Approximately 1.5 billion websites are currently up and running according to the latest reports, and this number grows by the day. This means businesses vying for consumers’ attention are up against continually increasing competition.
Appearing in those vital first few search results of the more than five billion online inquiries now taking place each day will be ever more difficult moving forward.
For businesses of today as well as the future, effective SEO and online marketing is the key to success. Digital marketing and SEO specialists, Online Marketing Guys are well aware of the surging importance of these aspects for companies hoping to outshine the competition. For this reason, the Cape Town-based company is offering a $500 scholarship to students entering the website design and search engine optimization field.
In order to be eligible for the Online Marketing Guys $500 scholarship, students must be enrolled in or accepted to an accredited college or university. Applicants must also be legal residents of South Africa and have a 4.0 GPA.
Anyone interested in applying for the scholarship offer must likewise submit an essay to Online Marketing Guys.
About the Essay
Despite being heavily intertwined, SEO and digital marketing are considered two distinctly separate fields at present. Those applying for the scholarship offer are required to submit an essay ranging from 1,200 to 1,500 words on the following topic:
“How Will SEO and Online Marketing Further Diverge (or Come Together as the Case May Be) During the Years to Come?”
Please feel free to choose one of those two directions based on your current knowledge of the industry. Insight, originality, spelling and grammar will all factor into the winner selection process.
Applicants for the Online Marketing Guys scholarship must submit their essays, proof of enrollment as a full-time student, most recent academic results and contact information to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Entry deadline is midnight on May 30, 2020. Entries received after that time will not be considered.
A winner will be chosen by June 15, 2020.
The winner will be contacted via email and must respond within 30 days of being notified. If the winner does not respond within this timeframe, a new recipient will be chosen.
Any inquiries should be directed to email@example.com.
Essays and additional required information may be submitted here. Please be sure to include name, email and phone number with the submission.