Table of contents

  1. Mission
  2. Contact info
  3. Team
  4. Images
  5. Interviews


Yoast is all about improving the web. We’ve been doing so by advising people on how to improve their websites, by building great plugins for WordPress and by sharing our knowledge wherever we can. To get a more expansive idea on what we do, check out our About page.

Contact info

To contact us, you can use the following details:

Yoast BV
Don Emanuelstraat 3
6602 GX Wijchen
The Netherlands

Tel: +31 (0)24 82 00 337

Or you can use the contact form.


Our team currently consists of eight people:

  1. Joost de Valk - CEO
  2. Michiel Heijmans - Senior Consultant
  3. Mijke Peters - Designer
  4. Erwin Brouwer - Illustrator
  5. Marieke van de Rakt - Head of Research
  6. Thijs de Valk - Consultant
  7. Taco Verdonschot – Developer
  8. Louise Willems – Secretary


Here are a few images you can use. If what you’re looking for is not here, feel free to contact us.

  • Yoast logo square [ EPS / PNG ]
  • Yoast logo rectangle [ EPS / PNG ]
  • Yoast Team [ EPS / PNG ]
  • Full body avatar Joost [ EPS / PNG ]
  • Full body avatar Michiel [ EPS / PNG ]
  • Full body avatar Mijke [ EPS / PNG ]
  • Full body avatar Erwin [ EPS / PNG ]
  • Full body avatar Marieke [ EPS / PNG ]
  • Full body avatar Thijs [ EPS / PNG ]
  • Full body avatar Louise [ EPS / PNG ]
  • Full body avatar Taco [ EPS / PNG ]


Interview at Friends of Search

February 20th 2014 – Joost talks about WordPress SEO in this interview done by Sander Tamaela at Friends of Search 2014:

Interview by Zerply

April 8th 2013 - Joost is interviewed by Zerply about his work and his view on several search related subjects.

Guest post on Econsultancy

April 8th 2013 - In this guest post by Joost on, he debunks the statement that YouTube videos rank better in search results than other video platforms.

Interview by ManageWP

January 3rd 2013 - In this interview, held by Tom Ewer, Joost speaks about Video SEO and why the Video SEO plugin by Yoast is so great.

Interview by Video User Manuals

October 29th 2012 - Joost gave an interview held by Troy Dean from Video User Manuals. In this interview, they talked earnestly about WordPress, SEO, premium plugins and online criticism.

Watch this video for the entire interview:

Interview by

April 26th 2012 - In this interview, Joost opens the books on his success and how he came to achieve them.

Interview on SEO Campixx 2012

March 2012 - A short interview held by Tobias Fox on the SEO Campixx 2012 event.

Watch this video for the interview:

Interview by BasicBlogTips

March 16th 2012 - Joost opens the book on his blogging experience and how this lead him to WordPress and developing plugins for WordPress.

Interview by OMReport

October 9th 2011 - Joost speaks about his work, what he does, and how he got involved in SEO and WordPress.

The entire interview can be heard here:

Interview by State of Search

March 24th 2011 - Joost is paired with Olivier Blanchard to discuss the value of social media and SEO, and what the combination of the two could accomplish.

The video for the interview:

Interview on Fusion Marketing Experience

March 23rd 2011 - Joost is interviewed during the Fusion Marketing Experience event, in which he explains why he’s there, and what he’ll be speaking about.

Check out this video to see the whole interview: