to break it down with a step-by-step approach that will make it much more approachable for you. If you follow our guide and make the necessary preparations, you’ll save yourself a lot of pain down the road. We’re going to cover naming your business, securing a domain name, some legal aspects such as incorporating and financial structuring, and branding element such as logo design. Once you’ve completed this chapter, you’ll be ready to set up hosting, choose your website platform, and work on your design/layout. But, first things first…

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

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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Is SEO Worth It For Small Business In 2023?

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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On Page SEO Factors: Optimization & Checklist

Learn how to optimize your web pages to help them rank higher in the search engines. Make it easy for the search engines to find, index, and organize your content to help support your link building efforts. You’ll learn how to structure your page using titles, headings, images, links and more for optimal flow of SEO juice.

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