Karen Marcus

Karen Marcus



University of Colorado at Denver

Colorado State University


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  • Freelance writer in technology with over 20 years experience writing for companies such as HP, IBM, Intel, Samsung, and many others
  • Knowledgeable about a wide range of business and consumer technology topics, and has been developing promotional content for technology companies since 1997 
  • Owner and Senior Copywriter at Final Draft Communications, LLC


Karen Marcus is a former Lifewire writer. In addition to working with such well-known tech companies as HP, IBM, Intel, Samsung, and Amazon Web Services, Karen has written in consumer-focused promotional magazines about a wide variety of tech topics, including digitizing old photos, social media, live streaming, cybersecurity, photo filters, and many others. She enjoys demystifying technology and helping people use it to improve their lives.  

Karen has owned and operated Final Draft Communications, LLC since 2001. Through working with dozens of clients, she’s written and edited hundreds of documents, including articles, case studies, ebooks, white papers, data sheets, newsletters, and more.


Karen has a B.A. in English Literature from University of Colorado at Denver; and an M.A. in English, with an emphasis in communication development, from Colorado State University. 

A Message from Karen Marcus

I love my work because I get to learn about all the amazing things technology can do, and I appreciate the opportunity to bring that knowledge to readers.

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