Internet & Websites

Top 8 Social Networking Websites

By Sharon Hassler—Below are 8 of the top social networking sites but there are many more. Trouble is you can get spread too thin and the key is frequent and informative posts. Check out these sites, visit the forums/communities for tips. Decide which ones appeal to you and post your profile; select only two to…

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Beware: Internet Traffic Scam

By Sharon Hassler—Some time ago, I was contacted by a company about building website traffic. They had a clever demo they would walk me through on their site. They asked me to do a search with a prime keyword, and, SURPRISE, a split screen appeared with Google search results on the bottom and my web…

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Notary Website – How Many Pages?

By Sharon Hassler—A few days ago, one our members asked my advice on how many pages her notary website should have. She’s planning to use a GoGetName.com template website and wondered if she should buy the 5 or 10-page version. I don’t think it’s necessary to go big, especially to start. First, think about your…

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Password Security

By Melissa Haley—You know they’re required for almost everything online these days, but are they really necessary? Of course, I’m talking about passwords. Your bank requires them, your email account requires them, and even some everyday programs require them. It’s so hard to remember them all, so you write them down and keep them handy.…

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Your Website: What Does It Say About You?

By Melissa Haley—I see many websites daily; some are fantastic, others not so brilliant. They all have one similarity though: They express the views, personalities and dynamics of the creator. What does your website say about you?

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Do You Really Want To Be the Number 1 Notary in Google?

By Sharon Hassler—If you’re looking for non-loan signings and want John Q. Public to find you shining at the top of the heap. Maybe—if you only want to handle loan document signings. Think about who’s going to contact you if you’re on page one of Google results for a “notary public” search. Is that the…

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Don’t Get Banned by Google

By Sharon Hassler—We’ve been providing information on how to improve your search results position in Google, so I thought a few tips on what NOT to do were in order. You don’t want to get banned by Google and dropped from their index. If that happens, you will have to clean up your website and…

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Reaching Number 1 in Google

By Sharon Hassler—You could be missing an opportunity for more business if you’re not taking full advantage of your profile page. Remember it’s much more than a directory listing. This is a comprehensive web page profile where you can post as much information as most notaries have on their 5 or 6 page website!

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Put the Internet to Work for You

By Sharon Hassler—If you aren’t using the Internet to build your business, this is a great time to start, since it no longer requires shelling out thousands of dollars to have a location online. First, however, you must answer these two questions: What are my goals? How much can I spend? If you want the…

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