Though Yoast.com was originally conceived by Joost de Valk, he’s not the only author on this blog. In fact, some of the most linked to and talked about articles on Yoast.com were written by other authors. These are the authors that make up this blog for you:
Founder & CEO
Joost de Valk is the owner and creator of Yoast.com. He's a WordPress / Web developer, SEO & and an Open Source fanatic.
He's also (and more importantly) the father of two sons called Tycho and Ravi, a daughter called Wende and the husband of a lovely wife called Marieke.
See Joost's posts.
Thijs de Valk is a behavioural scientist, with a Master's degree in Pedagogical Sciences. He's turned geek to work at Yoast. He fills his days with customer support, website reviews and conversion rate optimization on yoast.com.
Next to that, he's married to Jorien, whom he considers to be the best woman alive.
Thijs has also been deemed Individually Qualified for Google Analytics.
See Thijs's posts.
Michiel is a senior online marketing consultant at Yoast. He was one of the first bloggers in the Netherlands. He co-founded one of the first Dutch blogs about webdesign and blogging, about:blank. Having been in this business for more than 10 years, he's what you'd call a veteran in online marketing.
At Yoast, Michiel mostly works on our website reviews. His blog posts will mostly focus on issues we've encountered in the several websites we reviewed.
See Michiel's posts.
Erik-Jan is an SEO consultant at Onetomarket.
See Erik-Jan's posts.
Joachim was a Magento consultant & developer. As co-founder of Remerce his focus has moved to performance based Research Online, Purchase Offline (ROPO) e-commerce.
See Joachim's posts.
Hi all, I'm a freelance Google Analytics, Site Speed and SEO consultant. Need help, advice or training, please do contact me. For more info check my Google Analytics, Site Speed and SEO blog.
See André's posts.
Hi, I'm Eduard Blacquière (1981) and I work at OrangeValley Consultancy in the Netherlands, where I'm responsible for SEO.
I write about search marketing on my blog EduardBlacquiere.com and on several large online marketing blogs in the Netherlands.
See Eduard's posts.
Alex is an independent SEO Consultant based in Manchester, UK. He loves all things on-site, as well as developing some WordPress plugins.
See Alex's posts.
Frederick Townes is the Chief Technical Officer of Mashable, one of the top 3 blogs worldwide. He is also founder of W3 EDGE, a design, search / social media marketing and WordPress consultancy. One of his largest contributions to the WordPress community was the performance plugin W3 Total Cache.
See Frederick's posts.
Hi! I'm Reinout Wolfert, co-owner of webanalisten.nl a Dutch web analytics blog and working for SNS Bank. My interests are (google) analytics, seo, multivariate testing, behavioral testing, targeting, internal search, forms, etc.
See Reinout's posts.
Jeroen van Eck is Online Marketeer at eFocus. He's an active blogger for State of Search and his personal blog Jeroenvaneck.com (Dutch). And he occasionally blogs for different Dutch online marketing blogs about search, analytics and online marketing in general.
See Jeroen's posts.