English Isn't My First Language, Which One Is Correct?

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Dear warriors,

I need your help to choose which sentence is the correct one, since English is not my first language. these are my sentences :

1. One-Stop Technical Solutions for Internet Marketers
2. One-Stop Technical Solutions for Internet Marketer
3. One-Stop Technical Solution for Internet Marketers
4. One-Stop Technical Solution for Internet Marketer

thanks!
#correct #english #language
  • Profile picture of the author David McGimpsey
    This one is correct:

    1. One-Stop Technical Solutions for Internet Marketers

    If there is only one solution, then you can use 3. with the addition of *A*:

    3. A One-Stop Technical Solution for Internet Marketers
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    • Profile picture of the author Jeff Henshaw
      Both 1 and 3 are ok, depending on whether you are offering MORE than one technical solution to MORE than one marketer (use number 1), or whether you are offering ONLY one technical solution to MORE than one marketer (use number 3).

      The addition of the letter A at the beginning of number 3 is recommended, as already posted.

      NOW!

      If you have MORE than one solution and you want to aim at the "Internet Marketer" (singular not plural), then number 2 is ok, but add in the bold below:

      One-Stop Technical Solutions for the Internet Marketer.

      If you ONLY have one solution, and you want to aim at the "Internet Marketer" (singular not plural), then number 4 is ok, but add in the bold below:

      A One-Stop Technical Solution for the Internet Marketer.

      I hope that this helps, but if you are still unsure, please feel free to PM me.

      Regards,

      Jeff Henshaw.
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    • Profile picture of the author tabatha santiago
      Originally Posted by David McGimpsey View Post

      This one is correct:

      1. One-Stop Technical Solutions for Internet Marketers

      If there is only one solution, then you can use 3. with the addition of *A*:

      3. A One-Stop Technical Solution for Internet Marketers



      He said it best! =)
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  • Profile picture of the author RB Riddick
    Hi Robson,

    #1 is the best if you have more than one solution. If not, choose #3.

    Riddick
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  • Profile picture of the author Paul Ho
    The first one is correct and sounds the nicest..

    1. One-Stop Technical Solutions for Internet Marketers
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  • Profile picture of the author MustafaKamal
    I find it intriguing that one can actually develop to learn English at the same time, Internet Marketing, once they're in this 'scene'.
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  • Profile picture of the author emofree123
    I'll go for no. 1. Good luck to you.
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  • Profile picture of the author Rudolph McDonald
    No. 1 is correct. Just don't forget to add S for the Marketers, even if you use solution without S.
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  • Profile picture of the author JohnHuizinga
    Like Jeff said, 1 and 3 are correct as is. 2 and 4 can be made correct with the addition of the word "the" as in "the internet marketer".
    And of course the other question to ask yourself is whether you have one solution or more than one to offer. This is what determines whether you use "solution" or "solutions".
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    • Profile picture of the author silotiko
      #1 reads the best and sounds smooth as well, I concur with the other Warriors also that if you did decide on #3 then it would require the word "A" at the beginning of the sentence.
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      • Profile picture of the author Sandor Verebi
        Hi Robson,

        I'm not a professor but I feel that Jeff's explanation carry off the palm. Variations are depending on your aim.

        It is praiseworthy that you show interest in the correct grammar. Keep it up!

        Many successes,

        Sandor
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        "Learning is not child's play; we cannot learn without pain."Aristotle
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  • Profile picture of the author TimothyW
    If it is a headline (or a tagline), you do NOT have to add the "A" at the beginning of #3. Headlines do not have to be grammatically correct sentences. Just look at any newspaper and you'll see that is true.
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