Karl Hughes

Karl Hughes

Helping businesses create content that reaches software engineers.

Bio Info


Karl is the founder of Draft. dev a company that offers done-for-you technical blogging services for a fixed monthly rate to help brands create high-quality content that reaches software developers.
His passion for creating content started when he joined "Uloop" a college classified ads website, where he got the chance to integrate his talent for content with their expertise in online marketing.
By 2013, he became the first engineer at Packback Inc, where he hired and managed his first engineering team and raised money from Mark Cuban on Shark Tank.
Karl was thrilled by the challenge of creating distributed, scalable software and by working with founders to figure out what customers wanted and how he could best meet their needs.
Now, as the founder of Draft.dev he works primarily on business development, content strategy, and quality control.

Previous Interviews

Marketer of the Day with Robert Plank

824: Increase Your Organic Reach Through Content Marketing for Your Software Startup with Karl Hughes

If You Market

Marketing to Software Engineers, with Karl Hughes

Insights into Success

A Startup in the middle of COVID with Karl Hughes

Fundraising Radio

You don't want luck-based marketing - Karl Hughes about proper content marketing.

Café con Tech

Leadership and Technical Writing with Karl L. Hughes

The New Stack

How to Find Technical Writers With Karl Hughes of Draft

Software Engineering Unlocked

Using Entrepreneurship 101 to Build a New Profitable Business

Stack Overflow

Podcast 345: A good software tutorial explains the How. A great one explains the Why.

The Nine-Five Podcast

How Niching Down Can Help You Dominate Your Industry [Karl Hughes]

Exceptions Welcome

Building a Resilient Career with Karl Hughes

Topic Suggestions

How to Write Persuasive Content

What is a Developer Evangelist?

The Importance of Developer Experience and Documentation

Finding Opportunities as an Entry Level Technical Writer

Understanding the Role of Technology Evangelists

The Ins and Outs of B2B Marketing

What to Look for in a Startup Marketing Agency

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