Today, LongLiveBowling.com, an online retaler of bowling products, announced that they have offered their first $1000 annual scholarship for students interested in marketing, advertising and ecommerce. To apply they have to submit a 500+ word essay on how social media sites like Facebook, Twitter and Instagram change the way consumers acquire information. “The ecommerce landscape is rapidly changing. Just a few years ago people would go to Google to find and buy products. Than came Amazon. Nowadays, young people shop in a completely different way – they see a product recommendation from a friend on Facebook, or a pin of a product they like on Pinterest and they click through to the site that sells it to buy it. Soon, they won’t even have to leave these social media websites to make a purchase. That’s a brand new way of shopping and we want to be able to better understand it.”, says company’s CMO Scott Barnes.
With its scholarship Long Live Bowling wants to raise awareness of online marketing in general and ecommerce in particular among students since there are not many higher education institutions that offer a degree in the field. At the same time ecommerce sales grow double digits every year and are expected to reach $4 trillion in 2020. That means that the industry will need people who are well prepared to meet that demand. LongLiveBowling.net will be offering the scholarship annually. For 2017 all essays must be submitted by email by August 1, 2017. The winner will be announced on August 15, 2017. Check will be mailed out by August 20, 2017. The scholarship money can be used on course materials or other resources.
LongLiveBowling.net is an online retailer of bowling balls, shoes and bags based in Naperville, IL. Founded in 2012, Long Live Bowling has served more than 20000 customers in USA and Canada.For more info visit – https://longlivebowling.net/pages/scholarship
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