Rachel Barton


About Rachel

Rachel Barton is a writer, editor, and social media manager who has worked with the Smithsonian Center for Folklife & Cultural Heritage, Imperic Media, Washington Square Review, and Prevention Corps. She is a sucker for novels with sprawling families and nonfiction with genre-bending tendencies.


Tax Deductions for Small Businesses

Here are 12 tax deductions you may be able to claim on your business’s tax returns.


How Do Charitable Donations Impact Your Taxes?

Donating throughout the year can significantly lower your tax burden, but make sure you’re keeping the right documentation filed.

8 Tips for Marketing a Self-Published Book

Learn how to find your target audience and best promote your self-published book using social media, metadata, and reviews.

Top Transferable Skills to Teach Your Employees

Leaders can help their employees refine their innate, individual skills and teach them new ones that improve their job performance and boost the company’s overall success.

Imposter Syndrome in the Workplace and How to Overcome It

Learn to recognize the symptoms of imposter syndrome, how it can affect your mental health and professional relationships, and what you can do to mitigate it.

How to Use Third-Party Apps Safely at Your Business

Third-party apps can help small businesses, but they also pose data security risks. Here’s how to protect business and customer data while using third-party apps.


6 Tools & Strategies for Identity Protection at Your Small Business

Here’s how business owners and their employees can minimize the chances of a security breach online or in person.


LGBTQ-Owned Business Directories

These six sites offer LGBTQ resources and directories for both queer-friendly small businesses and customers looking to support LGBTQ-owned companies.


How to Start a Real Estate Business: Step-by-Step Guide

Learn the necessary requirements and fees to officially operate as a real estate agent and the marketing techniques to make your business successful.


Financial Documents to Prepare When Selling a Company

Prepare these seven financial documents to demonstrate your company’s value and address any buyer concerns when selling your business.