Kimberly Alt

Kimberly received her Bachelor of Arts from Simpson College with a major in multimedia journalism and a minor in marketing. She has been writing about business solutions since 2014, covering subjects such as tax software, email marketing, office equipment and more.

In 2015, she started her own business and continues to learn how to run it more efficiently thanks to her work on We Rock Your Web. Her natural curiosity helps her research as she seeks the truth when learning about, comparing and personally testing products and services. With every piece she writes, her goal is to help our readers find the best fit for their unique needs.

How To Know When You Need A DBA For Your Business, And How To Register It Online

LegalZoom DBA on Macbook screen

An essential step to starting a business most entrepreneurs don’t immediately think about is legally establishing a business name. In addition to separating out your business income and expenses with a separate bank account, one of the first things you’ll want to do as a sole proprietor, assuming you aren’t ready or don’t have the funds to incorporate, is to form a DBA (Doing Business As). That way you can market yourself and receive checks in the name of your business, instead of your personal name…

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CrashPlan vs Carbonite: We’ve Chosen The Winner

Server: CrashPlan vs Carbonite

Comparing online backup services is a complicated task that can be not only overwhelming but also confusing. Each company offers different features with unique services, but the end goal is the same — to help you keep your data safe in the case of a computer crash. So, which one is best for your needs? We have a clear winner in this CrashPlan vs Carbonite review…

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Teamwork Projects Review: Does Teamwork Make The Dream Work?

Team working together with computer: Teamwork Projects Reviews

Do you depend on Google Drive, Microsoft Word and other individual services for your team’s organization? Wouldn’t it be nice if there was one service that housed all this functionality and more in one place, so you and your team could seamlessly work together, manage projects and timelines, and reach goals? Teamwork Projects claims to do all this – you can assign tasks, collaborate, communicate, mark things off your to-do lists and more, all in real-time. Read our review to see if they back up the hype, with pros, cons and pricing…

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Backblaze vs CrashPlan: Simplicity vs Customization

Pereson backing up phone and computer: Backblaze vs Crashplan

This online backup comparison of Backblaze and Crashplan will help you determine the right choice for you and your business. First, ask yourself who will be setting it up. If the answer is you, are you a tech savvy person who knows about online backups? The answer to this question could influence your decision about which company is best for you. Find out which company is easier to use and which is more customizable below…

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Best External Hard Drive: LaCie vs WD vs Seagate vs Toshiba vs HGST

Hard drive on table: Best External Hard Drive

You went to your computer and moved the cursor around. Nothing happened. Panic has set in. All your pictures, documents and files are on that computer. Your family pictures from the past 10 years, vacation pictures from last summer, tax files, grad school papers and more are saved to that computer. And now, it’s all lost. If you had purchased an external hard drive and backed up your computer you would still have all of those files. But you didn’t, so now they’re all gone. Hopefully you’ve never found yourself in this situation but, just in case, we’ve done a megaton of research to make our recommendations for the best in various categories so you can pick which will work most effectively for you. Because, now you know just how important it is to backup your data…

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Best CDN Providers: Azure vs AWS vs Rackspace vs Incapsula vs Cloudflare vs Akamai vs Cloudfront

Servers: Best CDN Providers

Is your site slowing down? Are you losing traffic because your content is taking too long to load? You might want to look into getting a CDN which can not only speed up your websites (providing an SEO rankings benefit since Google is known to take page speed into account), but also provide security (block malicious bots and users), thereby saving bandwidth and reducing your hosting costs…

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