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Christopher Hofman Laursen
Works at European Domain Centre ApS
Attended IT University of Copenhagen
Lives in Copenhagen, Denmark
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New blog post: what is the best alternative domain name, when your preferred one is taken? 
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Check all the exciting new ways that you can create domain names; .gold, .news, .site....
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New blog post out. Here are 50 cool examples of businesses which switched from their old domain name to a new top level domain
"Driftaway.Coffee really describes what we’re about”, says Scott from Driftaway. 50+ businesses which switched to one of the new TLDs from an old .com domain or similar
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A Chilean startup plans to conquer the South American fantasy football market - and they use a new top level domain to do this! Check out my latest post
Read about how Duelo.Futbol, a Chilean Football Fantasy start-up, has embraced one of the new domain extensions and uses the domains strategically.
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Here is May's top level domain list and my favourite picks
Nine new domain endings are here. Check the editor's pick. Are you ready to grab some of the best domain names ever seen? .Tennis, .chat, .ngo, .design, .bingo.....
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In my new blog post I examine why the 800 pound gorilla in the room Staedtler didn't manage to get hold of the domain FIMO.CLUB, even though all seemed to be in their favor. Get ready for some surprises
Not any WIPO domain name decision is obvious. Any brand should learn the lesson from Staedtler's FIMO.CLUB dispute. We dive into the domain name decision case
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My new blog post is out.

Your brand name is super important, and your domain name is an important part of the story you tell. So hear some solid advice from the world's leading naming specialists on the right domain name for your business
Choosing the right domain name is no easy task. Here are 21 tips to choose the best domain name in the new TLD space. Guided by the best naming specialists
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"Do you plan to drop your .com for a new TLD? Here are my 5 tips"

My learnings from the research for my latest blog post "examining 50+ cool examples of businesses switching to a new top level domain
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New blog post is out!
.SKI goes live on 8th Sept. This interview with Starting Dot's Rob Rozicki explains why .ski will be massive, and why anyone in the ski community could benefit
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.Tirol came out today, so here's a video on how to yodel ;)
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I interviewed Stuart Lawley about their upcoming .porn, .adult and .sex top level domains. Check the vision of a successful TLD operator and his vision for the 2020 internet landscape
Three new adult domain endings go live in 2015. Stuart Lawley from ICM Registry explains the vision behind and future expectations to the Internet landscape
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New blog post out. Interviewing Roland LaPlante from Afilias about their next top level domain launch .POKER
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Domain Names and Online Marketing
Skills
international domain names, link building, online marketing, SEO
Employment
  • European Domain Centre ApS
    Online Marketing Manager, 2003 - present
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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Domain name expert - European Domain Centre / Online marketing at BizzBuzz.dk / Author of Countering brandjacking in the digital age
Introduction
Christopher Hofman Laursen founded European Domain Centre in 2003, a one stop shop to enable brand owners to secure their domain names on one platform. We provide trustee service in +40 countries and Whois privacy. 

Broad expertise in domain names; registration, domain portfolio strategy, new top level domains and domain disputes. Furthermore his book "Countering brandjacking in the digital age" was published by Springer UK in 2013.

Any questions about domains? Contact me at christopher@europeandomaincentre.com


THe last two years has he helped companies with online marketing at Bizzbuzz. Here he also performs link building workshops. Contact us at kontakt@bizzbuzz.dk if you want to rank higher in Google.


Bragging rights
7 marathons under my belt and 2:58 in Copenhagen 2010 as pb. Beat Sweden's chess player no. 1 in a serious game.
Education
  • IT University of Copenhagen
    Interaction Design, 2009 - 2011
    Interaction Design, concept development, usability, web deisgn, Digital rhetorics
  • ESCP-EAP European School of Management
    International Management, 1995 - 1998
    International marketing and management. The UK - Spain - France
  • Lyngby Uddannelsescenter
    Market Economist, 1992 - 1994
    International Marketing
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