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Top Five Notary Signing Agent Mistakes


Humans make mistakes. We just can't be right 100% of the time. With repetition and sound practices, however, most mistakes made can be eliminated. Here are the top mistakes notary signing agents make so you can be on the lookout. ... Continue Reading

The Notary Public and the Nonpaying Clients


If you have been a signing agent for any length of time, you have probably come across some nonpaying signing companies. Unfortunately, there are more than a few out there. Nonpaying signing companies happen to be a popular topic on many notary forums. As the signing agent industry continues to evolve, the list of non-paying signing companies continues to grow. ... Continue Reading

Marketing to Title Companies


Like most notary signing agents, I went through the drill of contacting all of the four- and five-star signing companies listed on one of the well known signing agent directories. After I got a couple of years of experience under my belt, I decided to narrow my marketing efforts to local title companies. ... Continue Reading

Professional Notary Website Appearance - Why You Need A Website


Personally, I believe that first impressions are lasting impressions. As signing agents, many of our first impressions are made on the internet. ... Continue Reading

How to Get Your First Assignment as a Signing Agent


If you've taken the steps to become a notary public, you've made a noble decision and are now ready to embark on an exciting career. You are now considered to be an officer of whatever state you reside in who serves the public by providing notarial services. This is an honorable endeavor; your government and your constituency will rely on you to perform your duties with integrity and accuracy. ... Continue Reading
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