How will you observe National Notary Day 2017?

Every November we observe National Notary Day to pay tribute to those of us behind the scenes, notarizing important documents for businesses and the public.  Last year I co-organized a 1-day event in Modesto to bring together successful notaries to share their expertise with those who were starting or relatively new to the world of … Read more

2nd Annual CA Notary Symposium in Modesto

In observance of National Notary Day in November, the 2nd annual CA Notary Syposium will be held at the Modesto City Plaza, Nov 4th  Join me and 100 of your Mobile Notary and Notary Signing Agent friends to learn how to increase your revenue, rather than your workload!  Volume doesn’t equal more profit!  Come to … Read more

You did the work, now get paid!

Today I helped a caller regarding tips on collecting fees from loan signings and thought there are likely others who would like those tips as well. 1) Read the agreement you signed with a signing agency(if you did) for time frames, and how they handle failed appointments/trip fees, etc so you have a standard they … Read more

National Notary Public Day 2015

As we recognize National Notary Public Day, I found this quote from the NNA e-bulletin published in Dec 2014 that truly sums up our impact on the public the serve. “Properties are conveyed, contracts are honored, adoptions are finalized, estate plans are established and medical wishes are respected — all because documents bearing the authenticating … Read more

The Secret to Networking

I really like this article as it reminds us about how simple it can be to connect with others by showing interest and/or offering assistance to them rather than concerning ourselves with what they bring to us. Networking is the cornerstone to being self employed and keeping channels of work flowing. To this end, I … Read more

Am I sure I want to be my own boss?

For those of you thinking about how great it is ts to think about,and  for those of us who have…….. we will relate.  And his 9th item is fantastic, which is: Not everyone is cut out to be an entrepreneur, just because you watch Shark Tank doesn’t make you one.  Find the right path for … Read more

Creating a Successful Mobile Notary Business

As with just about any profession, creating a successful mobile Notary business requires hard work — every day. Beyond a willingness to work hard, there are a number of things anyone trying to succeed as a mobile Notary should consider. These activities have worked for me and the many Notary entrepreneurs I have mentored through … Read more