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Stuart Garlick

News, Technology and Culture Journalist

Shrewsbury / Tallinn

Stuart Garlick

Contributor to publications including Agence France Fresse and Estonian Public Broadcasting (ERR).

Also a contributor of news, marketing and travel content to other publications, including his own, Charm Offensive, and is available for freelance work.

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Here’s how to stop identity theft in 2019

Cyber Monday, rather than being only one day in the year, should act as a wake-up call to everyone running an online business. Here's how to make identity theft a thing of the past.
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How to start an online store website

This article explains how to create your own online store from scratch, but also what to look out for in a great store template.
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Here's why you should have a multilingual website

In order to reach the broadest possible customer base, and to get a great search ranking, a multilingual website is invaluable.
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How LeapIN Kept an International Entrepreneur Moving

Estonian e-Resident Christoph Huebner, a German entrepreneur, doesn't leave things to chance.
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Digital nomads land dream jobs thanks to Estonian startups

Upwardly-mobile, tech-savvy young professionals across the globe are swapping their briefcases and brogues for backpacks and sneakers, setting themselves up as digital nomads who can operate from wherever their laptops can go. Jobbatical and Teleport, two recent tech startups, promise to take the guess-work out of digital job hunting on a global scale.
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Unicorns in Tallinn: Latitude59 and Estonia’s Start-Up Scene

Unicorns are mythic creatures. Therefore, it seems apt that the term is used to describe tech startups that are valued at $1bn or more, a figure TransferWise, the London-registered startup founded by two Estonians, reached after its most recent funding round. Are Estonian startups experiencing a bubble, or is this a longer-term trend?
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Interview: NOËP’s Andres Kõpper

“Two years ago, I had a problem: I saw Rhianna in my dreams, every night in a row, for a week.”. A strange, but enlightening, interview with electronic music sensation Andres Kõpper of NOEP.
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Estonian Crypto PR Bumps Into the Law

A blog post from an Estonian government official about a new crypto-token, estcoin, has added to widespread excitement over the Baltic country and its plans for using cryptocurrencies and the blockchain. Should investors in crypto matters look to Estonia next?
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Bubblegoth Kerli Thanks Estonia for her Music

My interview with Kerli, the most successful Estonian popular musician.
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Bitcoin Broker Mounts Legal Challenge to Order to Desist

A Tallinn-based currency trader is taking the Estonian police to court in an attempt to safeguard his bitcoin-trading website. As reported by ERR News, Otto de Voogd was forced to temporarily suspend his website, btc.ee, after receiving a cease and desist notice. De Voogd, who describes the buying and selling of the cryptocurrency as his hobby, had earlier been sent a precept requiring that he acknowledge that btc.ee is a financial services provider in Estonia, and is therefore covered by the Financial Services Act.
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Garage48: Estonian Cradle of Innovation Goes on Tour

PARNU - Keen to get a first-hand understanding of what it took in order to work on a disruptive startup, I participated in the Garage48 Hackathon which took place in Estonia’s southern seaside town of Parnu in November. The theme was tourism, but within that, entrants were free to be as inventive and creative as they wished with the premise.
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The Five Most Important SEO Tools: Experts Write

What are the tools that will give your website the lift-off that your effort deserves? Everyone has a different opinion, but we've checked out the best authorities online, in order to bring you five great SEO tools that you should be using to get your website up the rankings. Take a look at what we found.
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About

Stuart Garlick

Stuart Garlick came to Estonia in order to work for Skype. He arrived in Tallinn in June 2011, starting his culture website charmoffensive.ee in 2012.

While teaching English, he was hired by ERR News, the English-language branch of Estonian Public Broadcasting, as a journalist. He later began working in parallel for iBus Media Group, a global news and content-producing company. In May 2014, he joined YU Magazine, a locally-produced publication focusing, in two languages, on Estonian talent and design. He served on the editorial team of the magazine until June 2015.

From January 2015 to March 2015 Stuart served, in a temporary capacity, as the Estonian Correspondent for Agence France Presse, continuing afterwards as a contributing feature writer for them. He is presently a contributor to The Baltic Guide, producing content including the monthly Nightlife section. He is also Estonian Correspondent for The Baltic Times.

Stuart produces regular content for the iBus Media publications Online Affiliate World, Fantasy Wired and Bookiesmash.

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www.charmoffensive.ee

Skills

  • News Journalism
  • Reporting
  • Interviews
  • Content Marketing
  • Blogging
  • SEO Optimisation
  • Analysis